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.

Ways to Connect

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.  

Enjoy a cinnamon roll today on...Cinnamon Roll Day!

Today is Friday, October 4, 2019, the 277nd day of the year, with 88 days remaining.  It’s the 12th day of autumn and only 396 days until the 2020 Presidential Election.    

  • Sunrise: 7:08am     
  • Sunset: 6:49pm ...giving us 11 hours and 43 minutes of daylight.   30% of the waxing crescent moon will be visible, rising at 1:39pm.  

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by cryptographer Jeremy Horwitz and professor Laurie Fischer.

(It's Save the Koala Day!)

Today is Friday, September 27, 2019, the 270rd day of the year, with 95 days remaining.  It’s the 5th day of autumn and only 403 days until the 2020 Presidential Election.    

  • Sunrise: 7:01am    
  • Sunset: 7:01pm ...giving us an even 12 hours of daylight.   

5% of the waning gibbous moon will be visible, rising at 6:51pm.  

Tides at the Golden Gate          

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

(It’s a great day for a rum punch...on National Rum Punch Day!)

Today is Friday, September 20, 2019, the 263rd day of the year, with 102 days remaining. 4 days until autumn and a mere 410 days until the 2020 Presidential Election.    

  • Sunrise: 6:56am    
  • Sunset: 7:10pm ...giving us 12 hours and 16 minutes of daylight.   73% of the waning gibbous moon will be visible, rising at 11:10pm.  

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

Host Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by teacher and cinematographer Cameron Shaw and professor Laurie Fischer.

Life is a cabernet today, my friend...enjoy a glass on International Cabernet Sauvignon Day!

 

Today is Friday, August 30, 2019, the 242nd day of the year, with 123 days remaining. 24 days until autumn and a mere 431 days until the 2020 Presidential Election.    

  • Sunrise: 6:38am 
  • Sunset: 7:42pm ...giving us 13 hours and 7 minutes of daylight.   None of the moon will be visible...new moon!

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

Enjoy some ice cream...it’s National Spumoni Day!  

Today is Wednesday, August 21, 2019, the 223th day of the year, with 132 days remaining. 33 days until autumn and a mere 440 days until the 2020 Presidential Election.    

Sunrise: 6:31am      

Sunset: 7:55pm ...giving us 13 hours and 27 minutes of daylight.   76% of the waning gibbous moon will be visible, rising at 11:22pm.    

Tides at the Golden Gate      

High: 3:47am/4:20pm      

Low: 9:34am/10:38pm

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

Elvis left the building for good on this day in 1977.

Today is Friday, August 16, 2019, the 228th day of the year, with 137 days remaining. 38 days until autumn and a mere 445 days until the 2020 Presidential Election.   

  • Sunrise: 6:26am     
  • Sunset: 8:02pm ...giving us 13 hours and 38 minutes of daylight.   99% of the moon will be visible, rising at 9:04pm. 

Moderator Dana Rodriguez flies solo this week!

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