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Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden

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Mon, Jan 26 2015 - 6:00pm

Dayna Goldfine, Emmy-award winning filmmaker; Co-creator, Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden
Dan Geller, Emmy-award winning filmmaker; Co-creator, Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden Read more »

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“Agri-Culture” Revolution: Nurturing Relationships with our Food Sources and Each Other

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Fri, Jan 23 2015 - 12:00pm

Elizabeth Carney, CEO, Zen Heart
Sara Day Evans, 
Founding Director, Accelerating Appalachia Read more »

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Socrates Café

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Wed, Jan 21 2015 - 6:00pm

The Humanities Forum brings Socrates Café to The Commonwealth Club. It will be held every third Wednesday evening for the discussion of philosophical issues. At each monthly meeting the group's facilitator, Bob Enteen, will invite participants to suggest topics, which are then voted on. The person who proposed the most popular topic will briefly explain why she or he considers the subject interesting and important. Read more »

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Roads of Arabia

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Fri, Jan 16 2015 - 12:00pm

Dany Chan, Assistant Curator for Exhibition Projects, Asian Art Museum Read more »

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Machtinger on Mercy in Mozart's Menuetto-Allegretto

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Mon, Jan 12 2015 - 6:00pm

Steven Machtinger, Attorney; Violist; Independent Mozart Scholar

Monday Night Philosophy returns to the exploration of the philosophical concepts that are encoded into Mozart's chamber music. In this lecture-performance, we will hear how Mozart, through the use of symbolic motifs, touches on themes of judgment and mercy in the Menuetto-Allegretto movement of his String Quintet in G minor, K. 516.

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Good Food,Great Business: How Food Startups Take Good Ideas from Concept to Success

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Mon, Jan 12 2015 - 12:00pm

Susie Wyshak, Author, Good Food, Great Business
Kathryn Lukas, CEO, Farmhouse Culture
Lisa Murphy, Co-founder and Chief Sauce Maker, Sosu Sauces
Jill Litwin, Founder and CEO, Peas of Mind
Grace Erickson, General Manager, Ocho Candy
Elizabeth Ü, Author, Raising Dough: The Complete Guide to Financing a Socially Responsible Food Business Read more »

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Book Discussion of The Flamethrowers by Rachael Kushner

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Mon, Jan 5 2015 - 5:30pm

In The Flamethrowers, Kushner skillfully navigates huge swaths of politics and history, intimately intersecting the vivid lives of her characters with the external reality in which they move. Read more »

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Silent Voices: People with Mental Disorders on the Street

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Mon, Jan 5 2015 - 5:15pm

Robert Okin, M.D., Chief of Service, San Francisco General Hospital’s Department of Psychiatry; Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, UCSF; Vice Chair, UCSF School of Medicine's Department of Psychiatry Read more »

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Socrates Café

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Wed, Dec 17 2014 - 6:00pm

The Humanities Forum brings Socrates Café to The Commonwealth Club. It will be held every third Wednesday evening for the discussion of philosophical issues. At each monthly meeting the group's facilitator, Bob Enteen, will invite participants to suggest topics, which are then voted on. The person who proposed the most popular topic will briefly explain why she or he considers the subject interesting and important. Read more »

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$45 Trillion Can't Be Wrong: A Responsible Investment Networking Event

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Wed, Dec 17 2014 - 6:00pm

Preston Dodd, VP, Bernstein Global Wealth Management; Advisory Council Member, SASB
Michelle Edkins, Managing Director, BlackRock
Lloyd Kurtz, Chief Investment Officer, Nelson Capital
Gloria Nelund, Chairman & CEO, TriLinc
Anna Mok, Partner, Deloitte & Touche; Chair of the Board of Governors, The Commonwealth Club of California — Moderator Read more »

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