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Ad Libs: Yep, this makes 200 postings

Today's posting feels like a landmark: Mazel tov to me on my 200th Ad Libs post! Should I buy myself an anniversary present? I always forget. Is it paper this year,...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 31, 2010
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Ad Libs: Worth another look

After visiting the Palo Alto Art Center the other week for a story about kids' art education, I went back today. I had been too busy scribbling quotes and keeping...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on May. 27, 2010
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Ad Libs: Pop go the props if the actors don't stop

For my story this week about TheatreWorks' play "Opus," about life in a string quartet, I chatted with writer Michael Hollinger and cellist/advisor Kris Yenney....

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on May. 28, 2010
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Ad Libs: But will she shave her head?

Los Altos actor and TheatreWorks regular Molly Bell has quite the cast of characters on her resume: the girl who romanced "Bat Boy," a Victorian-era teacher and...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Sep. 22, 2010
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Ad Libs: But will she shave her head?

Los Altos actor and TheatreWorks regular Molly Bell has quite the cast of characters on her resume: the girl who romanced "Bat Boy," a Victorian-era teacher and...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Sep. 22, 2010
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Ad Libs: Starmade shadows and ash groves

Don't get me wrong. I love holiday music. I arrive ridiculously early for sing-along Messiahs so I can sit up front. I once sang "O Holy Night" at a vocal recital....

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Nov. 23, 2010
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Ad Libs: My top arts events from 2010

Every year I sew together a patchwork of my 10 favorite local arts moments and happenings from the past 12 months. A little bit of this, a little bit of that from...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Dec. 30, 2010
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Ad Libs: My top arts events from 2010

Every year I sew together a patchwork of my 10 favorite local arts moments and happenings from the past 12 months. A little bit of this, a little bit of that from...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Dec. 30, 2010
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Ad Libs: More trucks and cheese, please

This is one of those Fridays when I'm left with several interesting tidbits that I wish could've made it into the print edition this week. Paper stretches only so...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 25, 2011
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Ad Libs: More trucks and cheese, please

This is one of those Fridays when I'm left with several interesting tidbits that I wish could've made it into the print edition this week. Paper stretches only so...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 25, 2011
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Ad Libs: Remembering a relief effort

"It is no light matter to be in the midst of a starving population and to be only able to feed about 10% of them." So said a relief worker during the effort to alleviate...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 30, 2011
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Ad Libs: Remembering a relief effort

"It is no light matter to be in the midst of a starving population and to be only able to feed about 10% of them." So said a relief worker during the effort to alleviate...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 30, 2011
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Ad Libs: Art on foot

To take a truly informed science-art-nature walk on the Stanford campus, it's nice to have a museum docent, an earth-sciences dean, a curator and a bunch of professors...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jul. 20, 2011
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Ad Libs: Art on foot

To take a truly informed science-art-nature walk on the Stanford campus, it's nice to have a museum docent, an earth-sciences dean, a curator and a bunch of professors...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jul. 20, 2011
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Ad Libs: [email protected]: Lovely, lilting Lieder

Everyone in theater knows this old saw: "Bad dress rehearsal, good opening night." Maybe the [email protected] folks should have worried when the last rehearsal for the...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Aug. 4, 2011
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Ad Libs: [email protected]: Lovely, lilting Lieder

Everyone in theater knows this old saw: "Bad dress rehearsal, good opening night." Maybe the [email protected] folks should have worried when the last rehearsal for the...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Aug. 4, 2011
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Keith Raffel: Doubling the odds in book publishing

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...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Aug. 12, 2011
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Ad Libs: Play in progress

So there wasn't a stunning set to take a photo of. But with a staged reading of a musical that's still being written, you expect to see the seams. This weekend we...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Aug. 21, 2012
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Ad Libs: Play in progress

So there wasn't a stunning set to take a photo of. But with a staged reading of a musical that's still being written, you expect to see the seams. This weekend we...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Aug. 21, 2012
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Ad Libs: Why black and white?

Why black and white? Why not, if you can make a ceiling lamp look like a marvelous stained-glass fractal without any color? Fine-art photographer Cole Thompson,...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Oct. 16, 2012
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