A reader alerted me to the fact if there is a public art monument to the ‘90s rock band Deep Blue Something on Ramona Street near the former Old Pro near Nola‘s near Coupa around the corner from ice cream and fittingly very near the Stanford Theatre which shows old movies like “Roman Holiday” from which the rock band Deep Blue Something got the idea for the most famous song “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”.
There was a rumor that this was a monument to Blue Öyster Cult because they lived here in the ‘60s but up until very recently that window was J. Floss which sold mostly dentures and designer toothbrushes, although come to think of it the installation is very near what used to be Rudy’s Oyster Bar so I understand the confusion.
And in fact lending credence to the rumors Deep Blue Something did play a free show at the old Cubberley High theatre in 1996 and brought with them a whole truck of lights and sound. Cubberley Community Center administration used a photo from that show, the rock stars back lit, in their brochure for other renters, which was sort of a scam since the lights were a one-time deal. Until this reprise of sorts on Ramona. What about Deep Blue at Cubberley? Yes I remember the show! Some of those Stanford kids likely married.
After the Giants game which Eric and I attended on Thursday we went by SF MOMA and saw this work by Anish Kapoor :