Monthly Archives: February 2012

cindy sherman wish i was you i mean there

The Museum of Modern Art, New York Cindy Sherman Through June 11, 2012 Special Exhibition Gallery, sixth floor The Museum of Modern Art 11 West 53 Street New York, NY 10019 (212) 708-9400 Share this The Museum of Modern … Continue reading

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New posts bloom mysteriously no strings attached

As I was writing the below about Noise Pop I recognized Claudia Bloom the violin player and teacher sitting beside me at a cafe, getting farther with her plate than I am. I cannot find her on youtube but seem … Continue reading

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My own Private Noisepop

edit to add, on the top, two hours later: Fact-checking or search-injuning an after-thought, about TLPW456 and Bob Mould, I found this jpg of a Ray Pettibon poster, for SST and BAM, of a tour, that  came through Palo Alto, … Continue reading

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Elastic post of Shipp

This one gets an automatic pass on three counts: one, the name “elastic” is close to my name “plastic alto”. Two, anything that Philly-based curator and producer Mark Christman of Ars Nova finds I tend to want to hear; I … Continue reading

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ACT Music Supervision could reach higher with HaDag Nachash “California”

I liked Carey Perloff’s “Higher” at ACT (or in this case the former Zeum at Yerba Buena) but was disappointed with the music supervision. In the past Carey has over-achieved with commissions and performances by the likes of Tracy Chapman … Continue reading

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Tunde Getting Married I re-watched ten minutes of “Rachel Getting Married” as part of a little exercize to further process and contextualize my relationship with “Passing Strange” the Broadway play and Spike Lee movie starring my former client Mark “Stew” Stewart. I … Continue reading

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Democracy the machine that goes ping

I read acount in a local paper that there is an impasse declared by we the taxpayers in our negotiation with our public safety union. The union lawyer calls this bad faith. I agree. I am disappointed with city manager Jim … Continue reading

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Bruce Conner Mabuhay Paule Anglim V.Vale made Marian

preview for bruce conner mabuhay gardens at gallery paule anglim 14 geary street sf ca 94108 415.433.2710 feb 29 march 31 2012 reception march 3 4 to 6 p.m. Continue reading

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Believe it or Nathan

Nathan Shedroff who told The Chron that bumping will never replace business cards grew up next to Alan Eagle who told The Times that he, despite being Eric Schmidt’s speechwriter, does not let his teens use the Internet at all.

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Archers of Loaf, “Vie Vie” and world’s shortest Chris Appelgren interview

stuck a pin in his backbone Continue reading

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