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An Evening with Meredith Maran, Kelly Corrigan and Ayelet Waldman

Tue, Feb 16 2016 - 6:30pm

Meredith Maran, Editor, Why We Write About Ourselves: Twenty Memoirists on Why They Expose Themselves (and Others) in the Name of Literature
Kelly Corrigan, Author, Glitter and Glue
Ayelet Waldman, Author, Bad Mother

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The Episodic Career: How to Thrive at Work in the Age of Disruption

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Tue, Feb 16 2016 - 6:30pm

Kimberly Bryant, Founder, Black Girls Code
Ben Casnocha, Entrepreneur; Executive; Co-author, The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age and The Start-Up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career
Justin Dangel, Entrepreneur; Founder, Chairman of the Board and Former CEO, GOJI
Steven C. Pitts, Associate Chair,UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education Read more »

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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 »

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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

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