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Humanities West Book Discussion - Livy's The Dawn of the Roman Empire, Books 31-40

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Wed, Oct 1 2014 - 5:30pm

The Roman commander T.Q. Flamininus proclaimed the freedom of Greece at the Isthmian games near Corinth in 196 BC. Half a century later, Greece was annexed as a province by the Romans, who burned the ancient city of Corinth to the ground. Join us to discuss Books 31 to 40 of Livy's history, which charts Rome's emergence as an imperial nation and the Romans' tempestuous involvement with Greece, Macedonia and the near East. Read more »

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Meet the Artist Reception for Laurie Regan Chase

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Wed, Oct 1 2014 - 5:30pm

You are invited to meet our featured artist, Laurie Regan Chase, whose exhibition, “Coastal Reflections,” is currently on view in the Gold Room. Chase is a contemporary realist and a signature member of the American Society of Marine Artists. Her paintings capture the distinctive countryside and coastal communities of her world travels. She has personally sailed throughout the Mediterranean, Aegean and Black Seas; the Caribbean; and the coastal regions of the U.S., Mexico and South America. Read more »

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Andrej Kiska, President, Slovak Republic

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Tue, Sep 30 2014 - 12:00pm

Slovakia at the Core of European Integration Read more »

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Human Trafficking of Foreign-Born Individuals into the Bay Area: Stories of Hope and Survival

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Mon, Sep 29 2014 - 6:00pm

Jadma Noronha, Former Human Trafficking Program Manager, SAGE Project
Hediana Utarti, Ph.D., Community Project Coordinator, Asian Women's Shelter Read more »

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Necessary Wisdom

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Mon, Sep 29 2014 - 6:00pm

Jacob Needleman, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Philosophy, SFSU; Author, Necessary Wisdom
Stephanie Kriebel, Board Certified Health Coach; Educator; Chair, Personal Growth Member-Led Forum - Moderator Read more »

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San Francisco Neighborhood Newspapers: Creating Healthy and Informed Environments and Neighborhoods

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Mon, Sep 22 2014 - 6:00pm

Juan Gonzales, Founder and Editor, El Tecolote
Earl Adkins, Publisher, Marina Times
Willie Ratcliff, Publisher, San Francisco Bay View
Glenn Gullmes, Publisher, West Portal Monthly – Moderator Read more »

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The Haze Clears: The Checkered Past & Brilliant Future of Medical Marijuana in California

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Fri, Sep 19 2014 - 12:00pm

Michael Backes, Author, Cannabis Pharmacy: The Practical Guide to Medical Marijuana; Consultant Read more »

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Powering Innovation

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Mon, Sep 15 2014 - 6:00pm

Katie Fehrenbacher, Reporter, GigaOm
David Crane, CEO, NRG
Adam Lowry, Co-Founder and Chief Greenskeeper, Method Products
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Still Got It, Still Doing It: Sexuality and Intimacy in Older Adults

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Mon, Sep 15 2014 - 5:15pm

Rick Nizzardini, LCSW; Clinical Counselor & Faculty, San Francisco State University; Lecturer, UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare and the CSU-East Bay Educational Psychology Program; Former Attorney Read more »

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What Makes a Perfect Loaf?

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Fri, Sep 12 2014 - 12:00pm

Samuel Fromartz, Author, In Search of the Perfect Loaf: A Home Baker's Odyssey; Blogger, ChewsWise; Twitter @fromartz,
In conversation with Chad Robertson, owner Tartine, Bar Tartine; Author, Tartine Book No. 3: Modern, Ancient, Classic, Whole; Twitter @tartinebaker
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