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Mark Halperin and John Heilemann: Game Change 2012

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann: Game Change 2012
Wed, Nov 13 2013 - 6:00pm

Mark Halperin, Editor-at-Large and Senior Political Analyst, Time; Co-author, Double Down: Game Change 2012; Twitter: @MarkHalperin
John Heilemann, National Political Correspondent and Columnist, New York Magazine; Co-author, Double Down: Game Change 2012; Twitter: @jheil
Melissa Griffin Caen, Political Analyst, "Mornings with Melissa," CBS SF; Political Writer, San Francisco Magazine; Attorney — Moderator; Twitter @melgriffincaen Read more »

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew

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Thu, Aug 22 2013 - 1:00pm

Hon. Jacob J. Lew, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury; Twitter: @USTreasury

Adam Lashinsky, Senior Editor at Large, Fortune - Moderator; Twitter: @AdamLashinsky Read more »

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Gary Kamiya - Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco

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Wed, Oct 2 2013 - 6:00pm

Gary Kamiya, Author, Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco; Co-founder, Salon.com; Columnist, "Portals of the Past, SF Chronicle

In conversation with Mark Hertsgaard, Independent Journalist and Author Read more »

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The Politics of Being Black in the Bay Area: A Town Hall Meeting

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Mon, Jul 29 2013 - 6:00pm

Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder and CEO, PolicyLink
John Burris, Civil rights attorney
Kevin Epps, Filmmaker and community activist
Kanaja Hann, Student speaker, City of Dreams Read more »

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Physics vs. Time Travel

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Tue, Aug 20 2013 - 7:00pm

Ken Wharton, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, San Jose State University

Everyone loves a good time travel story, but given what we know, and don't know, about physics, is time travel in any way plausible? Using popular movies as a framework, Professor Wharton will outline several distinct categories of consistent time travel stories, and discuss possible connections with actual physics.

Also know: In association with Wonderfest

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Producer Rebecca Eaton: Inside "Downton Abbey" and "Masterpiece"

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Wed, Aug 7 2013 - 6:00pm

In conversation with Dr. Mary Bitterman, President, The Bernard Osher Foundation; Past Chair, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors; Chair, PBS Foundation Read more »

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Rita Moreno: Actress, Singer, Author

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Tue, Aug 20 2013 - 6:00pm

Rita Moreno, Actress; Singer; Winner, Academy Award, Grammy, Emmy, Tony; Author, Rita Moreno: A Memoir

In conversation with Michael Krasny, Host, "Forum," KQED Read more »

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Metro Revolution

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Thu, Sep 19 2013 - 6:30pm

Ed Lee, Mayor, San Francisco
Kofi Bonner, President, Bay Area Urban Division, Lennar
Bruce Katz, Vice President, Brookings Institution; Co-author, The Metropolitan Revolution: How Cities and Metros Are Fixing Our Broken Politics and Fragile Economy
Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One - Moderator Read more »

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Chinatown Walking Tour #15

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Thu, Oct 24 2013 - 1:45pm

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. Read more »

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Russian Hill Walking Tour #13

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Thu, Oct 10 2013 - 1:45pm

Join a more active Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure! Russian Hill is a magical area with secret gardens and amazing views. Join Rick Evans for a two-hour hike up hills and staircases and learn about the history of this neighborhood. See where great artists and architects lived and worked, and walk down residential streets where some of the most historically significant houses in the Bay Area are located.

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