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Cool Daytime Events This Winter at 92YTribeca!
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Daytime at 92YTribeca is where downtown's most influential, intellectual, lead-your-own-personal-revolution classes, talks and events are delivered by the experts who've made 92nd Street Y one of New York's most revered cultural and social destinations. Here's a sampling:


Oldman's Brave New World of Wine: Talk and Tasting
Mark Oldman, Every Day with Rachael Ray wine writer
Discover and taste irresistible wines of moderate cost and maximum appeal.
Wed, Jan 19, 6:30 pm

Amore: The Story of Italian-American Song
Mark Rotella and Dominic Chianese
Join Author Mark Rotella and Sopranos star Dominic Chianese ("Uncle Junior") as they bring the "Italian Decade" of music to life in words and songs. The Italian decade showcased the likes of Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and more.
Thurs, Jan 20, 12-1 pm

Nine Rooms of Happiness: Getting Over Life's Little Imperfections
Lucy Danziger, Self Magazine and Catherine Birndorf, MD
Focus on the tidy "rooms" of your life instead of the "emotional messes" so you can be happier in every area.
Fri, Jan 21, 12-1 pm

Taverns, Pubs and Food History of Lower Manhattan
Francine Segan
Hear about this area's fascinating watering holes from pre-Revolutionary days to the present.
Tue, Jan 25, 12-1 pm

One Sweet Fits All: Stylish Treats to Dress Up for Any Occasion
Rachel Schifter Thebault, Tribeca Treats
See how to add modish flair to your dessert table by transforming traditional cakes into whimsical treats.
Wed, Jan 26, 12-1 pm

Clutch: Why Some People Excel Under Pressure
Paul Sullivan, The New York Times "Wealth Matters" Columnist
Most people crumble under extreme pressure, but a few not only succeed but thrive. Uncover the shared traits that define clutch performers and learn how anyone can apply these lessons to become great under pressure.
Thu, Jan 27, 12-1 pm

The Hemlock Cup: Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life
Bettany Hughes
Historian Bettany Hughes offers a vivid portrait of one of the most radical and influential thinkers of all time.
Thu, Mar 10, 12 pm


The Art of Japanese Flower Arranging
Learn Ikebana, the ancient Japanese art that brings out the grace and beauty of even the most ordinary flowers.
Instructor: Toby Frank; 6 Sessions; First Session: Tue, Jan 25, 11:30 am-1 pm

Writing Womanhood
Write from the text of your own life in this safe, supportive writing workshop for women.
Instructor: Lisa Garrigues; 8 Sessions; First Session: Wed, Jan 26, 10 am-12 pm

The Songs of Simon and Garfunkel
Guitar-playing fans learn techniques to play favorite tunes.
Instructor: Christopher North; 8 Sessions; First Session: Mon, Jan 31, 3-4:15 pm

Writing New York: Stories from the Center of the Universe
Write your own New York stories as you are inspired by pieces by Woody Allen, Joan Didion and others.
Instructor: Jennifer Kikoler; 6 Sessions; First Session: Thu, Feb 3, 10-11:30 am

Developing an Illustrated Children's Book: Getting Started
See how to begin, develop, polish and pitch a successful children's book with help from an industry insider.
Instructor: Ted Enik; 6 Sessions; First Session: Thu, Feb 3, 1-2:30 pm

So You Want to Make A Documentary? Documentary Filmmaking 101
Learn the basics of the documentary process, using examples from select documentaries and hands-on exercises.
Instructor: Zachary Levy; Sun, Feb 6, 9 am-5 pm

What's So Funny About New York? Great NYC Humor and Humorists
Explore New York humor through a variety of media from standup comedy, television, film and literature. Discuss humor theory and look at stellar examples from Dorothy Parker, the Borscht-Belt comics and more.
Instructor: Cornelia Cody; 6 Sessions; First Session: Tue, Feb 8, 5:30-7 pm

REGISTER TODAY! www.92YTribeca.org

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