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Spooks take center stage at former downtown art studio

I chuckled and thought of the long time dissent leader Tom Jordan who when I ran for city Council told me that like in the towel of poo I should find a parade and jump in front of it. I … Continue reading

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Breakfast with Delores

This is actually about a doomed tree at the corner of Emerson and Hamilton in Palo Alto in front of what used to be Nathan Oliveira’s downtown studio. But it starts with a Videos from Prince’s self-marketed album called “Chaos…” … Continue reading

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Driving me cazzie

Ok, I admit. I’m spread a little thin. Partial remedy, I gave away a book. A new book. Recently procured. Having carried the clip, the review around for a couple years. Harvy Araton’s book about the great Knicks teams, of … Continue reading

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Windhover at Stanford nears opening

Windhover Contemplative Center at Stanford, featuring large-scale works on canvas by Nathan Oliveira, looks very near completion. A little birdie told me. I spoke to Palo Alto boards shortly after Nathan’s passing about the value of honoring his role in … Continue reading

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Granite Alto

Photo essay about Stanford Jazz Camp / Workshop / Series / Festival / #firshir Ivor Holloway is a Gunn graduate and fulltime staff year-round for Stanford Jazz Workshop and camps. I met him Saturday for the first time since October … Continue reading

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Our Palo Alto discussion featuring Sid Espinosa et al at Downtown Library Wednesday April 23, 2014

I am carrying the business card of David Evan Harris, one of the panelists (along with Sid Espinosa, Steven Levy and Ann Dunkin): Research Director, Institute for the Future, 124 University Avenue, Palo Alto. Harris said, and my own eyes … Continue reading

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Eric Cohen walking canvas

Eric Cohen is a Los Angeles-based member of the Screen Actors Guild, who you can spot in numerous films. although you kinda have to look for him. He and his twin brother Steven sometimes appeared in my concert series at … Continue reading

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PA(tch): or, PA!!!

leonard koppett, who is in the sportswriters’ wing of the baseball hall of fame, in semi-retirement from the new york herald, was our editor in chief. mario dianda the editor of the daily news was a county reporter. ray ratto was a sports columnist and would take naps on koppett’s couch. Continue reading

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eARTh day and Oliveira

I wrote a letter to Palo Alto Weekly about how we as a community (town and not gown) should do something to honor the legacy of painter and teacher (and father, and husband and neighbor) Nathan Oliveira, 1928-2010. At the … Continue reading

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