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The Exquisite Art of Arthur Szyk

Mon, Jun 13 2011 - 6:00pm

The Exquisite Art of  Arthur Szyk

Irvin Ungar, Founder/CEO, Historicana 

Arthur Szyk Society curator Ungar will give a PowerPoint presentation based on the recent exhibit, “Arthur Szyk: Miniature Paintings and Modern Illuminations” at the Legion of Honor. Szyk, a self-described soldier-in-art, created profound, intricate works of art. He advocated for many causes, including religious tolerance, racial equality and for the state of Israel. Ungar was recently featured in The New York Times. Read more »

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Afghanistan's Challenge: A View from Ghazni Province

Mon, Jun 6 2011 - 6:00pm

Afghanistan’s Challenge: A View from Ghazni Province

Mohammad Yousef Pashtun, Senior Advisor to President Karzai on Urban Development and National Construction
Mohammad Musa Khan, Governor of Ghazni Province
Shah Gul Rezaie, Member of Parliament from Ghazni Province

As we approach the 10-year anniversary of the U.S. intervention in Afghanistan, many Americans ponder the human costs of this conflict. Read more »

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Why Are Democrats Embattled - And How Can They Win Again?

Fri, Jun 3 2011 - 12:00pm

Why Are Democrats Embattled, and How Can They Win Again?

This program is sold out

Joan Williams, Distinguished Professor of Law, Founder/Director, Center for WorkLife Law, University of California-Hastings; Author, Reshaping the Work-Family Debate: Why Men and Class Matter

In conversation with Mary Cranston, Firm Senior Partner and Immediate Past Chair, Pillsbury

Called “something of a rock star” by The New York Times, Williams contends that Read more »

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Salmon Odyssey

Fri, Jun 3 2011 - 12:00pm

Salmon Odyssey

Phil Isenberg, Chair, Delta Vision Task Force
James Norton, Filmmaker,  Salmon: Running the Gauntlet 
Jonathan Rosenfield, Ph.D., Conservation Biologist, The Bay Institute

The fight to restore salmon runs in the Pacific Northwest involves billions of dollars in public funds and politicking all the way up to the White House. This twisted story is captured in a new documentary airing on PBS this spring. Read more »

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Social Media for Social Good

Mon, May 23 2011 - 6:00pm

Social Media for Social Good

This program is sold out

Beth Kanter, CEO, Zoetica; Author, Beth’s Blog; Co-author, The Networked Nonprofit
May Boeve, Director for Partnerships and Policy and Co-founder, 350.org
Ben Rattray, Founder and CEO, Change.org
Darian Rodriguez Heyman, Editor, Nonprofit Management 101; Former Executive Director, Craigslist Foundation – Moderator

What are the tools, tricks and triumphs o Read more »

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Annie Jacobsen: The Uncensored History of Area 51

Mon, May 23 2011 - 6:00pm

The Uncensored History of Area 51

Annie Jacobsen, Columnist, Los Angeles Times Magazine; Author, Area 51: An Uncensored History of America’s Top Secret Military Base

Gil Gross, KGO Radio Host - Moderator Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, May 23 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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Eli Pariser: What the Internet is Hiding from You

Thu, May 19 2011 - 6:30pm

Eli Pariser

Board President and Former Executive Director, MoveOn.org; Author, The Filter Bubble: What the Internet Is Hiding from You
 
With the Internet changing the way we shop, get our news and connect with friends, how can our privacy be protected online? The former executive director of MoveOn, Pariser provides a controversial and eye-opening account of how personalization on the Internet is controlling and limiting the information we get. Read more »

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Another Look at Particle Physics

Mon, May 16 2011 - 6:00pm

Another Look at Particle Physics

This program is sold out

Marianne Ryan, Artist
Richard Breedon, Physicist Read more »

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Wal-Mart: Force of Nature or Greenwashing?

Mon, May 16 2011 - 6:00pm

Wal-Mart: Force of Nature or Greenwashing?

Edward Humes, Author, Force of Nature Read more »

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