Open Air http://kalw.org en Motown, the Musical ~ I Heart the 80's ~ San Jose Taiko x The Bangerz ~ Into the Woods http://kalw.org/post/motown-musical-i-heart-80s-san-jose-taiko-x-bangerz-woods <p>This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe welcomes San Francisco-born singer and actor Rodney Earl Jackson Jr. to talk about his part in '<a href="https://www.shnsf.com/online/motown">Motown, the Musical</a>', which opens at the Orpheum Theatre in SF this weekend; also a conversation with Franco Imperial, Artistic Director of <a href="http://www.taiko.org/">San Jose Taiko</a>, which will perform <a href="http://www.odcdance.org/performance.php?param=218">together with The Bangerz</a>, as part of the <a href="https://www.odcdance.org/performance.php?param=205">Music Moves Festival </a>running through August 24 at ODC; singers Tony Vincent and Jessica Phillips talk about their musical show <a href="http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&amp;eventId=5002775&amp;pl=">'I Heart the 80's</a>' at Feinstein's at the Nikko in San Francisco; and director Susi Damilano and singer/actress Monique Hafen share details about Sondheim's musical '<a href="http://sfplayhouse.org/sfph/woods/?gclid=CJnI9tPZk8ACFcRAMgodricA3A">Into the Woods</a>' at SF Playhouse. <strong>Open Air with host David Latulippe; originally broadcast on August 14 at 1pm. Listen now or anytime. </strong></p><p> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:48:00 +0000 Niels Swinkels 48019 at http://kalw.org Motown, the Musical ~ I Heart the 80's ~ San Jose Taiko x The Bangerz ~ Into the Woods 'Music Moves' at ODC ~ 'Bay Area Now 7' at YBCA ~ Music @ Menlo http://kalw.org/post/music-moves-odc-bay-area-now-7-ybca-music-menlo <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on Open Air, host David </span>Latulippe<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> talks to Isabel </span>Yrigoyen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Marc </span>Bamuthi<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Joseph&nbsp;about the &nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.ybca.org/ban7-performance-festival" style="line-height: 1.5;">Performance Festival</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> at the </span>Yerba<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Buena Center for the Arts, which is part of the "</span><a href="http://www.ybca.org/programs/ban7" style="line-height: 1.5;">Bay Area Now 7</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">" festival that continues through October; choreographers <a href="http://www.pearl4pearl.com/">Pearl </a></span><a href="http://www.pearl4pearl.com/">Marill</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span><a href="http://www.paufvedance.org/">Randee<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Paufve</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> discuss their contributions to the &nbsp;“<a href="http://www.odcdance.org/performance.php?param=205">Music Moves</a>” festival at </span>ODC<span style="line-height: 1.5;">; and&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">cellist&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.atapine.com/"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dmitri</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Atapine</span></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;joins us in studio to talk </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">about the concluding weekend of concerts by the presenters of <a href="http://www.musicatmenlo.org/">Music@Menlo</a>.&nbsp; Plus, our regular contributor and critic at large Peter Robinson reviews the movie “A Most Wanted Man” and offers ideas for things to do with visitors to San Francisco.&nbsp; </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Open Air with David Latulippe ~ originally broadcast on August 7, 2014 at 1pm. Listen now or anytime...</strong></p><p><strong> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 21:07:52 +0000 David Latulippe 47693 at http://kalw.org Merola's "Don Giovanni" ~ ODC "Music Moves" ~ Slavyanka Chorus http://kalw.org/post/merolas-don-giovanni-odc-music-moves-slavyanka-chorus <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe&nbsp;talks with&nbsp;James Darrah about his direction of Mozart’s Don Giovanni for the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.merola.org/publicperformances">Merola Opera Program</a>; ODC founder and Artistic Director Brenda Way returns with Deputy Director for Advancement, Christy Bolingbroke, to discuss the upcoming 3-week festival called <a href="http://odcdance.org/performance.php?param=205">Music Moves</a>; President and co-founder Paul Andrews from the Slavyanka Chorus shares details about the upcoming <a href="http://russianmusicfest.us">Russian Music Festival</a> starting this weekend in San Francisco and Berkeley; and SF&nbsp;Chronicle's classical music critic Joshua Kosman shares his classical music picks for the month of August.&nbsp; <strong>Open Air with David Latulippe, broadcast live on Thursday&nbsp;31 July 2014. Listen now or anytime...</strong></p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:28:22 +0000 David Latulippe 47277 at http://kalw.org Merola's "Don Giovanni" ~ ODC "Music Moves" ~ Slavyanka Chorus RAWdance tenth season ~ Cheyenne Jackson ~ An Evening of Song ~ City Summer Tips http://kalw.org/post/rawdance-tenth-season-cheyenne-jackson-evening-song-city-summer-tips <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on Open Air, guest host Kevin Vance will be talking with <a href="http://www.rawdance.org">RAWdance</a>&nbsp; </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">founders and performers Ryan T. Smith and Wendy Rein about the company’s tenth anniversary season, featuring the world premiere of&nbsp;a work called ‘Turing's Apple’ with music by Richard </span>Einhorn<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, about British mathematician Alan Turing, known during World War II as "Britain's greatest code breaker"; David </span>Latulippe<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> interviews actor, singer and song writer <a href="http://www.cheyennejackson.com">Cheyenne Jackson</a> about his upcoming performances with the <a href="http://www.sfsymphony.org/index.aspx">San Francisco Symphony</a>; musician and composer <a href="http://www.mindspring.com/~jraoul/">Joshua </a></span><a href="http://www.mindspring.com/~jraoul/">Raoul</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.mindspring.com/~jraoul/"> Brody</a> will discuss ‘An Evening of Song’, this weekend at St. </span>Cyprian's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Church in San Francisco, and regular contributor and critic at large Peter Robinson shares cultural tips for listeners who are entertaining friends or guests in and around the City this summer. <strong>Open Air with guest host Kevin Vance; originally broadcast on Thursday, July 24 at </strong></span><strong>1pm<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Listen now or anytime...</span></strong></p><p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:07:28 +0000 Niels Swinkels 46948 at http://kalw.org RAWdance tenth season ~ Cheyenne Jackson ~ An Evening of Song ~ City Summer Tips Music @ Menlo ~ South Pacific ~ Sex and the City: LIVE! http://kalw.org/post/music-menlo-south-pacific-sex-and-city-live <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on Open Air, guest host Kevin Vance will be talking to pianist Gloria Chien</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;about chamber music </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">festival <a href="https://www.musicatmenlo.org/">Music@Menlo</a></span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, which starts this weekend and runs </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">through August </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">9; &nbsp;Bay Area actress and director </span>Milissa<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Carey discusses a new production of the Rodgers and </span>Hammerstein<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> musical <a href="http://www.foothill.edu/theatre/pacific/"><em>South Pacific</em></a> at Foothill Music </span>Theatre<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Los Altos, opening July 24; San Francisco drag queen </span>Heklina<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;shares details about </span><em><a href="http://www.theatermania.com/san-francisco-theater/shows/sex-and-the-city-live_197633/">Sex and the City: LIVE</a>!</em>,&nbsp;Featuring San Francisco’s Finest Drag Performers, which starts on July 24 at the Victoria Theatre&nbsp;in San Francisco; and regular contributor Dianne Keogh brings us up to date on cultural events on the Peninsula. <strong>Open Air, broadcast live on Thursday July 17, at 1pm. Listen now or anytime...</strong></p><p></p><p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:23:38 +0000 Niels Swinkels 46667 at http://kalw.org Music @ Menlo ~ South Pacific ~ Sex and the City: LIVE!