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 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.

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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.  

This week on Open Air, KALW's weekly radio magazine of the performing arts, host David Latulippe will be talking with choreographer/performer Kathleen Hermesdorf about San Francisco’s 11th annual FRESH Festival of Experimental Dance, Music + Performance, held over three weekends from January 6 - 26 at the Joe Goode Annex (401 Alabama St.) in San Francisco.

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

Happy State-dom, Alaska (1959)!

Today is Friday, January 3, 2020.  Only 305 days until the 2020 Presidential Election.    

  • Sunrise: 7:26am        
  • Sunset: 5:03pm ...giving us 9 hours and 38 minutes of daylight.   

46% of the waxing crescent moon will be visible, rising at 12:31pm.  

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

Enjoy a bowl on Gazpacho Soup Day!

Today is Friday, December 6, 2019, the 340th day of the year, with 25 days remaining.  And only 340 days until the 2020 Presidential Election.    

  • Sunrise: 7:11am        
  • Sunset: 4:514pm ...giving us 9 hours and 41 minutes of daylight.   64% of the waxing gibbous moon will be visible, rising at 2:04pm.  

Professor Laurie Fischer guest moderates this week, with cryptographer Jeremy Horwitz and teacher/cinematographer Cameron Shaw.

Almanac - 11/22/19

Nov 22, 2019

Among the musicians that have/had today as their birthday: Hoagy Carmichael (Heart and Soul, Georgia on My Mind, The Nearness of You...several hundred others!)

 

Today is Friday, November 22, 2019, the 326th day of the year, with 39 days remaining.  And only 347 days until the 2020 Presidential Election.    

  • Sunrise: 6:58am       
  • Sunset: 4:54pm ...giving us 9 hours and 59 minutes of daylight.   28% of the waning gibbous moon will be visible, rising at 2:16am.  

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

It's America Recycles Day! Today is Friday, November 15, 2019, the 319th day of the year, with 46 days remaining.  And only 354 days until the 2020 Presidential Election.    

  • Sunrise: 6:50am      
  • Sunset: 4:59pm ...giving us 10 hours and 10 minutes of daylight.   

94% of the waning gibbous moon will be visible, rising at 7:41pm.  

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

It's National Cappuccino Day...enjoy! Today is Friday, November 8, 2019, the 312th day of the year, with 53 days remaining.  And only 361 days until the 2020 Presidential Election.    

  • Sunrise: 6:43am      
  • Sunset: 5:04pm ...giving us 10 hours and 24 minutes of daylight.   

79% of the waxing gibbous moon will be visible, rising at 3:36pm.  

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

It's World Pasta Day! Today is Friday, October 25, 2019, the 298th day of the year, with 67 days remaining.  And only 375 days until the 2020 Presidential Election.    

  • Sunrise: 7:28am      
  • Sunset: 6:20pm ...giving us 10 hours and 52 minutes of daylight.   

15% of the waning crescent moon will be visible, rising at 4:22am.  

Raise a glass...to Global Champagne Day!

Today is Friday, October 18, 2019, the 291st day of the year, with 74 days remaining.  And only 382 days until the 2020 Presidential Election.    

  • Sunrise: 7:21am     
  • Sunset: 6:29pm ...giving us 11 hours and 10 minutes of daylight.   85% of the waning gibbous moon will be visible, rising at 9:54pm.

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

It's World Egg Day!

Today is Friday, October 11, 2019, the 284th day of the year, with 81 days remaining.  And only 389 days until the 2020 Presidential Election.    

  • Sunrise: 7:15am     
  • Sunset: 6:38pm ...giving us 11 hours and 26 minutes of daylight.   91% of the waxing gibbous moon will be visible, rising at 6:07pm.  

Enjoy a chocolate covered pretzel today...

Today is Monday, October 7, 2019, the 280th day of the year, with 85 days remaining.  And only 393 days until the 2020 Presidential Election.    

  • Sunrise: 7:11am    
  • Sunset: 6:44pm ...giving us an even 11 hours and 35 minutes of daylight.   60% of the waxing crescent moon will be visible, rising at 4:02pm.  

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