July Salons

Reservations required for all salons.

Spaces for some salons are limited and reservations will be
accepted in order of receipt. If you cannot honor
a reservation please call to cancel.

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



5th Wednesday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Conversation with Paul Bender

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


10th Monday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Travels in Cuba

Avid adventure traveler Amy Blau will discuss her observations from visiting Cuba, regarding the people, society, politics, art, food, medicine, environment, and accommodations.


12th Wednesday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Brahm Resnik on Politics

Brahm Resnik, anchor and reporter for 12 News KPNX, who hosts ‘Sunday Square Off’, will discuss national and Arizona political issues.



15th Saturday 7PM The Salon (chair)
A Path to Inspiration

Innovative educator Akshai Patel, CEO of Phoenix Collegiate Academy in South Phoenix, will discuss his inspirational personal story, the creation of P.C.A., and the pathway to educational excellence.



17th Monday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Complementary and Integrative Medicine

Larry Bergstrom, MD, of the Mayo Clinic, will discuss Complementary and Integrative Medicine as a way to become healthy no matter what state of health you are in, contrasting with Conventional Medicine which focuses on disease.


21st Friday 7PM The Salon (chair)

Madeline Meier, PhD, of ASU Psychology, will discuss hallucinations in mental disorders such as schizophrenia, sleep disorders, and also hallucinations that some healthy people experience in ordinary everyday life.



22nd Saturday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Music for Guitar

Classical guitarist Chris Dorsey, will play music of Jobim, including a Bosa Nova tune, and other compositions for guitar.



27th Thursday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Wars of Religion in Europe

Debra Neill, PhD, a professor of European history at the College of Letters and Science, ASU Poly campus, will discuss the French Wars of Religion and the role of religion and its relationship with the violence, and of course whether or not there are any lessons we can learn from these wars.



30th Sunday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Infants and Sleep

Rebecca Gomez, PhD, principle investigator of the child cognition lab, psychology University of Arizona, will discuss the importance of sleep for learning in infants and young children.


31st Monday 7PM The Salon (chair)
The Galaxies

Dan Marrone, PhD, an astrophysicist at the Steward Observatory, University of Arizona, will discuss the galaxies.





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