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Youthful, artful, hip, cultured, radical, sexy and green – San Francisco is all that and more. Join us as we toast the city with INFORUM’s 2nd annual I Heart SF bash at Public Works. We’re rounding up the best of SF to bring you the ultimate celebration of expression, with a sampling of all the things that make our city so lovable. Read more »
Boost your art smarts with INFORUM at our private, members-only tour of SF MOMA’s soon-to-close Warhol exhibit. The entire top two floors of the museum, including the Rooftop Garden, will display seminal pieces by Alexander Calder, Chuck Close, Roy Lichtenstein, Agnes Martin, and Andy Warhol. Try not to be inspired with this insider’s glimpse of more than 130 works by iconic 20th century artists. INFORUMers are invited for a privat Read more »
With the Christmas Day terror plot, racial profiling has once again become a topic of national debate. Some people insist that racial sensitivity should yield to the potential for another plane-related terror attack. On the other side, arguments are made that increased racial profiling would only exacerbate the cause of terrorism by encouraging rather than abating ill-feelings toward the West. Should United States public policy be cognizant of race? Read more »
SF Debate Asks, Is Buying Locally Grown Food Just Marketing Hype?
Is buying locally really better for the environment and the community than buying generic grocery store products? Those supporting the locally grown food movement advocate for neighborhood business owners and argue that local options provide more environmentally friendly food and a boost for the local economy. However, some don’t buy it - figuratively and literally. Critics claim locally grown food uses too much land to produce the same amount of food and use inefficient delivery systems. Read more »
Kevin Hunsanger, Owner, Green Apple Books Jared Friedman, Co-founder, Scribd Brewster Kahle, Director and Co-founder, Archive.org (invited) David Hellman, Senior Assistant Librarian, San Francisco State University – Moderator
Will the printed word become obsolete? Access to information is constantly changing, and the popularity of e-books and online material is on the rise. To survive, publishing companies are trying to adapt to new forms of written media. Read more »