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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; he also sang in local choir, and fronts an Allen Ginsberg tribute Beat Hotel Rm 32

Street parade for Paly grads, downtown north, after Ives (w vibraslap and dog)

Starring: Max, Kobi. Featuring: Eric, Titi, Lars, Sarah, Maya, Jordan, Neilson, Debbie, Nick, Nick Jr, Kristtine, Barbara, Wylie, Laura B, Lori R, Jerry, Sally, Ben, George, Sylvia, Julian, Julie, “Jordan Cheng”, Ice Cream Truck, Hodes, Tyreek, Leah, Duffy, Marjorie, Mac, … Continue reading

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Thank you, James Mattis, of Stanford

“I have watched this week’s unfolding events, angry and appalled,” former Trump administation Secretary of Defense, and Hoover fellow James Mattis writes, for The Atlantic. “The words ‘Equal Justice Under Law’ are carved in the pediment of the United States … Continue reading

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R u Casti R-1?

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DiSuvero and Noguchi in The Times today by Kimmelman and Weisz

I met my wife when we were both interested enough in Palo Alto’s Percent for Art program that we both toured Bruce Beasley’s Oakland studio apropos of his sculpture at Mitchell Park Library and Community Center. So therefore I notice … Continue reading

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Fire go come Palo Alto?

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Mark Morris Zoom vs Deep fake June Omura

If Mark Morris has zoom choreography, then why not bring back June Omura as a deep fake? that is, we can take films of June dancing in archived works and create new dances for her data. I met June after … Continue reading

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My platform for 2020, although I’m definitely not running

So to tie together a couple loose threads on the internet here at PAW, we have 35 acres at Cubberley, 39 acres special zone and Casti, which someone, apples to oranges, defines as a CUP on 51 R-1 single house … Continue reading

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