Monthly Archives: April 2013

Alden Van Buskirk news flash

BEYOND THE NEWS In-depth coverage and analysis of recent significant items in the news, produced by our news department. 8:00 THE POEMS OF RATTRAY AND VAN BUSKIRK Poet David Rattray reads from his own work, and that of Alden van … Continue reading

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Nampeyo of Hano bowl with bird motif, circa 1905

“The painted design is classic Nampeyo, and in fact, there is a similar bowl also by Nampeyo in the permanent collection of the Milwaukee Public Museum that is the match to this bowl.  Both bowls show the classic heavy black … Continue reading

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Signs of the times: Peet’s, Nirvana and Susan O’Malley

I’m rushing through this, mostly visual post: Although I sip on at least five brand name coffees and probably 10 physical locations, all within 5 miles of my abode, each month, totally about 20 trips to a coffee house, in … Continue reading

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Medway Forest Indians

way past my bedtime but I am trippin over the news (to me) that Perry Lane is now Oak Creek — and who are or were Medway Forest Indians?{that’s not actually true, but close enough for Plasty late night} sent … Continue reading

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Gallery of posters and flyers, Earthwise Productions, 1994-2009

art direction credits at bottom of scroll; photos by Terry Acebo Davis (this one was based on artwork accompanying an article in the Rolling Stone about the fact that Texas, especially during the tenure of Governor Bush, had executed so … Continue reading

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Gunn alum and dad leads softball surge

I bumped into my Gunn classmate Matt Maltz and his son Andrew at Piazza’s market Sunday and was very impressed to learn that he is coaching the girls softball team at our Alma Mater. I checked out two games as … Continue reading

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Stanford teacher wins Pulitzer Prize for fiction novel about North Korea

Adam Johnson is a teacher at Stanford who I was stalking last year, after first noticing him on Charlie Rose. I sent him an email, attended two public lectures and bought his book. I mention or link to him in … Continue reading

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