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November 19, 2004

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Publication Date: Friday, November 19, 2004

Worth A Look Worth A Look (November 19, 2004)

Maria del Mar Bonet
Maria del Mar Bonet will perform tonight at 8 p.m. at Stanford University's Dinkelspiel Auditorium. Bonet is a Majorcan singer/songwriter who performs in her native Catalan. The concert will be presented by Stanford Lively Arts. World-music expert Sandy Miranda will give a talk and slide show about Maria del Mar Bonet and Mediterranean music at 6:45 p.m., which will be free and open to the public.

Tickets are $38/$34. Half-price tickets are available for people age 15 and under, and discounts are available for students. For tickets and more information, contact the Stanford Ticket Office at Tresidder Memorial Union or call (650) 725-ARTS (2787) or go online to

The Laramie Project
"The Laramie Project" will be performed tonight and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Castilleja Theater, 1310 Bryant St. in Palo Alto. There will also be Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Created by Moises Kaufman, the play consists of interviews conducted in Laramie, Wyo. following the murder of Matthew Shepard, a gay student. The production will feature actors from Castilleja School, Mountain View High School, St. Francis and Sacred Heart.

Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 for students and will be available at the door from 20 minutes before the show. For more information please call director Bear Capron at (650) 328-3373, ext 401.

Stanford University Singers
The Stanford University Singers will perform Robert D. Levin's edition of the Mozart "Requiem," tonight at 8 p.m. at Stanford's Memorial Church. The program will also include a setting of a 17th-century dirge by conductor and University Organist Robert Huw Morgan.

Tickets are $10 general; $5 students (with ID). For more information please visit

Native North American art
Professor Marilyn Wyman will lecture about native North American artistic traditions tonight at the Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center, Tateuchi Hall, 230 San Antonio Circle in Mountain View. The event is part of CSMA's "Classes Without Quizzes" arts lecture series. The lecture will be built around a series of case studies that will address not only historic cultures, but also will dispel the myths of Native American cultures created in popular fiction and imagery. Wyman is an instructor in art history and American studies at San Jose State University.

Tickets are $10 general admission; $8 students/seniors (with ID). Seating is open and limited. To purchase tickets in advance please call 650-917-6800, ext. 335 or visit Tickets will also be available at the door one hour prior to the event.

Anticipating the Digital
"Todd Walker: Anticipating the Digital" will be on display through Nov. 28 at the T. W. Stanford Art Gallery, located at 419 Lasuen Mall on campus. The late artist was one of the very first photographers to employ digital computers for creative purposes. The show presents a panorama of Walker's work from over 30 years.

Admission is free. The gallery is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. For more information please call (650) 723-3404 or visit

Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol
"Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol" will open tonight at 8 p.m. at the Bus Barn Theatre, 97 Hillview Ave. in Los Altos. Written by Tom Mula, the story opens in hell, where Jacob Marley is burdened as Scrooge's business partner. His only way out, he discovers, is to change Scrooge's heart. The production will run through Dec. 18.

Show times are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.; Sunday matinees at 3 p.m. on Nov. 28 and Dec. 5; Sunday evening at 7 p.m. on Dec. 12.

Tickets are $$28 for tonight's opening-night performance (with a post-champagne reception); $25 for Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances; $22 for Sundays. Group discounts and subscription rates are available For more information or reservations please call (650) 941-0551 or visit

Palo Alto Junior Chamber Orchestra
The Palo Alto Junior Chamber Orchestra will perform on Saturday at 8 p.m. at Spangenberg Theatre, 780 Arastradero Road in Palo Alto. The program will feature works by Mozart, Mendelssohn and Danny Seidenberg.

Tickets are $8 general, $5 students and will be available at the door or through PACO. For more information please call (650) 856-3848 or visit

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