Terrance Gelenter, Author, Travels in France with Terrance and Paris par Hasard: from Bagels to Brioches
Join Terrance Gelenter to sample the varied richness of France – food, wine and culture. His travels have taken him from the green, rain-soaked pastures of Normandy, providing cheese and butter for both eating and cooking, to the confit de canard and goose fat of the southwest, to Provence where olive oil is king. Gelenter often has a smile on his face when he pinches himself to make sure that his life isn’t a dream.
Ted Koppel, Former Anchor, ABC News; Author, Lights Out: A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath
Imagine a blackout lasting not days, but weeks or months. Tens of millions of people left in the dark without running water or access to grocery stores, banks, or medical facilities. How will we survive? Read more »
Simon Winchester, Historian & Author, A Crack in the Edge of the World and Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World’s Superpowers Angie Coiro, Talk Show Host, “In Deep with Angie Coiro”—ModeratorRead more »
Shad Balch, Environment and Energy Communications Manager, General Motors Alexandre Bayen, Liao-Cho Professor of Engineering and Director, Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Berkeley Hector De La Torre, Member, California Air Resources Board Diarmuid O’Connell, Vice President of Business Development, Tesla Read more »
Wish you knew more about the issues? Do you know how you’re going to vote on paid parental leave and the sheriff’s election? Can you distinguish between the five different propositions attempting to address the housing crisis? Join us for a ballot party at the Club! We’ll break into groups, hash out the pro and con sides of the issues and present our findings at the end of the night. Knowledgeable moderators will be on hand to guide us through the process. Read more »
Melanne Verveer, Co-Founder, Seneca Point Global; Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security Kim Azzarelli, Co-Founder, Seneca Point Global; Chair and Co-founder, Avon Global Center for Women and Justice Andrea Jung, President and CEO, Grameen; Former CEO, Avon Products, Inc. Read more »
Join INFORUM as we host a viewing party for Round Three of the Republican Party presidential debates at SoMa StrEat Food Park. You won’t want to miss the political zingers, so let’s do it together over food and drinks. Get there early to snag a good spot and get your food cart eat and drink on before the debating begins. Keep in mind: some seating is outside so bring a sweater.
Steven Lee Myers, Correspondent, The New York Times; Author, The New Tsar: The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin; Twitter @stevenleemyers Edward Walker, Professor of Political Science and Executive Director of the Berkeley Program in Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies, UC Berkeley—Moderator
This program is part of the Good Lit series underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation Read more »