■ Talk: 'The Popular Uprising in Egypt'
Today (Feb. 7) from noon to 1 p.m., three Stanford University professors will lead a free discussion, "The Popular Uprising in Egypt." History professors Joel Beinin and Robert Crews, and political science professor Lisa Blaydes, will speak in Encina Hall Central, Bechtel Conference Center, First Floor, at 616 Serra St. on the Stanford campus. The event is presented by the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies. For more information, go to stanford.edu.
■ Art: 'ReNew'
Eleven artists from Palo Alto's Cubberley Studios are showing work at Palo Alto City Hall at 250 Hamilton Ave. through Feb. 28. The exhibition, called "ReNew," is billed as having the theme of winter waters that "bring a time of reflection on the past year and renew us for the spring." Works include paintings, photography and collage. The show is in the first-floor lobby and open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and until 5 p.m. Fridays. Call 650-329-2227 or go to cubberleyartists.com.