Richard Oakes, activist VS Larry Ochs sopranino

I’m working on a show a week from Thursday with Larry Ochs and four other musicians. I’m trying to establish that the former council chambers, the Auditorium at The Palo Alto Art Center is a good place for music. If I succeed maybe the name should be changed to Palo Alto Arts Center.

Driving home from an excursion I heard NPR Latino show about “Red Power” and the 1969-1970 occupation for Native rights of Alcatraz led by Richard Oakes.

Here’s a hodgepodge Of other recent images:


About markweiss86

Mark Weiss, founder of Plastic Alto blog, is a concert promoter and artist manager in Palo Alto, as Earthwise Productions, with background as journalist, advertising copywriter, book store returns desk, college radio producer, city council and commissions candidate, high school basketball player, and blogger; he also sang in local choir, fronts an Allen Ginsberg tribute Beat Hotel Rm 32 Reads 'Howl' and owns a couple musical instruments he cannot play
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