David Latulippe

Announcer, Arts & Cultural Host

David Latulippe is a voice actor as well as 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 Roundtable Pizza, RadioShack, Yahoo! and the Marin Dreamhouse Raffle, among others.

For KALW, David is an announcer and administrator and was co-founding producer of Out in the Bay.  He has hosted and produced From the Conservatory, Music from Mills, and Music at Menlo, and is principal guest host for Then & Now.  He is currently host of Open Air, Explorations in Music, and the Berkeley Symphony broadcasts.

David lives in San Francisco with his partner of 25 years, Ronn Seely, and a ceaselessly entertaining cat named Midge.  Visit his website.

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9:59am

Thu May 31, 2012
Berkeley Symphony 6/3

Sunday: Berkeley Symphony Broadcast

KALW continues its exclusive broadcast partnership with the Berkeley Symphony for a broadcast of their concert entitled "The Shadows of Time" (recorded in Zellerbach Hall on 1/26/12).  Music Director Joana Carneiro leads the orchestra in Debussy's Prélude à l'après midi d'un faune, Dutilleux's The Shadows of Time, and Shostakovich's Symphony No.

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1:03am

Fri May 25, 2012
West Coast Live 5/26

West Coast Live 5/26

Sedge pays tribute to long-time WCL producer Kathi Kamen Goldmark (1948-2012), in a show that will feature visits with BILL IRWIN (pictured), Tony award-winning American actor and clown noted for his contribution to the renaissance of American circus during the 1970s.

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2:31pm

Fri May 18, 2012
West Coast Live 5/19

West Coast Live!

Activist hippie-icon WAVY GRAVY was among host Sedge Thompson's guests this week.  Also:  author AUGUSTEN BURROUGHS, known for his bestselling and controversial memoir, Running with Scissors, who brings his latest, hilarious self-help book called This is How;  author DANIEL DUANE, surfer and memoirist, who talks about his How To Cook Like A Man: A Memoir of Cookbook Obsession; poet ZACH HOUSTON, the Oakland-based visual artist and poet, best known for his pop-up poemstore; musician JONATHAN RICHMAN, clown-activist hippie-icon WAVY GRAVY; and pianist MITCHELL HOLMA

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2:55pm

Wed May 16, 2012
Africa Mix 5/17

This week on Africa Mix

Host Emannuel Nado invited several music pioneers to the KALW studios to perform live and speak about African music: Baba Ken of West African Highlife band (Nigeria), ethnomusicologist Dr. Yancine Badian Kouyate (Mali), and Fely Tchaco (Cote d'Ivoire, pictured).

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2:21pm

Mon May 14, 2012
Our Quiet Drive needs you!

Our Quiet Drive needs your voice!

Because KALW is conducting a "quiet drive" - not interrupting our programming with extended pledge breaks - we need you to respond to make it a success (and not "a fine mess" as Mr. Hardy might say to Mr. Laurel!).  Donate now online or call 800-525-9917.

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