Having played at the Hotel Café in Los Angeles, a hot spot for gigs, The Directory was excited to check out Stanford’s campus; the band has played gigs mostly in their hometown of Seattle.
Verizon Wireless has teamed up with the CoHo to bring San Francisco-based Third Eye Blind to campus for a free concert on Thursday, May 26. The concert is part of Verizon Insider’s Coffee Shop Series, a move by the company to bring local bands to bay-area coffee shops and promote its new XOOM tablet.
The Daily sat down with Mike Samuels, newly crowned Stanford Tree, at the CoHo for a brief interview. With several bandaged battle wounds, he looked understandably harried from the last week, but seemed content and grateful to have been selected as Tree.
Coyote Grace charmed the crowd at the CoHo on Wednesday night, speaking up for the queer community and sharing the gift of their lives and their music with a bewitched audience.
“To understand life you have to understand death,” he offers. “However, life is the only concept that we can’t explore its opposite. That means you can’t go dead and then come back. So what are we doing with that?”
During his stay in Afghanistan, Morkos led a construction team of 114 people–most of whom were locals–to build various military and civilian facilities. He also spent time traveling and taking thousands of photos to document the country’s poverty and misfortunes.
Monday nights at the CoHo offer java and jazz.