■ Talk: 'The Camera Never Lies: Really?'
Longtime photo editor Hal Buell, who headed the Associated Press' photo service for 25 years, will give a free talk tonight (Feb. 21) at 7:30 p.m. in Cubberley Auditorium at Stanford University's School of Education. Titled "The Camera Never Lies: Really?", the talk will be about the history of photo manipulation, both technical and nontechnical. For more information, call 650-725-2650 or go to events.stanford.edu.
■ Art: Nora Reza
Painter Nora Reza is currently showing works at Cafe Borrone in Menlo Park that are a tribute to her longtime friend, the late Stanford artist Nathan Oliveira. The figurative and abstract paintings, done in Palo Alto and Provence, are on display at 1010 El Camino Real through Feb. 27; cafe hours are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 7 to 5 on Sundays and Mondays. For more information, go to norareza.com.