Monthly Archives: April 2019

Kudos to Dave Montgomery, my former Gunn High of Palo Alto school mate, for winning the MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’ for his work on soil

Soil brother number 1. He’s also a very talented musician, with two bands, Good Bones and Big Dirt. So to summarize: Mark Weiss, Gunn class of 1982, runs Earthwise Productions a concert company that is a spin-off from Earth Day … Continue reading

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I Am Sitting at Lytton Plaza Reading George Packer in The Atlantic

[Photo by Matt and Justin –Matt who models at Palo Alto Art Center –Justin his wingman and also a model of sorts — Or we can rest assured he embodies a human form] And1: A couple hours later, I have … Continue reading

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Beth Custer, Jane Monheit and Bob Margolin headline next three Earthwise Productions shows

ONSALES VIA EVENTBRITE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/earthwise-welcomes-jane-monheit-tickets-62895624506 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/earthwise-welcomes-bob-margolin-and-jimmy-vivino-2-guitars-200-stories-tickets-62896241351       Earthwise Productions of Palo Alto announces three confirmed shows this spring and summer. Beth Custer premieres a commission for clarinet, voice, strings and percussion, based on the writings of environmentalist Paul Hawken, … Continue reading

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Self referencing self portrait as chimera leaning slightly towards the luft

How would I describe this: my head is a bowling ball or is that my hand left arm facing Minneapolis one leg with orange sneakers three hands one holding the other two want to fist want to stop and some … Continue reading

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I laughed, I cried I kissed $20 trillion goodbye

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Boykin, Booma both Barrett bearers

Dartmouth thing. This is Keith and his nephew I wonder who is faster I presume the next generation yet Keith as some of his Twitter friends noted looks pretty fit The boykinism  is named Brandon Adams and competes for University … Continue reading

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Blues legend Bob Margolin to roll up on The Mitch in July

edit to add, or start: I am boning up om my Margolism so as to enhance my appreciation of my upcoming Bob Margolin Jimmy Vivino show July 6 at Mitchell Park El Palo Alto Room — about 3 weeks from … Continue reading

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