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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Jan 30 2012 - 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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Women and the Arab Spring

Fri, Jan 27 2012 - 12:00pm

Women and the Arab Spring

Laila El Sissi, Memoirist, Out of Alexandria
Aidah Aliyah Rasheed, Student, MFA, California College of the Arts
Annick Wibben, Ph.D., International Politics, specializes in Security Studies and Feminist International Relations, University of San Francisco; Author, Feminist Security Studies
Dina Ibrahim, Ph.D., Journalism; Associate Professor, San Francisco State University- Moderator    Read more »

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Counter Attack - Stagebridge Senior Theatre Spotlight

Fri, Jan 27 2012 - 12:00pm

Counter Attack: Stagebridge Senior Theatre Spotlight

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED

Joan Holden, Veteran Playwright, San Francisco Mime Troupe
Joan Mankin, Bay Area Actress
Sharon Lockwood, Director and San Francisco Mime Troupe veteran

Join us for an interview and preview by the artists of Counter Attack, with excerpts from Stagebridge Senior Theatre Company's premiere production in February. Read more »

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Getting Financially Fit in 2012

Mon, Jan 23 2012 - 6:00pm

Getting Financially Fit in 2012

Ted Rice, CIMA, Senior Portfolio Manager, Merrill Lynch San Francisco
Kerry P. Curtis, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Ageno School of Business, Golden Gate University; Board Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors- Moderator

Was your New Year’s resolution to get your finances and investments in order? Read more »

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Brian Kennedy: Understanding the Mysteries of Aging-Treating Illnesses and Extending the Healthy Ye

Mon, Jan 23 2012 - 5:15pm

Understanding the Mysteries of Aging: Treating Illnesses and Extending the Healthy Years

This Event Has Been Postponed

Brian Kennedy, Ph.D., President and CEO, the Buck Institute

Is aging the single biggest risk factor for many diseases? Read more »

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Robert A. Scott: Scholasticism and the Design of the Medieval Gothic Cathedral

Mon, Jan 9 2012 - 6:00pm

Scholasticism and the Design of the Medieval Gothic Cathedral

Note new date! Rescheduled from November 2 to January 9

Robert A. Scott, Author, The Gothic Enterprise

Monday Night Philosophy explores how ideas shape influential architecture. The design of the great gothic cathedrals of Medieval Europe is characterized by geometric regularity. Read more »

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"A Confederacy of Dunces" by John Kennedy Toole

Tue, Jan 3 2012 - 5:30pm

Book Discussion Group

SOLD OUT

We will discuss A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole. Considered an American comic masterpiece, this book is set in New Orleans and describes the outrageous adventures of “slob extraordinary” Ignatius Reilly. The author was posthumously awarded a Pulitzer Prize for this novel. The author will not be present.

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

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Occupy: What Now, What Next

Thu, Dec 15 2011 - 7:00pm

Occupy: What Now, What Next?

All registration is closed for this event, we are at capacity.
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EJ Keller: The Culture of Food and Dining in France and the Bay Area

Mon, Dec 12 2011 - 6:00pm

The Culture of Food and Dining in France and the Bay Area

EJ Keller, Personal Chef

This holiday season Monday Night Philosophy turns to personal chef Keller for a juxtaposition of the culinary cultures in France and the Bay Area. In 1995, Keller and his wife returned to her homeland of France. Captivated by French food culture, Keller spent a decade in French kitchens before becoming a personal chef. Discover his knowledge of French cuisine and insights into the Bay Area's booming cultural interest in food. Read more »

Past event

Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Dec 12 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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