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At the Cooper Hewitt, September 16, 6:30-9pm, Curator, Computer, Creator: A Discussion on Museums and AI in the 21st Century. $15




Spend An Evening with Margaret Atwood at Town Hall, during which the writer discusses her new novel, The Testaments (sequel to The Handmaid's Tale) with Samantha Bee. Friday, September 20, 8pm, tickets from $39.




Head to Cooper Union's Great Hall on Tuesday, September 17, 6:30pm, for Naomi Klein on the Green New Deal, a discussion related to her new book On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal.




Get some assistance Understanding This Year's Climate Report at the AMNH with atmospheric scientist Katharine Hayhoe and Cynthia Scharf, senior strategy director from Carnegie Climate Governance Initiative. Thursday, September 26, 9am, free with RSVP.




A Forest in the Clouds: A Year Among the Mountain Gorillas in the Remote Enclave of Dian Fossey is both the name of the book by John Fowler and the discussion that will take place at The Explorers Club, Tuesday, September 17, 6:30pm, $15.



Met Museum curator and da Vinci expert Carmen Bambach discusses with Walter Isaacson Leonardo da Vinci Rediscovered, her just-published four-volume work on the artist, over two decades in the making. Monday, November 25, 7:30pm, tickets from $35.




Gail Collins will be at Symphony Space on Tuesday, October 15, 7:30pm, in conversation with Francine Prose, about her new book No Stopping Us Now: The Adventures of Older Women in American History. $45, includes a copy of the book.




Three lectures under the rubric The Power of Wonder: Modern Marvels in the Age of Science, start Thursday, October 10, 7pm at the The New York Academy of Sciences, moderated by Steve Paulson, producer of To the Best of Our Knowledge.




On Thursday, September 19, 6:30pm, it's pirate night at Brooklyn Brainery, when Patty Hamrick leads a class on Murder, Theft, and Rebellion: Archaeology of Pirates of the Caribbean. $11.















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