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Bruce H. Lipton: The Biology of Belief

Wed, May 18 2011 - 6:00pm

Bruce Lipton: Biology of Belief

This program is sold out

Bruce Lipton, Ph.D., Author; Motivational Speaker

Lipton unveils a vision of life science that is shattering old myths. New discoveries in cell biology, epigenetics and physics suggest that we are not victims of our genes but instead have unlimited capacity to live a life overflowing with peace, happiness and love. Read more »

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Googlization -- and the Future of Books

Tue, May 17 2011 - 6:00pm

Googlization, and the Future of Books

Siva Vaidhyanathan, Professor of Media Studies and Law, University of Virginia; Author,  The Googlization of Everything (And Why We Should Worry)
Brewster Kahle, Digital Librarian and Founder, Internet Archive and the Open Content Alliance

Learn about the legal, cultural and economic implications of Google moving into the center of the publishing ecosystem. Read more »

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Another Look at Particle Physics

Mon, May 16 2011 - 6:00pm

Another Look at Particle Physics

This program is sold out

Marianne Ryan, Artist
Richard Breedon, Physicist Read more »

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Consul General Akiva Tor: Foundations for Peace in the Middle East

Mon, May 16 2011 - 12:00pm

Foundations for Peace in the  Middle East

Akiva Tor, Consul General for Israel for the Pacific Northwest

The last half year has seen tectonic political shifts inside major state actors in North Africa and the Middle East. Consul General Tor will discuss the conditions required for advancing peace in an uncertain environment.

MLF: Middle East
Location:
SF Club Office
Time: 11:30 a.m. Read more »

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Never Fly Solo: How to Build Trusting Partnerships and Reach New Heights in Business

Fri, May 13 2011 - 12:00pm

Never Fly Solo: How to Build Trusting Partnerships and Reach New Heights in Business

Lt. Col. Rob “Waldo” Waldman, MBA, CSP;  Author, Never Fly Solo:  Lead with Courage, Build Trusting Partnerships, and Reach New Heights in Business

Flying solo? Perhaps not! You have support staff, colleagues and significant others. These are your wingmen – those you trust to help you reach new heights in business and life. Read more »

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The Cheeses of the Burgundy Region of France

Thu, May 12 2011 - 6:30pm

The Cheeses of the Burgundy Region of France

The Cheese School of San Francisco is the only independent institution of its kind devoted entirely to helping people maximize their enjoyment and appreciation of cheese. Inspired by The Commonwealth Club’s October 9-14 travel program to the Burgundy region of France, the school’s expert instructors will lead us through a tasting of cheeses and wines primarily from that region. Read more »

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Golden Gate Park Under Siege?

Wed, May 11 2011 - 6:30pm

Golden Gate Park Under Siege? Read more »

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Saving Kids, One Play Ground at a Time

Tue, May 10 2011 - 6:00pm

Saving Kids, One Play Ground at a Time

Darell Hammond, CEO & Co-founder,  KaBOOM!; Author, KaBOOM! Read more »

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News Media vs. Social Media: Can Both Survive?

Mon, May 9 2011 - 6:00pm

News Media vs. Social Media: Can Both Survive?

Diane Dwyer, News Anchor, NBC Bay Area

Monday Night Philosophy explores the disruptive force of the Internet throughout the established news media. The future of newspapers is in doubt, broadcast news is being splintered into niche markets, and no one knows who will pay for relatively objective but labor-intensive international reporting. Into the breach steps Facebook and other social media, with blogs and personal reporting.  But where is the editorial control? Read more »

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Balenciaga and Spain Museum Tour

Sat, May 7 2011 - 3:00pm

Balenciaga and Spain Museum Tour

This program is sold out

Our private docent-guided tour will look at the retrospective exhibition featuring creations of haute couture master Cristobal Balenciaga, inspired by Spain. Read more »

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