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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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Conversations with Terrorists: Their Views on Politics, Violence, and Empire

Fri, May 6 2011 - 12:00pm

Conversations with Terrorists: Their Views on Politics, Violence and Empire

Reese Erlich, Foreign Correspondent; Author, Conversations with Terrorists

A veteran journalist will take you inside the U.S.-led war on terror. Read more »

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Joel Brinkley - Cambodia's Curse

Thu, May 5 2011 - 6:00pm

Cambodia's Curse: The Modern History of a Troubled Land

Joel Brinkley, Professor of Journalism, Stanford University; Former Reporter and Editor, The New York Times

More than a generation after the fall of the Khmer Rouge, Cambodia shows many signs of having overcome its devastating history. But under this facade lies a country still haunted by terror. As many as two million Cambodians, one-third of the nation’s population, were killed during the Khmer Rouge regime. Read more »

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Sustainable Brands and the New Consumer Relationship

Wed, May 4 2011 - 6:00pm

Sustainable Brands and the New Consumer Relationship

This program is postponed

Josh Dorfman, Author; Radio/TV Personality, The Lazy Environmentalist; CMO, GoodGuide.com
Seth Farber, Chief Marketing Officer, the GAP
Bill Morrissey, VP Sustainability, The Clorox Company
Judi Shils, Founder and Executive Director, Teens Turning Green
KoAnn Vikoren Skrzyniarz, Founder and CEO, Sustainable Life Media – Moderator

The win Read more »

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Digestive Health

Tue, May 3 2011 - 6:00pm

Digestive Health

Liz Lipski, Ph.D. and C.C.N.
Richard Auld, M.D.
Len Saputo, M.D.

Three experts will discuss the most common maladies of the digestive tract, such as belching, bloating and flatulence, heartburn, inflammatory bowel disease, constipation and dietary fiber intake, absorption of nutrients, and the effects of aging and medication on the digestive tract.

MLF: Health & Medicine
Location:
SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. Read more »

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