Stanford performances and symposium highlight architecture

Stanford continues to be the "it" place for architecture with upcoming dance performances on Nov. 7-8 and a symposium on Nov. 13 with international experts.

It has been weeks since the last hard-hat spotting in the arts district, but buildings remain in the spotlight at the corner of Roth Way and Lomita Drive. This weekend, architecture will be considered and celebrated through the medium of performance. Building Scene: Space Launch, performed by the Chocolate Heads Movement Band, is a dance…

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Chocolate Heads go UNderground

See and hear the dance movement band at the Cantor Arts Center

Who: Chocolate Heads Movement Band + Guests from MIT and CSU Hayward; Directed by Aleta Hayes What: Movement and band performance Where: Cantor Arts Center Lobby When: Jan. 24, 7:45pm—no late seating What’s a Chocolate Head? Chocolate Heads is a movement-driven band composed of mostly Stanford student dancers, musicians, and visual and spoken-word artists, under…

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Checking in with the Chocolate Heads, Stanford’s student “movement band”

The Stanford movement-driven band readies for its Bing Concert Hall debut with William Parker.

Jazz visionary and Stanford visiting artist William Parker made a point of reminding the musicians in the Chocolate Heads movement band to “think about the dancers.” That insightful instruction is uniting the sound and movement of the Heads as never before, and on the evening of March 8 the genre-mashing collective will share the Bing…

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