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August 2018

SRT Film Festival: von Trotta’s Hannah Arendt

August 13 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Stanford Repertory Theater’s 20th anniversary season, Nevertheless They Persisted, features a six-week Monday night film festival, free and open to the public. Stanford Theater & Performance Studies Chair and Professor Branislav Jakovljevic responds to our sixth and final film, Margarethe von Trotta’s Hannah Arendt (2012).

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SGS Summer Film Festival: The Summer of La Boyita

August 15 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

In The Summer of La Boyita, directed by Julia Solomonoff (Argentina, 2009), young Jorgelina feels estranged from her boy-crazy older sister, who has entered adolescence and doesn’t want to hang around with little kids anymore. Finding refuge in their Boyita camper-van, Jorgelina travels with her father to the countryside, where her lifelong playmate Mario is undergoing some unexpected changes of his own. Click here to view trailer. The film will be followed by Q&A discussion with Héctor Hoyos, Division of…

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Nevertheless They Persisted: Euripides’ Hecuba/Helen

August 16 8:00 pm - 9:55 pm

To celebrate our 20th anniversary, Stanford Repertory Theater proudly presents Nevertheless They Persisted, featuring a new adaptation of Euripides’ Hecuba and Helen, directed by SRT Artistic Director Rush Rehm. Joined together for the first time, and presented in one evening, Hecuba/Helen focuses on two mythic women who seize control of their destinies in startling ways. The ancient plays speak across the centuries, making for both a searingly tragic and memorably comic theater experience.

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THOMAS SCHULTZ SUMMER PIANO SEMINAR: Piano Masterclass with Thomas Schultz

August 20 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This masterclass is presented by Thomas Schultz with performances by seminar participants.

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THOMAS SCHULTZ SUMMER PIANO SEMINAR: Piano Masterclass with Thomas Schultz

August 21 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This masterclass is presented by Thomas Schultz with performances by seminar participants.

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THOMAS SCHULTZ SUMMER PIANO SEMINAR: Tysen Dauer and Adrian Liu, two pianos

August 22 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

This two-piano concert with Tysen Dauer and Adrian Liu will feature music of Glass, Adams, Na, and Monk.

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THOMAS SCHULTZ SUMMER PIANO SEMINAR: Piano Masterclass with Thomas Schultz

August 22 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This masterclass is presented by Thomas Schultz with performances by seminar participants.

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SGS Summer Film Festival: A Season in France

August 22 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Directed by Mahamat Saleh Haroun (France, 2017) Q&A with Rebecca Wall, Department of History, Stanford University Abbas has fled the war-torn Central African Republic with his two children to live in France, where he awaits political asylum. A French woman falls in love with him. When Abbas’ application is rejected, they face a crucial decision. View trailer. This film is part of the annual Stanford Global Studies Summer Film Festival running most Wednesdays from June 13 to September 12. This year’s…

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THOMAS SCHULTZ SUMMER PIANO SEMINAR: Piano Masterclass with Thomas Schultz

August 23 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This masterclass is presented by Thomas Schultz with performances by seminar participants.

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THOMAS SCHULTZ SUMMER PIANO SEMINAR: Seminar Participants Concert I

August 24 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Seminar participants Nathan Cheung, Song Mi Kim, David Lee, Adrian Liu, Alexander Schwarzkopf, Kevin Sun, and Eric Tran perform music of Busoni, Boulez, Szymanowski, Schumann, Bach, and Schoenberg.

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THOMAS SCHULTZ SUMMER PIANO SEMINAR: Seminar Participants Concert 2

August 25 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar participants Nathan Cheung, Song Mi Kim, David Lee, Adrian Liu, Alexander Schwarzkopf, Kevin Sun, and Eric Tran perform music of Andriessen, Rzewski, Na, Schubert, and Beethoven.

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SGS Summer Film Festival: Quit Staring At My Plate

August 29 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

When Marijana’s dominant father falls ill, she takes over his role as the head of the family. This new power allows her to explore her sexuality and her inner strength and gives her a taste of freedom. View trailer. Directed by Hana Jušić, (Croatia, 2016). Q&A to be announced. These films are part of the annual SGS Summer Film Festival running most Wednesdays from June 13 to September 12. This year’s festival features ten films from around the world that focus on…

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SGS Summer Film Festival: Quit Staring At My Plate

August 29 6:30 pm - 11:32 pm

When Marijana’s dominant father falls ill, she takes over his role as the head of the family. This new power allows her to explore her sexuality and her inner strength and gives her a taste of freedom. View trailer. Directed by Hana Jušić, (Croatia, 2016). Q&A to be announced. These films are part of the annual SGS Summer Film Festival running most Wednesdays from June 13 to September 12. This year’s festival features ten films from around the world that focus on…

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Art & Yoga

August 30 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This -event begins with a fifty-minute Vinyasa Yoga Flow class that takes place on the grass lawn between the Cantor Arts Center and the Anderson Collection at Stanford. Following the class, a tour of the Anderson Collection will take place throughout the galleries. Participants should have some prior yoga experience and come prepared with a yoga mat. Yoga attire is recommended. Lockers are available inside the museum for items to be stored prior to gallery tour.

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Film Series: Contemporary Ink Painters

August 31 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Films by Britta Erickson from the series The Enduring Passion for Ink feature artists Xu Bing, Zheng Chongbin, Liu Dan, Wang Dongling, and Yang Jiechang, whose work is included in the 墨境 Ink Worlds exhibition. Each screening will feature all the artists. Featuring an introduction and q & a with Britta Erickson DATES IN THIS SERIES FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 1PM FRIDAY, JULY 13, 1PM FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 1PM Presented in conjunction the exhibition 墨境 Ink Worlds: Contemporary Chinese Painting from the Collection of Akiko…

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September 2018

Painting Nature in the American Gilded Age

September 5 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Drawing from the Cantor’s permanent collection, this exhibition considers how nature was depicted by American artists from the 1880s to 1910, an era of unprecedented industrialization and urban development. Through landscapes, portraits, and still lifes, the exhibition highlights the importance of nature for artists and the public, both of whom increasingly were affected by machines, cities, and crowds. IMAGE: William McGregor Paxton (U.S.A., 1869–1941), The Crystal, 1900. Oil on canvas. Gift of The Honorable Michael Huffington, 2015.29 We gratefully acknowledge support…

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SGS Summer Film Festival: Kapoor and Sons

September 12 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Directed by Shakun Batra (India, 2016), Kapoor and Sons is a story revolving around a dysfunctional family of two brothers who visit their family and discover that their parents’ marriage is on the verge of collapse, the family is undergoing a financial crunch, and much more as the drama unfolds. Click to view the trailer. The film will be followed by Q&A discussion with Sangeeta Mediratta, Center for South Asia, Stanford University. This film is part of the annual Stanford…

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Sustainable Infrastructures for Digital Arts & Humanities: An International DARIAH Exchange

September 13 12:00 am

This 3-day conference will highlight ongoing work in the European Union’s Digital Research Infrastructure for Arts and Humanities (DARIAH) and how these projects and initiatives could potentially intersect with Digital Humanities initiatives in the North American academic community, particularly on the West Coast.  This is the first of three DARIAH dissemination workshops: the second will take place at the Library of Congress in October 2018, and the third in March 2019 at the Australian National Data Service in Adelaide, Australia.…

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Blackboard

September 19 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Blackboard brings together works that imitate, resemble, or feature a blackboard, to consider the relationship between art and education. The “blackboards” on view interrogate schooling, authority, literacy, form, and color. Drawing on the Cantor’s permanent collection, the exhibition features work by Raymond Saunders, Jasper Johns, Laura Volkerding, and Enrique Chagoya. Blackboard will be a part of the 50 State Initiative organized by For Freedoms, a platform for artists and museums to encourage civic engagement. IMAGE: Claes Oldenburg (U.S.A., b. Sweden,…

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Art21: Art in the 21st Century Season 9 Premiere: Berlin

September 27 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The only series on television in the U.S. to focus exclusively on contemporary visual art and artists, Art in the Twenty-First Century is a Peabody Award-winning biennial program that allows viewers to observe the artists at work, watch as they transform inspiration into art, and hear how they struggle with both the physical and visual challenges of achieving their visions.

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Contact Warhol: Photography Without End

September 29 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

See the first public display of images from the Cantor’s remarkable archive of Andy Warhol’s photographic contact sheets, along with other examples of the artist’s iconic work. This exhibition and accompanying catalogue are organized by the Cantor Arts Center. We gratefully acknowledge support from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and the Office of the President, Stanford University. Please be advised that some images in this exhibition may not be appropriate for young viewers. IMAGE: Andy Warhol (U.S.A.,…

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October 2018

Book Launch – Money Well Spent: A Strategic Guide to Smart Philanthropy

October 1 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Co-authors Paul Brest and Hal Harvey sit down with Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen to discuss the new second edition of Money Well Spent: A Strategic Guide to Smart Philanthropy. Philanthropy is a booming business, with hundreds of billions of dollars committed to the social sector each year. Money Well Spent, an award-winning guide on how to structure philanthropy so that it really makes a difference, offers a comprehensive and crucial resource for individual donors, foundations, non-profits, and scholars who focus on and…

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Robert Huw Morgan, Organ

October 3 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Dr. Robert Huw Morgan is the University Organist at Stanford University, a position he has held since 1999. A native of Wales, he received his BA and MA from Cambridge University and in 1989 became a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists. Between 1985 and 1988, he was an Organ Scholar at St. John’s College, Cambridge University, where his duties included playing the organ for the daily services in the College Chapel, and assisting in the direction of the…

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Dürer’s Knots: A Wired Renaissance | Susan Dackerman, John & Jill Freidenrich Director, Cantor Arts Center

October 4 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Dürer’s Knots: A Wired Renaissance Around 1507, the German artist Albrecht Dürer created a set of six woodcut “knots,” ornamental images based on Islamic metalwork. The knots embody the entwined networks of early modern European and Islamic artisanal and industrial practices. These works also speak to the movement of natural resources and manufactured goods along trade routes within Europe and across the Mediterranean. The talk presents research for a forthcoming exhibition on Dürer and the Islamic world. Image: Susan Dackerman, John & Jill…

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Art21: Art in the 21st Century Season 9 Premiere: San Francisco Bay Area

October 4 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The only series on television in the U.S. to focus exclusively on contemporary visual art and artists, Art in the Twenty-First Century is a Peabody Award-winning biennial program that allows viewers to observe the artists at work, watch as they transform inspiration into art, and hear how they struggle with both the physical and visual challenges of achieving their visions.

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