Category Archives: Plato’s Republic

pertaining to government, the public sector, governance, democracy, politics, issues pertaining to such, like “freedom of speech” concepts

Together Again Palo Alto smokin’

Thanks are due to the following musicians for being Together Again Palo Alto, in order of appearance: Steve Poltz, Dayna Stephens, Genius Wesley, Lucas Vesley, Michael Aaberg, Marco Peris, Will Magid, Morgan Nilsen, Inspector Gadje, Mads Tolling, Colin Hogan, Eric … Continue reading

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Upcoming and Earthwise at Lytton Plaza

1) Dayna Stephens Quartet – Monday noon;2) Mitch Woods and His Rocket 88s with special guest saxophone Nancy Wright (“There is Something on Your Mind” single release party) — Tuesday, 5 p.m.3) Ben Goldberg and Scott Amendola (members of Plays … Continue reading

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Sunaura Taylor, Judith Butler in Astra’s film

Word of a new shot at Palo Alto art show guest curated by Fran Osborne with a subtext of disability reminds me of “Examined Life” by Astra Taylor which features philosophers Judith Butler, Cornel West and artist-philospher (sister of the … Continue reading

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Barbara Manning and SF Seals live in Palo Alto, November 20 by Earthwise

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Kirsten Gillibrand essay I wrote for Lynn Stegner’s creative memoir course, 2019

Twenty three hours after meeting the next president of the United States and I am still buzzing. Minus five or six hours of sleep and rest. When I met Kirsten Gillibrand — we call her “Tina” — she said nice … Continue reading

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Earthwise announces free concert series as part of Mayor’s ‘Together Again Palo Alto’ project

Mayor Tom Dubois, whose music bona fides include being the “Band Dad” for the Gunn High orchestra during his son’s formative years and now being engaged to a jazz singer, asked me to help out his “Together Again Palo Alto” … Continue reading

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Vetiver, David James Trio+2

 

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Double D

I appreciate this column, Ms. Diamond. And I am well aware that I have been deleted numerous times from this forum — and automatically deleted from the news feed. And I have said some obnoxious things. Nelson Rockefeller was my … Continue reading

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New SF landmarks

I caught up with Cecilia Peña Govea, performer known as La Doña at her mural, at Mission and 26th in San Francisco. The Giants commissioned the mural to thank their fans for their support.La Doña plays an Earthwise Productions free … Continue reading

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Day of show: Saturday, July 31, 2021 (first gig in sixteen months)

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