“The Get Down” shows a similar mastery for sampling and tagging, borrowing from every possible source — the imaginary conflict ballets of “West Side Story” to the situational junkyard ethics of “Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids.”. To that you can add the Eastern mysticism of martial arts movies, the full glory of Travolta-era disco, and the “Ford to City: Drop Dead” days of New York’s urban malaise. It’s the very grit that gave life to so much late 20th-century culture; the same grit “Vinyl” tried to harness as a narrative backdrop.
Getting closer to the achy-breaky end zone, there’s also Prometheus Brown of Seattle rap group the Blue Scholars’ rebuttal to custom made wood monogram personalized ballet shoes ornament ballet christmas ornament Brad Paisley and LL Cool J’s country-rap misfire “Accidental Racist,” called “Racist Accident.”, “Achy Breaky 2,” however, falls down utterly as an answer song because it is neither timely nor pointed, In fact, Buck 22 has nothing to say about the original “Achy Breaky Heart” except for Look! I’m on a record with Billy Ray Cyrus! You know! Miley’s dad! It’s also simply not done to feature the original artist on an answer song, or for that matter a parody — it ruins the dramatic tension..
ACHIEVEMENTS. SCHOOL NEWS. • The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA is offering a free Animal Camp to children 9-12 years old who live in East Palo Alto and surrounding areas, July 3 through July 7. (No camp on July 4.) “For years we’ve held our Animal Camps at our shelter, but realized many children may not be able to make it to our shelter every day, so we have taken the camp on the road to the East Palo Alto area,” said PHS/SPCA Communications Manager Buffy Martin Tarbox. Children can learn about animal welfare, interact with animals and make pet toys. The camp will be held at Willow Oaks School, 620 Willow Road, Menlo Park. Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis, and is limited to 20 students. Camp is from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day. Each camper will need to bring a brown bag lunch, but snacks and drinks will be provided. To apply, visit www.peninsulahumanesociety.org/animalcamp or call Kylynn Pelkey at 650-340-7022, ext. 369.
History Museum of Los Gatos: The Museums of Los Gatos present “Radiant Light: Memories from the Ming Quong Home in Los Gatos,” an exhibition dedicated to exploring personal accounts and images from the women who lived at the Ming Quong Home, Through July 15, Open Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m, 75 Church St., Los Gatos, 408-395-7375 or www.museumsoflosgatos.org, ‘Negotiating Identity’ History Film Series: The History Museum of Los Gatos presents a series custom made wood monogram personalized ballet shoes ornament ballet christmas ornament of films and talks related to Asian American cultural identity, Panelists include Eddie Wong, executive director of the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation; Judy Yung, author and historian; Jeffrey Chin, filmmaker; and Yiman Wang, faculty, UCSC department of film and digital media, May 19, 6-9 p.m, Los Gatos Public Library, 110 E, Main St., Los Gatos, Free, 408-395-7386, www.museums oflosgatos.org..
43rd annual Mountain View Art & Wine Festival. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 6 and 7. Art, crafts, music, food, drinks, kids fun zone. Castro Street between El Camino Real and Evelyn Ave., Mountain View. Free. 650-968-8378 or www.miramarevents.com. Quilting By the Bay 2014. The Peninsula Quilters Guild of San Mateo County. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 20 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept 21. More than 100 quilts, boutiques, vendors. Onetta Harris Community Center, 100 Terminal Way, Menlo Park. $10 (accompanied children under 12 admitted for free). www.peninsulaquilters.org.
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