“We got small guts and big heads because we could cook food,” says Stephen 
Pyne, the world’s leading historian of fire. “We went to the top of the food 
chain because we could cook landscapes. And we have become a geologic force 
because our fire technology has so evolved that we have begun to cook the 

"Fire Slow, Fire Fast, Fire Deep," Stephen Pyne, SFJAZZ Center, Hayes Valley, 
San Francisco, 7pm, TONIGHT, Tuesday, February 9.  The show starts promptly at 

To be sure of a seat:
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Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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The next SALT talks are:
March 14 (Mon.) - Jane Langdale, Radical Ag: C4 Rice and Beyond 
April 11 (Mon.) - Priyamvada Natarajan, Solving Dark Matter and Dark Energy 

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