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Graham Nash Gets Wild with The Commonwealth Club

Graham Nash, photo by Eleanor Stills
Fri, Nov 15 2013 - 7:00pm

Graham Nash, Singer; Songwriter; Author, Wild Tales: A Rock & Roll Life

In conversation with Greg Dalton, Founder and Host of Climate One

In 1968, Graham Nash left his native England and flew to Los Angeles to visit his enchanting, brilliant girlfriend, Joni Mitchell. With one jet-lagged impromptu jam session in her house in Laurel Canyon, the magic of Crosby, Stills and Nash was born. After that, his life would change forever. Read more »

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What Would You Do? An Interview with Howard G. Buffett & Howard W. Buffett

An Interview with Howard G. Buffett & Howard W. Buffett
Wed, Nov 6 2013 - 6:30pm
Howard G. Buffett, Philanthropist; Co-author, 40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World
Howard W. Buffett, Executive Director, Howard G.
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IDEO’s Kelley Brothers: Unleash Your Creative Potential

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Tue, Oct 29 2013 - 6:30pm

David Kelley, Founder, IDEO; Co-author, Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All
Tom Kelley, Partner, IDEO; Co-author, Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All

In conversation with Robert Sutton, Professor, Stanford University; Author, Scaling Up Excellence Read more »

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James of All Trades: An Evening with James Franco

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Sun, Oct 27 2013 - 6:30pm

In conversation with Jordan Bass, Executive Editor, McSweeney's Read more »

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Ask Me Anything Live with Reddit Founder Alexis Ohanian

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Thu, Oct 17 2013 - 6:30pm

Alexis Ohanian, Co-founder, reddit, Breadpig and Hipmunk; YCombinator Ambassador

In conversation with Kara Swisher, Co-executive Editor, AllThingsD Read more »

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Food to Change the World

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Wed, Oct 2 2013 - 6:30pm

Finding Justice, Health, Security and Sustainability in Good Food Read more »

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Chuck Palahniuk and the SF Cacophony Society: Creating Culture from Mayhem

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Mon, Sep 23 2013 - 7:30pm

Chuck Palahniuk, Author, Fight Club, Choke; Member, Cacophony Society Portland Chapter
John Law, Main Organizer, Cacophony Society; Co-author, Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society
Carrie Galbraith, Main Organizer, Cacophony Society; Co-author, Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society
Brad Wieners, Executive Editor, Bloomberg Businessweek - Moderator Read more »

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The Future of Work Part II: Next-Generation Approaches to Finding a Great Job

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Thu, Sep 5 2013 - 6:30pm

This program is postponed. Please check back for a new date.

Ryan Coonerty, Co-founder, NextSpace; Author, The Rise of the Naked Economy
Richard Bolles, Author, What Color Is Your Parachute?
Anna Binder, Advisor, Readyforce; Board Chair, Emerge
Marty Nemko, Career Coach; Radio Host, "Work with Marty Nemko" – Moderator
Additional speakers TBA Read more »

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2013 James Beard Awards: The Bay Area's Big Winners

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Thu, Aug 8 2013 - 6:30pm

This program is sold out. The waitlist is for admission to the panel discussion only; people on the waitlist who are offered a spot will not be able to attend the pre-program reception. Read more »

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Power in Numbers: Kickoff Platforum with Nightlife at the Cal Academy

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Thu, Aug 1 2013 - 6:00pm

Let's launch the Club's Platforum Citizen Science series in true science style with the California Academy of Science's Nightlife. Be a citizen scientist for a night and learn all about large-scale and local projects that depend on data collected by everyday folks. Read more »

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