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Counter Attack - Stagebridge Senior Theatre Spotlight

Fri, Jan 27 2012 - 12:00pm

Counter Attack: Stagebridge Senior Theatre Spotlight

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED

Joan Holden, Veteran Playwright, San Francisco Mime Troupe
Joan Mankin, Bay Area Actress
Sharon Lockwood, Director and San Francisco Mime Troupe veteran

Join us for an interview and preview by the artists of Counter Attack, with excerpts from Stagebridge Senior Theatre Company's premiere production in February. Read more »

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Can You Hear Me? Giving Voice to LGBT Elders

Thu, Jan 26 2012 - 6:00pm

Can You Hear Me? Read more »

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Arts Forum Planning Meeting

Thu, Jan 26 2012 - 5:30pm

Arts Forum Planning Meeting

Please join us and other arts enthusiasts for a discussion of programming ideas for the coming year. The Arts Member-Led Forum oversees Club programs in the fine arts, theater, dance, and music and hosts Club exhibitions.

MLF: The Arts
Location:
SF Club Office
Time: 5:30-7 p.m. planning meeting
Cost: FREE
Program Organizer:
Lynn Curtis

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Suzanne Braun Levine: Reinventing Love, Intimacy, and Sex After Fifty

Wed, Jan 25 2012 - 5:15pm

Suzanne Braun Levine: Reinventing Love, Intimacy, and Sex After Fifty

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Author, HOW WE LOVE NOW: Sex and the New Intimacy in Second Adulthood

No generation before ours has had the prospect of looking ahead to a second adulthood as long as the first. So the question "What Will I Do With the Rest Of My Life?" leaves us elated – and dazed and confused. We know that there must be love, but what does love mean now? Read more »

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Swans, Swine and Swindlers: Coping with the Growing Threat of Mega-Crises

Tue, Jan 24 2012 - 6:00pm

Swans, Swine and Swindlers: Coping with the Growing Threat of Mega-Crises

Ian Mitroff, Professor Emeritus, USC; Adjunct Professor, UC Berkeley; Author, Why Some Companies Emerge Stronger and Better from a Crisis
Can M. Read more »

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Brian Kennedy: Understanding the Mysteries of Aging-Treating Illnesses and Extending the Healthy Ye

Mon, Jan 23 2012 - 5:15pm

Understanding the Mysteries of Aging: Treating Illnesses and Extending the Healthy Years

This Event Has Been Postponed

Brian Kennedy, Ph.D., President and CEO, the Buck Institute

Is aging the single biggest risk factor for many diseases? Read more »

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Majka Burhardt: Coffee Story Ethiopia - A Food Crop. A Nation. Its New Future

Wed, Jan 18 2012 - 6:00pm

Coffee Story Ethiopia: A Food Crop. A Nation. Its New Future.

Majka Burhardt, Author, Coffee Story: Ethiopia; Climber; Guide

Ethiopia is fighting to shed its history and public image of drought, famine and war by embracing the heritage and potential of its defining crop: coffee, one of the world’s 10 most-valued commodities. Read more »

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Humanities West Book Discussion: Ming China 1368-1649: A Concise History of a Resilient Empire

Wed, Jan 11 2012 - 5:30pm

Humanities West Book Discussion- Ming China 1368-1649: A Concise History of a Resilient Empire

Come chat with fellow Humanities lovers about John Dardess’ engaging exploration of how the Ming dynasty was able to endure for 276 years. Focusing on the dynasty’s foreign relations, the lives of its 16 emperors, its system of governance, the literati who served it, and the mass outlawry that allowed the Manchu invasions to succeed, Dardess presents a fascinating study. Lynn Harris will moderate the discussion. Read more »

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Robert A. Scott: Scholasticism and the Design of the Medieval Gothic Cathedral

Mon, Jan 9 2012 - 6:00pm

Scholasticism and the Design of the Medieval Gothic Cathedral

Note new date! Rescheduled from November 2 to January 9

Robert A. Scott, Author, The Gothic Enterprise

Monday Night Philosophy explores how ideas shape influential architecture. The design of the great gothic cathedrals of Medieval Europe is characterized by geometric regularity. Read more »

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Michael Gazzaniga: Who's in Charge?

Thu, Jan 5 2012 - 6:00pm

Who's in Charge?  Free Will and the Science of the Brain

Michael Gazzaniga, Professor of Psychology and Director of the SAGE Center for the Study of Mind, UC Santa Barbara

Known as the "father of cognitive neuroscience," Gazzaniga makes a powerful argument for free will. The question of free will versus determinism continues to vex scientists, psychologists and philosophers, but the biological evidence is not as stridently deterministic as it is often presented. Dr. Read more »

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