• Music: "Net vs. Net"
Tomorrow (June 3) at 12:30 p.m. the "Net vs. Net Collective," a group of musicians at Stanford University and in other countries, presents a free "networked concert" on the CCRMA Stage at The Knoll at 660 Lomita Drive on campus. Remote acoustics, virtual worlds and mechanical remotely controlled pianos are among the tools used to bring this transcontinental event to life. Both acoustic and electronic instruments will be played. Stanford composers Mark Applebaum and Robert Hamilton are among the musicians taking part. The event is sponsored by the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA), incorporating research by the SoundWIRE group at CCRMA. For more information, go to www.netvsnet.com.
• Author: Glen David Gold
"Sunnyside" author Glen David Gold is scheduled to speak tomorrow (June 3) at 7:30 p.m. about his novel on Charlie Chaplin. The free talk is at Kepler's Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. The book opens in 1916 and depicts a world of war, American capitalism and celebrity, with such characters as Mary Pickford, three Russian princesses and Rin Tin Tin. Call 650-324-4321 or go to keplers.com.