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Thinking about Jeff Parker’s mother for 3 minutes on my 56th birthday while sitting in a diner trying to not hear monsters and men in the House system, awaiting corned beef hash and eggs, sipping coffee and NOT at the gym

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Or: Suite For Max Brown 2020 International Anthem Nonesuch VS “tell her that I miss our little talks” 2011

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Improv trio to crash The Mitch

A trio of improvisational instrumentalists comprising Scott Amendola, drums; Trevor Dunn, upright bass and Phillip Greenlief clarinet convene Friday, October 11 at The Mitch, as part of the ongoing Earthwise Productions assault on the normal comfy tranquility of South Palo … Continue reading

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3M VS 31 M’s

3M, also known as Minnesota Mining, is an 89 billion dollar corporate conglomerate. The “31 M’s” are the bands booked by Eric Dimenstein and Jim Romeo’s Ground Control Touring of Los Angeles and Brooklyn (but apparently not Chapel Hill or … Continue reading

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Halliwell scoring for a baker’s dozen upcoming & classic movie bills at The Stanford Theatre

OR, A MOVIE-BILL FEAST Tonite: ***** (Five stars) This Happy Breed** Meet Me in St. Louis *** Convenient and cheap, but I’d rather take the wife to see Tarantino “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” and I’ve seen it twice … Continue reading

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Jewish ‘ire cookie’ vs Jamaican irie: or, Bow tie vs Bob Marley

My Jewish neighbor from LA, M- noticed my Cantor’s shirt and remarked that in her youth she would go by what to her then was a neighborhood joint and eat the largest available “ire kiegel”. I had no idea what … Continue reading

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Monheit sends Mitchell to ‘Dreamland’

Jazz vocalist Jane Monheit of Long Island and Los Angeles rode a musical magic carpet, piloting 75 of her intimates, on a tour of the American and New World songbook, Friday at the Mitchell Park Center El Palo Alto room. … Continue reading

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T is for Tah (Palo Alto Rock a A to Z): Tommy Jordan, Paly ’81

I just left Tommy Jordan a long voice mail, to inform him he is Mr. T, in the context of Palo Alto rock history. (Actually, although I probably said forty things and made five jokes, before the machine cut me … Continue reading

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