an american grand tour
Lecture series on classical tradition highlights four cities. This week: Ms. Maurie McInnis & Antebellum Charleston; Sotheby's Institute of Art, 1334 York Ave. (72nd St.), 212-894-1111; 6, $25.
WorkWorld & HotJobs.com sponsors event matching employers with employees. Participating companies incl. MetLife, Jupiter Communications, Forbes, etc.; Madison Square Garden, 7th Ave. (betw. 31st & 33rd Sts.), 212-699-5316; 10-2 & 3-6:30, call for price.
future of japan-korea relationship
Former US Ambassador to Korea heads up panel debate at Japan Society, 333 E. 47th St. (betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.), 212-715-1253; 6:30, $5-$10.
Laurel Rimmer offers tips & advice on home gardening; Wave Hill, 675 W. 252nd St. (Indep. Ave.), Bronx, 718-549-3200; 6:30, free [through 8/30].
HEALTH ISSUES ANONYMOUS
Twelve-step group for those living with a health concern; St. Luke's Roosevelt Center, 324 W. 108th St. (betw. B'way & Riverside Dr.), #205, 212-874-7372; 5:30-7.
is there a new economy?
Will it hold & what effects is the internet having?; Brecht Forum, 122 W. 27th St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 212-242-4201; 7:30, $6.
Open session hosted by Josef Rosenboim; 588 B'way (betw. Prince & Houston Sts.), 718-728-3936; 7:30, $10.
RABBI SHMULEY BOTEACH
Author of Kosher Sex & Dating Secrets of the Ten Commandments offers "Passion, Pleasure, Desire: Essential Threads of Connection" at Lincoln Square Synagogue, 69th St. (Amsterdam Ave.); 917-441-3418; 8, $10.
Gardens stay open late in summer. Seasonal events incl. gardening programs with Laurel Rimmer, world nature music, movement workshops (tai chi) & landscape improv (writing & sketching); Wave Hill, W. 249th St. (Independence Ave.), 718-549-3200 for times & prices.
AEROSOLS & CLIMATE CHANGE
Nasa researcher Dr. Ron Miller discusses the aerosol's relationship to global warming; Science, Industry & Business Library of the New York Public Library, 188 Madison Ave. (betw. 34th & 35th Sts.), 212-592-7000; 5:30, free.
BROWN BAG LUNCH LECTURES
Informal lecture series on modern art ends this week with "Modern Living: Design & the Domestic 1920-1996;" Museum of Modern Art's Edward John Noble Ed. Center, 18 W. 54th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-708-9781; 12:30, $5.
PUBLIC TALKS @ THE KITCHEN
Part of series where artists discuss their work. This week: Lee Breuer on "Showbiz;" the Kitchen, 512 W. 19th St. (betw. 10th & 11th Aves.), 212-255-5793; 8.
STOOP POETRY WORKSHOP
Serious scribers bring 10 copies of your work to Tribes Gallery, 285 E. 3rd St. (betw. Aves. C & D), 212-674-3778; 7:30-9:30, $3 contrib.
youth culture & popular music during the RENAISSANCE
Prof. of Music History at the University of Calgary Victor Coelho lectures; Metropolitan Museum of Art's Uris Center Aud., 5th Ave. (82nd St.), 212-570-3710; 3, free.
Learn this "self-healing" method & enjoy a sunny day; Central Park, 81st St. (Central Park W.), 212-343-1541; 10:30, call for price.
Sifu Fong Ha offers training in Zhan Zuang & Qigong; Northeastern Tai Chi Chuan Association, 163 W. 23rd St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 212-741-1922; 10-5, $85.