Posted in EventsPosted in EventsJanuary 29, 2012
Music: Hamed Nikpay
World-music fusionist Hamed Nikpay will perform experimental music combining Persian poetry and songs with several Eastern instruments today (Jan. 27) at 8 p.m. in the Cubberley Auditorium at Stanford.
Art: ‘directly indirect’
The exhibition called “directly indirect” will be open for its final day today (Jan. 27) from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Kriewall-Haehl Gallery in Woodside Priory School, 302 Portola Road, Portola Valley.
Posted in EventsPosted in EventsJanuary 28, 2012
Schools: Education update with state Sen. Joe Simitian
State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will discuss school funding and pending legislation in an “education update” in Palo Alto Saturday (Jan. 28). The event will be from 10 a.m. to noon in the board room of the Palo Alto Unified School District headquarters, 25 Churchill Ave.
Dance: Diavolo Dance Theater
Diavolo Dance Theater returns to Stanford Lively Arts with a routine that’s centered on an enormous cube, a prop that dancers, gymnasts, actors and athletes work with and against during the course of the show. The show will be performed tomorrow (Jan. 28) at 3 and 8 p.m. at Stanford’s Memorial Auditorium.
Music: Charles Ferguson
Charles Ferguson will perform solo classical guitar pieces along with guest artists on violin, piano and violoncello. Ferguson will perform original works and others at the Dinkelspiel Auditorium tomorrow (Jan. 28) at 8 p.m.
Posted in EventsPosted in EventsJanuary 27, 2012
Music: Hamed Nikpay
World-music fusionist Hamed Nikpay will perform experimental music combining Persian poetry and songs with several Eastern instruments tomorrow (Jan. 27) at 8 p.m. in the Cubberley Auditorium, 486 Lasuen Mall, Stanford.
Art: ‘directly indirect’
The exhibition “directly indirect,” featuring abstract and representational paintings and prints, will be open for its final day tomorrow (Jan. 27) from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Kriewall-Haehl Gallery in Woodside Priory School, 302 Portola Road, Portola Valley.
Posted in EventsPosted in EventsJanuary 25, 2012
Art: Calindas, Monlinksy and Bertolet exhibit
The Menlo College Art Committee presents the art of Marconi Calindas, Aaron Molinksy and Edwin Bertolet, the winners of the Menlo College Plein Air Art Show. The exhibit will be open today (Jan. 24) through March 9, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Menlo College Administration Building, 1000 El Camino Real, Atherton.
Class: Love and logic with tweens and teens
Come join a group of parents to share everyday challenges with raising a tween or teen and talk about how to solve these challenges using a love and logic approach to parenting. The series begins today (Jan. 24) at 11:30 a.m. and ends at 1:30 p.m. at Redwood Hall G19, Jordan Quad, 243 Panama St., Stanford.
Posted in EventsPosted in EventsJanuary 24, 2012
Music: David Lang Program
A capella vocal ensemble Theatre of Voices will appear with other musicians at the Dinkelspiel Auditorium in Stanford tomorrow (Jan. 25) at 8 p.m. to perform music by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lang.
On Stage: ‘The Pitmen Painters’
Theatreworks Silicon Valley performs a comic drama by the author of Billy Elliot called “The Pitmen Painters,” a play based on the true story of 1930s miners who become popular in the British art world. Tomorrow’s (Jan. 25) show starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts.
Posted in EventsPosted in EventsJanuary 22, 2012
Art: Community workshop
The public is invited to help create a work of Palo Alto public art by mixed-media installation artist Judith Selby Lang. The environmentalist piece “LawnBowls” will incorporate hundreds of plastic bags cut into strips; the free workshop is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 21) at the Lucie Stern Community Center, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.
Music: The Special Consensus
The Chicago-area bluegrass band The Special Consensus will play a concert on Saturday (Jan. 20) at the First Presbyterian Church of Mountain View at 1667 Miramonte Ave. The concert, which also features Snap Jackson & The Knock On Wood Players, begins at 8 p.m. after a 5 p.m. jam session.
Community: Multifaith celebration of Martin Luther King
A multifaith remembrance service, with choral-music performances and a talk-back session, will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday (Jan. 22) at Stanford’s Memorial Church. Attendees are asked to bring donations of clean, gently used clothing to the free event.
Posted in EventsPosted in EventsJanuary 20, 2012
Artist Ellen Brook, who paints bright, abstract works on silk, has a new solo exhibition called “Dreamscapes” at the Fibre Arts Design Studio, 935 Industrial Ave., Palo Alto. The free show runs through March 8.
On Stage: ‘The Pirates of Penzance,’ Joss Whedon-style
The Stanford Savoyards take a “Firefly”-esque approach to the Gilbert & Sullivan classic “The Pirates of Penzance” starting at 8 p.m. tomorrow (Jan. 20). They’re doing the operetta set in Joss Whedon’s “Firefly” universe, and performing it in Dinkelspiel Auditorium at Stanford University.
Posted in EventsPosted in EventsJanuary 18, 2012
Author: Tea Obreht
National Book Award Finalist Tea Obreht gives a free author talk at 7 p.m. tonight (Jan. 17) on her debut novel, “The Tiger’s Wife.” The event is at Books Inc. at 74 Town & Country Village in Palo Alto.
Talk: ‘New Approaches in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence’
Seth Shostak, senior astronomer at the SETI (Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence) Institute, is planning a free talk at 4:15 p.m. tonight (Jan. 17) on “New Approaches in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence.” The talk will be in Room 201 at the Hewlett Teaching Center at Stanford University.
Posted in EventsPosted in EventsJanuary 17, 2012
Authors: Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel
At 7 p.m. tomorrow (Jan. 18), the humorists Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel will talk about and sign their new book, “Lunatics.” The event is at Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park.
Talk: Deborah Hopkins
At 4:30 p.m. tomorrow (Jan. 18), Citi Chief Innovation Officer Deborah Hopkins will give a free talk on her company’s methods of “delivering client-focused innovations” and creating partnerships with venture capitalists and others. The event is in NVIDIA Auditorium at the Huang Engineering Center, Stanford University.
Posted in EventsPosted in EventsJanuary 15, 2012