Chinatown Walking Tour #10 This program is sold out.
Enjoy a 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 »
Sweeta Nori: The State of Afghanistan This program is sold out
Afghanistan Country Director, Women for Women International Dr. Ruth Shapiro, Social Entrepreneur in Residence, The Commonwealth Club - Moderator
A leading advocate for global women’s issues discusses the state of post-troop withdrawal in Afghanistan as well as the role of women in peace talks with the Taliban. Read more »
Road to Valor This program is sold out. You may add your name to the waitlist below. Andres McConnon, Historical Researcher; Co-author, Road to ValorAili McConnon, Journalist; Co-Author, Road to Valor
Gino Bartali was a chain-smoking, Chianti-loving, Tuscan cyclist who won the Tour de France in 1938 and 1948, and set the Tour record, unbroken to this day, for the longest time span between victories. Read more »
A Discussion of the biography, Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson This program is sold out. You may add your name to the waitlist below.
This discussion will be led by Howard Crane and Barbara Massey.
This biography by Walter Isaacson is the first authorized by Steve Jobs. Consisting mostly of a series of interviews with Jobs conducted over two years, the biography also includes interviews with family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues. Read more »
Andy Cohen, Bravo’s Man of Moxie This program is sold out. Andy Cohen, Executive Producer, Bravo; Author, Most Talkative: Stories from the Front Lines of Pop CultureDonna Sachet, Drag Queen Extraordinaire; Star of Sunday's "A Drag," Harry Denton's Starlight Room - MC
“To me pride means being exactly who you are.” Cohen’s moxie, trademark smirk and fashion savvy have made him a modern pop-culture king. Read more »
Book Discussion: The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht This program is sold out The Tiger's Wife uses fables, allegories and events borrowed from headlines to illustrate the complexities of Balkan history while unearthing patterns of suspicion, superstition and everyday violence that pervade the region even in times of peace. Read more »