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Is Coldplay a green play?

Ultimately the best thing we could all do for the environment is either disappear from the planet altogether or not go anywhere as humans. And so we have to acknowledge a certain — I don’t know if you call it … Continue reading

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Seventeen photos of Meklit Hadero, who appears here Friday

She also sings   bw 1) I found this snapshot of Tim Bloom of the mother hips and yours truly Mark Weiss of Earthwise productions I took it with a cheap camera disposable at Tressider in 1999 I don’t know … Continue reading

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Lit in lines

I was in nearby Menlo Park yesterday, trying to replace Todd Sickafoose’s worn Size 10 1/2 sic Saucony Jazz lime shows and I wondered into Feldman’s for the first time since it relocated. A young man was playing on the … Continue reading

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Mondo bongo

The Mickey Hart show last night at Stanford with Zakir Hussein  and world music singers reminds me of a poem by the late Al Young : Bad drumming always pounds out good, but badder bongo builds and builds, abounds. Your … Continue reading

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I’ll be sitting by myself in the balcony of the Fox Theatre to see Bob Dylan in Oakland in about six weeks (after about eight shows of my own)

I’m medium cool on Bob Dylan but bought a ticket just on principle. There are VIP seats for $400 each – -and I bought some very expensive tickets to see Counting Crows in Saratoga – -I like the ring to … Continue reading

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John Zorn ‘Naked City’ vs Or Bareket ‘Sahar’

  This is from 1993 and featured John Zorn, Bill Frisell, Joey Baron, Wayne Horvitz; I had never seen it until 10 minutes ago; I admit I had it confused with “Spy VS Spy” which I borrowed from the library … Continue reading

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Loving a pig, eating a turkey or chicken

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Earthwise Earth Day and a dozen other upcoming shows

My shows dba Earthwise: April 18 Or Bareket Quartet% April 24 Earth Day with Matt the Electrician, MC Lars and not much more% April 28 Goldberg Amendola Sickafoose Plays Monk $ May 1 Lisa Mezzacapa SIFTER 2 pm Mitchell Park … Continue reading

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Fifteen random music videos

Marley’s Ghost   Sony Holland Linda Ronstadt Lisa Mezzacappa Wayne Horvitz Gaye Adegbalola   The Waybacks DaShawn Hickman Ethan Iverson  

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New Pueblo Pottery installation at Sacramento’s Crocker Museum that features work from the Weiss Collection

Scott Shields of the Crocker Museum sent along this photo of their new installation from their collection of Pueblo Pottery. The bulk of it is from Dr. Loren Lipson but it also displays works donated by my sibs and I … Continue reading

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