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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12:29pm

Thu February 13, 2014
Open Air ~ 2/13/14 at 1pm

Dance Lightly ~ Speak Easy ~ Fiddle Fiercely ~ Valentine's Day

Violinist Simone Lamsma

Open Air with David Latulippe; February 13, 2014...

This week on Open Air with David Latulippe, Laura Elaine Ellis and Kendra Kimbrough Barnes talk about the month-long celebration of the Black Choreographers Festival: Here & Now, now in its 10th year; Dutch violinist Simone Lamsma shares details about her appearance this week with the San Francisco Symphony, where she plays the Violin Concerto in D minor by Jean Sibelius (1865-1957); we’ll learn from producer Geoffrey Nolan and actors Will Trichon and Ted Zoldan about The Speakeasy, a Boxcar Theatre production at an 'undisclosed location', which recreates an authentic Prohibition-era saloon; and regular contributor Peter Robinson offers his thoughts on Valentine’s Day. Open Air with David Latulippe, originally broadcast on February 13, 2014 at 1pm. 

3:17pm

Tue February 4, 2014
Open Air ~ 2/6/14 at 1pm

Gidion's Knot ~ Grimaud plays Brahms ~ Marga Gomez' one-woman show "Lovebirds"

Jamie Jones and Stacy Ross in Johnna Adams' "Gidion’s Knot" at the Aurora Theatre
Photo: David Allen

Open Air with David Latulippe; February 6, 2014.

This week, host David Latulippe talks to actresses Jamie Jones and Stacy Ross about their roles, respectively as mother and teacher in Gidion’s Knot, now playing at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley; we have a backstage visit with pianist Hélène Grimaud, who is in town to play the Brahms piano concerto no 1 with the San Francisco Symphony;  performer/comedian Marga Gomez talks about her tenth solo play, Lovebirds, currently presented at The Marsh SF; and San Francisco Chronicle's classical music critic Joshua Kosman shares his classical music picks for the month ahead. 

Open Air with David Latulippe; originally broadcast on Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 1pm.

4:42pm

Wed January 29, 2014
Open Air ~ 1/30/14 at 1pm

Galax Quartet - live! ~ Pianist Daniil Trifonov ~ Remembering Folk Singer Pete Seeger

Pianist Daniil Trifonov

Open Air with David Latulippe; January 30, 2014.

This week on Open Air with host David Latulippe, a live studio performance by the Galax Quartet with contralto Karen Clark; this weekend they are performing a program that pairs avant-garde music from the 16th century with new music, for the San Francisco Early Music Society; Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov shares details about his performances this week with the San Francisco Symphony; Dianne Keogh offers her take on some recent cultural happenings; plus, regular contributor Peter Robinson covers the latest filmed Jack Ryan thriller and offers a personal memory of American folk singer and activist Pete Seeger, who passed away earlier this week at age 94.  Open Air with David Latulippe, originally broadcast on Thursday January 30, 2014 at 1pm. Listen now or anytime. 

8:29am

Thu January 23, 2014
Arts & Culture

The Porn Biz ~ Murder & Sausage ~ An Absurdist Macbeth

The gluttonous Mother (Ponder Goddard) and Father Ubu (David Sinaiko) over-indulge in Cutting Ball Theater’s production of Alfred Jarry’s avant garde classic, Ubu Roi.
Sarah Roland

Open Air with David Latulippe, 23 January 2014.

This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe talks to Liberty Bradford Mitchell, oldest daughter of Artie Mitchell, one of San Francisco’s infamous Mitchell Brothers. She tells the story of growing up on the fringes of an X-rated world in The Pornographer’s Daughter, now being produced at Z Below. Director Yury Urnov and actor David Sinaiko share details about the Cutting Ball’s production of Alfred Jarry’s Ubu Roi, a parody of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, which is considered a precursor to Surrealism and the Theatre of the Absurd. Plus, award-winning actor Brian Copeland is on the show to talk about the world premiere of his solo show The Scion, opening at The Marsh. It is a tale of privilege, murder, and...sausage. Also, the music of local singer/songwriter Matt Montgomery, which will be featured in a special concert with the Awesome Orchestra, this Sunday in Oakland. Open Air with David Latulippe, originally broadcast on January 23, 2014 at 1pm. Listen now or anytime.

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4:16pm

Wed January 15, 2014
Arts & Culture

Chetty's Lullaby ~ Silent Sky ~ Jerusalem ~ Mostly British Film

Philip Watt as Chet Baker
Photo: Viracocha

Open Air with David Latulippe, originally broadcast on 16 January 2014.

This week on Open Air, actor and trumpet player Philip Watt discusses “Chetty’s Lullaby” at Stagewerx, about the tragic downfall of legendary  jazz musician Chet Baker; San Francisco playwright Lauren Gunderson shares details about her new stage play "Silent Sky", which is currently in production at TheatreWorks and tells the story of Henrietta Leavitt, an early 20th century female scientist who made startling discoveries in the 'man’s world' of astronomy;  and director Bill English talks about the first West Coast production of “Jerusalem” at San Francisco Playhouse, Jez Butterworth’s epic Tony and Olivier award-winning play. Regular contributor Peter Robinson talks about the San Francisco Public Library and gives some of his picks for the Mostly British Film FestivalOpen Air with David Latulippe, originally broadcast on January 16, 2014 at 1pm. Listen now or anytime.

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