Monthly Archives: February 2019

Ernest Withers, Ernest Gaines

Gh I have to admit that sometimes I confuse al young and Ernest Gaines. I guess if I had met either Mann or saw him read or see him read that will illuminate the problem they’re both among the top … Continue reading

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All that jazz (2003)

Hi, Hans: Here’s a partial list of people I’ve seen, heard, spoke to, at IAJE: Don Byron Charlie Hunter Maria Schneider Bob Brookmeyer Bob Forester Robin Tomchin Jack Randall Todd Barkan Derek Kwan Kurt Elling Stefon Harris John Ellis Reggie … Continue reading

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Indian circus and Ladakh marathoner photos

bw Family photo from her teenage years of Nayomi Munaweera and her family 1986; the author appears next Thursday Feb 28 at 7pm at San Jose library rm 225:  

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Amendola vs Blades vs Parker vs Skerik vs Palo Alto

The band known as Amendola vs. Blades vs. Parker vs. Skerik performs a free show Saturday, March 30, 2019 8 p.m. at Palo Alto Art Center Auditorium presented by Earthwise Productions. Doors, 7:30 p.m. Program is 8 to 9:30 one … Continue reading

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Beck strikes out 11 in season bow

Stanford right hander Brendan Beck sophomore is one of the nations top hurlers.

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Clarence Thomas’ reckless disregard for intelligence

Thanks to the Sullivan decision, it is indeed hard for public figures to win libel suits. They have to prove that something false was said about them, that it harmed their reputation and that the writer acted with “actual malice.” … Continue reading

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Glory, glory Olatuja

Alicia Olatuja, who was first noticed for her solo on “Battle Hymn of The Republic” at the Obama Inauguration in 2013, plays an intimate set at SFJazz July 28. A classically trained vocalist from St. Louis and Manhattan School of … Continue reading

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