Open Air

Thursdays at 1pm
hosted by David Latulippe
David Latulippe

KALW’s weekly magazine of All Things (culturally) Considered, hosted by David Latulippe. 

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10:51am

Thu April 10, 2014
Open Air ~ 4/10/14 at 1pm

AXIS Dance ~ SF Wind Ensemble ~Switchboard Music Festival ~ Mobius Guitar Trio Live

AXIS Dance Company

Open Air with David Latulippe, 10 April 2014.

This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe talks to Judy Smith, Artistic Director and co-founder of AXIS Dance Company, and choreographer Linda K. Johnson about the AXIS 2014 Home Season; we hear live music from the Mobius guitar trio, part of the Switchboard Music Festival line-up, and festival co-director Annie Philips talks about the Festival and some of the other performers; conductor Martin Seggelke returns to talk about the San Francisco Wind Ensemble’s last concert of the season; and Peter Robinson helps us celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday, including a preview of this year’s Oregon Shakespeare FestivalOpen Air with David Latulippe, originally broadcast on Thursday April 10, 2014 at 1pm. Listen now or anytime. 

12:52pm

Wed April 2, 2014
Open Air ~ 4/3/14 at 1pm

Hamlet ~ Britten & Auden ~ Hope Mohr ~ Kosman's Music Picks

Donald Currie as Auden and John Fisher as Britten in The Habit of Art by Alan Bennett
Photo: Taylor Kent

Open Air with David Latulippe, 3 April 2014.

This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe talks to  actors John Fisher and Donald Currie about their respective roles as Benjamin Britten and W.H. Auden in “The Habit of Art” at Theatre Rhinoceros;  Kevin Burke shares his directorial debut experience with “Hamlet” currently at the Alcove Theater in San Francisco. He’ll be joined by Tim Gahan, the actor playing Prince Hamlet, and Rob Zimmerman, director of the Beverly Hills Playhouse, San Francisco.  Hope Mohr, one of the Bay Area's best contemporary dance makers, talks about her home season at ODC, and San Francisco Chronicle's classical music critic Joshua Kosman offers his music picks for the month of April.  Open Air with David Latulippe, originally broadcast on April 3, 2014 at 1pm. Listen now or anytime...

5:17pm

Wed March 26, 2014
Open Air ~ 3/27/14 at 1pm

Blomstedt Returns ~ 'Wittenberg' at the Aurora ~ Adlers in Recital

Open Air with David Latulippe, March 27, 2014.

This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe talks to actors Dan Hiatt and Michael Stevenson, along with director Josh Costello, about the witty play 'Wittenberg' at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley;  Sheri Greenawald, director of the San Francisco Opera Center, discusses the upcoming Schwabacher Recitals involving singers from the Merola Opera Program; and San Francisco Symphony's Conductor Laureate Herbert Blomstedt talks about his return to Davies Symphony Hall for concerts which include Nielsen's Clarinet Concerto and Bruckner's Fourth Symphony. Regular contributor Peter Robinson shines his light on some recent and upcoming cultural offerings. Open Air with David Latulippe, originally broadcast on March 27, 2014. Listen now or anytime.

12:04pm

Thu March 20, 2014
Open Air ~ 3/20/14 at 1pm

Bauer by Gunderson ~ Bones from Dresher ~ ODC & Jenkins Dance

"Weisse Fuge" by Rudolf Bauer

Open Air with David Latulippe, 20 March 2014.

This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe talks with San Francisco choreographer Margaret Jenkins and her long-time collaborator composer Paul Dresher, about the 40th Anniversary Season of the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts;  Artistic Directors KT Nelson and Brenda Way discuss the ODC Downtown season, also at Yerba Buena;  San Francisco playwright Lauren Gunderson returns to KALW to share details about the SF Playhouse world premiere of her play Bauer, which tells the fascinating story of early abstract painter Rudolf Bauer (1889-1953), a major influence on modern artists like Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning. Gunderson is joined by San Francisco gallery owner Rowland Weinstein, who represents the Bauer estate and currently shows the exhibit The Realm of the Spirit - a retrospective of Rudolf Bauer; and regular contributor Dianne Keogh offers a few cultural reviews and highlights.  Open Air with David Latulippe, originally broadcast on March 20, 2014 at 1pm. Listen now or anytime...

11:44am

Thu March 13, 2014
Open Air ~ 3/13/14 at 1pm

Farallon Recorder Quartet ~ Family Drama at NCT ~ Sing for America ~ St. Patrick's Day

Dana Zook, Andrew Nance, Damion Matthews in "Yellow"
Lois Tema Photography

Open Air with host David Latulippe; March 13, 2014...

This week, members of the Farallon Recorder Quartet share details about their upcoming concerts together with soprano Jennifer Paulino and lutenist John Lenti, in Palo Alto, Berkeley and San Francisco; Erich Stratmann, the brains and organizing brawn behind Sing for America (SFA) shares information about the SFA fundraising concert on March 30; actors Andrew Nance and Dana Zook talk about the New Conservatory Theatre’s Bay Area Premiere of “Yellow” by playwright Del Shores; and regular contributor and critic-at-large Peter Robinson muses on the Day of St. Patrick.   Open Air with David Latulippe, originally broadcast on March 13, 2014. Listen now or anytime.

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