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Gary Kamiya - Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco

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Wed, Oct 2 2013 - 6:00pm

Gary Kamiya, Author, Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco; Co-founder, Salon.com; Columnist, "Portals of the Past, SF Chronicle

In conversation with Mark Hertsgaard, Independent Journalist and Author Read more »

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The Politics of Being Black in the Bay Area: A Town Hall Meeting

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Mon, Jul 29 2013 - 6:00pm

Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder and CEO, PolicyLink
John Burris, Civil rights attorney
Kevin Epps, Filmmaker and community activist
Kanaja Hann, Student speaker, City of Dreams Read more »

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Chris Matthews

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Mon, Oct 7 2013 - 7:00pm

Chris Matthews, Host, "Hardball with Chris Matthews," MSNBC; Author, Tip and Gipper: When Politics Worked Read more »

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Egypt and the Middle East: What's Next?

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Tue, Aug 13 2013 - 6:30pm

Michael Nacht, Ph.D., Professor and former Dean, Goldman School of Public Policy, U.C. Berkeley; Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Global Strategic Affairs, Obama Administration
Jamal Dajani, Vice President of Middle East, North Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean, Internews Network
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Physics vs. Time Travel

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Tue, Aug 20 2013 - 7:00pm

Ken Wharton, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, San Jose State University

Everyone loves a good time travel story, but given what we know, and don't know, about physics, is time travel in any way plausible? Using popular movies as a framework, Professor Wharton will outline several distinct categories of consistent time travel stories, and discuss possible connections with actual physics.

Also know: In association with Wonderfest

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Behind the Scenes at National Public Radio

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Mon, Oct 7 2013 - 6:00pm

Gary Knell, President and CEO, National Public Radio

Mary Bitterman, President, The Bernard Osher Foundation - Moderator Read more »

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Producer Rebecca Eaton: Inside "Downton Abbey" and "Masterpiece"

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Wed, Aug 7 2013 - 6:00pm

In conversation with Dr. Mary Bitterman, President, The Bernard Osher Foundation; Past Chair, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors; Chair, PBS Foundation Read more »

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Rita Moreno: Actress, Singer, Author

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Tue, Aug 20 2013 - 6:00pm

Rita Moreno, Actress; Singer; Winner, Academy Award, Grammy, Emmy, Tony; Author, Rita Moreno: A Memoir

In conversation with Michael Krasny, Host, "Forum," KQED Read more »

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Achieving Political Stability in the Middle East: A Palestinian View

Mon, Sep 30 2013 - 6:00pm

Sabri Saidam, Ph.D., Advisor to the Palestinian President on Telecommunications, Information Technology and Technical Education; Deputy Secretary, Fateh Council Read more »

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Sal Khan: Education Reimagined

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Thu, Sep 19 2013 - 7:00pm

Founder, Khan Academy; Author, The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined Read more »

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