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September 2014

Arts Intensive Showcase & Performance

September 18, 2014 11:00 pm - September 19, 2014 2:30 am

Over 100 students in the Arts Intensive courses have explored their own creativity in 8 unique workshops.  Led by Stanford arts practice faculty and numerous guest artists the Arts Intensive program offers an immersion into the practice of art across all disciplines. Courses met daily in studios and seminar rooms.  Over twenty separate course field trips and special events were held which took the students off campus and beyond their studies to consider careers in the arts and see professional…

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FILM & ARTIST TALK: “Testimonium,” by Every house has a door

September 24, 2014 1:30 am - 2:30 am

The Department of Theater & Performance Studies hosts a screening (Tue, Sept. 23) and artist talk (Wed, Sept. 24) with the renowned performance art group “Every house has a door.” Both events are free and open to the public.  This event is made possible by the support of the Stanford Arts Institute. ABOUT THE COMPANY Every house has a door was formed in 2008 by Lin Hixson, director, and Matthew Goulish, dramaturge, co-founders of acclaimed performance company Goat Island. Since then,…

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LIVE ON SCREEN: “Testimonium” by Every House Has a Door

September 24, 2014 1:30 am - 3:00 am

Film Screening: Tuesday, 9/23 | Artist Presentation: Wednesday, 9/246:30-8pm | Room 125, Memorial Auditorium Designed by Lin Hixson and Matthew Goulish (co-founders of legendary performance company Goat Island) and featuring Chicago rock band Joan of Arc Testimonium responds to the American Objectivist poet Charles Reznikoff’s unfinished masterwork Testimony, a collection of courtroom testimonies translated into poetry. Testimonium responds to the American poet Charles Reznikoff’s unfinished masterworkTestimony, a collection of courtroom testimonies translated into poetry. Reznikoff imagined an alternate history of the United States to…

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October 2014

Alternative Comics: Through the Eyes of the Hernandez Brothers

October 10, 2014 12:30 am - 2:30 am

This event will celebrate alternative comics by bringing renowned artists, the Hernandez Brothers, or Los Bros Hernandez, as they are often called, to campus. As perhaps its most well-known figures, the Hernandez Brothers offer unique insight into the complex dynamics of the alternative comics industry. Love & Rockets, the brainchild of Gilbert, Jaime and Mario Hernandez, emerged from the confluence of punk rock culture and the Latino community in Los Angeles in the 1980s. Subversive and groundbreaking, Love and Rockets…

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Art is My Occupation: Behind the Scenes

October 14, 2014 11:00 pm - October 15, 2014 1:00 am

Join us for a panel discussion with four arts practitioners who play critical roles but are not usually in the spotlight. Following the talk, join them for a insiders tour of their work spaces. Featuring: Erik Flatmo, set designer, Theater and Performance Studies Aimee Shapiro, Director of Engagement at the Anderson Collection Raymond Madarang, museum preparator at Cantor Museum Nick Malgieri, sound engineer at Bing Concert Hall Refreshments will be served RSVP to: http://goo.gl/forms/4fpfeqvn5M AiMO is organized by the Institute…

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DANCE PERFORMANCE: Video Game Suite

October 24, 2014 2:00 am - 3:00 am

OCT 23 at 7PM | STANFORD ART GALLERY FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Video Game Suite is an evening of three short dance pieces on the theme of video games created by Bay Area choreographers Marcos Vedoveto, Tracy Hazas, and Diane Frank with Elise Knudson. With sound design by Michael St. Clair, it’s a one-night-only event staged informally in an art gallery setting. Statement from Producer Erik Flatmo: I posed a challenge to three young choreographers: create a short dance piece based on…

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Scene in Action: Dance, Fashion and Visual Art as Performance (SOLD OUT)

October 30, 2014 1:30 am - 3:00 am

Two performances: Wednesday, October 29 @ 6:30 pmand Thursday, October 30 @ 8:30 pm. Inspired by the abstract expressionist art found in the Anderson Collection, and the Cantor’s special exhibition Robert Frank in America, “Scene in Action” is the culmination of a summer Stanford Arts Intensive choreographic workshop and performance seminar by the same name. The performance is choreographed by Stanford Dance faculty member Aleta Hayes.

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November 2014

Proof

November 7, 2014 4:00 am - 6:00 am

Come see the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning show Proof! Produced by Stanford Theater Lab, in collaboration with the Stanford Arts Institute and Psychology One, Proof runs Nov 6-8 and 13-15th at 8pm in Elliot Programming Center. Directed by Noemi Berkowitz, this show features actors Jessica Waldman, PJ Lawhon, Lucie Fleming, and Matthew Libby.

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Honoring the Ghosts: Celebrating Veteran’s Day at the Anderson Collection at Stanford

November 10, 2014 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

We are celebrating Veteran’s Day with a gallery talk featuring some of the paintings in the Anderson Collection that were painted by veterans of World War II, including Frank Lobdell, former Stanford Emeritus Professor of Art and Art History. Introduction by Jason Linetzky Director of the Anderson Collection, and gallery talk by Art history doctoral student Sarah Naftalis.  This talk is generously supported by a Stanford Arts Institute Grant.

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December 2014

Inaugural Celebration: Introducing the Stanford Medicine Music Network

December 4, 2014 1:15 am - 3:00 am

Join us for this event to launch the Stanford Medicine Music Network and celebrate the donation of a grand piano to be housed in LKSC. Come hear your fellow medical students, physicians and other health care providers perform a variety of music and song: Performances listed below: Violin Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108Allegro Johannes Brahms Sara Johansen, violinKenric Tam, piano “Me voilà seule dans la nuit…Comme autrefois”from Les Pêcheurs de Perles Georges BizetLibrettists: Michel Carré& Eugène Cormon…

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Camera As Witness Series: Reflections on Art through Documentary Filmmaking – “The Exhibition”

December 4, 2014 3:00 am - 5:00 am

Stanford Arts Institute and Camera As Witness, School of Education present:REFLECTIONS ON ART THROUGH DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING series  Co-presented with Stanford Humanities Center and UNA Midpeninsula Chapter WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 20147:00PM “Everyone has a responsibility to prevent and end violence against women and girls, starting by challenging the culture of discrimination that allows it to continue.” – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moonFrom November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, December 10, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is…

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January 2015

Art is My Occupation: Speed-Networking for Creatives

January 22, 2015 1:00 am - 3:30 am

How do you make a living and make art? How do you market yourself? How do you define your passion and path? How do you find a job? How do you build your network? How do you find funding to support your work? Learn all this and more at: SPEED-NETWORKING FOR CREATIVES Meet 10 Stanford alumni working in the arts and ask them anything you want for 10 minutes, speed-dating style. The networking session will be followed by a casual…

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The Worlds of Bernice Bing, film screening and Q&A with filmmaker

January 28, 2015 2:00 am - 4:00 am

The Dept. of Theater & Performance Studies and the Institute for Diversity in the Arts present THE WORLDS OF BERNICE BING Join us for a film screening followed by a Q&A with director Madeline Lim. A lush tribute to Bernice Bing – the little-known foremother of Asian American avant-garde art – this film does justice to her legacy as a San Francisco icon, abstract expressionist painter, Chinese lesbian, Beat era Buddhist, feminist and activist. Light refreshments will be served.  Sponsored…

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Stanford Symphony Orchestra

January 31, 2015 3:30 am - 5:00 am

Jindong Cai conducts the Stanford Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Holst’s The Planets and the premiere of Sarah Weaver’s Universal Synchrony Music, Volume 3, in collaboration with Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale, Cantabile Youth Singers of Silicon Valley, and CCRMA. | Presented as part of Imagining the Universe, a collaborative year-long project of Stanford Arts Institute.

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February 2015

Stanford Symphony Orchestra

February 1, 2015 3:30 am - 5:00 am

Jindong Cai conducts the Stanford Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Holst’s The Planets and the premiere of Sarah Weaver’s Universal Synchrony Music, Volume 3, in collaboration with Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale, Cantabile Youth Singers of Silicon Valley, and CCRMA. | Presented as part of Imagining the Universe, a collaborative year-long project of Stanford Arts Institute.

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London Soirée in Honour of Dr Haydn

February 11, 2015 3:30 am - 5:00 am

Stanford Music faculty George Barth, pianoforte; Greer Ellison, traverso; Stephen Harrison, violoncello; and Anthony Martin, violin, are joined by Kimberly Johnson, soprano, and special guest narrators for this program of music by Haydn and spoken word in the spirit of an 18th-century salon. | Presented as part of “Haydn: Patronage and Enlightenment,” in collaboration with Stanford Live, Music at Stanford, and the Stanford Arts Institute.

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Camera As Witness Series: Reflections on Art through Documentary Filmmaking – “Mr. Dial Has Something to Say”

February 13, 2015 3:00 am - 5:00 am

*******************************************************Stanford Arts Institute and Camera As Witness, School of Education presentREFLECTIONS ON ART THROUGH DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING series co-presented with Stanford Film Society In celebration of Black History Month and Lincoln’s Birthday Mr. Dial Has Something to Say(60 minutes) USADirector/Producer: Celia Carey http://www.unaff.org/2007/f_mr.html Has Afro-American improvisational visual art been disregarded by the mainstream art world as less important? Have terms such as “outsider”, “visionary,” “primitive,” “folk,” “self-taught,” and “naïve”—all of which have been applied to this particular style— downgraded the importance of this art? Are…

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Haydn – Patronage and Enlightenment

February 13, 2015 5:00 pm - February 14, 2015 1:00 am

This February, join the Stanford Arts Institute for our two-day Haydn — Patronage and Enlightenment Conference. The conference, to be held in the Bing Concert Hall Studio, will feature presentations by experts from a range of humanistic disciplines. In addition to these lectures, the program will include a lecture-demonstration and two recitals. Each day will culminate in a ticketed evening performance in Bing Concert Hall.  Speakers include Colin Bailey (de Young Museum, San Francisco), Tom Beghin (McGill University [Montreal] and Orpheus Institute [Ghent]), Caryl Clark…

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GUEST ARTIST TALK: Poet Elizabeth Alexander

February 20, 2015 11:00 pm - February 21, 2015 1:00 am

FEB 20 at 3-5PM | ANDERSON COLLECTION, DENNING FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC  The Idea of Ancestry in African American Arts with Elizabeth Alexander  About Elizabeth Alexander Professor Elizabeth Alexander is a poet, essayist, playwright, and teacher. She holds degrees from Yale University (B.A., English), Boston University (MFA, English), and the University of Pennsylvania (Ph.D., English). In 2009, she composed and delivered “Praise Song for the Day” for the inauguration of President Barack Obama. She has written six…

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Dancing Across Genres: From Hollywood to Bollywood

February 22, 2015 5:00 am - 5:45 am

ponsored by the Stanford Arts Institute, Bryant Phan created the project Dancing Across Genres: From Hollywood to Bollywood to bridge unorthodox elements of storytelling, dance, and culture. This performance, entitled “The Heist,” fuses a Hollywood movie with a Bollywood movie. The piece will feature dance styles ranging from Indian classical to Hip Hop and many more. Furthermore, this production features dancers from across the Bay Area as well as dancers from Zahanat Dance.  The performance will start promptly at 9:10.…

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DANCE PERFORMANCE: Chocolate Heads’ Un(derground Show) “Good Water”

February 28, 2015 3:00 am - 4:00 am

FEB 27 at 7PM and 9PM | BING CONCERT HALL STUDIO THEATER FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | LIMITED SEATING The Chocolate Heads presents “Good Water,” the first part of their Spring mainstage production “The Fierce Urgency of Now.” Every year the Chocolate Heads do an “underground” show, to create a prototype of an imagined future performance that plays with the idea of the the literal and figurative ground, so fundamental to dance and movement-based performance! In this year’s “Good…

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March 2015

Camera As Witness Series: Reflections on Art through Documentary Filmmaking – “The Desert of Forbidden Art”

March 5, 2015 3:00 am - 5:00 am

*******************************************************Stanford Arts Institute and Camera As Witness, School of Education present: REFLECTIONS ON ART THROUGH DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING series co-presented with the Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies, Stanford Global Studies, Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages and Stanford Film Society In celebration of the International Women’s DayThe Desert of Forbidden Art(80 minutes) Russia/USA/Uzbekistan Directors/Producers: Amanda Pope, Tchavdar Georgievhttp://www.unaff.org/2010/f_desert.html  During the era of Soviet rule artists who stay true to their vision are executed, sent to mental hospitals or to Gulags. Their plight…

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Hidden Fields

March 12, 2015 12:00 am - 2:00 am

A unique collision of real-time computing, interactive physics, generative visuals, electronic music, and contemporary dance  Multi-award winning digital dance performance Hidden Fields is a high-impact and accessible show which has been shown internationally at many of Europe’s leading digital art venues over the last few years. Fusing rigorous methods from computational physics with state-of-the-art computing, Hidden Fields uses real-time 3d capture to interpret dancers as fields whose movement creates ripples and waves in an invisible sea of energy. The result is a gentle piece…

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April 2015

Honoring the Ghosts: Poetry and Dance Performance

April 12, 2015 1:30 am - 3:30 am

 The arts can serve to tell the story of war trauma and hope in a vital way.  Honoring the Ghosts will feature Stanford’s Dr. Alex Nemerov of Art & Art History reading Walt Whitman Civil War poetry, and former Marine and Iraq War Veteran Roman Baca leading his dance company, Exit 12, in a performance that explores the trauma of war, and the healing that is possible through the arts. Special reserved seating for military active duty, reserve and veterans…

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May 2015

Camera As Witness Series: Reflections on Art through Documentary Filmmaking – “Portrait of Wally”

May 1, 2015 2:00 am - 4:00 am

Stanford Arts Institute and Camera As Witness, School of Education presentREFLECTIONS ON ART THROUGH DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING series co-presented with Stanford Global Studies and Stanford Film Society Portrait of Wally(90 min) Austria/USA    Director: Andrew SheaProducers: Andrew Shea, David D’Arcyhttp://www.unaff.org/2015/files/CAW-PortraitOfWally2015-11×8.5x300_V1.pdfPortrait of Wally, Egon Schiele’s tender picture of his mistress, Walburga (“Wally”) Neuzil, is the pride of the Leopold Museum in Vienna. But for thirteen years the painting was locked up in New York, caught in a legal battle between the Austrian museum and the…

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STAGED READING: Bertolt Brecht’s “The Life of Galileo”

May 16, 2015 3:00 am - 5:00 am

MAY 15-16 at 8PM | LATHROP 282  Stanford Repertory Theater (SRT) and Stanford Arts Institute (SAI) invite you to a free staged reading of Bertolt Brecht’s Life of Galileo, a masterful exploration of the role of commerce, politics, and religion in shaping the future of scientific research, and the ethical responsibility of scientists to serve the greater good.  Directed by SRT Artistic Director Rush Rehm, the Life of Galileo features visual projections designed by Alexandra Scott and Jessi Pigott, period songs performed…

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Stanford Symphonic Chorus – New Time!

May 16, 2015 3:00 am - 4:30 am

Stephen M. Sano conducts this all-Haydn program featuring Overture to Armida, Hob. XXVIII/12; Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Hob. VIIb/1 with ‘cello soloist Grace An; and Missa in tempore belli (“Mass in Time of War”), Hob. XXII:9. | Presented as part of Haydn – Patronage & Enlightenment, a collaborative campus-wide project of Stanford Arts Institute. | This event has been rescheduled for 8:00 pm.

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Stanford Symphony Orchestra

May 17, 2015 2:30 am - 4:00 am

Jindong Cai conducts the Stanford Symphony Orchestra’s program featuring Nolan Gasser’s Cosmic Reflection, A Narrated Symphony with synchronized NASA video. Elgar’s Cello Concerto, Op. 85, will also be performed with soloist Stephanie Tsai, cello. | Presented as part of Imagining the Universe, a collaborative year-long project of Stanford Arts Institute.

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Stanford Symphonic Chorus – New Time!

May 17, 2015 3:00 am - 4:30 am

Stephen M. Sano conducts this all-Haydn program featuring Overture to Armida, Hob. XXVIII/12; Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Hob. VIIb/1 with ‘cello soloist Grace An; and Missa in tempore belli (“Mass in Time of War”), Hob. XXII:9. | Presented as part of Haydn – Patronage & Enlightenment, a collaborative campus-wide project of Stanford Arts Institute. | This event has been rescheduled for 8:00 pm.

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Stanford Symphony Orchestra

May 17, 2015 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Jindong Cai conducts the Stanford Symphony Orchestra’s program featuring Nolan Gasser’s Cosmic Reflection, A Narrated Symphony with synchronized NASA video. Elgar’s Cello Concerto, Op. 85, will also be performed with soloist Stephanie Tsai, cello. | Presented as part of Imagining the Universe, a collaborative year-long project of Stanford Arts Institute.

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A Conversation with Oscar-winner Kathryn Bigelow

May 27, 2015 2:30 am - 4:00 am

Join Speakers Bureau for a conversation with Kathryn Bigelow, Oscar-winning director of The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty, and a special screening of Bigelow’s most recent film, Last Days, a 3-minute documentary-short on the illegal ivory trade. Perhaps no other director has made an impact on a global scale as the first woman to win the Academy Award, the Director’s Guild Award, the BAFTA, and the Critic’s Choice Award for directing as Kathryn Bigelow. We are thrilled to host a…

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Stanford University Singers

May 28, 2015 2:30 am - 4:00 am

Robert Huw Morgan directs the University Singers’ program featuring Haydn’s Harmoniemesse and Missa brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo. | Presented as part of Haydn – Patronage & Enlightenment, a collaborative campus-wide project of Stanford Arts Institute.

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Camera As Witness Series: Reflections on Art through Documentary Filmmaking – “Waste Land”

May 29, 2015 2:00 am - 4:00 am

Stanford Arts Institute and Camera As Witness, School of Education presentREFLECTIONS ON ART THROUGH DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING series co-presented with Stanford Global Studies and Stanford Film Society Waste Land(99 minutes) Brazil/UK/USADirector: Lucy WalkerCo-Directors: Karen Harley, João JardimProducers: Angus Aynsley, Hank Levinehttp://www.unaff.org/2015/files/CAW-WasteLand2015-11×8.5x300_V1.pdf Filmed over nearly three years, Waste Land follows renowned artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home base in Brooklyn to his native Brazil and the world’s largest garbage dump, Jardim Gramacho, located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. There he photographs…

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June 2015

Music for 18 Musicians Chamber Group Project

June 4, 2015 2:30 am - 3:30 am

This adventurous group of 18 Stanford musicians will perform Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians at Dinkelspiel Auditorium. Steve Reich has been described as one of America’s greatest living composers, while Music for 18 Musicians has been described as “an effortlessly brilliant piece that manages to be both groundbreaking and strikingly beautiful… it is one of the defining pieces of contemporary classical music and shouldn’t be missed by anyone who has a passing interest in minimalism, contemporary classical, or even music…

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October 2015

Stay: A Choreographic Response to Francis Bacon

October 3, 2015 1:00 am - 3:00 am

Stanford Arts Research Resident, choreographer and writer Hope Mohr will research the intersection of artmaking and ideology through the genre of artist manifestos. Manifestos are future-oriented visions. Improvisation is creative thinking in the present. How do these two approaches to art intersect? What is the role of rules in the creative process? Can rules co-exist with intuitive ways of creating? How can we create productive constraints or scores for artmaking? This work continues Mohr’s ongoing interests in placing contemporary dance…

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Hope Mohr Guest Lecture & Demonstration

October 29, 2015 2:00 am - 4:00 am

Stanford Arts Research Resident, choreographer and writer Hope Mohr will research the intersection of artmaking and ideology through the genre of artist manifestos. Manifestos are future-oriented visions. Improvisation is creative thinking in the present. How do these two approaches to art intersect? What is the role of rules in the creative process? Can rules co-exist with intuitive ways of creating? How can we create productive constraints or scores for artmaking? This work continues Mohr’s ongoing interests in placing contemporary dance…

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November 2015

Art is My Occupation: Kickstart Your Art! A conversation with Kickstarter Co-Founder Yancey Strickler

November 12, 2015 2:00 am - 4:00 am

Join us for a presentation by Kickstarter Co-Founder Yancey Strickler about how artists have used the platform to fund their work and launch their careers. The Q&A to follow will be led by Professor Jamie Meltzer from the MFA Program in Documentary Film and Video, who used Kickstarter to fund his recent film. Art is My Occupation is an collaboration between the Art & Art History Department, BEAM: Stanford Career Education, the Cantor Art Center, the Institute for Diversity in…

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UnTAPped Dance Showcase

November 14, 2015 4:00 am - 6:00 am

You’ve seen us around campus. You’ve seen us at NSO, you’ve seen us at Parent’s weekend, but you’ve never experienced tapTH@T quite like this! Prepare for a rhythmic rhapsody as we put on a show travelling at over 200 sounds per minute, featuring a whole host of amazing and talented dance groups from across Stanford campus. Performance supported by Stanford Arts Office of the Associate Dean.

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December 2015

Regarding Susan Sontag presented by Stanford Arts and Camera As Witness, Graduate School of Education

December 1, 2015 3:00 am - 5:00 am

Stanford Arts Institute and Camera As Witness, Graduate School of Education presentINDIVIDUAL TO UNIVERSAL series co-presented with Stanford Film SocietyRegarding Susan Sontag(98 min) US    Director/Producer: Nancy Kateshttp://www.unaff.org/2014/f_regarding.html Regarding Susan Sontag follows the writer and activist through a life marked by moral conflict. It chronicles Sontag’s rise to fame; she was one of the twentieth century’s most influential thinkers, while struggling privately with her fears, sexuality, self-image, and relationships. The film features insightful interviews, fascinating archival images, and a creative visual…

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January 2016

Voluptuous Virtuosity: Busnoys and Ockeghem, ca. 1465

January 14, 2016 3:30 am - 5:00 am

As part of a new Department of Music course (“Performance as Analysis: Late-Medieval Music in Action”), students will gather round Stanford’s one-of-a-kind music lectern to perform Johannes Ockeghem’s Missa Ecce ancilla domini. Guest ensemble Cut Circle, known for their mastery of Renaissance polyphony, will sing courtly love songs by Antoine Busnoys that range from the beautiful to the bizarre. | Co-sponsored by the Department of Music, Stanford Arts Institute, and Cut Circle.

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Al Helm: Martin Luther King in Palestine presented by Stanford Arts and Camera As Witness, Graduate School of Education

January 15, 2016 3:00 am - 5:00 am

Stanford Arts Institute and Camera As Witness, School of Education presentINDIVIDUAL TO UNIVERSAL series co-presented with the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute and the Stanford Film Society Al Helm: Martin Luther King in Palestine(93 min) Israel/Palestine/USA    Director/Producer: Connie Field http://www.unaff.org/2013/f_al.htmlThe filmmakers went to the Holy Land with Dr. Clay Carson, who runs the Martin Luther King, Jr. Institute, to film his play about Dr. King performed by the Palestinian National Theatre and an African-American gospel choir, which…

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February 2016

Mimi and Peter E. Haas Distinguished Visitor Rick Lowe: Redefining Art in the Social Context

February 5, 2016 1:15 am - 2:45 am

Rick Lowe is a Houston-based artist who has exhibited and worked with communities nationally and internationally. President Barack Obama appointed Mr. Lowe to the National Council on the Arts in 2013, and in 2014 he was named a MacArthur Fellow. He is serving as the Mimi and Peter E. Haas Distinguished Visitor in residence at Stanford University’s Haas Center for Public Service during winter quarter 2016. Mr. Lowe is best known for his Project Row Houses community-based art project that he started in…

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From Real to Unreal: between documentary and fiction film

February 10, 2016 1:30 am - 3:00 am

On the bulletin board in Natalia Almada’s studio she has two note cards next to each other. One says “constructed documentary” and the other “documented fiction.” For Almada, documentary filmmaking is an improvisation with reality, not a depiction of it, and her films exist on the border between the two genres, inherently questioning the nature of objective truth versus subjective perception. After making El Velador, a film about narco-violence set in a cemetery in Sinaloa, Mexico, Almada wanted to make…

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March 2016

CARL WEBER LECTURE: Stacy Wolf on “Divas, Darlings, and Dames: Women in Broadway Musicals of the 1960s”

March 4, 2016 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm

MAR 4 at 2PM | PIGOTT THEATER | FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The 2016 Carl Weber Lecture features Stacy Wolf of Princeton University on “Divas, Darlings, and Dames: Women in Broadway Musicals of the 1960s.”  The image of the Single Girl—sassy, sexual, and employed—was a staple of 1960s popular culture. Broadway musicals of the mid-1960s also presented singing and dancing versions of this character type, including Nancy in Oliver!, Aldonza in Man of La Mancha, Sally Bowles in Cabaret, and the…

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April 2016

Scribal Arts Rare Books Presentation: A Hillel@Stanford Half-Century Event

April 1, 2016 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Zachary Baker, the Reinhard Family Curator of Judaica and Hebraica Collections in the Stanford University Libraries, will present a selection of rare books and manuscripts in Special Collections. Scribal arts will be the focus – both direct and indirect – of this tour. Rare books and manuscripts from Taube/Baron Collection (once the personal library of the Jewish historian Salo Wittmayer Baron), the Samson-Copenhagen Judaica Collection, the Valmadonna Collection will be included in the display. In addition, recent artists’ books from…

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Hillel@Stanford Half-Century Community Torah Scroll Writing and Bagel Brunch

April 3, 2016 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Did you know a new Torah scroll requires about a year to complete plus another month for meticulous inspections and assembly? Join us for a unique opportunity to see the writing of our Community Torah and learn more about the process of producing a kosher scroll. The 613th commandment (mitzvah) says that each of us should write a Torah. Helping to create our Community Torah enables all of us to fulfill this very meaningful mitzvah in a personal way and…

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Symposium: Vertov and After

April 8, 2016 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

This day-long conference will be centered around the work and legacy of the legendary documentary filmmaker Dziga Vertov. International in scope, it brings together two leading Vertov scholars, Robert Bird from University of Chicago, and Stanford’s own Nariman Skakov, with the acclaimed filmmaker, Jean-Gabriel Périot. The day will include scholarly presentations by Bird and Skakov as well as a screening of Periot’s award-winning archive-based film, A German Youth. Organized jointly by CREEES, Stanford Arts and Programs in Art History, Film…

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Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia presented by Stanford Arts Institute and Camera As Witness, Graduate School of Education

April 22, 2016 2:00 am - 4:00 am

Stanford Arts Institute and Camera As Witness, School of Education presentINDIVIDUAL TO UNIVERSAL series co-presented with the Stanford Film SocietyGore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia(90 min) USA     Director: Nicholas D. WrathallProducers: Nicholas D. Wrathall, Theodore James, Burr Steers Executive Producers: Nicholas Wrathall, Eric Nelson, Chad Troutwine,Damon Martin “Life is short but the art is long.” -Gore Vidal. No twentieth-century figure has moved as easily and confidently and had a more profound effect in the worlds of literature, drama, film, politics, historical…

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May 2016

Tesla: Master of Lightning presented by Stanford Arts and Camera As Witness, Graduate School of Education

May 27, 2016 2:00 am - 4:00 am

Stanford Arts Institute and Camera As Witness, School of Education presentINDIVIDUAL TO UNIVERSAL series co-sponsored with Bechtel International Center, Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, Stanford Film Society and Stanford Society of Physics Students THURSDAY, May 26 Bechtel International Center, Stanford University584 Capistrano Way, Assembly Room 7:00PM Tesla: Master of Lightning(87 min) USA    Director: Robert UthProducers: Simonida and Robert Uth http://www.unaff.org/2013/f_tesla.html Nikola Tesla was one of the greatest inventors of the 20th century, with over 700 worldwide patents to his name.…

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June 2016

SLSQ Chamber Music Seminar 2016: Keynote Presentation with Samuel Zygmuntowicz – The Strad3D Project

June 19, 2016 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Samuel Zygmuntowicz‘s talk, The Strad3D Project, highlights a September 2006 meeting of leading scientists and violinmakers – along with three great Cremonese violins – for the first-ever 3D laser vibration scans of violins, plus CT scans and analysis. Adding traditional expertise, photos, measurements, and music, this project has become a unified inquiry of unprecedented scope. Samuel Zygmuntowicz, violinmaker, was already a prize-winning sculptor before beginning his instrument-making studies at age 13. Since 1985, he has made instruments by advance commission for performers such as Cho-Liang Lin, Joshua Bell, Maxim…

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SLSQ Chamber Music Seminar: Noon-hour Concert

June 20, 2016 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm

Three free noon-time concerts during the week of the SLSQ Chamber Music Seminar will feature performances by the St. Lawrence String Quartet and their 2016 Chamber Music Seminar guest faculty. Program Haydn: String Quartet in C Major, Op. 20, No. 2 — St. Lawrence String Quartet) Strauss: Sextet for Strings from Capriccio, Op. 85 — St. Lawrence String Quartet with Mario Lambros, viola, and Michael Kannen, cello Milhaud: Scaramouche Suite for Two Pianos, Op. 165b — Pedja Muzijevic and Stephen Prutsman, pianos The SLSQ’s programs at Stanford are…

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SLSQ Chamber Music Seminar: Noon-hour Concert

June 22, 2016 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm

Three free noon-time concerts during the week of the SLSQ Chamber Music Seminar will feature performances by the St. Lawrence String Quartet and their 2016 Chamber Music Seminar guest faculty. Program Schubert: Introduction and Variations on “Trockne Blumen” from Die schöne Müllerin, Op. 160 — Tara Helen O’Connor, flute, and Stephen Prutsman, piano  Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor — Annalee Patipatanakoon, violin; Danny Phillips, viola; Michael Kannen, cello; and Jamie Parker, piano The SLSQ’s programs at Stanford are made possible by the Stanford University Department of Music, Stanford Live, The Friends of Music…

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SLSQ Chamber Music Seminar: Noon-hour Concert

June 24, 2016 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm

Three free noon-time concerts during the week of the SLSQ Chamber Music Seminar will feature performances by the St. Lawrence String Quartet and their 2016 Chamber Music Seminar guest faculty. Program Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 2 in E-flat Major, K.493 — Daniel Phillips, violin; Maria Lambros, viola; Michael Kannen, cello; and Pedja Muzijevic, piano Golijov: Last Round — St. Lawrence String Quartet with Daniel Phillips, violin; Annalee Patipatanakoon, violin; Maria Lambros, viola; Michael Kannen, cello; and Stephen Prutsman, piano The SLSQ’s programs at Stanford…

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SLSQ Chamber Music Seminar: International Showcase

June 26, 2016 2:30 am - 4:30 am

The International Showcase features some of the extraordinary ensembles participating in the 2016 SLSQ Chamber Music Seminar at Stanford. (Program TBA). The SLSQ’s programs at Stanford are made possible by the Stanford University Department of Music, Stanford Live, The Friends of Music at Stanford, Stanford Arts Office of the Associate Dean, Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies, and Autism Fun Bay Area. Special thanks to Peter and Helen Bing.

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SLSQ Chamber Music Seminar: “Marathon” Finale Concert

June 26, 2016 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A marathon performance by all 2016 Chamber Music Seminar ensembles including young professionals, students, and adult amateurs (program TBA). The SLSQ’s programs at Stanford are made possible by the Stanford University Department of Music, Stanford Live, The Friends of Music at Stanford, Stanford Arts Office of the Associate Dean, Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies, and Autism Fun Bay Area. Special thanks to Peter and Helen Bing.

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October 2016

The Makers Series: David Byrne and Mala Gaonkar

October 19, 2016 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Join the Stanford Arts Institute at Oshman Hall in the McMurtry Building on October 19th for the first event in The Makers Series.  The series, which pairs artists and creators with Stanford professors, will launch with an evening discussion of art, neuroscience and the creative process. David Byrne (artist/musician)  and Mala Gaonkar (investor and technologist), will join Stanford professors Anthony Wagner (Psychology and Neuroscience), and Charles Kronengold (Music) to discuss Byrne and Goankar’s new artwork, “The Institute Presents: NEUROSOCIETY”.  The…

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The Bridge and Britten Cello and Piano Sonatas Project: Part One

October 25, 2016 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

This noontime event will begin with a discussion of composer Benjamin Britten during his time as Frank Bridge’s student, as well as a detailed conversation about Britten’s relationship and artistic connection to the poet W. H. Auden, and the community of artists who interacted with Britten and Auden at February House in New York in the early 1940s. This will be followed by a musical demonstration including a complete performance of Frank Bridge’s Cello and Piano Sonata performed by Christopher Costanza, cello, and Pedja…

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The Bridge and Britten Cello and Piano Sonatas Project: Part Two

October 25, 2016 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The evening will begin with a reading of W.H. Auden poems, carefully selected and read by Stanford Associate Professor of English and Auden scholar Nicholas Jenkins. The readings will be followed by a musical demonstration including a complete performance of Benjamin Britten’s Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op. 65, performed by Christopher Costanza, cello, and Pedja Muzijevic, piano. (Second of two programs.) | Project supported by Stanford Arts Office of the Associate Dean.

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NOON CONCERT: SLSQ Emerging String Quartet Program – Telegraph Quartet

October 26, 2016 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Described alternately as “intensely urgent” and “poignantly resonant,” San Francisco-based Telegraph Quartet will visit Stanford for a ten day residency as part of the St. Lawrence String Quartet’s Emerging String Quartet Program. Their noontime recital will feature works by Haydn and Beethoven. Sponsored by the Stanford Department of Music and The Stanford Arts Institute of the Associate Dean. Special thanks to Peter and Helen Bing.

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November 2016

CBD 2016: Contemplative Concert in Bing Concert Hall

November 11, 2016 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Sponsored by: Stanford Arts, Bing Concert Hall, HIP, BeWell Through music, dance and song, experience PEACE: Pause, Exhale, Attend mindfully, Connect with nature/yourself/others and Express. Enjoy this free concert created by Stanford students, faculty, staff and community members for the well-being of the Stanford community. The concert includes performances by Stanford Chinese Music Ensemble, Mua Lac Hong (Stanford’s Vietnamese Dance Group), Stanford Chinese Dance Group, and Stanford Middle Eastern Music Ensemble. Each group will share their experience of P.E.A.C.E. through…

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December 2016

How I Did It (or How I’m Trying): a panel of Stanford alums working in the arts

December 7, 2016 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Join the Institute for Diversity in the Arts (IDA) and Ellen Oh of Stanford Arts and Art is My Occupation for How I Did It (or How I’m Trying).  How do you “make it” in the arts after graduation? Come hear from 3 Stanford alumni who are doing just that.  R.J. LOZADAFilmaker   KAI KIGHTViolinist and motivational speaker XANDRA CLARKActor, writer, and radio producer  This event is part of a series of lectures for the course Introduction to Identity, Diversity and Aesthetics. All events…

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Ellen Oh —Art is My Occupation

December 7, 2016 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

The Institute for Diversity in the Arts (IDA) presents Ellen Oh of Stanford Arts and Art is My Occupation on Wednesday, Dec 7th 4:30-6:00pm at the Black Community Services Center. The evening will feature four alumni in the arts speaking about their carrear path and journey in creative fields post Stanford.  This event is part of a series of lectures for the course Introduction to Identity, Diversity and Aesthetics. All events are free and open to the public. 

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January 2017

Warhol Unframed

January 18 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Cantor’s curricular exhibition series continues this winter with an installation of warhol works selected from the Cantor’s collection. Organized in close collaboration with faculty members Richard Meyer, Robert and Ruth halperin Professor of Art history, and Peggy Phelan, the Denning Family Chair and Director, Stanford Arts institute and Professor of theater & Performance Studies and English, the exhibition complements their winter Quarter class, Warhol: Painting, Photography, Performance, and will serve as a resource to their students throughout the quarter.…

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February 2017

People’s State of the Union

February 3 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Democracy is a dialogue, not a monologue. What would the State of the Union sound like if we created the narrative?  Join Stanford Arts and Stanford Arts Institute on February 3rd from 4-6pm at the Women’s Community Center to share personal stories reflecting on the state of our union. Speak with us. Build with us. Heal with us. The great poet and activist Audre Lorde wrote, “when we speak we are afraid / our words will not be heard / nor welcomed / but…

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World Premiere: IPPON Documentary

February 9 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join us for the premiere screening of IPPON: A Judo Documentary! The film, produced by Stanford junior and Judo Club President Sandro Luna, explores the culture, science, and nutrition of judo and its practitioners. Join the Facebook Group and RSVP on Eventbrite to grab a seat!(free admission + open to the public) GSB CEMEX AuditoriumFebruary 9, 20177:00pm – 8:00pm Judo has crafted a unique legacy within self-defense, Mixed Martial Arts, and the Olympic Games. IPPON takes place in California and Japan,…

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The Ballad of Baby Doe: Preview performance

February 23 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Department of Music voice students with Stanford Light Opera Company present The Ballad of Baby Doe featuring Eugene Brancoveanu as Horace Tabor, with stage direction by Wendy Hillhouse and musical direction by Marie-Louise Catsalis. When Baby Doe Tabor’s body was found frozen at Colorado’s Matchless Mine in 1935, the story of her romance with wealthy silver king Horace Tabor, his scandalous divorce from his first wife, Augusta, and the rise and fall of their fortunes exploded into popular legend. The Ballad of Baby Doe, the…

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The Ballad of Baby Doe: Preview performance

February 24 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Department of Music voice students with Stanford Light Opera Company present The Ballad of Baby Doe featuring Eugene Brancoveanu as Horace Tabor, with stage direction by Wendy Hillhouse and musical direction by Marie-Louise Catsalis. When Baby Doe Tabor’s body was found frozen at Colorado’s Matchless Mine in 1935, the story of her romance with wealthy silver king Horace Tabor, his scandalous divorce from his first wife, Augusta, and the rise and fall of their fortunes exploded into popular legend. The Ballad of Baby Doe, the…

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The Ballad of Baby Doe

February 25 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Department of Music voice students with Stanford Light Opera Company present The Ballad of Baby Doe featuring Eugene Brancoveanu as Horace Tabor, with stage direction by Wendy Hillhouse and musical direction by Marie-Louise Catsalis. When Baby Doe Tabor’s body was found frozen at Colorado’s Matchless Mine in 1935, the story of her romance with wealthy silver king Horace Tabor, his scandalous divorce from his first wife, Augusta, and the rise and fall of their fortunes exploded into popular legend. The Ballad of Baby Doe, the…

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The Ballad of Baby Doe

February 26 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Department of Music voice students with Stanford Light Opera Company present The Ballad of Baby Doe featuring Eugene Brancoveanu as Horace Tabor, with stage direction by Wendy Hillhouse and musical direction by Marie-Louise Catsalis. When Baby Doe Tabor’s body was found frozen at Colorado’s Matchless Mine in 1935, the story of her romance with wealthy silver king Horace Tabor, his scandalous divorce from his first wife, Augusta, and the rise and fall of their fortunes exploded into popular legend. The Ballad of Baby Doe, the…

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March 2017

Film Screening – The Odd Couple: A Story of Two Triathletes

March 7 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Camera As Witness, Stanford Arts, and the Mechanical Engineering Design Group present: The Odd Couple: A Story of Two Triathletes  – This short documentary is an inspirational tale of two triathletes, each with their own challenges. Jeff is a below-the-knee amputee and a mentor to Parvin, who thinks that adhering to the appearance of his Sikh faith is inherently disadvantageous and holds him back from competing as a triathlete. Jeff is an amputee by accident and Parvin is Sikh by…

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Film Screening – FIXED: The Science / Fiction of Human Enhancement

March 7 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Camera As Witness, Stanford Arts, and the Mechanical Engineering Design Group present: FIXED: The Science / Fiction of Human Enhancement: From bionic limbs and neural implants to prenatal screening, researchers around the world are hard at work developing a myriad of technologies to fix or enhance the human body. Through the perspectives of five people with disabilities – a scientist, journalist, community organizer, bionics engineer, and exoskeleton test pilot – FIXED takes a close look at the drive to be…

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April 2017

Alankaar: A South Asian Arts Showcase

April 29 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Alankaar is a showcase of Stanford performing arts groups and performers from Yoni ki Baat (Roughly from Hindi, “Talks of the Vagina”), a movement started by the South Asian Sisters. In a night of song, stories, and dance, Alankaar celebrates South Asian culture while offering commentary and raising awareness of issues faced around the world. We’re excited to share the stage with Spicmacay Stanford, Stanford Noopur, Stanford Bhangra, Stanford Spoken Word Collective, and performers from Yoni ki Baat. Thank you…

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May 2017

Eleanor Roosevelt and Harry Belafonte about racism, politics and human rights issues

May 4 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Camera as Witness, Stanford Arts presents INDIVIDUAL TO UNIVERSAL series  co-presented with Stanford Continuing Studies, Stanford Global Studies, Society for International Affairs at Stanford, Stanford Film Society, Stanford UNICEF and Students for Alternatives to Militarism. Eleanor Roosevelt and Harry Belafonte about racism, politics and human rights issues – two films and a discussion with Dr. Ramona Tascoe, who was part of the SFSU Black Student Union strike in 1968   Eleanor Roosevelt: Close To Home (16 min) USA      Director/Producer: Anne Makepeace Executive Producers:…

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The Right to the Creative City: Towards Arts of Co-liberation

May 18 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Right to the Creative City is a series of public discussions exploring the politics of urban futures, co-organized by Andrew Herscher and Johanna Taylor. Drawing on political, aesthetic, and technological perspectives, each discussion brings work on the creative city into relation with struggles for the right to the city. Towards Arts of Co-liberation asks how do artists engaging with urban communities around issues of displacement, disenfranchisement, and urban development open up prospects for new alliances and solidarities? Can art practices open…

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Displacements: Architecture and Refugee

May 23 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Displacements: Architecture and Refugee Book Launch and Panel Discussion May 23, 2017  |  4:00 pm Haas Center for Public Service, Ford Patio “In architectural history, just as in global politics, refugees have tended to exist as mere human surplus; histories of architecture, then, have usually reproduced the nation-state’s exclusion of refugees as people out of place. Displacements: Architecture and Refugee, the ninth book in Sternberg Press’s Critical Spatial Practice series, examines some of the usually disavowed but arguably decisive intersections…

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The Right to the Creative City: Urban Technopolotics

May 25 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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The Right to the Creative City is a series of public discussions exploring the politics of urban futures, co-organized by Andrew Herscher and Johanna Taylor. Drawing on political, aesthetic, and technological perspectives, each discussion brings work on the creative city into relation with struggles for the right to the city. Urban Technopolotics The “creativity” in the “creative city” is often understood as an outcome of the “innovative,” “disruptive,” or “change-making” capacity of technological solutions to urban problems. And yet, these innovations,…

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June 2017

Arts District Picnic

June 2 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Anderson Collection, Cantor Arts Center, Stanford Arts, Stanford Live, and IDA (Institute for Diversity in the Arts) celebrate the end of the academic year with this STUDENTS ONLY event! Putt-putt, bocce ball, ping pong, giant lawn games and more! Make art, eat delicious food, watch live student music performances, see your friends, and explore the galleries.

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Camera as Witness Program, Stanford Arts and Stanford Vietnamese Student Association present PAINTED NAILS

June 2 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Camera as Witness Program, Stanford Arts and Stanford Vietnamese Student Association are proud to present screening and the discussion with the filmmakers FRIDAY, June 2, 2017 OKADA House lounge (Wilbur Hall, 658 Escondido Rd)   6:30PM dinner with the filmmakers 7:00PM screening and the discussion with the filmmakers Dianne Griffin and Erica Jordan PAINTED NAILS When Van Hoang, a Vietnamese immigrant and nail salon owner, sees her American dream crumble as she discovers that her health problems, including two miscarriages,…

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Camera as Witness Program, Stanford Arts, the Stanford Persian Student Association and the Turkish Student Association are proud to present the screening and the discussion with award winning filmmaker Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami

June 5 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm

Camera as Witness Program, Stanford Arts, the Stanford Persian Student Association and the the Turkish Student Association are proud to present the screening and the discussion with award winning filmmaker Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami SONITA (91 minutes) Afghanistan/Iran     Director: Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami Producers: Gerd Haag, Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami, Aline Schmid, Kerstin Krieg Sonita is an eighteen-year-old female, an undocumented Afghan illegal immigrant living in the poor suburbs of Tehran. She is a feisty, spirited, young woman who fights to live…

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Camera as Witness Program, Stanford Arts, the Stanford Persian Student Association and the Turkish Student Association are proud to present the screening and the discussion with award winning filmmaker Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami

June 5 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm

Camera as Witness Program, Stanford Arts, the Stanford Persian Student Association and the the Turkish Student Association are proud to present the screening and the discussion with award winning filmmaker Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami SONITA (91 minutes) Afghanistan/Iran     Director: Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami Producers: Gerd Haag, Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami, Aline Schmid, Kerstin Krieg Sonita is an eighteen-year-old female, an undocumented Afghan illegal immigrant living in the poor suburbs of Tehran. She is a feisty, spirited, young woman who fights to live…

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SLSQ Chamber Music Seminar: Keynote Presentation featuring Tyler Duncan and Osvaldo Golijov

June 25 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Baritone Tyler Duncan and the St. Lawrence String Quartet perform Osvaldo Golijov’s Drag Down the Sky, premiered in Charleston, SC, in June 2016. The Keynote Presentation will also include a discussion with the composer. The SLSQ’s programs at Stanford are made possible by the Stanford University Department of Music, Stanford Live, the Friends of Music at Stanford, the Ben and A. Jess Shenson Funds at Stanford University, Stanford Arts Office of the Associate Dean, Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies, and Autism Fun Bay Area. Special thanks to Peter and…

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July 2017

SLSQ Chamber Music Seminar: Summer Showcase

July 1 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The St. Lawrence String Quartet presents outstanding emerging ensembles from the Chamber Music Seminar in a formal recital. The featured ensembles and programs include: Tesla QuartetHaydn: String Quartet in A Major, Op. 9, No. 6 The Julius QuartetSchubert: String Quartet No. 14 in D minor “Death and the Maiden” Auner QuartetSchubert: Quartettsatz in C minor InvokeAssorted original compositions by the ensemble Omer QuartetBeethoven: String Quartet No. 8 in E minor, Op. 59, No. 2 “Razumovsky” Past performers include recent winners of the Banff International String…

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SLSQ Chamber Music Seminar: Finale Concert

July 2 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

A “marathon” performance by all of the 2017 Chamber Music Seminar ensembles, including young professionals, students, and adult amateurs. The performance is estimated at four hours or more; patrons are welcome to exit and re-enter in between pieces during this festival-like conclusion to the annual Seminar. The participating ensembles are: Midsummer Octet, Trio Cuvée, Geist String Quartet, Quartet 94, punctuated equilibrium, Thalea String Quartet, Sonos Quintet, Matter & Motion, Quatuor Madécasse, Pinky Quartet, Omer Quartet, Quatuor Andara, Auner Quartett, Von Quartet,…

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November 2017

Building a Shared Urban Future: From Creative Democracy to Participatory Planning

November 13 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

With rapid changes in cities across the world, citizens are demanding and expecting new ways of engaging with their urban environments. This special evening panel will bring together interdisciplinary perspectives from design, public policy, and the arts to explore theories and framing of citizen participation and new possibilities for engaging the urban populace. From topics of creative democracy in public policy, participatory planning in public housing, to maker activities in public spaces, how might we build a stronger shared urban…

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