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Graphic novelists Chris Ware and Marjane Satrapi discuss their work

Last Friday, the Stanford Storytelling Project and the Stanford Speakers Bureau brought graphic novelists Chris Ware (“Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth”) and Marjane Satrapi (“Persepolis”) to Cemex auditorium to talk about the nature of the graphic novel, as well as their writing processes. Ware and Satrapi have very different on-stage personalities. Ware is…

Top 5 Netflix films or TV series to watch instead of television pilots

Although autumn is rife with new series on television, not everything is guaranteed to be great. Television pilots can’t accurately determine the quality of a show, but these four series currently airing on television (the exception being “Manhattan Love Story,” which was recently cancelled) have continued to disappoint. Here are our suggestions of what you…

St. Lawrence String Quartet first violinist muses on 25 years together, chamber music, teaching

The St. Lawrence String Quartet (SLSQ) is one of the most well-known string quartets in the world. This year, as Stanford’s quartet-in-residence, it will be celebrating its 25th anniversary with a concert at Bing Concert Hall on Sunday afternoon. The performance will feature a new work by Stanford Professor Jonathan Berger. We talked with Geoff Nuttall,…