Monthly Archives: August 2012

They belong together

http://www.amazon.com/Signs-Point-Life-Variable-Stars/dp/B000MMNBLG/ref=sr_1_2?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1346268953&sr=1-2&keywords=variable+stars http://www.amazon.com/Texas-Stevie-Vaughan-Double-Trouble/dp/B00000ICN5/ref=ntt_mus_ep_dpi_3 http://www.amazon.com/Rockin-All-Night-Ritchie-Valens/dp/B000001JIP/ref=ntt_mus_ep_dpi_15 I grabbed a fistful of music, three consecutive titles somewhat randomly from the bins at Palo Alto’s College Terrace library, on my way to the computers, to check my email: “Rockin’ All Night: The Very Best of … Continue reading

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Meta-post on top 12 most popular ‘Plastic Alto’ posts by topic

Here are the top 12 posts on “Plastic Alto”so far this year; put the name in search bar to find actual link. 1. Bjong Wolf Yeigh (candidate for Dartmouth presidency) 2. Lockhart Loo (Kent Lockhart, Australian basketball coach, and an … Continue reading

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John Schaefer soccer songs

John Schaefer of WNYC has a great little post about the songs that British soccer fans sing during games. I would like to see him in a roundtable on this topic with Alan Black and Tony Williams of Meridian Gallery. And … Continue reading

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Marla Allison New Mexico painter

This time of year I dream of New Mexico if I cannot actually travel (I’ve been five times). The Wheelwright Museum is hosting a benefit event. Marla, who is from the Laguna Pueblo, is one of several artists donating their … Continue reading

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Originally posted on SF Concert Review Archive:
Originally published on April 4th, 2012 http://www.jambase.com/Articles/91087/Ozomatli-California-Review Ozomatli :: 03.28.12 :: The New Parish Music Hall :: Oakland, CA   Ozomatli by Annelise Poda The New Parish Music Hall in Oakland was packed…

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How I met Ozomatli thru Dana Beard the Chinese linguist

I wrote this four years ago and submitted it to Doug Shevlin’s blog. The actual events take place about 12 years ago. But I didn’t know until one half hour ago that Dana Beard went to China, according to The … Continue reading

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Barry McGee at Berkeley, Evri Kwong at Smith-Andersen

University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA) Barry McGee August 24–December 9, 2012 University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA) 2626 Bancroft Way Berkeley, CA 94720 Hours: Wed–Sun, 11–5pm; open till 9pm … Continue reading

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