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May 15, 2010

Why Do Something If It Can Be Done: Quoting Gertrude Stein # 44

There is a general consensus that there are two Gertrude Steins: one readable, the other not. One easily accessible, the other not. I found this to […]
May 2, 2010

A Book Like No Other: Linda Ellia’s “Notre Combat” (Our Struggle)

Read about the book exhibition at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco: French artist Linda Ellia shows “Notre Combat” (Our Struggle) — 450 pages of […]
April 8, 2010

Why Do Something If It Can Be Done: Quoting Gertrude Stein # 40

Gertrude has had a meeting with the Zeitgeist. I had just posted # 39, the attempt of Proust, Joyce and Pound to Twitter (quite in vain, […]
April 8, 2010

Why Do Something If It Can Be Done: Quoting Gertrude Stein # 39

What it would be like if Proust, Pound, Joyce and Stein had to be “authorpreneurs” and polish their FaceBook Fan pages and emit daily tweets? Are […]
April 7, 2010

Just created a Facebook page

This is a photographic appetizer of favorite pics of Gertrude Stein. Link  
April 3, 2010

San Francisco Ballet’s “The Little Mermaid”

Review at http://www.scene4.com/0410/renatestendhal0410.html  
February 8, 2010

Happy birthday, Gertie!

My blog continues at http://www.shewrites.com/profiles/blog/list?user=1fxhrwbaix6wi She is turning 136 this year in her very own ageless way. And here is the mythical birth as told in […]
February 2, 2010

Fire and Ice: The Formidable new Carmen at the Met

Elina Garanca and Roberto Alagna in a new Met production, simulcast live in HD http://www.scene4.com/0210/renatestendhal0210.html  
December 1, 2009

Suzanne Farrell Ballet at Cal Performances

Read my report at: http://www.scene4.com/archivesqv6/dec-2009/1209/renatestendhal1209.html  
November 20, 2009

Why Do Something If It Can Be Done: Quoting Gertrude Stein # 15

A rose is a rose by any other name… When I researched Stein photographs and texts for my photobiography I happened upon the man who created […]