Monthly Archives: January 2016

Henry Plotnick (Field 5) at 4

Henry Plotnick the teen minimalist composer does a live mic at 4 today at KZSU Stanford, 90.1 on the terrestial radio dial but since I can literally see the station out my window — well, I can see Hoover Tower … Continue reading

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Stanford Wanted Posters and Earthwise posters

I walked thru at a brisk pace the installation of “Wanted” posters on the second floor of Cantor, the modern room, maybe part of the Marmor collection, yesterday (Terry my Terry and I also walked thru the new McMurtry art … Continue reading

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Honcho honcho

I met Rod Newman in front of 235 1st Street in Los Altos, and he gave me a quick tour of his work in progress Honcho Bar. He

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Satchmo under the Geary

I’m working past thinking of “Satchmo at the Waldorf” as a take-down of both Louis Armstrong and his agent Joe Glaser. It starts with the Satchmo character admitting that he just crapped his pants, literally. The big revelation is ┬ánot … Continue reading

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This dust of birds

Werner Herzog appears on stage atStanford Feb 2 to discuss his favorite book, about peregrine falcons. No word yet on what type of gastro stunt he will simultaneously endeavor.I’m liking the new Bird Dog, on Ramona roasting up a leather … Continue reading

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What role did super-model play in Palo Alto council approval of flawed redevelopment plan, 1050 Page Mill?

  You heard of, if you are at all literary or cultured, “the face that launched a thousand ships”*, but what about the super-model goddess archetype that may or may not explain Palo Alto subsidizing developers to the tune of … Continue reading

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Huzzah for the new bully pulpit

1 2. Item one is a screen capture of a six-word curse I posted on Palo Alto Weekly online in reaction to Pat Burt, who I consider a bully, i.e. borderline violent and near out-of-control, being elected mayor, although it … Continue reading

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