Monthly Archives: July 2012

Ava Mendoza Trio at Smith-Andersen Gallery Saturday Sept. 8

Ava Mendoza Trio will perform at the opening party for “Gender Specific Take It Or Leave It” a group show at Smith-Andersen Gallery in Palo Alto, Saturday, September 8, 2012, at approximately 4 p.m. The event overall is listed as … Continue reading

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Arneson and Moscone legacies at SFMOMA

Robert Arneson’s tribute to former mayor of San Francisco George Moscone is on display at SFMOMA. The piece was rejected by its commissioners and was in private hands before SFMOMA arranged recently to show it. Beyond the likeness, it features … Continue reading

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Book me, Danno

Ok, I admit it. I was checking myself out in the search engine. I found two book-related oddities. The first was that Ouida Charles of the City of Palo Alto Library quoted my preview of the Ann Packer reading in … Continue reading

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Just a NoLa walk with Anthropologie

Anthropologie the upscale women’s store has issued a smart catalogue featuring Preservation Hall and some of it’s jazz band members, including the clarinetist Charlie Gabriel on the cover. I am more of a Tipitina’s and Maple Leaf -Jacques Imo’s kind … Continue reading

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