FAL’s popular free art docent program continues in 2019 with a program from the Oakland Museum. Come see a presentation on the influential husband and wife design team Charles and Ray Eames, the visionaries behind the iconic Eames chairs. Their collaboration of more than 30 years ranged from furniture to photography. Through their influential designs, they became sought after for their skill in making technology humane, exciting and accessible.
DARK MONEY, a political thriller, examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy: the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials. The film takes viewers to Montana—a frontline in the fight to preserve fair elections nationwide—to follow an intrepid local journalist working to expose the real-life impacts of the US Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision. Through this gripping story, DARK MONEY uncovers the shocking and vital truth of how American elections are bought and sold.
Followed by discussion with Dennis Evanosky, editor of the Alameda Sun.
AAUW and FAL are cosponsoring an author series at the Alameda Main Library. The first of the series will feature Rebecca Gomez Farrell, writes speculative fiction and also does food, drink and travel writing.