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barbara oplinger

Barbara Oplinger is alive without a manual.
She’s an artist, a nurturer of plants and animals, an advocate for a better quality of life, a communications representative at the Nourse Theater, and a graphic artist.

dad-us-reading  A manual in the making — reflection and exposé.

Wouldn’t life be so much easier if we were born with a personalized manual to demystify the existential and de-baffle the unexplained?
universe
As a child I had questions. But whenever I asked my mathematician-engineer dad “Why do the stars sparkle?” or “Why do rainbows fade in the sky?” his answer was always the same,  “Because of the atmosphere”.   It was a decidedly sufficient response.  Oh but would that I had a manual!

The Blog begins with some revelations on life ushering at the Nourse Theater in SF.   It’s a wonderful venue where worlds collide.

Shatner’s World

Here is a simple enough scenario, our pal WILLIAM SHATNER of Captain Kirk fame, getting his picture taken with fellow usher and I, after a long night at ...
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Roz Chast

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 7:30 pm Venue: Nourse Theater Series: "On Arts" Benefiting 826 Valencia Scholarship Program In the 1980's I came upon one of ...
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Anita Hill at the Nourse

“ANITA: SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER” Documentary Screening and Discussion with Anita Hill, Hosted by Roy Eisenhardt Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 7:30 pm, Venue: Nourse Theater ...
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Alec Baldwin

In Conversation with Steven Winn, Monday, July 28, 2014, 7:30 pm. Alec Baldwin in our Nourse theater house! Before the show I saw the back ...
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