Monthly Archives: December 2012

I am Elektro, err, Earthwise

I made a poster in 1999 that advertised four shows, including Train, Mother Hips (who play tonight in Felton) and featured a photograph of a robot I had ripped from an ad and gave to my designer to photo-shop for … Continue reading

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Dana King and Rodin ‘Prayer’

Leah Garchik had a scoop about Dana King leaving KPIX to do her art fulltime. I linked from the comments to the Dana King art homepage and was suitably impressed with her sculpture and her charcoal drawings. Later that same … Continue reading

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Juana Alicia mural at Stanford ‘Chicano’ center

“El Codex Estanfor” is a new interior mural at Stanford, in the ‘Chicano’ center, near the bookstore, by Bay Area legend muralist Juana Alicia, also known as Juana Alicia Araiza. I wandered into El Centro Chicano, a student center that … Continue reading

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Danse Macabre with my former classmate

Somehow I found myself searching for Martin Kryska, my Dartmouth classmate who died in a car accident in 1992. I didn’t remember that he was at Anderson Ranch arts center near Vail, CO in residency at the time of the … Continue reading

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Take 4:32 (Dave Brubeck tribute)

file under: the joints are really flipping (when I heard about the passing of Mr. Brubeck, I thought to post a video of a performance of Oranj Symphonette, featuring Matt Brubeck, his son, on the strength that this was the first … Continue reading

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Pandora is evil, Linda is beautiful

Linda Perry, the song writer who penned Christina Aguilera’s hit tune ‘Beautiful,’ saw the song played more than 12 million times on Pandora during the first three months of the year. For that Perry earned $350. (Credit: Greg Sandoval/CNET) Read … Continue reading

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life is so strange

life is so strange (short review, plagiarized from heather desaulniers, about new work by mary armentrout) read more here: ^ ^ ^ > > ^ ‘   ,    , hey look I made the little mark dance along the … Continue reading

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