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Rita Moreno

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Fri, Oct 17 2014 - 7:00pm

Rita Moreno, Actress; Singer; Author, Rita Moreno: A Memoir
In conversation with Jan Yanehiro, Director, School of Multimedia Communications, Academy of Art University

An extraordinarily talented star of stage and screen, Moreno is a force of nature. The Puerto Rican-born entertainer is one of the few artists to win an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony. Read more »

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John Lahr, New Yorker Drama Critic

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Mon, Oct 6 2014 - 7:00pm

John Lahr, Author, Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh; Drama critic, The New Yorker
In conversation with Carey Perloff, Artistic Director, A.C.T.

John Lahr will discuss his new book on Tennessee Williams, which provides intimate access to the mind of the writer whose plays reshaped the American theater and our nation’s sense of self. Read more »

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An Evening with Jacques Pépin

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Thu, Oct 2 2014 - 6:00pm

Jacques Pépin, Chef; Author, Essential Pépin
Emily Luchetti, Chef - Moderator Read more »

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Joe Zee: What’s In, What’s Out, What’s You

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Mon, Sep 22 2014 - 6:30pm

Joe Zee, Editor in Chief and Executive Creative Officer, Yahoo Style; Former Creative Director, Elle; Twitter @mrjoezee
Carolyne Zinko, Style Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter@carolynezinko Read more »

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Effecting Social Change with Documentary Filmmaking: Marin Conversations with James Redford and Tabitha Jackson

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Wed, Sep 10 2014 - 7:00pm

James Redford, Screenwriter, Producer, Director; Co-founder and Chairman, The Redford Center
Tabitha Jackson, Director, Documentary Film Program, Sundance Institute Read more »

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James Ellroy

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Wed, Sep 10 2014 - 6:00pm

James Ellroy, Author, L.A. Confidential, The Black Dahlia and Perfidia Read more »

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Hollywood and the LGBT Journey

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Fri, Aug 29 2014 - 12:00pm

Donna Sachet, Media Personality; Actor; Community Activist
Jan Wahl, Film Critic, KRON 4

Donna Sachet has been a San Francisco performer and icon for decades, from being elected Empress of San Francisco to serving as Grand Marshal for the SF Pride parade. In 2009, Sachet became the first drag performer to sing the national anthem at a Major League Baseball game. Donna Sachet and film critic Jan Wahl "dish-cuss" the LGBT journey in Hollywood, past and present. Read more »

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The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence: Deviance, Justice & Art

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Wed, Aug 27 2014 - 6:00pm

Cathy B. Glenn, PhD; Author; Advocate; Consultant
Sister Mary Juanita High, Board Secretary & Mistress of Archives, The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, San Francisco House
Sister Zsa Zsa Glamour Read more »

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Up Close With Marga Gomez

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Wed, Aug 27 2014 - 12:00pm

Marga Gomez, Comedian; Playwright; Humorist; Twitter @margagomez Read more »

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It Was 50 Years Ago Today

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Tue, Aug 19 2014 - 12:00pm

Dulais Rhys, Professional Musician Read more »

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