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John Hefti

This week on Open Air, guest host Judith Seeger talks with cellist Tanya Tomkins and pianist Eric Zivian about the upcoming Valley of the Moon Music Festival, of which they are co-founders, and artistic and music directors, respectively. Also joining in the studio is clarinetist Eric Hoeprich - and there will be live music!

This week on Open Air, guest host Kevin Vance talks to violinist Arnaud Sussmann, who is guest artist at the Music@Menlo Chamber Music Festival that is currently underway in Menlo Park; Kelly Sicat, Director of the Artists Residency program at the Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, discusses 'Rock the Garden', the Artist Residency Alumni Celebration and Performance on Friday, July 24. Director Milissa Carey shares details about the  production of Stephen  Sondheim's musical 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum', which runs through August 9 at the Smithwick Theatre at Foothill College;  and regular contributor Peter Robinson has tips for sailing enthusiasts around the San Francisco Bay. 

Open Air with guest host Kevin Vance; heard live on Thursday, July 23 2015 at 1pm. Listen now or anytime. 

This week on Open Air, guest host Kevin Vance talks to actress  Cassie Silva, who plays the part of Mrs. Wormwood in 'Matilda, the Musical', currently at the SHN Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco. Also, a conversation with Bay Area Playwrights Festival producer Karen Altree Piemme about the 38th edition of the Festival, and with playwright Kara Lee Corthron, whose play 'Welcome to Fear City' is one of the seven finalists being performed at the Festival. Plus, cellist and founding Artistic Director David Finckel shares details about the 13th Music@Menlo Chamber Music Festival and Institute, which focuses on the music of Franz Schubert, with fifty events on three stages in Atherton and Menlo Park. 

Open Air with guest host Kevin Vance; heard live on Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 1pm. Listen now or anytime.

Kent Taylor

This week on Open Air, guest host Kevin Vance will be talking to pianist Gloria Chien about chamber music festival Music@Menlo, which starts this weekend and runs through August 9;  Bay Area actress and director Milissa Carey discusses a new production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific at Foothill Music Theatre in Los Altos, opening July 24; San Francisco drag queen Heklina shares details about Sex and the City: LIVE!, Featuring San Francisco’s Finest Drag Performers, which starts on July 24 at the Victoria Theatre in San Francisco; and regular contributor Dianne Keogh brings us up to date on cultural events on the Peninsula. Open Air, broadcast live on Thursday July 17, at 1pm. Listen now or anytime...