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The Alchemy of Humor

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Mon, Jul 8 2013 - 6:00pm

This program is sold out

Steve Bhaerman, Author; Performer (as Swami Beyondananda)

Monday Night Philosophy laughs along with the enlightening philosophy of humor elucidated by Bhaerman (the man behind Swami Beyondananda). His hilarious and insightful talk will inspire you to use the magic of humor to gain wisdom, perspective and of course, joy. You'll laugh while you learn and learn while you laugh! Read more »

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Explore the World from The Commonwealth Club

Mon, Jul 8 2013 - 5:30pm

Explore the World from The Commonwealth Club

All interested Club members are welcome to attend bimonthly one-hour planning meetings of the International Relations Member-Led Forum. We focus on Europe, Latin America, Africa and worldwide topics. Join us to discuss current international issues and plan programs for the rest of 2013. Read more »

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Rendezvous with Destiny

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Mon, Jul 1 2013 - 6:00pm

How Franklin D. Roosevelt and Five Extraordinary Men Took America into the War and into the World Read more »

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Chango’s Beads and Two-Tone Shoes by William Kennedy

Mon, Jul 1 2013 - 5:30pm

When journalist Daniel Quinn meets Ernest Hemingway at the Floridita bar in Havana, Cuba, in 1957, he has no idea that his own affinity for simple, declarative sentences will change his life radically overnight. So begins William Kennedy’s novel, a tale of revolutionary intrigue, heroic journalism, crooked politicians, drug-running gangsters, Albany race riots, and the improbable rise of Fidel Castro. Read more »

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Walking the Way

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Thu, Jun 27 2013 - 6:00pm

Robert Rosenbaum, Ph.D., Neuropsychologist; Psychotherapist; Zen teacher; Credentialed mountaineer; Dayan QiGong instructor; Author, Walking the Way: 81 Zen Encounters with the Tao Te Ching Read more »

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SF Pride Presents: Supervisors David Campos and Scott Wiener

Wed, Jun 26 2013 - 5:15pm

This program is cancelled Read more »

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How to Self-Insure for Long-Term Care

Tue, Jun 25 2013 - 5:15pm

Denise Michaud, Certified, Corporation for Long-Term Care; Independent Insurance Broker

Gene Pastula, Certified Financial Planner; President, Westland Financial Services, Inc. Read more »

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Anita Raghavan: The Billionaire's Apprentice

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Mon, Jun 24 2013 - 6:00pm

Anita Raghavan, Former Reporter, Wall Street Journal; Winner, Overseas Press Club Award and the New York Press Club Award; Former London Bureau Chief, Forbes; Contributor, New York Times Dealbook and Forbes Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Jun 24 2013 - 5:30pm

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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How to Navigate Epic Estate Battles Before They Start

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Mon, Jun 17 2013 - 5:15pm

This program has been rescheduled to September 5. Click to register. Read more »

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