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‘Cochiti’ plus ‘Camero’ art car project by Diego Romero, Mateo Romero and Mark Weiss

This is a model or maquette of a full-scale and drivable 1969 Camero SS designed and being fabricated in New Mexico by Diego Romero, Mateo Romero and certain accomplices, subcontractors, contributors, influences and producers. I am just a guy writing … Continue reading

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Floribunda of free shows by Earthwise

Twelve Free Concerts and Shows Summer and Fall 2023 in Palo Alto Parks and Common Spaces presented by Earthwise Productions Freddy Jones Band, Lytton Plaza, Friday, June 9, 7 pm Cien Mil Mangos, Larry Ochs Gerald Cleaver Duo, Lytton Plaza, … Continue reading

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Which Wich is which?

I may have crossed the line last night in my enthusiastic banter with our performers, at SFJazz the Joe Henderson stage. As Mads Tolling was introducing his version of the 1974 Jimmy Webb song, “Wichita Lineman” I blurted out that … Continue reading

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Olivia Wilde Chloe at Met Gala vs ‘Julie’ and guitar by Sue Hudelson at Nashville Frick Museum

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The Lockhart Loo (2023)

The Brigham Young player called Pony the N word. Later Goodwin reprimanded Lockhart, who watched the overtime from the bench, for not letting him fight his own battles. (Kent’s account, circa 2009, of the fight in 1984 seen on the internet) Continue reading

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Dispatch from Austin

Spring, 2017 nearly six years ago: has Palo Alto degraded as dramatically?   The more than 260,000 new residents who have moved to the area since 2018 might not understand that they’ll be frolicking in a symbol of Austin’s transition … Continue reading

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‘Time After Time’ 1985 to 2022

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Howard Finster, Paul Weiss

Howard Finster created this howling wolf (“at mating time”) on this date 31 years ago. I bought it from Andy his grandson up in Chatooga County, about three hours north of Atlanta*. I gave it to my father for his … Continue reading

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Music at The New Varsity, 2022

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Loretta Lynn, 90

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