Monthly Archives: February 2016

‘Red Poet’ doc about SF’s Jack Hirschman, who briefly taught at Dartmouth in 1961-1962

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Hope Austin by STEVEJC

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Kudos to Kobi, but it was Michael Wang of Paly who unearthed the David Starr Jordan concern

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Felix Gonzalez-Torres pieces at Stanford until March 21 or so

Terry and I went by Stanford’s Cantor Museum to see the student-curated, 50-piece show. One of the most memorable works, new to me but she had seen before, was by Felix Gonzalez- Torres (1957-1995), “Untitled (Portrait of Ross in L.A”(1991 … Continue reading

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The tough, the strong

For certain members of the Gunn student body and community, the pulse must quicken with anticipation this week and perhaps for the next 12 days, a rarified situation created by Gunn’s selection to the Central Coast Section basketball tournament. The … Continue reading

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Serra smile

Apropos of her latest hair stylings, Terry, (Terry my Terry) sent me a photo we stood for in St. Louis, at the Pulitzer Foundation¬†, in front of a Richard Serra called “Joe”. Hair, like life, I prefer “long”.edit to add: … Continue reading

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Winter Sports Look to CCS: Boys’ Basketball

Source: Winter Sports Look to CCS: Boys’ Basketball Gunn Titans basketball is 17-2, champions of SCVAL for first time since 2008-2009 (and only fourth time in school history) and surely anticipating the simple twist of fate wherein later today, which … Continue reading

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Would that it were so simple

I started out looking for examples of Shepherd Fairey that resemble Ainu owl pattern. That digressed into Shepherd and t-shirts for Bernie Sanders, then to excellent mark fallen¬†Vallon critique of Fairey, then to Prince and Krantz. The headline references new … Continue reading

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Award for welltimed silence

I appreciated Bet Ratliff’s think-piece about jazz solos and the Grammy awards. and here is a screen shot of my favorite graph: (which is the newspaper equivalent to a jazz solo)

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How I mistook Christopher Walken for Willem Dafoe

bemblycifer   Live dustpartch from our Centennial correspondent Dr. Brian E. Moore, pictured below:        

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