Bay Area Events

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

January 10, 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
              The Good Food Awards Marketplace is back at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. This highly anticipated once-a-year event gives attendees a chance to taste (and buy) produce from the 2015 Good Food Award Winners, who are redefining good food by crafting products that are authentic, tasty, and responsibly produced.    The Good Food Awards celebrate the kind of food we all want to eat: tasty, authentic and responsibly produced.
January 11, 2015 - 5:00pm
              Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, winners of the Pulitzer Prize and the authors of the #1 bestseller Half the Sky, return with a unique and essential narrative about making a difference in the world in A PATH APPEARS: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity.    Like in Half the Sky, their new book is a galvanizing, inspirational call to action, but even bigger in scale.
January 14, 2015 - 7:00pm
              Join the Brower Center in celebrating the addition of a Bay Area “wormhole” to Maya Lin's What is Missing? project with Heyday Publisher Malcolm Margolin and special guests. The evening will include a presentation of Heyday’s environmental history findings, as well as a discussion exploring the meanings of conservation and preservation in a world that is ever-changing.
January 15, 2015 - 7:00pm
              Cornel West, Ph.D.; Professor, Union Theological Seminary; Author, Black Prophetic Fire   Praised by The New York Times for his “ferocious moral vision” and hailed by Newsweek as “an elegant prophet with attitude,” Dr. Cornel West bridges the gap between black and white opinion about the country’s problems. As a leading voice in societal commentary, Dr.
January 18, 2015 - 7:00pm
              Featuring   • The Dynamic Ms.
January 28, 2015 - 7:30pm
      “Hey, Hey, LBJ!” is David Kleinberg’s powerful solo work on his year as an army combat correspondent in Vietnam, the most divisive foreign war in American history. David arrives in Vietnam in early 1966 supporting the conflict but things change as the year unfolds. In the end, David is partying in Bangkok while his buddies are under rocket attack in Vietnam.   The Washington Post calls Hey, Hey, LBJ!
February 28, 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
                    On February 28, 2015, TEDxBerkeley will gather world-leading thinkers, makers, and doers from a multitude of disciplines for the 6th annual TEDxBerkeley 2015: Wisdom. Compassion.