Upcoming Events: Arts
Humanity in the Modern WorldDate: Wed, January 14, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM
With Robert G. Aptekar, M.D., and Susan Weiss, Photographer
Robert G. Aptekar, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon
Susan Weiss, Photographer
Dr. Robert Aptekar is an orthopedic surgeon who provides essential services annually to a charity hospital in Cambodia. He performs surgeries, trains the medical staff and works to bring awareness of health problems in the area. Susan Weiss accompanied Aptekar to document his work and the community in which he works. Aptekar will discuss his experiences, accompanied by the photographs of Susan Weiss.
Roads of ArabiaDate: Fri, January 16, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM
Dany Chan, Assistant Curator for Exhibition Projects, Asian Art Museum
Philippa Kelly, Educator, Author, Dramaturg
Chan will give a presentation about the fascinating exhibit, “Roads of Arabia: Archeology and History of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”, which is at the Asian Art Museum until January 18th. The SF Chronicle described the exhibit as a "Mesmerizing and astonishing journey to the Arabian Peninsula." Some of the more ancient objects were discovered as recently as 40 years ago.
Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to EdenDate: Mon, January 26, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM
Join the filmmakers to discuss their new murder mystery movie.
Dayna Goldfine, Emmy-award winning filmmaker; Co-creator, Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden
Dan Geller, Emmy-award winning filmmaker; Co-creator, Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden
“The most irresistible film of 2014,” is what the San Francisco Chronicle calls Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden. The documentary presents a cache of home movies made by settlers who go off to live on a remote Galapagos Island in search of Eden. Their search for paradise turns dark when one of their own is killed. Come hear how Dayna Goldfine and Dan Geller became interested in producing this engaging, Hitchcock-meets-Darwin mystery.