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"Defender of the Faith" by Philip Roth

Mon, Oct 3 2011 - 5:30pm

“Defender of the Faith”

This event is sold out.

We will discuss a classic short story, “Defender of the Faith,” by Philip Roth. It appeared in 1959 in Roth's first published work, Goodbye Columbus, a collection of five short stories and a novella that put Roth on the map as a chronicler of Jewish-American life at mid-century. As a reminder, this is a book discussion group; the author will not be present.

MLF: SF Book Discussion
Location:
SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. Read more »

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New Member Reception and Open House

Wed, Sep 28 2011 - 5:30pm

New Member Reception and Open House

Are you new to the Club? Just want to explore and check us out? Come take a peek, meet other members and staff and learn about all the Club has to offer. Explore how our programs come together, learn about volunteer opportunities, see our travel destinations, and enjoy scrumptious light hors d’oeuvres. Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Sep 26 2011 - 5:30pm

Middle East Discussion Group

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines.  After a brief introduction, the floor will be open for discussion. All interested members are encouraged to attend. Read more »

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"Meet the Artists" Reception for "One Room, Many Voices"

Mon, Sep 26 2011 - 5:00pm

Meet-the-Artists Reception for “One Room, Many Voices”

Printmakers Sherry Smith Bell, Ruth Gendler, Elizabeth Jameson and Sasha Miyamoto will be available to personally answer your questions about their art, their inspiration and their process. Do you understand what printmaking entails? Could you identify the following from their exhibition: a monotype, a monoprint, a collograph or a giclee? Join us and learn. Tools of the trade will be on display, and a short video of the artists in action will be played at intervals throughout the evening. Read more »

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Nathaniel Fick: The Making of a Marine Officer

Fri, Sep 23 2011 - 12:00pm

Nathaniel Fick

CEO, Center for a New American Security; Author, One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer

Fick spent five years in the Marines where, shortly after 9/11, he led a platoon in Afghanistan and Pakistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom and later a reconnaissance unit during the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Read more »

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Just Added: Bernard Tyson, President, Kaiser Permanente:The State of Health Care in the 21st Century

Mon, Sep 19 2011 - 6:00pm

Bernard Tyson, President, Kaiser Permanente: The State of Health Care in the 21st Century

Tyson will explore the current state of affairs within the health-care industry and the likely changes health-care reform will bring. Read more »

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"The Great Crash 1929" by John Kenneth Galbraith

Tue, Sep 6 2011 - 5:30pm

The Great Crash 1929

This program is sold out

We will discuss The Great Crash 1929 by John Kenneth Galbraith. This classic history of the most memorable year in America’s financial history has never been out of print since its publication in 1955. Galbraith, a noted economist and U.S. diplomat, wrote a new introduction in 1997, drawing parallels between the Great Crash and the great bull market of the 1990s. Read more »

Past event

Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Aug 29 2011 - 5:30pm

Middle East Discussion Group

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines.  After a brief introduction, the floor will be open for discussion. All interested members are encouraged to attend. Read more »

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"The White Tiger" by Aravind Adiga

Mon, Aug 1 2011 - 5:30pm

The White Tiger, by Aravind Adiga

We will discuss this biting satirical novel, winner of the 2008 Man Booker Prize and set in modern-day India, about an up-from-poverty chauffeur and his wealthy but corrupt employers. As a reminder, this is a book discussion; the author will not be present. Read more »

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Club Travel Information Session

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Mon, Jul 25 2011 - 6:00pm

Club Travel: An Information Session

Come learn about the Club’s travel programs – from global explorations to more local weekend trips. See what new destinations we are visiting in 2012; learn about our study leaders; and reserve your spot on our next adventure! Travel with the Club – you’ll be in good company.

Location: bSF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. check-in, 6 p.m. program
Cost: FREE
Program Organizer:
Kristina Nemeth

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