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Climate Equity

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Tue, Feb 9 2016 - 6:30pm

Manuel Pastor, Director, Program for Environmental and Regional Equity, University of Southern California; justgrowth.org
Vien Truong, National Director, Green for All
Miya Yoshitani, Executive Director, Asia Pacific Environmental Network Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and 113th Birthday of The Commonwealth Club

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Mon, Feb 8 2016 - 6:30pm

Carson Bruno, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University; Twitter
Joe Garofoli, Political Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter
Debra J. Saunders, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; "Token Conservative" Blogger, SFGate.com; Twitter Read more »

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An Evening with Conleth Hill and Frances McDormand

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Mon, Feb 8 2016 - 6:30pm

Conleth Hill, Actor; Olivier Award Winner; Tony Award Nominee; and Lord Varys in "Game of Thrones"
Frances McDormand, Actor ("Olive Kitteridge"); Tony, Academy, and Emmy Award Winner
Tony Taccone, Michael Leibert Artistic Director, The Berkeley Rep Theatre—Moderator Read more »

Past event

New Member Reception February 4

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Thu, Feb 4 2016 - 5:30pm

Are you new to the Club? Just want to explore and check it out?

Come take a peek, meet other members and staff and learn about all The Commonwealth Club offers. Experience firsthand how The Commonwealth Club has become the nation’s leading public forum. Bring a friend and explore the Club together!

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North Beach Walking Tour

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Thu, Feb 4 2016 - 1:45pm

Join another Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure! Explore vibrant North Beach with Rick Evans during a two-hour walk through this neighborhood with a colorful past, where food, culture, history and unexpected views all intersect in an Italian “urban village.” In addition to learning about Beat generation hangouts, you’ll discover authentic Italian cathedrals and coffee shops.

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E.J. Dionne Jr: Why the Right Went Wrong (SV)

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Wed, Feb 3 2016 - 7:00pm

E.J. Dionne Jr., Columnist, The Washington Post; Author, Why the Right Went Wrong: Conservatism from Goldwater to the Tea Party and Beyond; Twitter:
Barbara Marshman, Editorial Pages Editor, San Jose Mercury News—Moderator Read more »

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The Science of Love

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Wed, Feb 3 2016 - 7:00pm

Dr. Thomas Lewis, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCSF, Co-author, A General Theory of Love 
Dr. Emiliana Simon-Thomas, Science Director, Greater Good Science Center, University of California Berkeley
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Barry Eisler, Former CIA Directorate of Operations

Wed, Feb 3 2016 - 6:30pm

Barry Eisler, Former CIA Directorate of Operations; Author, The God’s Eye View; Twitter
Mike Masnick, Founder and CEO, Techdirt—Moderator

This is a Good Lit event, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation Read more »

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Joseph Henrich: The Secret of Our Success

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Tue, Feb 2 2016 - 7:00pm

Joseph Henrich, Co-Director of the Human Evolution, Cognition and Culture Center, Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University; Author, The Secret of Our Success: How Culture Is Driving Human Evolution, Domesticating Our Species, and Making Us Smarter 
Colleen Wilcox, Member of The Commonwealth Club Board of Governors—Moderator
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UC President Janet Napolitano Interviews Professor Geoffrey Cowan on Presidential Politics

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Tue, Feb 2 2016 - 6:30pm

Janet Napolitano, President, University of California; Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security; Former Governor, Arizona
Geoffrey Cowan, Dean Emeritus, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Southern California; Former Director, Voice of America; Author, Let the People Rule: Theodore Roosevelt and the Birth of the Presidential Primary Read more »

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