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News - January 29, 2010

Around Town

ART, BUT NO CIGAR ... The average Joe may not be able to view some of Anthony Montanino's paintings — the ones owned by Madonna and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger — but anyone can check out the works he currently has on exhibit at the Stanford Video studio at 691 Pampas Lane on campus. Canvas clearly isn't enough for this artist's vision. Eighteen of the pieces on display are cigar-box paintings, many depicting Bay Area landmarks. The marquee at San Francisco's Roxie Theatre fits on a cigar box, as does the ocean at Pacific Grove. As for Schwarzenegger, he's said to own a cigar-box painting of the California State Capitol. The exhibition runs through the end of February, with a reception set for Feb. 5 from 4 to 6 p.m. More information is posted at www.anthonymontanino.com.

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