Reservations required for all salons.
If you cannot honor a reservation
please call to cancel.

  • (chair) = please bring small folding chair
    that has padded tips on chair legs

3rd Thursday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Conversation with Paul Bender

Paul Bender, former US Deputy Solicitor General and former ASU Law Dean, will discuss current cases of US Supreme Court.


6th Sunday 7PM The Salon (chair)

Michelle Shiota, PhD, a professor of social psychology at ASU, who researches positive emotions, emotion regulation, and emotional regulation of close relationships, will discuss awe.



8th Tuesday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Something from Nothing:
Black Holes and Mysteries of Universe

A conversation with theoretical physicist and commentator Lawrence Krauss, PhD, author of ‘A Universe from Nothing’, ‘The Greatest Story Ever Told: So Far’, and founder of The Origins Project Foundation and The Origins Project Podcasts.



10th Thursday 7PM The Salon
World War II : The Eastern Front

ASU history professors Volker Benkert, PhD and Yan Mann, PhD, whose research focuses on Germany and Russia, will discuss The Eastern Front in WW II.




18th Friday 7PM The Salon (chair)
5G and Artificial Intelligence

Brad Allenby, PhD, an environmental scientist, environmental attorney, and professor of civil and environmental engineering, and of law, ASU, will discuss 5G networks and Artificial Intelligence.



19th Saturday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Social Media

Bill Goodykoontz, media critic for USA Today and The Arizona Republic, will discuss social media.



23rd Wednesday 6PM The Salon
Wild Rising at Desert Botanical Gardens
$23 adult/$20 seniors, free DBG members

Ken Schutz, director of the Desert Botanical Gardens will introduce a new exhibition from Milan, ‘Wild Rising by Cracking Art’ -an installation of more than 1,000 animal sculptures made ffrom colorfufl recyclable plastic.



26th Saturday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Three Cellos

Three cellists: Emily Hunt, Gillian Kuroiwa, and Cameryn Baum, wiill perform music of J.S. Bach, Carlo Alfredo Piatti, Jean Sibelius, and Jean-Baptiste Barriere.


29th Tuesday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Free Speech

Michael Lacey, former editor of The New Times and The Village Voice, and a First Amendment proponent, will discuss free speech.


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