Support independent, student-run journalism.

Your support helps give staff members from all backgrounds the opportunity to conduct meaningful reporting on important issues at Stanford. All contributions are tax-deductible.

Your Weekend: Oct. 17 – 19

The weekend is here once again! Midterms are in full sway, but there’s still time to take advantage of some of the events going on this weekend! Right?

SEE:

The Haight: Love, Rock, and Revolution
What: The Haight: Love, Rock, and Revolution is a collection of photographs of San Francisco in the 1960s from the legendary photographer Jim Marshall.
Where: Community School of Music and Arts, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View
When: Friday, Oct. 17- 19
Cost: FREE

Chris Hardwick Stand Up Comedy
What: Chris Hardwick is a stand-up comedian, chart-topping podcaster, television personality, contributor for Wired magazine, and creative head of the multi-platform media behemoth known as Nerdist Industries.
Where: Community School of Music and Arts, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View
When: Friday, Oct. 17- 19
Cost: FREE

Silicon Valley Africa Film Festival
What: The Haight: Love, Rock, and Revolution is a collection of photographs of San Francisco in the 1960s from the legendary photographer Jim Marshall.
Where: San Francisco Art Exchange, 458 Geary St., San Francisco
When: Friday, Oct. 18, 7 p.m – 9 p.m..
Cost: $10 – $30

Screening: “A Criminal Account of Pleasure: The George Kuchar Reader”
What: “Bay Area treasure George Kuchar—sorely missed since his untimely death in 2011—is celebrated worldwide for his wild and wooly lo-budget melodramas and voluminous meandering video diaries. To know George was to love George, and to be ever warped by his inspiring irreverence and sardonic wit. Tonight we celebrate Primary Information’s publication of The George Kuchar Reader, an expansive 340-page compendium of the legendary raconteur’s writings, ramblings, recommendation letters, scripts, UFO visitation narratives and more.”
Where: SOMA Screening Room,: 701 Misssion St. at Third St., San Francisco
When: Saturday, Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m
Cost:  $10 general / $6 YBCA and SFC Members, Senior, Teacher, Students.

HEAR:

Treasure Island Music Festival
What: Outkast. Alt-J. Janelle Monae. Not much more to say.
Where: The Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, 99 Grove Street, San Francisco
When: Saturday, Oct. 18 – 19
Cost: ~ $90

Special Event with Sheryl Crow
What: The lady that blessed us with “First Cut is the Deepest” comes to Stanford Live to perform from her new album “Feels Like Home.”
Where: Bing Concert Hall, Stanford
When: Friday, Oct. 17 8 pm
Cost: $30 for Stanford students (usually $150)

DO: 

Open Studio: “Fall Open House”
What: A chance to visit artists in their studios and hear readings and performances.
Where:  Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin Headlands: 944 Fort Barry, off Bunker Road, floor 1-4
When: Sunday, Oct. 19, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost: FREE

Happy weekend!

While you're here...

We're a student-run organization committed to providing hands-on experience in journalism, digital media and business for the next generation of reporters.
Your support makes a difference in helping give staff members from all backgrounds the opportunity to develop important professional skills and conduct meaningful reporting. All contributions are tax-deductible.