leisure 01.5.15

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Tonight at the Explorer's Club,
7pm, a talk by John Bellezza on The Dawn of Civilization in Tibet.

Reserve by calling 212.628.8383, $20.

How James VI put the great in Great Britain and other stories of Scottish kings and queens, are taught in David McNicoll's class A History of Royal Scotland at Brooklyn Brainery on Monday, January 12, 6:30pm-8pm, $10.

At Brooklyn's new Morbid Anatomy Museum, 424 3rd Ave. [7th] 347.799.1017, Our Invisible Oceans in Peril Screening
and Talk with Mara G. Haseltine
, January 12, 8-10pm, $8.

Two very different forces of nature, George Bernard Shaw and Tyne Daly, cross theatrical paths in a staged reading of How He Lied to Her Husband for the Gingold Group's Project Shaw at Symphony Space, Monday, January 19, 7pm, $30.

The Lonely War: One Woman's Account of the Struggle for Modern Iran, is a new book by Nazila Fathi that thoughtfully explores the entwined personal and political issues in that country, a subject she understands all too well as a former reporter for the NY Times who had to flee Iran in 2009.

Take! a "Punctuation"…class;
at The/ New School:
if you 'need' (it).
1/26-3/2, Mondays, 6-7:50pm, $250

Biggie-sized design and design tools discussed at the Cooper-Hewitt, Thursday, January 8, 6:30-8pm, $15, reserve.

At Cooper-Union, Shakespeare at Work: An Introduction to the Plays in Nine Talks, is a free course taught by William Germano, the school's Dean of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences,
on Mondays starting February 2, 6-7pm.

Learn French, Spanish, Italian, German or Arabic at Idlewild book store's eight-week language classes, $210-$295.

The Way We Live series at JCC with Judith Shulevitz takes on the topical, distressing issue of Sexual Misconduct at Universities with Wendy Kaminer and Suzanne Goldberg, Wednesday, January 14, 7:30-9:30pm, $18.

Dr. Joel Parker, one of the Rosetta mission scientists, talks about the little spacecraft that could at AMNH, February 2, 7:30pm, $15.

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