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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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!

It's Raspberries & Cream Day...enjoy!

Today is Wednesday, August 7, 2019, the 219th day of the year, with 146 days remaining. 47 days until autumn and a mere 454 days until the 2020 Presidential Election.

  • Sunrise: 6:18am    
  • Sunset: 8:12pm ...giving us 13 hours and 56 minutes of daylight.  39% of waxing crescent moon will be visible, rising at 1:48pm.    

Tides at the Golden Gate     

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

Have an "It's It" as it's Ice Cream Sandwich Day!

Today is Friday, August 2, 2019, the 214th day of the year, with 151 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:14am    
  • Sunset: 8:18pm ...giving us 14 hours and 5 minutes of daylight.  

0% of the so-called Black Moon is visible, so called because it’s the first of two new moons occurring within the month, rising at 7:59am (if you can see it!).    

 

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

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

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

Happy 79th Birthday to artist Chuck Close!

 

Today is Friday, July 5, 2019, the 186th day of the year, with 179 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 5:54am    
  • Sunset: 8:35pm ...giving us 14 hours and 42 minutes of daylight.  5% of the now waxing moon visible, rising at 9:06am.    

Tides at the Golden Gate     

Happy 79th Birthday to artist Chuck Close!

 

Today is Friday, July 5, 2019, the 186th day of the year, with 179 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 5:54am    
  • Sunset: 8:35pm ...giving us 14 hours and 42 minutes of daylight.  5% of the now waxing moon visible, rising at 9:06am.    

Tides at the Golden Gate     

Funnyman Mel Brooks is 93 today! Today is Friday, June 28, 2019, the 179th day of the year, with 186 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 5:50am           
  • Sunset: 8:36pm ...giving us 14 hours and 46 minutes of daylight.  27% of the waning moon visible, rising at 2:52am.

Moderator Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by technical editor Kira Pace and cryptographer Jeremy Horwitz.

Happy Solstice! Today is Friday, June 21, 2019, the 172nd day of the year.  193 days remain until the end of the year, the first day of summer!  

  • Sunrise: 5:48am           
  • Sunset: 8:35pm ...giving us 14 hours and 47 minutes of daylight.  88% of the waning moon visible, rising at 12:00pm.

Tides at the Golden Gate             

Moderator Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by teacher/cinematographer Cameron Shaw and cryptographer Jeremy Horwitz.

Enjoy some strawberry shortcake today!

Today is Friday, June 14, 2019, the 165th day of the year.  200 days remain until the end of the year, and 8 days until summer.

  • Sunrise: 5:47am          
  • Sunset: 8:33pm

...giving us 14 hours and 45 minutes of daylight.  85% of the waxing moon visible, rising at 6:04pm.   

Enjoy a peanut butter cookie (or falafel) today!

Today is Wednesday, June 12, 2019, the 163rd day of the year.  202 days remain until the end of the year, and 10 days until summer (Mother Nature didn’t wait this week in the Bay Area apparently!).

  • Sunrise: 5:47am          
  • Sunset: 8:32pm

...giving us 14 hours and 44 minutes of daylight.  67% of the waxing moon visible, rising at 3:51pm.     

Moderator Dana Rodriguez is joined this week by cryptographer Jeremy Horwitz and technical editor Kira Pace.

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

Happy Birthday, Walt Whitman 1819-92 (and thank you!)

Today is Friday, May 31, 2019, the 151st day of the year, 214 days remaining and a mere 522 days until the next presidential election.      

  • Sunrise: 5:50am         
  • Sunset: 8:25pm

...giving us 14 hours and 34 minutes of daylight.  24% of the waning crescent moon visible, rising at 4:22am.     

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