Andile Dyalvane in Palo Alto

South African ceramics artist Andile Dyalvane visited the Palo Alto home of former arts commissioner Terry Acebo Davis on Sunday, July 26, during his local residency.

South African ceramics artist Andile Dyalvane visited the Palo Alto home of former arts commissioner Terry Acebo Davis on Sunday, July 26, during his local residency.

Andile Dyalvane, an emerging artist from Cape Town, South Africa, who works in ceramics and painted, scarified leather, is in residency at the Palo Alto Art Center thru August 2, 2015. He is producing a body of work in conduction with the ceramics shop steward Gary Clarien, some of which will be made for sale in the art center gallery. As a resident of the center, Dyalvane is available for students, collectors and the merely curious at various hours during his term, similar to the program featuring Ehren Tool in 2014. He led a masters’ class last Friday, and gave a lecture July 14. He has shown his work in Cape Town, Taipai China, France, Santa Fe, New Mexico. His native language is Xhosa, but learned English at age 18. He is founder and co-director of Imiso Gallery in Cape Town.

Here is a gallery of he and or his recent work:

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well we should really generate more content and reviews from this local visit
This is from the New York Times, by Sarah Khan:
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PMSCs v. ‘dacoits’

New York Times, Ben Solomon, after Hagedorn

New York Times, Ben Solomon, after Hagedorn

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Pat Labarbera (1944)
Steve Lacy (1934-2004)
Guy Lafitte (1927-1998)
Oliver Lake (1942)
Ralph Lalama (1951)
Byard Lancaster (1942-2012)
Harold Land (1928-2001)
Brian Landrus (1978)
Don Lanphere (1928-2003)
John Laporta (1920-2004)
Prince Lasha (1929-2008)
Yusef Lateef (1920-2013)
Christof Lauer (1953)
Azar Lawrence (1953)
Hubert Laws (1939)
Daunik Lazro (1939)
Ronnie Laws (1950)
Claude Lawrence
Ingrid Laubrock
Andy Laster
Arnie Lawrence (1938-2005)
Brian Leake (1934-1992)
Remy Leboeuf (1986)
Bobby “Lips” Levine (1923-1997)
George Lewis (1900-1968)
Willie Lewis (1905-1971)
Eggy Ley (1928-1995)
Steve Lehman (1978)
Elliot Levin (1953)
Harlan Leonard (1905-1983)
Jed Levy (1958)
David Liebman (1946)
Terry Lightfoot (1935)
Charles Lloyd (1938) (note: as of this writing there are only two $60 tickets left to see Charles Lloyd at Stanford Bing Theatre, part of the Stanford Jazz Workshop Camp and Festival Series, compared to the $90 tickets and $120 tickets –back to my point about the line blurring between jazz and “classical” — who can afford $120 tickets?)
Jon Lloyd (1958)
Mark Lockheart (1961)
Joe Lovano (1952)
Erica Lindsay (1955)
Fredrik Ljungkvist
Giuseppi Logan (1935)
Julien Lourau (1970)
Tim Lin
Frank Lowe (1943-2003)
Jimmy Lyons (1932-1986)
Jimmie Lunceford (1902-1947)
Claude Luter (1923-2006)

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Sans Fran’s

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edit to add:
Fran Hinson, in his shop, 497 Lytton, circa 1970, courtesy Palo Alto Historical and Guy Miller archives:
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and1:
Beacom said. It is particular to every time and place. From her own childhood, Beacom remembers the reliably warm greeting she used to get from Fran Hinson, the late owner of the old Fran’s newsstand on Lytton Avenue. Hinson and his sister Ruth welcomed kids into their shop to read comics, inviting them behind the counter to pick out penny candy. “We never bought the comics, but they were nice to us,” she said. “Who knew how important those adults would be in our lives? “Forever in my mind will be the smell of red licorice, tobacco and newsprint together and the independence of being able to walk to Fran’s.” (from PAW, 2011, on teens, Kenrick)

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I saw a Deadhead taper in The New York Times

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Any truth to the rumours that Downtown North parking program will be enforced by Apache helicopters?

Roger that, Delta and there's a Blue Tesla with it's nose in the red, near the corner of Bryant and Poe...

Roger that, Delta and there’s a Blue Tesla with it’s nose in the red, near the corner of Bryant and Poe…

Staff interviewed each firm and found that Serco, Inc. demonstrated the most complete understanding of the Downtown RPP program intricacies based on an evaluation of relevant experience, proposed staffing approach, and proposed technologies, despite the higher cost {$1.5 M} to the City, as discussed further below.

About Serco Inc.: Serco Inc., headquartered in Reston, VA, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Serco Group plc, a $7.5 billion international business that helps transform government and public services around the world. We improve essential services by managing people, processes, technology and assets more effectively. We advise policy makers, design innovative solutions, integrate systems and – most of all – deliver to the public. Our people offer operational, management and consulting expertise in the transportation, business process outsourcing, defense, education, environmental services, facilities management, health, home affairs, information and communications technology, knowledge services, local government, science, and commercial sectors. Serco Inc. has approximately 8,500 employees across the United States and five Canadian provinces. More information on Serco Inc. can be found at http://www.serco-na.com.

Downtown Pilots, you betcha!

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Moon rising over the Grateful Dead

Santa Clara Fare Thee Well Sunday, 2015

Santa Clara Fare Thee Well Sunday, 2015

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