February 2012

Must Politics Be A Dirty Business? (Postponed)

Tue, Feb 21 2012 - 6:00pm

Must Politics Be a Dirty Business?

Postponed to Wednesday, March 14, 2012. Click Here to be Redirected
 
Ann Ravel, Chair, California Fair Political Practices Commission; Former U.S. Read more »

MLF Organizer Program Submission Form

 Fill out this form as completely as possible and submit it with your event information.

Program Organizer

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Program

Enter up to 5 speakers with their credentials for each speaker; additional speakers may be listed in the Additional Comments field; please list only credentials relevant to program topic per speaker

Enter up to 5 speakers with their credentials for each speaker; additional speakers may be listed in the Additional Comments field; please list only credentials relevant to program topic per speaker

 3-5 sentences; might be edited

 

Location

For programs taking place at the Club office, you must reserve a room on the online room reservations calendar for the date specified. On this form, specify Gold/Small Room or the Max Thelen Board Room or the Blue/Large Room.

To reserve the Blue/Large room, please contact the Club's program assistant by phone at (415) 597-6732 or by email at forumsupport@commonwealthclub.org. Please do not select Blue/Large room here without prior permission.

If none of the location options are applicable, please click "Other" and write the correct location in the next field.

80 for the Gold/Small Room; 250 for the Blue/Large Room

 

Time

Please enter the times for your event. If none of the time options are applicable, please click "Other" and write the correct times in the next field.

 

Pricing

NORMAL ON-SITE MONDAY/FRIDAY prices are $20 standard, Club members free, $7 students (with valid ID)

NORMAL ON-SITE TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY prices are $20 standard, $8 Club members, $7 students (with valid ID)

Normal planning meeting/book discussion price is free for everyone

If none of the pricing options are applicable, please click "Other" and write the correct prices in the next field.

 

Miscellaneous

This includes in-association-with, sponsors & underwriters; URL is optional, but required if a link is desired. Include each organization's name, type of relationship (sponsor, in-association, etc.), and a website address.
List titles and authors of books to be sold at the event. Books are now ordered and sold through The Commonwealth Club of California Relay the details of any book requirements for a program at least six weeks before the program date to the administrative coordinator. Contact the administrative coordinator two weeks before your program to confirm that books will be sold.
Please include additional speakers, scheduled items, pricing options, assisting organizations, setup details, accessibility needs, book information and any other details not already provided.

Magic Theatre Virgin Play Reading: Good Goods

Mon, Feb 27 2012 - 6:00pm
Magic Theatre Virgin Play Reading: Good Goods 
Magic brings its artistic staff and one of the candidates for its main stage to The Commonwealth Club. Hear the very first reading of a new play and meet the director and playwright, who will hold a conversation with the audience after the reading. The play Good Goods comes from playwright Christina Anderson.
 
In a small Black town that doesn’t appear on any map, a young man is summoned back to run his family-owned general store.

Meet and Eat with SF's Hottest Culinary Crew

Thu, Feb 16 2012 - 6:30pm

Meet and Eat with SF's Hottest Culinary Crew

Brandon Jew, Executive Chef, Bar Agricole
William Werner, Chief Creative Officer, Outfit Generic; Former Executive Pastry Chef, Quince and Tell Tale Preserve Company
Brett Cooper, Executive Chef, Outerlands
Michael Gaines, Chef De Cuisine, Central Kitchen
Evan Rich, Co-creator, Chefs’ Night Off Pop-up Restaurants; Former Chef De Cuisine, Coi
Carolyn Alburger, Editor, Eater SF – Moderator

As a Read more »

Adam Lashinsky: Inside Apple

Wed, Feb 15 2012 - 6:00pm

Inside Apple: How America’s Most Admired and Secretive Company Really Works

SOLD OUT; Wait-list Below Read more »

Commonwealth Club Launches News Review/Commentary Program, "Week to Week"

Feb 13, 2012 @ 12:10 PM

The Commonwealth Club Launches New Current Affairs Review Program “Week to Week” Fridays 12 Noon
featuring News Gurus Debra Saunders, Larry Gerston and John Zipperer Read more »

The Commonwealth Club Launches New Current Affairs Review Program, Week to Week

Press Release 
The Commonwealth Club of California
595 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94105
Contacts: Riki Rafner, 415.597.6712
or Catilin Browne 415-597-6734
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Commonwealth Club Launches New Current Affairs Review Program
“Week to Week” Fridays 12 Noon

featuring News Gurus Debra Saunders, Larry Gerston and John Zipperer Read more »

Contact Information: 

Riki Rafner, 415.597.6712 or Catilin Browne 415-597-6734

George Shultz, Sam Nunn, William Perry: The Nuclear Chessboard, 2012

Thu, Feb 23 2012 - 6:00pm

George Shultz, Sam Nunn, William Perry: The Nuclear Chessboard, 2012

Note New Location


George Shultz, Former U.S Secretary of State under President Reagan
William Perry, Former U.S. Secretary of Defense under President Clinton
Sam Nunn, Former U.S. Senator, Georgia (1972-96), Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nuclear Threat Initiative Read more »

This Week at The Commonwealth Club of California 2/13-17/12

Feb 13, 2012 @ 11:36 AM

This week at The Commonwealth Club of California:

MONDAY: Cruising 55; Ralph Richard Banks (Marriage in the 21st Century); Sebastian Seung (Connectome).

TUESDAY: Jena LaFlamme (The Key for Finding & Keeping Love); David Callahan (this event rescheduled to April 23).

WEDNESDAY: Adam Lashinsky (Inside Apple); Science & Technology Planning Meeting. Read more »

Ralph Richard Banks: Marriage in the 21st Century

Mon, Feb 13 2012 - 6:00pm

Marriage in the 21st Century

SOLD OUT; Wait-list below.

Ralph Richard Banks, Jackson Eli Reynolds Professor of Law, Stanford Law School; Author, Is Marriage for White People? How the African American Marriage Decline Affects Everyone

On the eve of Valentine’s Day, Monday Night Philosophy wades into controversial waters about the institution of marriage. How important is it to society and culture? Read more »