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Shakespeare in Prisons

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Mon, Apr 21 2014 - 5:15pm

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

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

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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 »

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Paul Giroux: Building Panama Canal

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Mon, Apr 14 2014 - 6:00pm

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

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

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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.
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Money for Life

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Mon, Apr 7 2014 - 5:15pm

Steve Vernon, F.S.A., Author; President, Rest-of-Life Communications

How can retirement savings generate a reliable, lifetime income? Steve Vernon has spent his professional life tackling this very question and he has a plan. Join us in a discussion that is relevant to working people, retirees, policymakers and service providers alike.

MLF: GROWNUPS
Program Organizer: John Milford
Also know: In association with Western Pension and Benefits Council

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Beyond the Green Bin: A Panel Discussion on Reducing Food Waste

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Mon, Mar 24 2014 - 6:00pm

Dana Gunders, Staff Scientist in Food and Agriculture, Natural Resources Defense Council
Nick Papadopoulos, General Manager, Bloomfield Organics; CEO and Co-founder, CropMobster Read more »

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Cons, Scams and Undue Influence

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Mon, Mar 24 2014 - 5:15pm

Patrick O’Reilly, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist; Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCSF; Co-author, Undue Influence: Cons, Scams and Mind Control Read more »

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Simon Schama: Story of the Jews – Finding the Words

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Wed, Mar 19 2014 - 12:00pm

Simon Schama, CBE, Professor of History and Art History, Columbia University; Author, The Power of Art, Landscape and Memory and The Story of the Jews Read more »

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Humanities West Book Discussion: Count Belisarius by Robert Graves

Wed, Mar 12 2014 - 5:30pm

The sixth century was not a peaceful time for the Roman empire and its capital, Constantinople. Read more »

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Angela Stent: U.S.-Russia Relations in the 21st Century

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Mon, Mar 10 2014 - 6:30pm

Angela Stent, Renowned Russia Scholar; Professor of Government and Foreign Service and Director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies, Georgetown University; Author, The Limits of Partnership: U.S.-Russian Relationships in the 21st Century Read more »

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