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Real Estate - August 19, 2011

Inspiration for the home

Palo Alto festival returns to University Avenue Aug. 27-28

by Jeff Carr

Talk about surreal: A man recreates Octavio Ocampo's "Visions of Quixote" in chalk on a 14-foot by 10-foot parcel of asphalt — without pay. It's audacious, heroic even, and after the festival ends, passers-by on Tasso Street will be left with only the vague notion that once, something extraordinary took place here, before the rain and the traffic washed it away.

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Editorial Intern Jeff Carr can be emailed at jcarr@paweekly.com.

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