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DurhamS P O T L I G H T   O N   S C I E N C E 
November 4, 7:30 pm, Cubberley Auditorium, FREE  
In addition to being a "rock star" teacher of undergraduates at Stanford and a favorite faculty leader of Alumni Travel/Study excursions, Bill Durham is an internationally acclaimed human ecologist.  Please come for an interview with Professor Durham and Q&A with the audience.
November 17, 7:30 pm, Panofsky Auditorium,
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, FREE
SLAC has converted its giant particle accelerator into the world's first X-ray laser.  This lecture will cover the basics of an X-ray laser, the technologies that make it possible, and the exciting new experiments now underway. Seating is limited, so please come a little early.   Please note: Photo ID is required for adults to enter the SLAC campus.

thanksT H A N K S G I V I N G

harvestPlease join us  for a harvest reading by the much-admired writer, popular columnist, and organic peach farmer, David Mas Masumoto.  Hailed by the New York Times as the "poet of farming", Masumoto weaves together stories of family and farming to reveal an age-old wisdom.
November 19, 7:30 pm, Bldg 320, Rm 105  FREE
ArtA R T
Stanford for YouNew Exhibition:
Nov 11 - Feb 21,
Cantor Arts Center, FREE

Exhibition & Artist Lectures: 
Nov 5 - Terry Berlier, 7 pm
Nov 8 - Matt Kahn, 2 pm
Nov 12 - Joel Leivick,  7 pm
Nov 19 - Jamie Meltzer, 7 pm (preceded by film screening at 6 pm)
All lectures are free and held in the Cantor Arts Center Auditorium.
Please visit the Cantor Arts Center for more information. Call 723-3469 to arrange private tours for large groups.
MusicM U S I C
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November 1, 2:30 pm, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, $20-$46  (Pre-performance talk at 1:30)
November 7, 8 pm, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, $20-$46
The Prokofiev Project:
Interpreting Prokofiev, Nov 12, 7:30 pm - FREE
Pianistic Prokofiev, Nov 13, 8 pm, $20-$46
Orchestral Prokofiev, Nov 14, 8 pm, $20-$46
Family Prokofiev, Romeo & Juliet, Nov 15, 2:30 pm, $10-$24
November 17, 6 pm: Informance at the Community School of Music & Arts, FREE
November 18, 8 pm: Dinkelspiel Auditorium, $20-$46
November 15, 1:30, Memorial Church, $5-$10
Nov 7:  Stanford New Ensemble
Nov 8:  Stanford Wind Ensemble
Nov. 11:  Stanford Jazz Orchestra
Nov 12:  CCRMA Fall Concert
Nov 13:  Stanford Chamber Chorale
Nov 18:  Stanford University Singers
Nov 19:  Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble
Nov 20 & 22:  Stanford Symphonic Chorus & Peninsula Symphony Orchestra
Nov 21:  Stanford Philarmonic Orchestra
Nov 30:  Senior Recital, Peter Shannon, Piano
Dec 1: Stanford Flute Ensemble
Dec 2:  Stanford Early Music Singers

November 4, 11, 18, 20, 12:15 pm, Campbell Music Hall,  Feel free to bring a "quiet" lunch.  FREE 

For more concert information, visit
AuthorsA U T H O R S
Reading followed by brief Q&A, November 2, 8 pm, Cubberley Auditorium, FREE 
November 2, 7 pm, Bldg 320, rm 105, FREE
November 10, 12 pm, Wallenberg Hall Learning Theater, Bldg 160, FREE,  RSVP by Nov. 6  
November 10, 8 pm, Hewlett Bldg, Rm 200, FREE

"How I Write" a conversation with Phil Taubman
November 11, 7 pm, Building 460, Terrace Room, FREE 
November 17, 4:30 pm, The Clayman Institute, FREE
November 18, 7 pm, Cubberley Auditorium, FREE
Dramababy handD R A M A

Finalist for the 2007 Pullitzer Prize in Drama, November 5-7, 8 pm, Nitery Theater in the Old Union 
November 12-14, 8 pm, Pigott Theater, $5-$15
Stage reading, November 19-21, Nitery Theater in the Old Union
FilmF I L M 
Middle East Film Series, November 5 & 12, 7:30 pm, Bldg 200, rm 303, FREE 
Autumn Gem, Q&A with producers following the screening. November 30, 7 pm, Cubberley Auditorium, FREE

A R T  H I S T O R Y

 November 13-14, Annenberg Auditorium, FREE
SpeakersS P E A K E R S

Maira Kalman, Storyteller & illustrator, known for New Yorker cover art
November 3, 6 pm, Braun Hall, FREE
Garden ProjectCathrine Sneed, Founder of the Garden Project, a successful crime prevention program
November 5, 7 pm, Annenberg Auditorium, FREE
Genevieve Bell, Cultural anthropologist turned Director of User Experience at Intel
November 9, 6 pm, Braun Hall, FREE
November 16, 3-7 pm, Stanford Humanities Center, FREE
Ben Fry, Leader in the field of computational data visualization
November 18,  6 pm, Herrin T175, FREE
S E M I N A R S 

Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders
Quincy Jones III
(OO3 Entertainment) in conversation with hip-hop artist Chamillionaire
November 4, 4:30 pm, Memorial Auditorium, $20
Steve Blank, Serial entrepreneur and teacher
November 11, 4:30 pm, Hewlett 200, FREE
Global Innovation Tournament Showcase
November 18, 4:30,Skilling Auditorium, FREE
An interdisciplinary series of talks by Stanford faculty and industry experts on a broad range of energy topics.
November 4, 11 & 18;  4:15-5:15 pm, Building 420 Room 40, FREE
Eleven lectures throughout the month of November, FREE
An informal series of talks that raise ethical questions across many disciplines.
November 6 & 13, 12 pm, Bdlg 110, FREE 
KidsF O R  K I D S  &  T E E N S
Heart to Heart: A Seminar on Growing Up  (For kids ages 10-12 and parents)
Two-night seminars for moms & daughters and dads & sons; Pre-registration required, $75
Romeo & JulietStanford Symphony Orchestra with large-scale puppet artist Robin Walsh, performing Prokofiev's Romeo & Juliet
Nov 15, 2:30 pm, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, $10-$24, Recommended for ages 7 and up.
The Teen Health Van offers free comprehensive health services for uninsured and homeless youth, 10 to 25 years of age. Visits are on a first come, first served basis. In November, the Teen Van is scheduled to be at seven locations in the Bay Area.

5K  R U N / W A L K

Fighting pulmonary hypertension
one step at a time.

November 1, 9 am,  Stanford Stadium, Race day registration opens at 7:30 am, $35

SportsS P O R T S  

Bring the whole family to these November home games.
Nov 7 v. Oregon
Nov 21 v. Cal
Nov 28 v. Notre Dame 
Nov 1  v. Vanguard
Nov 8 v. San Diego
Nov 19 v. Pepperdine
Nov 27 v. Utah
Nov 29 v. Gonzaga

Men's Basketball
Nov 6 v. Sonoma State
Nov 15 v. Cal Poly
Nov 18 v. Oral Roberts
Nov 21 v. Florida A&M
Nov 29 v. Portland State
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Men's Soccer
Nov 14 v. Cal 
Nov 1 v. Arizona (Team autograph session after the game)
Nov 8 v. Cal
volleyballWomen's Volleyball
Nov 13 v. Oregon
Nov 14 v. Oregon State 
Nov 27 v. Cal
Nov 4 v. UC Davis
Nov 21 v. Cal 
Softball - Nov 8 v. Cal State East Bay, FREE
Field Hockey - Nov 5-7, FREE
Fencing - Nov 14, FREE
Wrestling:  Nov 6 Wrestle-Offs, FREE
For tickets and more information, visit
HealthH E A L T H   &  

3 session class: November 4, 11 & 18, Registration required, $60 

Rhinoplasty 2009 & Beyond
November 5, 7 pm, Tresidder - Cypress Room, FREE, Registration required

Medicare, Medigaps, HMOs, and the New Prescription Benefits for Seniors
November 12, 7 pm, Stanford Health Library at Stanford Shopping Center, FREE
Registration required
4 session class: November 5, 12, 19 & December 3, 12:00, Registration required, $30
November 17, 3 pm, Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, FREE,
Registration required
Stanford Medical School offers this acute care clinic primarily serving patients who lack medical insurance. Arbor has physicians and Spanish speaking translators on staff to treat children, adults, and seniors. Please click here for location and hours.
J A S P E R  R I D G E 
B I O L O G I C A L 
Jasper RidgeThe Preserve encompasses remarkable diversity and provides a natural laboratory for researchers from all over the world, educational experiences to students and docent-led visitors, and refuge to native plants and animals.
Tours are by appointment only.  Please visit the tour web site for more information.  (Photo courtesy of Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve.)
ParentingP A R E N T I N G
November 3,
7-8 pm, 1400 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto;  Space is limited, so please call 650-725-4424 to reserve your space.
Fridays, November 6 - 20, 6:30-9:00 pm
November 4,7,9 or 16,  1520 Page Mill Rd - Rm P140, $75/couple, Pre-registration required.

Infant Safety Classfence
November 16, 7-9 pm, 1520 Page Mill Rd - Rm P140, $60/couple;  Pre-registration required; 
Breastfeeding Seminar
November 5, 7-9 pm, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Auditorium, $60
Tuesdays 10-11:30 am (birth-5 months)
Fridays 11 am - noon (5-9 months)
1520 Page Mill Rd - Rm P140
November 2, 6:30-8 pm, 1520 Page Mill Road - Rm P140 
Call 650-736-2981 for an appointment. 
M E M O R I A L   C H U R C H 

Sundays at 10 am, Christian ecumenical services.  All are welcome.
A reflective 30 minute service of hymns and chant sung by a variety of choirs in the serene candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church.  All religious and non-religious backgrounds are welcome. November 1,8, and 15, 9 pm.
F O R   N O N-P R O F I T S 

Stanford's Haas Center for Public Service can help local non-profits find Stanford student volunteers and interns.
Please visit the Haas Center for more info.
Haas Students
N E E D 
D I R E C T I O N S ?

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Most visitor parking places are metered, so don't forget quarters.  More tips at 
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