This week is all about variety, from Valentine's chocolates to burlesque to academic lectures...
--If you like sweets, take a look at the Institute of Culinary Education's 'Truffles for Valentine's Day' course. Make champagne truffles, spicy chocolate truffles, and more. Takes place the evening of 2/14.
--Art meets sweets! Check out the Institute of Culinary Education's gum paste flower class--- learn to make flowers for cake decorating. February 19-21st.
--Burlesque and art at Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School event on February 16th at the Lucky Cat Lounge in Williamsburg. Bring your sketchpad, have a drink.
--Crafting classes at the Make workshop on the Lower East Side. Pillow-making, embroidery, block-printing, sewing, and letterpress classes are all coming up this week.
--The School of Visual Arts is presenting a day-long series of lectures on February 15th: 'Where the Truth Lies: A Symposium on Propoganda Today'. Milton Glaser, a noted graphic designer (created the I Love New York logo) is the keynote speaker.