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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: BBB coming to RWC
Jul 22, 2010 11:24 am
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Funny, I was just making a snarky remark about the Park Theatre still being a yawning hole in downtown Menlo Park. It's lovely to hear that the neighboring theater... More
Ad Libs: Brave new work
Aug 23, 2010 12:29 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 13,167

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: A requiem for summer (but in a good way)
Jul 13, 2010 12:02 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 12,723

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: Au revoir, Arthur
Jul 31, 2009 10:16 am
Comments: 1 | Views: 12,388

So saddened to hear about the passing of Arthur Krakower, the 88-year-old wunderkind Peninsula artist. A call or email from Arthur was like a small gem, bright in... More
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