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Dr. Ben Carson, Republican Presidential Candidate

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Tue, Sep 8 2015 - 12:00pm

Ben Carson, M.D., Republican Presidential Candidate
In conversation with Dan Ashley, Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors; News Anchor, ABC 7 Television News, San Francisco Read more »

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Cole Porter: The Music and the Man

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Wed, Aug 19 2015 - 6:00pm

Noah Griffin, Founder and Artistic Director, Cole Porter Society

This program is part of the 2015 Platforum series Music Matters, sponsored by Ernst & Young and the John and Marcia Goldman Foundation Read more »

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The Music of Cinema

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Mon, Aug 17 2015 - 6:00pm

Scott Foglesong, Chair, Department of Musicianship and Music Theory, San Francisco Conservatory of Music

This program is part of the 2015 Platforum series Music Matters, sponsored by Ernst & Young and the John and Marcia Goldman Foundation. Read more »

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Nicholas McGegan: Baroque Music Matters

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Fri, Aug 14 2015 - 1:00pm

Nicholas McGegan, Music Director, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra; Conductor
In conversation with Kate van Orden, Professor of Music, Harvard University

This program is part of the 2015 Platforum series Music Matters, sponsored by Ernst & Young and the John and Marcia Goldman Foundation. Read more »

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Design & Tech with John Maeda

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Thu, Aug 13 2015 - 7:00pm

John Maeda, Design Partner, KPCB; Former President, RISD

In conversation with JP Mangalindan, Technology Reporter, Mashable Read more »

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Beyond the Thirteenth Tone

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Fri, Aug 7 2015 - 6:00pm

Mauro ffortissimo, Artist; Musician; Founding Member, Enso Art Collective; Founding Member, Miles Davis Memorial Hall
Dean Mermell, Owner and Director, Storyfarm Productions

This program is part of the 2015 Platforum series Music Matters, sponsored by Ernst & Young and the John and Marcia Goldman Foundation. Read more »

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Who's Afraid of Opera? Exploring the Wonderful World of Music’s Grandest Art

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Wed, Aug 5 2015 - 6:00pm

Kip Cranna, Dramaturg, San Francisco Opera

This program is part of the 2015 Platforum series Music Matters, sponsored by Ernst & Young and the John and Marcia Goldman Foundation. Read more »

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David Gergen with Dan Ashley: A Rational Look at Irrational Politics

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Thu, Jul 23 2015 - 12:00pm

David Gergen, CNN Senior Political Analyst; Professor and Co-Director, Center for Public Leadership, Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government
Dan Ashley, News Anchor, ABC7; Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors -Moderator Read more »

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A Debate on Treating Mental Illness: Should We Bring Back Asylums?

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Wed, Jul 22 2015 - 6:30pm

Dominic Sisti, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics/Health Policy and Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania; Principal Author, “Improving Long-term Psychiatric Care: Bring Back the Asylum,” Journal of the American Medical Association
Renee Binder, M.D., Psychiatrist, University of California, San Francisco; Incoming President, American Psychiatric Association
Dr. Gloria Duffy, President and CEO, The Commonwealth Club — Moderator Read more »

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Design Think Your Life

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Wed, Jul 15 2015 - 6:30pm

Bernard Roth, Professor of Engineering; Author
Sarah Stein Greenberg, Executive Director, d.school, Stanford University Read more »

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