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September 2014

The Golden Land of Myanmar

September 23, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us at Holy Names University for the Oakland premier of The Golden Land of Myanmar and a conversation with the director! “After having traveled to Asia in 2002, and spending time at a remote monastery in the south of Burma, (Daw Sanda Wadi) Shoshana Cathy Korson accepted an invitation from a Venerable monk to ordain as a Buddhist nun in his monastery. She now considers Burma her home and this film has developed over her many years of living…

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October 2014

From Kahlo to Kilgallen: Art and Community in California

October 7, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Lecture by Drew Johnson, Curator of Photography and Visual Culture, Oakland Museum of California. Join us at Holy Names University to learn about an exciting new exhibition—Fertile Ground: Art and Community in California—at the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) that weaves together art and artifacts from the collections of both OMCA and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Fertile Ground illuminates local histories and social forces that changed the face of art in and beyond the Golden State, telling the stories of four creative communities at…

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Waterbridge Outreach: Grassroots Partnerships for Clean Water in Asia and Africa

October 28, 2014 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm

A lecture by Dr. Peter J. Coughlan, Executive Director, WaterBridge Outreach: Books + Water.   Join us at Holy Names University to hear about the global water crisis and ways that we all can contribute to building people-to-people partnerships based on mutual respect and intercultural learning in order to help provide clean water to isolated communities throughout the world. WaterBridge Outreach: Books + Water focuses on donating books in English and local languages and funding clean water and sanitation projects…

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November 2014

Innovations in Sustainable Banking

November 3, 2014 @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Public Policy Institute of California, 500 Washington Street
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States
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A Conversation with Kat Taylor, CEO, Beneficial State Bank Please join us at the Public Policy Institute of California Conference Center for this special program of the Professor Yuan-li Wu Economics Speaker Series. Kathryn Ann “Kat” Taylor will share her experiences and insights on building what she calls “beneficial banking.” This innovative approach to banking seeks to realize a vision of a banking industry that is fair to the person with the least bargaining power; provides access to financial services for all our…

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SF Opera Preview at Holy Names University

November 11, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Visit Holy Names University in the beautiful Oakland Hills for a free preview of the San Francisco Opera’s fall production of La Bohème – Puccini’s tale of intense passion and youthful idealism. Special guests from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music will perform and comment on musical excerpts from La Bohème. Moreover, an accomplished scholar will enlighten us about the historical context and dramatic twists-and-turns in the making of this great classic. The 75-minute lecture & music program will be followed by a reception at which you can meet…

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