701 Mission Street
San Francisco, California 94103

Global Lives Project
Through Jun 20, 2010, Room for Big Ideas
The Global Lives Project features 24 hours in the lives of ten people from around the world in a multimedia installation by architectural and design visionaries of Sand Studios and FOURM design+build+educate. In conjunction with this groundbreaking exhibition, YBCA offers public programs to foster greater engagement with the Global Lives Project’s ideas, multiculturalism, and activism.

Wed, May 26, 6-9 pm: Meet the Change: What Happens Next is Up to You

Fri, Jun 11, 6:30-9pm: Literary Death Match: Travel Writing in Turbulent Times

Meet the Change: What Happens Next is Up to You
Wed, May 26, 6-9 pm
Screening Room/Grand Lobby/RBI
$5-$15 sliding scale
American Jewish World Service and Avodah: The Jewish Service Corps present a conversation with Global Lives founder, David Evan Harris. Participate in discussions about translating ideals into action, while making connections with other young activists. Complimentary beverages and hors d’ouevres. For more information, contact [email protected].

Literary Death Match: Travel Writing in Turbulent Times
Fri, Jun 11, 6:30-9 pm
YBCA Forum
$10 General Admission
Def Poetry Jam meets Double Dare at this gloves-off, glasses-on competitive reading extravaganza! Notorious wordsmiths Jillian Lauren, Daniel Alarcón, and others navigate their way through two rounds of cutthroat, tongue-in-cheek judging by the likes of author Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket series) and ice skating star Brian Boitano. The final, legendary Death Match round is sure to shock and awe. Visit www.literarydeathmatch.com for more information.

Room for Big Ideas
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
701 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Public Info: 415.978.2787 or www.ybca.org

Meet the Change: $5-15 sliding scale
Literary Death Match: $10 general admission

Images can be found at http://www.ybca.org/about/press

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