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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Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by teacher/cinematographer Cameron Shaw and technical editor Kira Pace.

  This week on Open Air, the Corona Radio Theater raises the curtain for the first installment of a nine-part series of original political comedy radio plays by the San Francisco Mime Troupe, titled Tales of the Resistance, each presented in a different style - Noir! Sci Fi! Horror! Adventure!

Minds Over Matter 7/5/20

Jul 5, 2020

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by teacher Laury Fischer and The San Francisco Chronicle's Music Critic, Joshua Kosman. 7.5.20

  

Happy Bloomsday! James Joyce's (pictured) epic "Ulysses" - a day in the life of Dubliner Leopold Bloom - is set on this day: June 16, 1904. Traditionally, public readings of the entire novel are arranged today all over the world.

 

Today is Tuesday, June 16, 2020, the 176th day of the year, with 198 days remaining. 4 days till summer, and only 140 days until presidential elections (if civilization survives).  

  • Sunrise: 5:47am        
  • Sunset: 8:34pm ...giving us 14 hours and 46 minutes of daylight.   27% of the waning moon will be visible, rising at 3:05am.  

Moderator Dana Rodriguez is joined by technical editor Kira Pace and teacher Laurie Fischer.

Enjoy a falafel ball or wrap today on International Falafel Day!

 

Today is Friday, June 12, 2020, the 172nd day of the year, with 202 days remaining. 8 days till summer, and only 144 days until presidential elections (if civilization survives).  

  • Sunrise: 5:47am       
  • Sunset: 8:33pm ...giving us 14 hours and 45 minutes of daylight.   64% of the waning moon will be visible, rising at 1:23am.  

Tides at the Golden Gate        

This week, host Dana Rodriguez is joined by technical editor Kira Pace and Joshua Kosman, Music Critic for the San Francisco Chronicle.

Bay Area Headlines: Friday, 6/5/20, AM

Jun 5, 2020

 


SF Mayor Breed’s Proposed Budget / Californians Surveyed About Crisis / Commercial Rent Protections Proposed / Court Rules EPA Shouldn’t Have Approved Herbicide


It’s a great day for a veggie burger!  Or if you’d rather, it’s also Donut Day - wash ‘em both down with some moonshine, as it’s also National Moonshine Day.

 

Today is Friday, June 5, 2020, the 156nd day of the year, with 209 days remaining. 15 days till summer, and only 151 days until presidential elections (if civilization survives).  

  • Sunrise: 5:48am      
  • Sunset: 8:29pm ...giving us 14 hours and 40 minutes of daylight.   98% of the waxing moon will be visible, rising at 8:45pm.  

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

Bay Area Headlines: Friday, 5/29/20, AM

May 29, 2020

Employment Figures Less Bad / Some Counties Shutting Down Again


It's Patrick Henry's birthday today...the American patriot who may have measured his words differently in a pandemic, "Give me Liberty or give me Death!" - he might've ended up with both!

Today is Friday, May 29, 2020, the 149th day of the year, with 216 days remaining. 22 days till summer, and only 158 days until presidential elections (if civilization survives).  

  • Sunrise: 5:50am       
  • Sunset: 8:25pm ...giving us 14 hours and 33 minutes of daylight.  35% of the waxing moon will be visible, rising at 12:26pm. 

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

 

Workers Comp Bills Considered / Bay Area Budget Cuts / Churches Planning To Resume In-Person Services / Park Inequities


Wilbur & Orville received a patent on this day in 1906 for their flying machine.

Today is Friday, May 22, 2020, the 142nd day of the year, with 223 days remaining. 29 days till summer, and only 165 days until presidential elections (if civilization survives).  

  • Sunrise: 5:54am       
  • Sunset: 8:19pm ...giving us 14 hours and 23 minutes of daylight.   

It’s a new moon, so just try to find it, I dare you!  Look for it to rise at 6:03am and set at 8:31pm.  

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

It's Morel Mushroom Day...yum! (DL's favorite recipe at the end of this article)

Today is Friday, May 15, 2020, the 135th day of the year, with 230 days remaining. 35 days till summer, and only 172 days until presidential elections (if civilization survives).  

  • Sunrise: 5:59am       
  • Sunset: 8:13pm ...giving us 14 hours and 13 minutes of daylight.  48% of the waning moon will be visible, rising at 2:53am.  

Tides at the Golden Gate      

Bay Area Headlines: Tuesday, 5/12/20, AM

May 12, 2020

Voting By Mail In California On Election Day / New Bill Would Ban Businesses From Refusing Cash / Free Late-Night Taxi Rides For Essential Workers 


It's Hug Your Cat Day...and if you do so...gently, please.

Today is Tuesday, May 12, 2020, the 130th day of the year, with 235 days remaining. Only 174 days until presidential elections (if civilization survives).  

  • Sunrise: 6:02am      
  • Sunset: 8:11pm ...giving us 14 hours and 8 minutes of daylight.  77% of the waning moon will be visible, rising at 12:59am.  

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

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

Today is Friday, May 1, 2020, the 122nd day of the year. 50 days until summer, and only 185 days until presidential elections (if civilization survives).  

  • Sunrise: 6:13am      
  • Sunset: 8:01pm ...giving us 13 hours 46min of daylight.  49% of the waxing moon will be visible, rising at 1:28pm.  

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

Unemployment Benefits / Californians Volunteering / Elective Surgeries Allowed / SF Transit Hikes

Here's to you (for socially distancing)...It's Sauvignon Blanc Day!

Today is Friday, April 24, 2020, the 114th day of the year. 58 days until summer, and only 193 days until presidential elections (if civilization survives).  

  • Sunrise: 6:22am            
  • Sunset: 7:54pm ...giving us 13 hours 31min of daylight.   

It’s a new moon, so it won’t be visible, but will indeed rise at 7:29am.  

 

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

Bay Area Headlines: Friday, 4/17/20, AM

Apr 17, 2020

Statewide Food Worker Assistance / Translating COVID-19 Updates / Advocating For Unhoused People / Sabrina Ionescu’s Professional Turn

Raise a glass! It's World Malbec Day!

Today is Friday, April 17, 2020, the 107th day of the year. 65 days until summer, and only 200 days until presidential elections (if civilization survives).  

  • Sunrise: 6:31am           
  • Sunset: 7:48pm ...giving us 13 hours 15min of daylight.  32% of the waning moon will be visible, rising at 4:20am.  

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

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