Sandra Iglehart, Heidi Hill, Debra Richardson, and George Okechukwu
Historical African-American Spiritual & Gospel Music
In celebration of Black History Month, Sandra Iglehart and her group presented a program consisting of narratives and singing.
Madeleine Blake spoke about her travel to Banaras, India and "The Call of the Ganga" a love song to Banaras
The California Golden Overtones
Holiday Party featuring The California Golden Overtones who are the premier all-female a cappella group at the University of California, Berkeley. They have recently been named one of “the 10 Female Groups Running the A Cappella World” by College Magazine.
Director Emeritus of UC Berkeley's International House
Joe Lurie spoke about the pioneering history of I. House, the first interracial co-educational living center west of New York City, and its role in the desegregation of the UC campus and Berkeley communities in the early 1930s and 40s.
Maggie Tokuda-Hall talked of her journey about her resistance to book banning with her refusal to delete references to racism from her book "Love in the Library."
Operations Coordinator for the UC Berkeley Basic Needs Program
Dr. Michael F Wehner
Senior Staff Scientist in the Applied Mathematics & Computational Research Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Extreme Weather in a Changing Climate
Breaking Barriers Panel discussion
Breaking Barriers Panel
Andrea Campos, Moderator; Prof. Oliver O'Reilly; Arlie Hochschild; Jenny Simon O'Neill
Director of the UC Botanical Garden
Lew Feldman gave us a virtual tour of the UC Botanical Garden, discussing it's history, special collections, the Garden's mission and future direction
Director of Music at The Crowden Music Center
Eugene Sor will introduce the educational philosophy behind The Crowden School and some students will perform.
Dr. Scott Lewis Stephens
Professor of Fire Science, Director of UC Berkeley's Center for Fire Research
Forest Fires in California's New Climate and how fire policy can be improved to meet the challenges of the future.
Ron Adler MD
LifeLong Medical Care
Covering All the Bases: How LifeLong Medical Care provides services to the underserved communities in the East Bay and Marin
The Joys of Walking in Berkeley
Janet Bryon, Berkeley author and past president of the Berkeley Path Wanderers Association explores the reasons why Berkeley is such a wonderful city for walking.
Carol T. Christ
Chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley
A Conversation with Chancellor Christ led by Linda Schacht
Rose Marie Beebe & Robert Senkewicz
Rose Marie Beebe and Robert Senkewicz offer us a look at the lives of a prominent Californio family in the turbulent years after the American conquest. We get a preview of their forthcoming publication of the 40-year correspondence between Guadalupe Vallejo and his wife Francisca. These letters will complement the speakers’ gargantuan (1400 page) translation of Vallejo’s never-before-published memoir, "Recuerdos", which appeared earlier this year.
Certified Personal Trainer
Tahnee engaged us in a class focusing on senior fitness.
Soprano Hope Briggs
Soprano Hope Briggs and pianist Daniel Lockert presented selections from Italian, French and German art song, The Great American Songbook, Musical Theater and Negro Spirituals.
Melissa, age 14, won first prize in the 2023 US Open Music Competition.
Patricia West & Spencer Pulu
Nourishing & Empowering Young People Through the Power of Dance
Dr. Lilliane Koziol
Coordinator of Northern California Fulbright Visiting Scholar Enrichment Program of the U.S. State Dept.
Dr. Koziol informed us of the fascinating history of the African-American 20th Century expatriate cultural experience in Paris.
American virtuoso and 1989 Guitar Foundation of America Winner
Marc Teicholz presents an afternoon concert of classical & contemporary music on guitar
Executive Director and Publisher at Heyday in Berkeley
Steve Wasserman will discuss "Do books have a future in the digital age?"
Interim Pictorial Curator at the Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Christine will introduce us to the photographs of David Johnson, a premier photographer of San Francisco and the first African American student of Ansel Adams.
San Francisco based photographer George Post shared his burning man photography.