Festival of Lessons & Carols
The Stanford Memorial Church Choir under the direction of Dr. Robert
Huw Morgan presents this ever-popular program of Advent music and readings
in the tradition of the Chapel of the Kings College, Cambridge University.
December 9 and 10, 8 pm, Stanford Memorial Church, Free
Annual holiday showcase featuring organ and harp performances, Stanford's
Early Music Singers, Philharmonia chamber groups, and the Gu-Zheng ensemble.
December 10, 2:30 pm, Stanford Memorial Church, $10, $5 for students
Holiday Concert in Memorial Church
Stanford University Organist, Dr. Robert Huw Morgan, joins forces with
the voices of the Stanford Chamber Chorale and members of Bay Brass.
December 11, 1:30 pm, Stanford Memorial Church, Free
Annual Messiah Sing Along/Play Along
Stephen M. Sano conducts this annual "sing and play it yourself"
celebration, a favorite of campus and community! Orchestral parts will be
provided and singers may purchase scores at the door or bring their own.
December 16, 8 pm, Stanford Memorial Church, $10, $5 for students
|OTHER HOLIDAY IDEAS|
Entertaining Out-of-Town Guests? Visit the Cantor Arts Center to see collections spanning continents, cultures, and 4,000 years of art history; including one of the largest gatherings of Rodin bronzes outside Paris.
Open New Year's Eve, Closed December 24-25, Free
and enjoy a self-guiding podcast tour of plants, animals, and science art.
Take a walk on campus
Head over to Maples Pavilion to cheer on
the Stanford Men's Basketball and Women's Basketball teams.
Need Gift Ideas?
Give the gift of dance, drama, percussion, jazz or classical music with tickets to a Stanford Lively Arts performance.
Kids might especially enjoy tickets to the Diavolo Dance Theater on January 28th, featuring a thrill-seeking mix of dance, gymnastics, drama, and more.
Stanford Athletics ticket gift certificates make a great gifts for sports fan of all ages.
Looking for Christmas Eve Services?
Saturday, Dec. 24, 5 pm, Memorial Church, Please bring new, unwrapped gifts of toys or clothing, which will be distributed to needy children.
CCRMA Autumn Concert 2011
Thursday, December 1, 8 pm, Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA), The Knoll Bldg, Free
Stanford Symphony Orchestra
Friday, December 2 and Sunday, December 4, 8 pm, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, $5-10, Free for Stanford students
The new music quartet Beta Collide visits Stanford for a concert of contemporary repertoire works and premieres of new pieces by Stanford graduate composers.
Friday, December 2, 8 pm, Campbell Recital Hall, Free
Here to Stay: The Gershwins' Concert Experience
Featuring Kevin Cole, one of the leading Gershwin interpreters, vocalist/tap sensation Ryan VanDenBoom, and Grammy-winning vocalist Lari White, this concert event provides unique and entertaining insight into the legendary Gershwin duo. Presented by Stanford Lively Arts.
Saturday, December 3, 8 pm, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, $22-50, $10 for Stanford students
Stanford Chamber Chorale: There is Sweet Music Here
Saturday, December 3, 8 pm, Stanford Memorial Church, $5-10
Juilliard String Quartet
One of the world's signature string quartets returns - featuring new first violinist, Joseph Lin.
Sunday, December 4, 2:30 pm, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, $24-56, $10 for Stanford students
Live in San Francisco: The Best in Chamber Music from Stanford
Monday, December 5, 7:30 pm, St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church in San Francisco, 2097 Turk at Lyon, $12-20
Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble
Monday, December 5, 8 pm, Campbell Recital Hall, $5-10, Stanford students free
Stanford Flute Ensemble
Tuesday, December 6, 8 pm, Campbell Recital Hall, Free
Chamber Music Showcase
Wednesday, December 7, 8 pm, Campbell Recital Hall, Free
Early Music Singers
Wednesday, December 7, 8 pm, Stanford Memorial Church, Free
Thursday, December 1, 12 noon, $25
Gershwin @ Stanford Law School:
Paul Goldstein moderates a discussion about intellectual property and legacy issues in the arts.
Friday, December 2, 12:45 pm, Stanford Law School, Room 280A, Free
Art History Lecture Series: Miwon Kwon
Thursday, December 1, 5:30 pm, Cummings Art Building, AR2, Free
Ethics@noon: Terry Winograd on Designing at a Distance
Friday, December 2, 12 noon, Bldg 110, Rm 112, Free
What Can Scientists Learn from Ballet?
A conversation about Artistry, Creativity and Tech Innovation
Friday, December 2, 4:30 pm, Wallenberg Hall Learning Theater, Bldg 160, Free, Please RSVP
Join Michael Krasny, host of KQED's "Forum", for a reception and panel discussion on the shifting terrain of marriage in America and what can be learned from interracial marriages.
Tuesday, December 6, 6:30 pm, Stanford Law School Manning Lounge - Reception Room 290, $10, Please register by December 2 by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Leonardo Art/Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER Series)
Wednesday, December 7, 6:45 pm, Geology Corner, Bldg 320, Rm 105, Free
Compassion and Altruism from an Integrated Evolutionary Perspective
Thursday, December 8, 6 pm, Cubberley Auditorium, Free
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Russia on the Verge: What After the Post-Soviet Paradigm?
Thursday, December 1, 5:15 pm, Encina Hall Central, Oksenberg Auditorium, Free
Conference: Revisiting the Soviet Collapse After 20 Years
A Retrospective View of Causes, Courses, and Consequences
Friday, December 2, 9:30 am- 5:30 pm, Encina Hall Central, Oskenberg Auditorium
In Search of Refuge: Climate Justice and Climate-Induced Migration
Monday, December 5, 6 pm, Bldg 460, Terrace Room, Free
Iran, Al Qaeda and the U.S. Campaign Against Terrorism
Monday, December 5, 6:30 pm,
Pigott Hall, Bldg 260, Rm 113, Free
China's Changing Media Landscape
Wednesday, December 7, 12 noon, Oksenberg Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd floor, Free, RSVP by December 5
Climate Change and Agricultural Adaptation
Thursday, December 8, 3:30 pm, Bechtel Conference Room, Encina Hall, Free, Please RSVP
The Future of Mobile Internet Japan: Lessons from the 2011 Disaster
Thursday, December 8, 4:15 pm, Skilling Auditorium, Free
China's Economic Achievements and Current Challenges
Thursday, December 8, 4:30 pm, John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn Building, Koret-Taube Conference Center, Rm 130, Free
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|HEALTH & WELLNESS
Stanford University Summer Session
Continue to grow in the summer of 2012 through undergraduate & graduate summer programs.
- Fulfill graduation requirements
- Choose from over 175 classes
- Learn in an intimate environment with dynamic instructors
|Image Credits |
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Candle: (c) istockphoto.com/Blackjack3D
Ballet Dancer: (c) istockphoto.com/lambada
Giving Blood Saves
Are you planning for retirement? Donate at any Stanford Blood Center location before December 6 and attend a free financial planning presentation on Tuesday, December 6. To make an appointment, call 888-723-7831 or click here.
Plant Oaks on Dish Hill
Join volunteers planting oaks on this recreational route enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. To reserve your place on a planting crew, or for more information, please email email@example.com.
Saturday, December 17, 10 am - 12 pm
The Stanford Improvisors present TheatreSports!
Two all-star teams will create songs, scenes, and silliness on the spot -- all for the audience's and the judge's approval!
Robber Barons Sketch Comedy presents... Robber Barons Mystery House!
Wednesday, November 30, 9 pm, Manzanita Dining Hall, $5
Friday, December 2nd and Saturday, December 3rd, 8 pm, Geology Corner, 320-105, $10, Free with Stanford ID
Peter Wood, a leading expert on Winslow Homer's images of blacks, reveals the long-hidden story of the remarkable Civil War painting "Near Andersonville".
Thursday, December 1, 4:15 pm, Lane History Corner, Third Floor, Rm 307, Free
Don't miss this Women's Basketball team autograph session, plus contests for prizes including courtside tickets to the Tennessee game on December 20, autographed basketballs and more.
Click here for more information and to enter to win game tickets.
Saturday, December 3, 1-2 pm,
Town & Country Village in Palo Alto.
Visit Stanford Bowl Central on Sunday, December 4 for the announcement of the Cardinal's bowl destination.
Men's Basketball Home Games
12/4 vs. NC State, 1 pm
Free commemorative Stanford Basketball Cheering Fan for the first 2,500 fans
12/17 vs. San Diego, 5 pm
Police, Fire and Public Safety Night
12/19 vs. Bethune-Cookman, 7 pm
Educator Appreciation Night
12/22 vs. Butler, 6 pm
12/29 vs. UCLA, 8 pm
Scout Night 12/31 vs. USC, 3:30 pm
New Years Eve Ticket Promotion
Women's Basketball Home Games
12/17 vs. Princeton, 1 pm
Trading Card Giveaway & Postgame Autograph Session
12/20 vs. Tennessee, 7 pm
Rally Towel Giveaway
12/22 vs. CS Bakersfield, 2 pm
$1 Kids Day
For complete information on promotions, please visit Cardinal Promotions. The latest Stanford Athletics news is always available on gostanford.com and in The Weekly Axe, Stanford Athletics official weekly e-newsletter.
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Rodin and America: Influence and Adaptation 1876-1936
This exhibition examines Auguste Rodin's profound influence on American artists.
On view through January 1, Cantor Arts Center, Free
Dance Performances: Rodin and the Dancing Body
Dance Rehearsal: Thursday, December 1, 6-8 pm, Cantor Arts Center Auditorium
Final showcase: Saturday, December 3,
2 pm, Roble Gym, 375 Santa Teresa St., Free
The Legend of Rex Slinkard
This exhibition of more than 60 works includes oil paintings, charcoal drawings, and pen-and-watercolor sketches that convey the breadth and strength of Slinkard's short-lived artistic development.
Opens November 9, Cantor Arts Center, Free
On view through December 16, The Clayman Institute Serra House, 589 Capistrano Way, Free
For more information on exhibits and tours, please visit The Cantor Arts Center.
Heart to Heart
An informative, humorous and lively discussion of puberty, the opposite sex and growing up for pre-teens and their parents
Multiple dates available, $75, Registration required
Education Program for Gifted Youth Combining technical and instructional expertise, EPGY provides e-learning courses for high-ability students in a variety of subjects, at levels ranging from kindergarten through advanced-undergraduate.
Classes for Expectant and New Parents
Please see website for complete list of classes and registration information.
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|RELIGION & |
University Public Worship
Ecumenical Christian worship featuring choir and organ music with speakers and preachers from diverse religious traditions.
Sundays, 10 am, Memorial Church
End your weekend on a peaceful note. Compline is a reflective 30-minute musical service of hymns, chant and psalms sung by a variety of Stanford and local choirs in the serene candle-lit ambiance of Memorial Church.
Sunday, December 4, 9 pm, Memorial Church
Enter the labyrinth and discover that walking in circles can actually put direction in your life!
Fridays, 8 am - 1 pm,
Memorial Church, Free
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