hate speech http://kalw.org en Gay Men's Chorus honors cyber-bullying victim Tyler Clementi http://kalw.org/post/gay-mens-chorus-honors-cyber-bullying-victim-tyler-clementi <p>Tyler Clementi was an 18-year-old Rutgers University freshman who killed himself after his roommate recorded webcam videos of Tyler’s lustful encounters with another man, then invited other students to view them. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 21:37:24 +0000 Eric Jansen 41237 at http://kalw.org Gay Men's Chorus honors cyber-bullying victim Tyler Clementi 'Hate Speech' - for Piano and Audience Cell Phones http://kalw.org/post/hate-speech-piano-and-audience-cell-phones <p><span id="yui_3_13_0_rc_1_1_1382027246963_14142" style="font-size: 14pt;"><em>Out in the Bay</em> </span><span style="font-size: 14pt;">host Eric Jansen talks with New York pianist, activist and </span><span id="yui_3_13_0_rc_1_1_1382027246963_14139" style="font-size: 14pt;"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"> </span><span id="yui_3_13_0_rc_1_1_1382027246963_14138" style="font-size: 14pt;">“modern music evangelist”</span> Adam Tendler. </span><span id="yui_3_13_0_rc_1_1_1382027246963_14136" style="font-size: 14pt;">His composition "Hate Speech," for piano and audience cell phones, has its West Coast premiere this Saturday. It’s a protest piece </span><span id="yui_3_13_0_rc_1_1_1382027246963_14134" style="font-size: 14pt;">dedicated to the memory of <a href="http://www.matthewshepard.org/">Matthew Shepard</a>, with whispered words culled from a Tea Party politician's Facebook page. </span><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><a href="http://adamtendler.com">Adam Tendler</a> performs "Hate Speech" and other pieces Saturday night in <a href="http://centerfornewmusic.com/calendar/sarah-cahilladam-tendler-modern-piano-lineages/"><em>Modern Piano Lineages</em></a>, a concert at San Francisco's <a href="http://centerfornewmusic.com">Center for New Music</a> with KALW <span style="font-style: italic;">Revolutions Per Minute</span> host</span> <span id="yui_3_13_0_rc_1_1_1382027246963_14022" style="font-size: 14pt;"><a href="http://sarahcahill.com/">Sarah Cahill</a>. </span></p><p><span style="font-size: 14pt;">Adam joined Eric live in <span style="font-style: italic;">KALW</span> studios to talk about "Hate Speech," modern music, and his memoir about coming out during his "88x50" piano recital tour of every state in the U.S.A.&nbsp; And, in an <em>Out in the Bay</em> exclusive, he played live in our studio on a cheap Casio electronic keyboard to demonstrate the intricacies of a rarely-performed Philip Glass composition,"Two Pages," he'll play Saturday. </span><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><em><a href="http://centerfornewmusic.com/calendar/sarah-cahilladam-tendler-modern-piano-lineages/">Modern Piano Lineages,</a></em> </span><span style="font-size: 14pt;">featuring <a href="http://adamtendler.com">Adam Tendler</a> and <a href="http://sarahcahill.com">Sarah Cahill</a>, starts 8pm, Saturday, Oct. 19, at the <a href="http://centerfornewmusic.com">Center for New Music</a>, 55 Taylor St., San Francisco. <a href="http://centerfornewmusic.com/calendar/sarah-cahilladam-tendler-modern-piano-lineages/">Click here for concert info</a>.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 14pt;"> </span></p><p>Big thanks to<a href="http://www.virginamerica.com/"> Virgin America</a> for changing Adam’s flight to SFO without extra fees so that he could be here for Thursday’s interview. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 17:46:29 +0000 Eric Jansen 34587 at http://kalw.org 'Hate Speech' - for Piano and Audience Cell Phones