Week of Nov 26 – Dec 3
Presidio Dialogues – The A Ha!!” Moment: Innovation, Creativity and the Conditions that Nurture Them
Tuesday, Nov 27. 7pm.
What are the characteristics of a business culture that encourage new ideas to find expression? What can each of us do, in our daily routine, to invoke our own insights? Please join us for an evening of Dialogue as we explore the sources of the creative process. Info here.
Green Dreamers in the Real World: The Work of Rumsey Engineers
Wednesday Nov 28. 6:30 – 8:00pm. Pacific Energy Center, 851 Howard Street at 4th
Oakland-based Rumsey Engineers is recognized as a leader in sustainable, resource-efficient design, and the firm is currently working on several zero-energy buildings. The firm is focused on designing buildings that are highly energy and water-efficient as well as safe, comfortable, practical, and affordable. Firm founder Peter Rumsey will present a range of different successful projects and discuss how he works with designers and owners to optimize efficiency and building value through an integrated design process.
City Arts and Lectures – Eric Schlosser: Author of Fast Food Nation
Thursday, Nov 29. 8 pm. Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Avenue (at McAllister)
For $19, come and hear author Eric Schlosser talk about his work, which includes “Fast Food Nation”, and a children’s book version called “Chew On This.” He is currently working on a book about the American prison system.
Volunteer Soiree – Urban Alliance for Sustainability
Friday Nov 30. 8 – 10pm. Sophia Healing Arts Center: 776 Haight Street
Want to volunteer in the community? Come socialize and connect with the Urban Alliance for Sustainability (UAS) at their monthly volunteer soiree! Information on the Events, Communication/ Newsletter team, and more. Music will be provided with grooves by DJ Dragonfly. These events are fun!
Monday. Dec 3, 7:30pm. Ecology Center. 2530 San Pablo Ave, near Dwight Way, Berkeley.
Come hear a presentation by the Berkeley Biodiesel Collective to learn more about pimping your ride with biodiesel.
Have a great week!
Photo Courtesy of Ryan Thibodaux, who blogs at Higher Pie.