David Latulippe | KALW

David Latulippe

Announcer, Arts & Cultural Host

David Latulippe is host of Open Air, KALW's weekly radio magazine of the performing arts, as well as for Explorations in Music, and the Berkeley Symphony broadcasts.   He has also hosted and produced the radio series From the Conservatory, Music from Mills, and Music at Menlo, and is principal guest host for Revolutions Per Minute. 

In addition to work in radio and voiceover, he is 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 Oracle, Cisco, Roundtable Pizza, RadioShack, Yahoo!, and the Marin Dreamhouse Raffle, among others.

David lives in San Francisco with his partner of 28 years, Ronn Seely, and two ceaselessly entertaining cats named Midge and Steve.  Visit his website.

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It's International Moment of Frustration Scream Day

 

Today is Friday, October 12, 2018, the 285th day of the year. There are 80 days remaining until the end of the year. 70 days until winter begins and 25 days until mid-term elections.

  • Sunrise: 7:16am   
  • Sunset: 6:37pm

...giving us 11 hours and 24 minutes of daylight.  8% of the now waxing moon will be visible, rising at 10:53am.

It's World Teacher Day - take a moment to thank a teacher that made an impact on your life today!

Today is Friday, October 5, 2018, the 274th day of the year with 87 days remaining - 32 days until the mid-term elections, 77 days until the onset of winter.

  • Sunrise: 7:09am   
  • Sunset: 6:47pm

...giving us 11 hours and 38 minutes of daylight.  23% of the waning moon will be visible, setting at 5:07pm.

It’s National Kale Day - (but it’s ALWAYS KALE-W day)...get it?

 

Today is Wednesday, October 3, 2018, the 272nd day of the year with 89 days remaining - 34 days until the mid-term elections, 79 days until the onset of winter.

  • Sunrise: 7:08am   
  • Sunset: 6:50pm

...giving us 11 hours and 42 minutes of daylight.  45% of the waning moon will be visible, setting at 3:35pm.

It's National Drink Beer Day...Prost!

Today is Friday September 28, 2018, the 271st day of the year with 94 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 7:03am   
  • Sunset: 6:57pm

...giving us 11 hours and 54 minutes of daylight.  92% of the waxing moon will be visible, rising at 9:28pm.

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by teacher Laury Fischer and teacher/cinematographer Cameron Shaw.

Happy Birthday and THANK YOU to Chuck Jones (1912-2002) !

Today is Friday, September 21, 2018, the 264th day of the year with 101 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:57am   
  • Sunset: 7:08pm

...giving us 12 hours and 11minutes of daylight.  83% of the waxing moon will be visible, rising at 5:44pm.

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by technical editor Kira Pace and teacher Laury Fischer.

It's Hug Your Hound Day!

Today is Friday, September 14, 2018, the 257th day of the year with 108 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:51am   
  • Sunset: 7:19pm

...giving us 12 hours and 28 minutes of daylight.  20% of the now waxing moon will be visible, rising at 12:07pm.

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by teacher Laury Fischer and teacher/cinematographer Cameron Shaw.

Happy Birthday to Michael Feinstein, champion of the Great American Songbook! (he's the guy on the left...)

 

Today is Friday, September 7, 2018, the 250th day of the year with 115 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:45am   
  • Sunset: 7:30pm

...giving us 12 hours and 45 minutes of daylight.  12% of the waning moon will be visible, setting at 6:30pm.
 

Tides at the Golden Gate  

Here's a link to Sunday's broadcast of "Open Source" with Christopher Lydon, from WBUR in Boston...a terrific program on the life and music of Dmitri Shostakovich:

The Soviet Symphonist

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by technical editor Kira Pace and San Francisco Chronicle Music Critic Joshua Kosman.

Happy Birthday to violinist Itzhak Perlman (special guest for the opening of the San Francisco Symphony on 9/5)!

 

Today is Friday, August 31, 2018, the 243rd day of the year with 122 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:39am   
  • Sunset: 7:41pm

...giving us 13 hours and 1 minute of daylight.  82% of the waning moon will be visible, rising at 10:50pm.

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by technical editor Kira Pace and teacher Laury Fischer.

It's World Daffodil Day! Today is Friday, August 24, 2018, the 236th day of the year with 139 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:33am   
  • Sunset: 7:51pm

...giving us 13 hours and 17 minutes of daylight.  93% of the waxing moon will be visible, rising at 7:08pm.

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by teacher Laury Fischer and technical editor Kira Pace.

Happy 70th Birthday to Ian Anderson, aka Jethro Tull!

 

Today is Friday, August 10, 2018, the 22nd day of the year with 143 days remaining.

Sunrise: 6:21am   

Sunset: 8:09pm

...giving us 13 hours and 47 minutes of daylight.  3% of the waning moon will be visible, setting at 7:54pm.

Host Dana Rodriguez is the entire panel this week (with lots of callers chiming in)!

Happy Birthday Tony Bennett!

Today is Friday, August 3, 2018, the 215th day of the year with 150 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:15am   
  • Sunset: 8:16pm

...giving us 14 hours and 1 minute of daylight.  70% of the waning moon will be visible, setting at 12:38pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pictured:  the inimitable music of PDQ Bach...happy birthday Peter Schickele!

 

Today is Tuesday, July 17, 2018, the 198th day of the year with 167 days remaining.

avlxyz via flickr

Today Friday, the 13th of July of 2018, is the 194th day of the year.

There are 171 days remaining until the end of the year.

 

The sun will rise in San Francisco at 5:59 am

and sunset will be at 8:32 pm.

We will have 14 hours and 33 minutes of daylight.

There is only one high tide today, at 11:43 pm

The first low tide is at 5:46 am

and the next low tide at 5:35 pm.

 

There is a new Moon today, a supermoon

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by technical editor Kira Pace and the San Francisco Chronicle's Music Critic, Joshua Kosman.

Actor Slim Pickens (1919-83) born this day.

Today is Friday, June 29, 2018, the 180th day of the year with 185 days remaining.

  • Sunrise:  5:51am
  • Sunset: 8:36pm

...giving us 14 hours and 45 minutes of daylight.  99% of the now waning moon will be visible, rising at 9:50pm.

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by technical editor Kira Pace and teacher Laury Fisher.

Don't take my Kodachrome away!  (They did...see 2009 below.)

Today is Friday, June 22, 2018, the 173rd day of the year with 192 days remaining.

Sunrise: 5:48 am   

Sunset: 8:35pm

...giving us 14 hours and 47 minutes of daylight.  64% of the waxing moon will be visible, rising at 3:35pm.

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by technical editor Kira Pace and teacher Laury Fischer.

"You say potato, I spell potatoe..." (see 1992 below)

Today is Friday, June 15, 2018, the 166th day of the year with 199 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 5:47am  
  • Sunset: 8:34pm

...giving us 14 hours and 46 minutes of daylight.  1% of the now waxing moon will be visible, rising at 7:53am.

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by teacher Laury Fischer and teacher/cinematographer Cameron Shaw.

Armenian composer Aram Khachaturian was born on this day in 1903.

Today is Wednesday, June 6, 2018, the 157th day of the year with 208 days remaining.

Sunrise: 5:48am  

Sunset: 8:29pm

...giving us 14 hours and 41 minutes of daylight.  59% of the waning moon will be visible, setting at 12:58pm.

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by technical editor Kira Pace and the San Francisco Chronicle's Music Critic, Joshua Kosman.

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