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Peace has come to Zimbabwe: vain search for Lew Welch: where the lemonade springs

(Earthwise music series thru August, various parks and facilities) Featuring Dan Bern, Rob Syrett, Or Barakat, Tivon Pennicott, Jeremy Corren, Savannah Harris, Matt The Electrician, MC Lars, Aleta Hayes, Ben Goldberg, Scott Amendola, Todd Sickafoose, Wayne Horvitz, Sara Schoenbeck, Gaye … Continue reading

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Lisa Fay Beatty – Nina Simone tribute event next Sunday, November 28, 2021, 3 p.m. at Bottom of the Hill, San Francisco featuring Jerry Jemmott Incarnation Band, Jimmy Pugh, Nancy Wright, Aisha Ayers, Paul Revelli, Veronica DeJesus, Josh Thurston Milgrom; proceeds benefit Bread & Roses

 

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Jenny Scheinman (w Finn Taylor) vs Aleta Hayes (w Jack Tuttle)

I just got word that a Jenny Scheinman project has been announced for onsale at Stanford Live Arts, for January, 2022. It’s called “Kannapolis” and is a performance piece that combines live performance of written and improv music in reaction … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Dang

I woke this morning and the first thing I did was enter my studio, crack my Webster’s Eleventh and gloss the word “dang”.I had thought of an edit to the previous essay, about football.Yes, I am going to trim the … Continue reading

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Top of the world, ma

Aleta Hayes said I’m a “flaneur”. Happy holidays to Aleta (the dancer and actor and leader, of Stanford). Today I happen to be in San Francisco for a minute, at the Potrero Hills library, built in 2010.  I returned three … Continue reading

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Dramatis personae featuring minor characters

This started out as a private correspondence about sundry arts topics but I thought I’d reduce it to alphabetical list, short i.d., and a link, for general use: Alden Van Buskirk, minor Dartmouth Beat Poet (d. 1961); Aleta Hayes, teacher, … Continue reading

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‘Keys’ w. Keats

At minute 56 of “Passing Strange” at the musical crescendo and climax of “Keys” — this is a solo by Stew (Narrator) after Youth and cast sing “Amsterdam” — and this is the Spike Lee version concert movie meaning a … Continue reading

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Open letter to Doug Moran of Barron Park

Edit to add, three years later: I would not recant this per se but would say that 1) I do respect and admire Doug Moran and his role in local public affairs and 2) I do admit that in the … Continue reading

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Coming attraction: Shipp of shuls

On one hand I was working on a piece about the local Jewish congregation and it’s Bob Dylan-based Shabbat service. On the other hand, I had interviewed jazz pianist Matthew Shipp about his new album. So why not combine the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Heads is the tops

Although I watched part of it through the majestic glass and wood doors of old Roble Gym, I could not have been more impressed with Aleta Hayes and Chocolate Heads at Stanford. Earlier, Terry and I ran into Aleta in … Continue reading

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