Free for Members

Past event

Syria and the Arab Spring

Image - Syria and the Arab Spring
Fri, May 9 2014 - 12:00pm

Bonnie Joy Kaslan, Honorary Consul General, Republic of Turkey, S.F. Bay Area 
Dina Ibrahim, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Broadcasting and Communication Arts, SFSU; Media Analyst  Read more »

Past event

Befriending the Imagination

Image - Befriending the Imagination (MLF)
Fri, May 2 2014 - 12:00pm

Ruth Gendler, Artist; Author, The Book of Qualities, Notes on the Need for Beauty; Editor, Changing Light Read more »

Past event

Humanities West Book Discussion - The Caliph's Splendor: Islam and the West in the Golden Age of Baghdad by Benson Bobrick

Image - Humanities West Book Discussion - The Caliph's Splendor: Islam and the W
Wed, Apr 30 2014 - 5:30pm

Join us to discuss the achievements of Harun al-Rashid, the legendary caliph of The Thousand and One Nights, whose actual court was nearly as magnificent as the fictional one. Read more »

Past event

LGBT Rights in Israel: 25 Years of Progress and Challenges

Image - LGBT Rights in Israel: 25 Years of Progress and Challenges
Fri, Apr 25 2014 - 12:00pm

Arthur Slepian, Executive Director and Founder, A Wider Bridge

Donny Inbar, Ph.D., Associate Director of Arts and Culture, Jewish Community Federation's Israel Center - Moderator Read more »

Past event

LGBT MLF Planning Meeting

Image - LGBT MLF Planning Meeting
Wed, Apr 23 2014 - 6:00pm

This is the monthly planning meeting for members and friends of the LGBT MLF.

Past event

A Man and His Mountain

Image - A Man and His Mountain
Mon, Apr 21 2014 - 6:00pm

Edward Humes, Winner, Pulitzer Prize; Author, A Man and His Mountain: The Everyman who Created Kendall-Jackson and Became America's Greatest Wine Entrepreneur  Read more »

Past event

Shakespeare in Prisons

Image - Shakespeare in Prisons
Mon, Apr 21 2014 - 5:15pm

Lesley Schisgall Currier, Founder and Managing Director, Marin Shakespeare Company Read more »

Past event

Humanities West Book Discussion - The Arabian Nights: Tales from A Thousand and One Nights

Image - Humanities West Book Discussion - The Arabian Nights: Tales from A Thousand and One Nights
Wed, Apr 16 2014 - 5:30pm

Join us to discuss the Richard F. Burton translation of the classic tales from Baghdad's Golden Age. These are the tales about Aladdin, Sinbad and Ali Baba that saved the life of Shahrazad, whose husband, the king, executed each of his wives after a single night of marriage. Beginning an enchanting story each evening, Shahrazad always withheld the ending, and a thousand and one nights later, her life was spared forever. Read more »

Past event

Paul Giroux: Building Panama Canal

Image - Paul Giroux: Building Panama Canal (MLF)
Mon, Apr 14 2014 - 6:00pm

Raymond Paul Giroux, M.ASCE, Senior Engineer, Kiewit Corporation Read more »

Past event

Book Discussion: The Sound of Things Falling: A Novel, by Juan Gabriel Vasquez

Image - Book Discussion: The Sound of Things Falling: A Novel, by Juan Gabriel V
Mon, Apr 7 2014 - 5:30pm
The Sound of Things Falling gives us a vision of the drug culture unraveling a generation of Colombians, one life at a time. Soon after he gets to know Ricardo Laverde, disaffected young Colombian lawyer Antonio Yammara realizes that his new friend has a secret, or rather, several secrets. Shortly after their meeting, Ricardo is shot and killed on a street corner in Bogotá and Yammara is caught in the crossfire.
Syndicate content