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North Beach Walking Tour #6

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Thu, Mar 15 2012 - 2:00pm

North Beach Walking Tour

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Vivek Ranadive: The Two Second Advantage

Mon, Mar 12 2012 - 6:30pm

Vivek Ranadive: The Two Second Advantage

Founder and CEO, TIBCO Software; Co Author, The Two-Second Advantage: How We Succeed by Anticipating the Future

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Really successful people are good at making accurate predictions just a little faster and better than everyone else. Ranadivé captures the essence of this notion and illustrates how organizations do this every day to gain a competitive edge. Read more »

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Chinatown Walking Tour #7

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Thu, Mar 29 2012 - 2:00pm

Chinatown Walking Tour

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Enjoy another Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure. Join Rick Evans for a memorable midday walk and discover the history and mysteries of Chinatown. Explore colorful alleys and side streets. Visit a Taoist temple, an herbal store, the site of the first public school in the state, and the famous Fortune Cookie Factory. Read more »

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Living in Truth: The Life and Work of Vaclav Havel

Wed, Feb 29 2012 - 7:00pm

 Living in Truth: The Life and Work of Vaclav Havel

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Jane L. Curry, Political Science Professor, Santa Clara University
Steven Boyd Saum, Editor, Santa Clara Magazine

As a writer and political leader, Havel advocated using truth and love to combat oppression. He went from being a dissident in prison to negotiating the end of communism in Czechoslovakia in the Velvet Revolution. He served as president of Czechoslovakia and later the Czech Republic. Read more »

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Adam Lashinsky: Inside Apple

Wed, Feb 15 2012 - 6:00pm

Inside Apple: How America’s Most Admired and Secretive Company Really Works

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Ralph Richard Banks: Marriage in the 21st Century

Mon, Feb 13 2012 - 6:00pm

Marriage in the 21st Century

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Ralph Richard Banks, Jackson Eli Reynolds Professor of Law, Stanford Law School; Author, Is Marriage for White People? How the African American Marriage Decline Affects Everyone

On the eve of Valentine’s Day, Monday Night Philosophy wades into controversial waters about the institution of marriage. How important is it to society and culture? Read more »

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Margaret Hamburg, FDA Chief: Special Event Luncheon

Mon, Feb 6 2012 - 11:30am

Margaret Hamburg, FDA Chief: How Smart Regulation Supports Public Health and Private Enterprise

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Margaret Hamburg, M.D., Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration
Susan Desmond-Hellmann, M.D., M.P.H., UCSF Chancellor; Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Distinguished Professor – Moderator
 
FDA chief Hamburg has been tasked with the difficult job of protecting the public health by ensuring the safety of everything we we consume and by helping to promote the innovation it takes to prepare ou Read more »

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Humanities West Book Discussion: The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Wed, Feb 1 2012 - 5:30pm

Humanities West Book Discussion: The Brothers Karamazov, by Fyodor Dostoevsky

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Join us to discuss Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karamazov, with one eye on the Jungian archetypes on display in this Russian classic. The discussion will be moderated by Denise Schickel. Needless to say, the author will not be present.

MLF: Humanities
Location:
SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. discussion
Cost: FREE
Program Organizer:
George Hammond   

Past event

Chinatown Walking Tour #6

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Thu, Feb 2 2012 - 2:00pm

Chinatown Walking Tour

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Enjoy another Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure. Join Rick Evans for a memorable midday walk and discover the history and mysteries of Chinatown. Explore colorful alleys and side streets. Visit a Taoist temple, an herbal store and the famous Fortune Cookie Factory. There is a short break for a tea sample during the tour. Read more »

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Suzanne Braun Levine: Reinventing Love, Intimacy, and Sex After Fifty

Wed, Jan 25 2012 - 5:15pm

Suzanne Braun Levine: Reinventing Love, Intimacy, and Sex After Fifty

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Author, HOW WE LOVE NOW: Sex and the New Intimacy in Second Adulthood

No generation before ours has had the prospect of looking ahead to a second adulthood as long as the first. So the question "What Will I Do With the Rest Of My Life?" leaves us elated – and dazed and confused. We know that there must be love, but what does love mean now? Read more »

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