Featured Program

Good Lit

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Good Lit is a branch of the Club devoted to literature and memoir. The series consists of conversations with prominent authors, playwrights and figures of importance in the literary community, as well as up-and-coming talent. Their voices are brought to our audience by a dedicated group of Bay Area literary critics, writers and other prominent community figures. The series also deals with issues of importance to the literary community.

Upcoming Events

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Senator Barbara Boxer: The Art of Tough

Date: Wed, October 26, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM

Senator Boxer's secret to success

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Yvon Chouinard: Founding Patagonia and Living Simply

Date: Thu, October 27, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM

Tales of an eco-friendly businessman

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Joel McHale Live

Date: Fri, October 28, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM

"The Soup" and "Community" star

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Frances Dinkelspiel: Greed, Murder, and Arson in California's Vineyards

Date: Tue, November 01, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM

Time for wine crime

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Francis Ford Coppola: The Program You Can’t Refuse

Date: Tue, November 15, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM

A cinema legend opens up

Janet Napolitano Interviews Uri Bar-Joseph on Spycraft

Date: Mon, November 21, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM

Inside international espionage