David Latulippe | KALW

David Latulippe

Announcer, Arts & Cultural Host

David Latulippe is host of Open Air, KALW's weekly radio magazine of the performing arts, as well as for Explorations in Music, and the Berkeley Symphony broadcasts.   He has also hosted and produced the radio series From the Conservatory, Music from Mills, and Music at Menlo, and is principal guest host for Revolutions Per Minute. 

In addition to work in radio and voiceover, he is a vocalist, flutist, and piccolo player.  He has been heard in various orchestral and chamber music settings with the Bay Area Rainbow Symphony, the Peninsula Symphony Orchestra, Golden Gate Opera, the San Francisco Concerto Orchestra and the BC Orchestra, and has performed internationally as soloist and with orchestras in Austria, Ireland and Taiwan.  He has also narrated such children’s classics as Peter & the Wolf and Tubby the Tuba.

While living in New York, David was heard on New York City’s signature public radio station, WNYC, as host for news and classical music programs.  He was music consultant to director Mike Nichols, for his HBO productions of Wit and Angels in America.  Recent commercial work include on and off-camera projects for Oracle, Cisco, Roundtable Pizza, RadioShack, Yahoo!, and the Marin Dreamhouse Raffle, among others.

David lives in San Francisco with his partner of 28 years, Ronn Seely, and two ceaselessly entertaining cats named Midge and Steve.  Visit his website.

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Today is Friday, April 13, 2017 the 103rd day of the year with 262 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:37am  
  • Sunset: 7:44pm

...giving us 13 hours and 6 minutes of daylight.  11% of the moon will be visible, setting at 5:29pm.
 

Tides at the Golden Gate

  • High:  10:43am/11:20pm
  • Low:  4:37am/4:40pm

 

Sax great Gerry Mulligan (1927-1996) born this day.

Today is Friday, April 6,  2018 the 96th day of the year with 269 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:47am  
  • Sunset: 7:37pm

...giving us 12 hours and 50 minutes of daylight.  73% of the waning moon will be visible, setting at 11:04am
 

Tides at the Golden Gate

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by attorney Don Chapo and technical editor Kira Pace.

 

Rose Aguilar and her guests discuss journalism that stood out this week.

This week's guests: 

Alex Yablon, reporter at the Trace

Recommended Readings:

The Huffington Post: Pulse Nightclub Shooter's Widow Found Not Guilty Of Aiding Her Husband's Attack

Wired: Why Are New York Taxi Drivers Killing Themselves? 

Birthday boy Vincent van Gogh's "Sunflowers" - see 1987 below.

 

Today is Friday, March 30, 2018, the 89th day of the year with 276 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:58am  
  • Sunset: 7:31pm

...giving us 12 hours and 33 minutes of daylight.  96% of the waxing moon will be visible, risng at 6:55pm.

John Geary became the first mayor of San Francisco on this day in 1850.

 

Today is Friday, March 23, 2018, the 82nd day of the year with 283 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 7:08am
  • Sunset: 7:24pm

...giving us 12 hours and 16 minutes of daylight.  29% of the waxing moon will be visible, rising at 11:28am.

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by technical editor Kira Pace and teacher Laury Fischer.

Pictured: the commemorative plaque to Andrew Hallidie in Portsmouth Square. He was born on this day in 1836.

 

Today is Friday, March 16, 2018 the 75th day of the year with 290 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 7:08am  
  • Sunset: 6:42pm

...giving us 11 hours and 59 minutes of daylight.  3% of the waning moon will be visible (new moon tomorrow).

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by cryptographer Jeremy Horwitz and technical editor Kira Pace.

Leland Stanford, tycoon, robber baron, and former California Governor was born on this day in 1824.

Today is Friday, March 9, 2018, the 68th day of the year with 297 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:30am  
  • Sunset: 6:11pm

...giving us 11 hours and 42 minutes of daylight.  56% of the waning moon will be visible.
 

Tides at the Golden Gate

 

  Rose Aguilar and her guests discuss journalism that stood out this week.

This week's guests: 

Josh Eidelson, labor reporter for Bloomberg News and Businessweek

Noam Scheiber, labor and workplace reporter for the New York Times

Recommended Reading:

Today is Friday, March 2, 2018, the 61st day of the year with 304 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:40am  
  • Sunset: 6:04pm

...giving us 11 hours and 25 minutes of daylight.  99% of the just now waning moon will be visible, rising at 7:08pm.

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined by cryptographer Jeremy Horwitz and teacher/cinematographer Cameron Shaw.

It’s Girl Scout Cookie Weekend...get yours today!

 

Today is Friday, February 23, 2017 the 54th day of the year with 311 days remaining.

Sunrise: 6:49am  

Sunset: 5:57pm

...giving us 11 hours and 8 minutes of daylight.  44% of the moon will be visible, rising at 11:42am.

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by the San Francisco Chronicle's Music Critic, Joshua Kosman, and teacher Laury Fischer.

Gung Hay Fat Choy - it's Chinese Lunar New Year!

 

Today is Friday, February 16, 2017 the 47th day of the year with 318 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:58am  
  • Sunset: 5:50pm

...giving us 10 hours and 52 minutes of daylight.  0% of the moon will be visible, try as you might to see it, as it’s a New Moon, setting at 6:52pm
 

Tides at the Golden Gate

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by technical editor Kira Pace and professor emeritus Laury Fischer.

Carmen Miranda and Carole King enjoy(ed) their birthday today!

Today is Friday, February 9, 2017, the 40th day of the year with 325 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 7:06am  
  • Sunset: 5:42pm

...giving us 10 hours and 37 minutes of daylight.  39% of the waning moon will be visible, setting at 12:50pm.

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by teacher Laury Fischer and technical editor Kira Pace.

It's Groundhog Day! Today is Friday, February 2, 2018, the 33rd day of the year with 332 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 7:13am  
  • Sunset: 5:35pm

...giving us 10 hours and 22 minutes of daylight.  97% of the now waning moon will be visible, rising at 8:23pm

Happy 89th birthday to illustrator Jules Feiffer!

Today is Friday, January 26, 2017 the 26th day of the year with 339 days remaining.

Sunrise: 7:18am  

Sunset: 5:27pm

...giving us 10 hours and 9 minutes of daylight.  59% of the waxing moon will be visible, rising at 1:00pm

Edgar Allan Poe can thank you for the birthday wishes...nevermore!

 

Today is Friday, January 19, 2017 the 19th day of the year with 346 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 7:22am  
  • Sunset: 5:19pm

...giving us 9 hours and 57 minutes of daylight.  2% of the now waxing moon may be visible, setting at 8:00pm

 

 

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by technical editor Kira Pace and the San Francisco Chronicle's Music Critic, Joshua Kosman.

Happy Birthday to Jack London (1876-1916).

 

Today is Friday, January 12, 2017, the 12th day of the year with 353 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 7:25am  
  • Sunset: 5:12pm

...giving us 9 hours and 47 minutes of daylight.  23% of the waning crescent moon will be visible, setting at 2:12pm.

Guest host Laurie Fisher

   is joined this week by Kira Pace and Jeremy Horowitz.

Happy birthday to TV's original Superman, George Reeves, and...to me!

Today is Friday, January 5, 2017 the 5th day of the year with 360 days remaining.

Sunrise: 7:26am  

Sunset: 5:05pm

...giving us 9 hours and 40 minutes of daylight.  89% of the waning gibbous moon will be visible, rising at 9:38pm.
 

Tides at the Golden Gate

No calls (or panelists) this week.  Instead, host Dana Rodriguez shares some of his favorite music from past screen and stage classics.

A panel-less Dana Rodriguez offers some of his favorite classic holiday music selections this week, in this pre-recorded program.

It's Ugly Christmas Sweater Day!

Today is Friday, December 15, 2017, the 349th day of the year with 16 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 7:18am    
  • Sunset: 4:52pm

...giving us 9 hours and 34 minutes of daylight.  10% of the waning moon will be visible, setting at 3:35pm.

Happy Birthday to superflutist Sir James Galway!

Today is Friday, December 8, 2017, the 342nd day of the year with 23 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 7:13am  
  • Sunset: 4:21pm

...giving us 9 hours and 37 minutes of daylight.  76% of the waning moon will be visible, rising at 10:48pm.

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