July 2012

George Lakoff

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Tue, Jul 31 2012 - 7:00pm

George Lakoff

Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics, UC Berkeley; Co-author, The Little Blue Book: The Essential Guide to Thinking and Talking Democratic

Dr. Terry Christensen, Professor Emeritus, San Jose State University and Commonwealth Club Silicon Valley Advisory Council Member - Moderator Read more »

Chinatown Walking Tour #10

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Thu, Aug 16 2012 - 2:00pm

Chinatown Walking Tour #10

This program is sold out.

Enjoy a Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure. Join Rick Evans for a memorable midday walk and discover the history and mysteries of Chinatown. Explore colorful alleys and side streets. Visit a Taoist temple, an herbal store, the site of the first public school in the state, and the famous Fortune Cookie Factory. Read more »

The America's Cup: What it Means for SF

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Tue, Jul 31 2012 - 6:00pm

The America’s Cup:  What It Means for SF

Mark Buell, Chair, America’s Cup Organizing Committee
Tom Ehman, Vice Commodore, Golden Gate Yacht Club; Former Rules Advisor, AmericaOne
Mike Martin, America's Cup Project Director, SF Office of Economic and Workforce Development
John Diaz, Editorial Page Editor, San Francisco Chronicle – Moderator

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A Taste of Place: Dinner at Camino

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Wed, Aug 1 2012 - 6:30pm

A Taste of Place: Dinner at Camino

Daniel Patterson, Executive Chef and Owner, Coi, Plum and Haven
James Syhabout, Executive Chef and Owner, Commis and Hawker Fare
Tanya Holland, Executive Chef and Owner, Brown Sugar Kitchen
Russell Moore, Executive Chef and Owner, Camino Restaurant Read more »

A Taste of Place: Eating Your Way Around the East Bay

Mon, Jul 30 2012 - 6:30pm

A Taste of Place: Eating Your Way Around the East Bay

Advance tickets no longer available. Read more »

Arthur Brooks, Pres., American Enterprise Institute: Making The Moral Case For Free Enterprise

Mon, Oct 1 2012 - 12:00pm

Arthur Brooks: Making the Moral Case for Free Enterprise

This program is postponed. Check back later for a new date. 

President, American Enterprise Institute; Professor Emeritus of Business and Government, Syracuse University; Author, The Road to Freedom: How to Win the Fight for Free Enterprise

The president of one of America’s most prestigious conservative think tanks argues that free enterprise and morality can and must go together. Read more »