Bay Area Events

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

San Francisco,
CA
September 16, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
 
Oakland,
CA
September 17, 2014 - 7:00pm
An Animated Conversation with Noam Chomsky "Noam Chomsky and Michel Gondry are "a charmingly unpredictable, appealing match...This is a movie that celebrates the life of a great mind and makes a case for the mind that knows less but keeps on asking."--Manohla Dargis, New York Times
Berkeley,
CA
September 18, 2014 - 7:30pm
  “Our relationship with nature has changed…radically, irreversibly, but by no means all for the bad. Our new epoch is laced with invention. Our mistakes are legion, but our talent is immeasurable.” – Diane Ackerman “Diane Ackerman’s vivid writing, inexhaustible stock of insights, andunquenchable optimism have established her as a national treasure and as one of our greatest authors...If you haven’t read her previous books, you’re now about to become addicted to Diane Ackerman.” - Jared Diamond, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel
San Francisco,
CA
September 22, 2014 - 9:30am
  “An End to Loneliness and Intervention for Justice forthe Intersex Child” Anne Tamar-Mattis, Executive Director of Advocates for Informed Choice, discusses needless and cruel surgeries done without permission on intersex children long before their true gender has become evident, and the work of AIC to remedy a history of injustice for dual sex or intersex children and adults. Light breakfast offered for slight fee.
San Francisco,
CA
September 22, 2014 - 6:00pm
Juan Gonzales, Founder and Editor, El TecolotePaul Kozakiewicz, Publisher, Richmond Review and Sunset BeaconWillie Ratcliff, Publisher, San Francisco Bay ViewGlenn Gullmes, Publisher, West Portal Monthly – Moderator
Berkeley,
CA
September 25, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Through pictures and discussion Jonathan will inspire attendees to experiment with Permaculture as an ethical and practical way to transition from climate destruction to climate regeneration. Jonathan is the contributing author of the book Paradise Lot: Two Plant geeks and 1/10th of an acre, and owner of FoodForestFarm.com. His edible forest garden, located in Holyoke, MA, is recognized around the world. Cost:  $5-25 donation suggested to cover author travel expense. Barter accepted (eg. canned peaches, bundle of garlic). No one turned away for lack of funds.
San Francisco,
CA
September 26, 2014 - 12:00pm
  Lincoln Paine, Author, The Sea & Civilization: A Maritime History of the World
San Francisco,
CA
September 28, 2014 - 12:00pm
  Lincoln Paine, Author, The Sea & Civilization: A Maritime History of the World
Berkeley,
CA
September 29, 2014 - 7:30pm
Hosted by Jason Mark Here is the most important book yet from the author of the international bestseller, The Shock Doctrine. This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate clearly explains why we must soon abandon the core free market ideology of our time, restructure the global economy, and remake our political systems. In short, either we embrace radical change, or radical changes will be violently visited upon us. Status quo is no longer an option.
Berkeley,
CA
October 2, 2014 - 7:30pm
  Hosted by Lakota Harden