Coming up this week at The Commonwealth Club of California:
• Middle East Discussion Group, 5:30 p.m.
• The Influences of Art (Past, Present, Future), 6 p.m.
• The Politics of Being Black in the Bay Area: A Town Hall Meeting, 6 p.m. (this event is sold out)
• Science & Technology Planning Meeting, 6:15 p.m. (this event is postponed to 9/9)
• Spirit of the Samurai: Martial Arts and Spiritual Training, 6 p.m.
• Adam Johnson, Author, The Orphan Master's Son, 6 p.m.
• Orville Schell & John Delury: The Rise of China, 7 p.m.