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September 24, 2000 | JOHN HENKEN, John Henken is a regular contributor to Calendar
How would you describe a composer who has pioneered computer-aided music at the source-code level, who is an heir to the American experimental tradition of John Cage, a former Bell Labs engineer and a revered master teacher and theorist who delves deeply into acoustical arcana with papers like "The Discriminability of Differences in the Rise-Time of a Tone"? "I just tell people I write unpopular music," says James Tenney. He laughs--no rancor, no cynicism.
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September 24, 2000 | JOHN HENKEN, John Henken is a regular contributor to Calendar
How would you describe a composer who has pioneered computer-aided music at the source-code level, who is an heir to the American experimental tradition of John Cage, a former Bell Labs engineer and a revered master teacher and theorist who delves deeply into acoustical arcana with papers like "The Discriminability of Differences in the Rise-Time of a Tone"? "I just tell people I write unpopular music," says James Tenney. He laughs--no rancor, no cynicism.
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BUSINESS
July 21, 2001
ColorMax Technologies Inc., a developer of soft contact lenses that treat colorblindness, said Friday that its directors are resigning and that a settlement with a dissident shareholder group comes too late to help it. The Tustin company said in a press release that the settlement with a group led by John B. Tenney frees up a limited amount of company cash but that ColorMax still cannot raise needed funding. The company has disconnected its telephone number. Neither Chief Executive Edward R.
SPORTS
December 6, 1986
Last season Granite Hills High School's basketball team had a 1-22 record. Granite Hills (1-1) matched that victory total Friday night with a 46-43 come-from-behind victory over Serra in the Mt. Helix tournament at Helix High. Serra (0-2) led by eight points with four minutes left before Granite Hills went to a press that forced five crucial turnovers, allowing Granite Hills to take the lead. Mike Locke and John Tenney had 12 points each for Granite Hills and Shawn Ruff added 10.
SPORTS
January 7, 1987
Kearny High School took advantage of five second-period fouls Tuesday, making all six free throws, and went on to beat Mira Mesa, 69-65, in a nonleague game at Kearny. Kearny (9-3) was 31 of 38 from the line. Kearny's Tim Garlin, who was 8 of 9 from the line, led all scorers with 20 points. Tal Miller and Dave Lee had 11 points each for Mira Mesa.
SPORTS
February 4, 1987
University of San Diego High School 69, Clairemont 49--James Wilson scored 22 points and Matt Seidlinger added 17 to lead host USDHS (4-2, 7-10). Jason Deal, Clairemont's leading scorer this season, left the game in the third period with a sprained ankle. Deal scored 11 points. Vic Baer paced Clairemont (3-3, 14-5) with 20 points, 16 in the second half. Mission Bay 39, University City 33--Mission Bay was 17 for 22 from the line, including 10 for 12 in the final period at Mission Bay (2-4, 7-10).
SPORTS
December 10, 1986
The Mount Miguel basketball team finally played with its full squad Tuesday night and the Matadors made use of the extra manpower to defeat El Capitan, 52-42, in the Grossmont League opener for both teams. Seven Mount Miguel players, including all-league standout Anthony Rivera, joined the team late because the football team had been in action until Friday night, when it lost to Vista in the semifinals of the San Diego Section 3-A playoffs.
SPORTS
December 23, 1986
Sai Niu hit an 18-foot jump shot at the buzzer to give Oceanside a 45-43 tripe-overtime victory over Torrey Pines in a semifinal game of the Lt. Mitchell Memorial Tournament at San Dieguito. Oceanside effectively used a slow-down game against a Torrey Pines (8-1) team that was averaging 76 points. Oceanside (3-5) earned its third straight victory since the return of several starters who played football for the San Diego Section 2-A runner-up.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 26, 1989 | DAN SULLIVAN, Times Theater Critic
Comparisons in theater aren't odious: They're enlightening. Consider the two productions of "Romeo and Juliet" that opened over the weekend, one in San Diego and one in Garden Grove. Each is an outdoor staging and each takes a traditional approach to the material. But, oh, what a difference. At the Old Globe Theatre (director: Richard E. T. White), we get a respectful mounting of a "great play." At the Grove Shakespeare Festival (director: Jules Aaron), we get an urgent telling of a wonderful story.
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