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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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.

Remembering Phyllis Lyon / First Responders Free Lunch / Weather Report

Remembering Phyllis Lyon

 

"The Great Gatsby" was published on this day in 1925.

Today is Friday, April 10, 2020, the 100th day of the year. 72 days until summer, and only 207 days until presidential elections (if civilization survives).  

  • Sunrise: 6:41am          
  • Sunset: 7:41pm ...giving us 12 hours 59min of daylight.  95% of the waning moon will be visible, rising at 8:39am.  

Tides at the Golden Gate                    

From undisclosed locations all around the Bay Area, host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by technical editor Kira Pace and the San Francisco Chronicle's Music Critic, Joshua Kosman.

It's "Find A Rainbow Day" - here's one I found on my block!

Today is Friday, April 3, 2020, the 94th day of the year. 78 days until summer, and only 214 days until presidential elections (if civilization survives).  

  • Sunrise: 6:51am         
  • Sunset: 7:35pm ...giving us 12 hours 42min of daylight.   64% of the waxing gibbous moon will be visible, rising at 2:35pm.  

Daniel Arauz / Flickr Creative Commons

 


Social distancing works. It’s also better to do it sooner rather than later. That’s what early indicators show, two weeks into California state’s all-but-essential-workers quarantine.

Virtual host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by, from the comfort of their homes, technical editor Kira Pace and professor Laury Fischer.

Coronavirus caseload / Transit affected

It's Cherry Blossom Day! (see 1912 below)

Today is Friday, March 27, 2020, the 87th day of the year. 85 days until summer, and only 221 days until presidential elections (if civilization survives).  

  • Sunrise: 7:02am         
  • Sunset: 7:29pm ...giving us 12 hours  8min of daylight.   5% of the waxing crescent moon will be visible, rising at 8:57am.  

Tonight, from 3 different locations, host Dana Rodriguez is joined by technical editor Kira Pace and professor Laury Fischer.

Happy 97th(!) birthday to Carl Reiner...

Today is Friday, March 20, 2020, the 80th day of the year, and the second day of spring.  Only 229 days until presidential elections (if civilization survives).

 

Sunrise: 7:12am         

Sunset: 7:22pm ...giving us 12 hours  8min of daylight.  18% of the waning crescent moon will be visible, rising at 5:43am. 

On this week's Open Air, a talk (by phone) about what the cancellation of virtually all performing arts venues have on various artists, including a talk with conductor Martin West about the San Francisco Ballet, with Bill English, co-founder of San Francisco Playhouse, and with freelance musicians Mads Tolling and Matt Szemela.  Plus regular contributor Peter Robinson shares possible home and outdoor activities during "shelter in place".

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

This week, moderator Dana Rodriguez is joined by technical editor Kira Pace and professor Laurie Fischer.

Louis Comfort Tiffany was born on this day in 1848.

Today is Tuesday, February 18, 2020.  316 days remain until the end of the year, and 30 days until spring begins. 259 days until the 2020 presidential election.

  • Sunrise: 6:56am         
  • Sunset: 5:52pm ...giving us 10 hours and 54 minutes of daylight.   30% of the waning gibbous moon will be visible, rising at 3:37am.  

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by professor Laurie Fischer.

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by technical editor Kira Pace and professor Laurie Fischer.

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

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by teachers Laurie Fischer and Cameron Shaw, who is also a cinematographer.

"Is the caller there? Da?..." Phil Donahue broadcast from the Soviet Union on this day (and for a full week) in 1987.

 

Today is Wednesday, January 22, 2020.  344 days remain until the end of the year, 57 days until spring begins, and 41 days until the first primaries. 286 days until the 2020 presidential election.

  • Sunrise: 7:21am         
  • Sunset: 5:22pm ...giving us 10 hours of daylight.  10% of the waning crescent moon will be visible, rising at 5:43am.  

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by teachers Laurie Fischer and Cameron Shaw, who is also a cinematographer.

Hau Dinh / AP Photo

Happy Birthday, Michelle Obama!

Today is Friday, January 17, 2020.  Only 291 days until the 2020 Presidential Election.    

  • Sunrise: 7:23am         
  • Sunset: 5:16pm ...giving us 9 hours and 52 minutes of daylight.  58% of the waning gibbous moon will be visible, rising at 12:16am.  

It's Oysters Rockefeller Day...yum!

 

Today is Friday, January 10, 2020.  Only 298 days until the 2020 Presidential Election.    

  • Sunrise: 7:25am        
  • Sunset: 5:09pm ...giving us 9 hours and 44 minutes of daylight.   98% of the waxing crescent moon will be visible, rising at 5:17pm.  

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