Tag Archive: Fred Nicolaus

Oct 05

21 Years Sober

[Translate] Wednesday this week, Oct. 2, I celebrated 21 years clean and sober.  Well, I didn’t exactly celebrate.  I went to a legal education program at the San Francisco Federal Building in the late afternoon, then walked over to the Mission district to see what I thought was a film about German postwar radicalism, but …

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Aug 21

Fred Nicolaus to Appear in S.F. Oct. 29

[Translate] Fred Nicolaus, author of the just-released album Golden Suits on the Yep Roc label, will be playing with his group at the Hotel Utah Saloon in San Francisco on Sunday evening Oct. 6.  Save the date and stay tuned for further details. Meanwhile Nicolaus has come out with a new music video that documents …

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Jul 29

Kid makes good

[Translate] Hey, listen up!  Y’all go out and pre-order this record, and get the t-shirt with the two wristwatches, OK? Click here! I mean, click here! Have you clicked yet? OK, why the heavy promo?  Could it have anything to do with the coincidence of the artist’s last name being the same as mine?  Busted! …

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Jun 27

Revisiting “The Village”

[Translate] In the fall of 2010, my wife Sheila and I visited Berlin, and my son Fred joined us there.  On Fred’s initiative, he and I took a trip to Fürstenhagen, the village where I spent most of the war years.  (See my mother’s “The Village” and my  “Memories of ‘The Village‘”)  He had read …

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