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They Say It's Your Birthday

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Thu, Jun 1 2017 - 12:00pm

Dulais Rhys, Faculty, Amabile School of Music; Professional Musician Read more »

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The Universal Stage: A Critique of Empathy

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Wed, May 31 2017 - 6:00pm

Eric Ting, Artistic Director, California Shakespeare Theater

In the theater, we concern ourselves with questions of authenticity and artifice in our search for human truth. They are questions that grow more pertinent as we consider classical theater's place in our contemporary world: whose stories are represented, whose stories are appropriated, how do we see ourselves in these stories and can we ever truly understand another person? Go in depth with Eric Ting, the artistic director of CalShakes—a San Francisco cultural treasure.

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Plastic Waste: A Path from Garbage to Healthy Resources

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Thu, May 25 2017 - 6:00pm

Paul Yamamoto, Director of Technology, Engineering and Research, Recology
Dr. Jesse Chu, Senior Plastic Engineer, Recology Read more »

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American Exceptionalism and the Rise of Trumpism

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Wed, May 24 2017 - 6:00pm

Mugambi Jouet, Thomas C. Grey Fellow and Lecturer in Law, Stanford Law School; Author, Exceptional America: What Divides Americans from the World and from Each Other Read more »

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Middle East Forum Discussion

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Mon, May 22 2017 - 5:30pm

The Middle East Forum discussion group—which primarily covers the Middle East, North Africa and Afghanistan—has been meeting monthly for nine years. We are not a debate group. Each month we discuss timely, cultural subjects in a civil atmosphere with respect for others and their opinions.

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Resolving Afghanistan: Crafting a Sensible U.S. Approach

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Fri, May 19 2017 - 12:00pm

Anthony Alfidi, Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army Reserve; Financial Consultant

Intelligence officer Anthony Alfidi has performed military duty in South Korea, Kuwait, Germany, Iraq and Afghanistan. He will give his personal view of why U.S. policy has not achieved peace in Afghanistan and how the new administration should pursue reforms.

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Sleep Apnea: Creating Seamless Accountability for the Patient

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Thu, May 18 2017 - 6:00pm

Robert Koenigsberg, CEO, SleepQuest, Inc.
William C. Dement, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Scientific Advisor, SleepQuest, Inc. 

The program will feature a presentation on how to diagnose and treat sleep apnea. Robert Koenigsberg, founder and CEO of SleepQuest, and William Dement, the world's leading authority on sleep, will give a number tips on how to get a good night's sleep and why this is important for overall health. Read more »

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Autoimmune Fix

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Thu, May 18 2017 - 12:00pm

Dr. Tom O'Bryan, Author, The Autoimmune Fix; Faculty Member, Institute for Functional Medicine Read more »

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Humanities West Book Discussion: Antony and Cleopatra, by William Shakespeare

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Wed, May 17 2017 - 6:30pm

Join us to discuss "Antony and Cleopatra," the famous Elizabethan play by the legendary English playwright about the infamous Roman general who would be Caesar, and the even more famous, legendary and infamous last pharaoh of ancient Egypt—even if she was really Greek. Discussion led by Lynn Harris.

 

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How to "Age in Place" Safely—Navigating the Confusing World of Home Care

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Wed, May 17 2017 - 5:15pm

Catherine Reid, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) 
Nancy Meyer, Realtor, Senior Real Estate Specialist
Denise Michaud, Independent Insurance Agent Read more »

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