PLANET EARTH ARTS @ STANFORD SPRING & SUMMER 2019

Acclaimed Photo Artist Binh Danh Celebrates the Beauty of Yosemite & The American West



Master Photographer Binh Danh shares his acclaimed dauguerrotype photographs with a multimedia Stanford ArtsWest keynote presentation that takes us on a journey illuminating the multiple meanings embodied in the dramatic landscapes of the American West.

Monday Afternoon, May 20th 4:30 – 6PM.
Koret-Taube Conference Center, Stanford

Sponsored by ArtsWest-Bill Lane Center for the American West & Planet Earth Arts

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Walking the High Sierra: An Evening with Poet Gary Snyder & Artist Tom Killion



Pulitzer Prize—winning American poet, essayist, environmentalist, and Zen Buddhist Gary Snyder will join internationally renowned artist and printmaker Tom Killion in a special evening that will take the audience on a journey into the High Sierra through their poetry and art.

Wednesday Evening, May 29th at 7:30PM
Cemex Auditorium, Stanford University

Sponsored by Planet Earth Arts, Stanford Continuing Studies & Stanford’s Creative Writing Program

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Soprano Maria Bengtsson in a Song Cycle Celebrating Yosemite & Hetch Hetchy



Join us for a concert by the internationally renowned soprano Maria Bengtsson featuring the World Premiere of God’s First Temples, a song cycle by composer Anthony Plog, celebrating the beauty of the Yosemite and Hetch Hetchy valleys as described in the writings of John Muir. She will be joined by the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra String Quartet.

Tuesday Evening, July 9th at 7:30PM
Cubberly Auditorium, Stanford University

Sponsored by Planet Earth Arts, Stanford Continuing Studies & Stanford Department of Music