On Wednesday night, Vice President for Campus Engagement Matthew Tiews led a town-hall brainstorming session to hear from first-generation and/or low-income (FLI) students about the ongoing Town Center Project.
The Stanford Arts Institute’s new yearlong Imagining the Universe initiative held its inaugural event on Tuesday night, as Princeton Professor of Creating Writing Tracy K. Smith read selections from her Pulitzer-Prize winning poetry collection “Life on Mars” while discussing her creative process.
The Stanford Arts Institute held the third event of its Fashion at Stanford Series on Feb. 4, hosting a conversation with Berluti CEO Antoine Arnault that spotlighted luxury.
The Stanford Arts Institute will pilot a new interdisciplinary honors program in the arts during the 2013-14 academic year, an initiative intended to appeal to arts and non-arts majors alike.
The rising Bing Concert Hall, a project seeking to build a “world class performing arts center” according to signage near the site, has made significant progress this spring and is beginning to resemble its finished form. Located across Palm Drive from Cantor Arts Center, the concert hall is set to open in Fall 2012 with its first performances scheduled for January 2013.
Wiley Hausam, executive director of the Performing Arts Center at Purchase College, was named the inaugural managing director of Bing Concert Hall, to be effective Feb. 1.
Four lawyers stand still in an office hallway surrounded by elevators. Dressed in typical business attire, the men’s backs are to each other, and they don’t say a word. The lawyer on the left makes the first movement, reaching over to slap his shoulder. The rest follow in a series of gestures and expressions as they bend, stretch, point and shout. What appeared to be a normal scene of lawyers in suits is transformed into a dance.
With a budget of $110 million, the Bing Concert Hall is expected to combine acoustical excellence and intimacy with the adaptability necessary for the performing arts groups on campus.