Thursday, June 7, 2007 @ 7pm - Angelico Concert Hall. Doors open 6pm.
Paul Hawken is an environmentalist, entrepreneur, journalist, and author. Starting at age 20, he dedicated his life to sustainability and changing the relationship between business and the environment. In his newest book, "The Blessed Unrest", Paul tells the enigmatic history of the global environmental movement, comprised of over 1,000,000 organizations. Hawken draws upon his years of leadership in this movement to chart and illuminate its intellectual origins, diversity, goals and extraordinary vitality.
Presented by Dominican University of California and Book Passage
Wednesday, May 23 at 7:00 pm, doors open at 5:00 pm Marin Center Veteran's Memorial Auditorium (previously at Angelico Hall)
Join us for this rare and exciting opportunity to hear former Vice President Al Gore talk about his newest book "The Assault on Reason". Tickets for this event cost $40 per person and include a copy of "The Assault on Reason". This event is now sold-out.
Q&A and book signing follows lecture.
Monday, February 5, 2007 @ 7pm - Angelico Concert Hall. Doors open 6pm.
The popular business and economic correspondent for the News Hour with Jim Lehr, Paul Solman illuminates the complexity of global warming involving physical science, biofuels, green corporations, the market for carbon credits, and the benefits of high oil prices with clarity, human and a laudable investigative spirit.” Mr. Solman will present a multimedia lecture that keeps changing as the earth does.
In cooperation with Science Lecture Series and DUCBA
Ralph Nader: An Evening with Ralph Nader – “The Seventeen Traditions”
Thursday, February 15, 2007 @ 7pm - Angelico Concert Hall. Doors open 6pm
Legendary activist and best selling author, Ralph Nader has founded or organized more than 100 civic organizations. Nader is known for his lifetime of progressive activism and fearless critique of corruption in American politics, society, and business. Nader will feature his newest book, The Seventeen Traditions, as he looks back on a time in American history when the family and the natural world were central in a child’s understanding of how to be a conscientious adult.
In cooperation with Book Passage. Click here to view Ralph Nader's speech.
Saturday, March 31 @ 9:00 – 11:30 am in Creekside Room, Caleruega Hall
In celebration of Women’s History Month, this program brings you a morning of awareness and sharing as we bridge the “Generation Gap” between girls and their elders. Join us for an engaging dialogue with Doris "Granny D" Hadddock, 97 year old activist whose historic walk across the U.S., at the age of 89 for campaign finance reform, embodies civic engagement. We will explore how we can better understand and utilize the wisdom of women across all generations. Donations accepted at the door.
Wednesday, March 21, 2007 @ 7pm - Angelico Concert Hall. Doors open 6pm
Suze Orman, author of five consecutive New York Times bestsellers, has been called “a force in the world of personal finance” and a “one-woman financial advice powerhouse” by USA Today. Her newest book, Women + Money, investigates the complicated and perilous relationship women have with money. Including a fundamental block about managing money with confidence, assessing their own worth, and feeling they are in control. She will offer solutions to bring about fundamental change.
In cooperation with Book Passage and DUCBA
Tuesday, April 10, 2007 @ 7pm – Shield Room, Caleruega Hall.
“What will it take to make America a better, stronger, truer country?” asks the bestselling author, former Knicks star, and former senator and past presidential candidate. Bradley believes Americans are at a teachable moment when we are compelled to reevaluate our political system, our leadership, our agenda as a nation, and ourselves as citizens. Bradley explores why the Republican and Democratic parties have failed us, and what changes need to be made in our in our politics
In cooperation with Book Passage and Dominican’s Dept. of Politics
Friday, April 20, 2007 @ 7pm - Angelico Concert Hall. Doors open at 6pm
Isabel Allende and her novel Daughter of Fortune are the centerpiece of the first One Book One Marin award. Marin’s libraries, and its partners, invite all members of our community to read and discuss one book each year, encouraging community dialogue and awareness of important issues.
Daughter of Fortune, rich in historic detail for a pivotal period in California history, is filled with critical topics of our day including the status of women, diversity, multilingualism, immigration. One Book One Marin invites all Marin County to read the book and be part of the discussion through multiple events in libraries, book clubs, classrooms, coffee shops and bookstores around Marin, culminating in this evening’s discussion between Isabel Allende and Michael Krasny.