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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

AFI at The Cub, 1996 and 2021?

Or: Just like heaven. And 1: a bit parochial but WordPress cannot distinguish Davey Havok from AwkwAFIna. The instant matter my blog to God’s vag: I will pay a pro rata share of the rent for the Cubberly multi-purpose room/auditorium … Continue reading

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And God said

I like it when gentiles get Hebrew characters tattooed on their wrists and they think it’s Genesis 3:16 but it’s really a recipe for matzo balls. REFRIGERATE THREE HOURS. FOR FLUFFY, bw Kudos Bells Books for best use of 25 … Continue reading

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‘Lady Sings The Blues’ 1972 Vs ‘Last Waltz’ 1978

Bw “The Lady Vanishes” **** 1938 but first a word from Mavis Something about “Hungarian rhapsody”: So to summarize we have Diana Ross, Billie Holiday just the concept but not the music then we have a bit of Mavis Staples … Continue reading

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Richard Anuszkiewicz optic art football VS Jim Harbaugh cartwheel dance media

What this calls to mind, in the case of Jim Harbaugh, right, is that we the editors of the student Oracle for April Fools Day, 1982 posed Pat Siegmund as a faux Harbaugh in various enterprises I don’t think gymnastics … Continue reading

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Hornsby, 17 Nicks, 72

Stevie Nicks of Menlo Park a legit 650 superstar is 72 years of age. She shares a birthday with the late Miles Davis.Meanwhile it was reported that a charting contemporary song features a sample of Bruce Hornsby “The Way it … Continue reading

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Timo Andres and Molly Tuttle: two Palo Altans whose Carnegie Hall debuts were postponed by pandemic

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Shout out to Jeff Parker and Aretha Franklin sample song

I have Jeff’s phone number, and that of his agent. Mark my words, he will lead a band in Palo Alto soon. Recently I named, as part of a poll I took, his band Tortoise as one of my five … Continue reading

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