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By Rebecca Wallace

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About this blog: I grew up in Menlo Park and have long been involved with both local journalism and local theater. After starting my career as an editorial intern with The Almanac, I was a staff reporter for the Almanac and the San Mateo County Ti...  (More)

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Keith Raffel: Doubling the odds in book publishing
Aug 12, 2011 3:31 pm
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It's not an easy thing to find lasting, lucrative success as a novelist. So this year Palo Alto mystery/thriller author Keith Raffel is trying to double the odds.

After... More
Ad Libs: A requiem for summer (but in a good way)
Jul 13, 2010 12:02 pm
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I am now officially a proud choral-music geek, because I have not one but two favorite requiems. Very pleased to get to sing both the Durufle and the Faure last... More
Ad Libs: Where's our downtown theater festival?
Jun 12, 2009 2:10 pm
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You can't complain about an evening of Balkan-Yiddish-gospel-postmodern music, really. World Music Day sounds pretty cool (except that you can't call it WMD without... More
Ad Libs: Brave new work
Aug 23, 2010 12:29 pm
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Yesterday, I caught the last performance of the in-development indie-rock musical "Fly By Night" at TheatreWorks, and you'd have to consult the program to believe... More
Ad Libs: 'Art without inhibitions'
Jul 24, 2009 2:43 pm
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To find the new home of Art For Well Beings, you have to wander a bit. The little art center is, as director Judy Gittelsohn says, "tucked in behind" a cluster of... More
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