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Humanities West: Cleopatra: The Last Pharoah

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From 05 Fri May 2017 to 06 Sat May 2017 May 5, 2017 May 6, 2017 Marines' Memorial Theatre

Humanities West: Cleopatra: The Last Pharoah

Humanities West: Cleopatra: The Last Pharoah

Friday, May 5, 2017 at 7:30pm
Saturday, May 6, 2017 at at 10am
Marines' Memorial Theatre, 2nd Floor
609 Sutter Street, San Francisco 

More than two millennia after her death, Cleopatra VII remains an enigma and an object of fascination. The last Ptolemaic ruler of Hellenistic Egypt and the most influential woman of her times, Cleopatra amassed enormous wealth and power. She lived dangerously and died sensationally. Ever since, she has been an iconic figure, continually re-imagined through the cultural prisms of successive ages.

HUMANITIES WEST transports you across time and around the globe for colorful perspectives on the many sources of our modern cultures. Now in its 33rd year, our diverse lecture/performance series illuminates people and places at the intersections of history, fine art, the performing arts, social history, politics, and philosophy of the arts. Our unique multidisciplinary approach is designed to entertain and educate the intellectually curious, whether you are an arts lover, scholar, student, travel buff, or life-long learner.

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