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 Tuesday, March 14, 2017, the 73rd day of the year, with 292 remaining.

  • Sunrise: 7:22am
  • Sunset: 7:16pm

...giving us 11 hours and 54 minutes of daylight; 98% of the waning moon will be visible, rising at 9:33pm

Moderator Dana Rodriguez is joined by SF Chronicle Music Critic Joshua Kosman and Technical Editor Kira Pace.

Today is Friday, March 10, 2017, the 69th day of 2017 with 296 days remaining.

  • Sunrise - 6:28am
  • Sunset – 6:12pm

91% of the waxing gibbous moon will be visible, rising at 4:34pm

Moderator Dana Rodriguez is joined by San Francisco columnist Leah Garchik and technical editor Kira Pace.

Today is Friday March 3, 2017, the 62nd day of the year, with 303 days remaining

  • Sunrise: 6:38am
  • Sunset: 6:06pm

21% of the waxing crescent moon will be visible, setting at 11:58pm

Today is Wednesday, March 1, 2017, the 60th day of the year, with 305 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:41am
  • Sunset: 6:04pm

 Moderator Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by tech editor Kira Pace.

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

This week's guests:

Andrew Cockburn, Washington editor for Harper’s magazine, and author of Kill Chain: The Rise of the High-Tech Assassins

Recommended Reading:

Today is Friday, February 24, 2017.

  • Sunrise: 6:48am
  • Sunset: 5:59pm

8% of the waning crescent moon will be visible, setting at 4:18pm

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined by teacher Laurie Fischer and the San Francisco Chronicle's Music Critic, Joshua Kosman.  (No calls were taken due to the rebuilding of KALW's broadcast studios, but Dana took email questions from listeners.)

Today is Friday, February 17th, 2017.

  • Sunrise: 6:57am
  • Sunset: 5:51pm

68% of the waning moon visible, setting at 10:46am

Today is Friday, February 10, 2017.

  • Sunrise: 7:05am
  • Sunset: 5:44pm

giving us 11 hours and 32 minutes of visible light

98% of the waxing gibbous moon will be visible, rising at 6:48pm

Moderator Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by tech editor Kira Pace and teacher Laurie Fischer.

Today is Friday, February 3, 2017.

  • Sunrise: 7:12am
  • Sunset: 5:36pm

 You’ll hear about the Exit Theatre production of Larry Larson and Levi Lee's Some Things You Need to Know Before the World Ends (A Final Evening with The Illuminati)” from actor/director Harvey T. Jordan.  More...

  • Sunrise:  7:17am
  • Sunset: 5:28pm

A mere 1% of the waning moon will be visible, setting at 5:31pm.

Today is Friday, January 20, 2017, the Trumpocalypse.

  • Sunrise: 7:22am
  • Sunset: 5:20pm

51% of the waning moon may be visible between clouds, setting at 12:14pm.

Moderator Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by teacher Laurie Fischer and San Francisco Chronicle columnist Leah Garchik.

Today is Friday, January 13, 2017…only 7 days until Inauguration Day! (don’t all cheer at once now…)

  • Sunrise: 7:25
  • Sunset: 5:13pm

99% of the waning moon is visible, rising at 6:59pm

Guest moderator Joshua Kosman, music critic for the San Francisco Chronicle, is joined by technical editor  Kira Pace and tech researcher Eric Barela.

Today is Friday, the 23rd of December of 2016, is the 358th day of the year. There are 8 days remaining until the end of the year.

Moderator Dana Rodriguez is joined by San Francisco Chronicle columnist Leah Garchik and author Gerry Nachman.

Today is Friday, December 16th, the 351st day of 2016. There are 15 days remaining in the year.

Sunrise: 7:19am

Sunset: 4:53pm, giving us a 9 hour and 34 minute day

95% of the waning moon may be visible, rising at 8:16pm

Friday, the 9th of December of 2016, is the 344th day of the year; with 23 days remaining.

65% of the waxing moon may be visible through scattered cloud cover and rain showers, rising at 2:02pm

Tuesday, December 6th is the 341st day of the year. That means there are 18 shopping days until Christmas Eve, which also corresponds with the first day of Hannukah. 

December 2, 2016 is the 337th day of the year, rapidly drawing to a close.  A mere 1% of the slowly waxing moon will be visible, setting at 7:01pm.

  • Sunrise: 7:07am
  • Sunset: 4:51pm

Moderator Dana Rodriguez is joined by San Francisco columnist Leah Garchik and author Gerry Nachman.

Today is Friday, November 18, 2016 - the 323nd day of the year, with 44 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:54am
  • Sunset: 4:56pm

85% of the waning moon is visible, rising at 9:32pm.

It’s November 11, 2016, the 315th day of the year, with 50 days remaining. And, it’s only 3 years 11 months and 22 days until Presidential Election Day, 2020.

  • Sunrise: 6:47am
  • Sunset: 5:01pm

Today is Friday, November 4, 2016, the 309th day of the year.  57 days remain until the end of the year, and it’s 4 days until Election Day.

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