May 2012

Treasures of Southern Africa

From Cape Town to Victoria Falls
Tue, January 15, 2013 - Tue, January 29, 2013

Experience the best of southern Africa, a diverse region poised along a beautiful coastline, breathtaking mountains and expansive plains. Visit cosmopolitan Cape Town and take in views from Table Mountain. Walk in Nelson Mandela’s footsteps on Robben Island and tour Soweto in Johannesburg. Continue on a 3-day safari near Kruger National Park and search for elephant, lion, and rhino. Then take a two-night deluxe train journey from Pretoria to Victoria Falls, aboard Rovos Rail. Witness the power and majesty of one of the seven Natural Wonders of the World at Victoria Falls. Read more »

Travel Cost: 

from $6,995 per person, based on double occupancy

Raj Patel: Stuffed and Starved, Still

Tue, Jun 12 2012 - 6:30pm

Raj Patel: Stuffed and Starved, Still

Activist; Academic; Author, Stuffed and Starved, The Value of Nothing

In conversation with Rose Aguilar, Host, "Your Call" on KALW 91.7 FM

Half the world is malnourished, the other half obese. Why is there such a large discrepancy between the haves and the have-nots for what we all need: food? Read more »

A Discussion of the Biography, "Steve Jobs" by Walter Isaacson

Mon, Jun 4 2012 - 5:30pm

A Discussion of the biography, Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

This program is sold out. You may add your name to the waitlist below.

This discussion will be led by Howard Crane and Barbara Massey.

This biography by Walter Isaacson is the first authorized by Steve Jobs. Consisting mostly of a series of interviews with Jobs conducted over two years, the biography also includes interviews with family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues. Read more »

ANALYSIS: The Education Questions, Part II

May 29, 2012 @ 3:23 PM by jzipperer with [0] comments

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Nancy Pelosi, Democratic House Leader: Commemorating 25 years in Congress

Tue, May 29 2012 - 12:00pm

Nancy Pelosi, Democratic House Leader: Commemorating 25 years in Congress

In conversation with Dr. Gloria Duffy, President and CEO, The Commonwealth Club

Advance sales closed; tickets are available at the door

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