On this week's Open Air, host David Latulippe talked with tenor Saimir Pirgu, who is singing in the SF Opera production of Bellini’s “The Capulets and Montagues”, and with Bill English, director of SF Playhouse, to discuss their new season and season-opener: the rock musical, “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson," now playing. Plus Peter Robinson stops by with an update of recent cultural events. Listen anytime here (originally broadcast 10/11/12).
Pomo Afro Homos? Yes, "post-modern African American homosexuals," the groundbreaking black queer performance troupe from the 90's is back! Marilyn Pittman talks with Brian Freeman, one of the founders of the group that made history in San Francisco during the AIDS crisis of the early 90's. He's reprising their signature show,
Today we're featuring music by San Francisco band, the Dunes. They call their music North African fusion rock. You can hear them on Saturday as part of the 18th Annual Arab Cultural Festival in San Francisco’s Union Square.