March Salons


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

2nd Saturday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Castles of Spain

John Oeth will perform classical music for guitar from his new album ‘Castles of Spain’, featuring the works of Federico Moreno Torroba and other South American pieces. Vocalist Nicole Megran will sing a couple Spanish songs.



3rd Sunday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Conversation with Lawrence Krauss

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.



7th Thursday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Commentary on China

Stephen MacKinnon, PhD, a China scholar and researcher, and an emeritus professor of history, ASU, will discuss current issues of China and the relationship with America.


9th Saturday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Art of Corinne Geersten

Artist Corinne Geersten will show and discuss her photo assemblage narratives of quirky psychological predicaments, from her growing library of over 45,000 photos, and discuss her creative process.



12th Tuesday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Marco Polo’s Travels

Mark Cruse, PhD, a professor of Medieval and French history at ASU, will discuss the topic of his new book on the old French manuscripts of Marco Polo’s travels.



14th Thursday 7PM The Salon
Tour of SciHub Lab

Frank Wilczek is a theoretical physicist, at MIT, Stockholm University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and ASU. will join Nathan Newman, PhD, Lamonte H. Lawrence Professor in Solid State Science, ASU, to tour and discuss research and projects at their new SciHub Lab at Arizona State University.



16th Saturday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Conversations on Cancer Treatments

Carolyn Compton, MD, PhD, an academic pathologist, at the School of Life Sciences and The Biodesign Institute, ASU and the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, and editor in chief of ‘Current Pathobiology Reports’, will discuss surgery and radiation in cancer treatments.



18th Monday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Inside Artificial Intelligence

Gerald Piosenka, a former senior manager at Motorola and General Dynamics, will discuss the basis of AI structure and how AI works.



22nd Friday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Shikokou, The 88 Temple Way

Traude Wild, who resides in Vienna and Phoenix, and who is author of the book ‘Shikokou, The 88 Temple Way’, will discuss her 800 mile pilgrimage visiting 88 Buddhist Temples in Japan.



24th Sunday 7PM The Salon (chair)
All That Jazz

Tracy Fessenden, PhD, the Steve and Margaret Forster professor in School of Religious Studies, ASU, will discuss Black performers and Jewish songwriters, and the making of an American musical tradition.



27th Wednesday 7PM The Salon
Conversation with Joe Garagiola, Jr.

Joe Garagiola, Jr., special advisor to the President and CEO of the Arizona Diamondbacks of Major League Baseball, will discuss his insights and perspectives on baseball and the Major League.



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