The Blues Trail Revisited - Presidio Dance Theatre - Juneteenth Spirituals Workshop - Frameline45: ‘Firebird’ @ The Castro TheatreThis week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area Performing Arts, guest host Angie Coiro talks with filmmaker Ted Reed and his friend Tim Treadway about their documentary The Blues Trail Revisited, screening live at San Francisco’s Historic Balboa Theatre on June 17. Also, conversations with Sherene Melania, director of the Presidio Dance Theatre; with soprano Candace Y. Johnson and Lolly Lewis from the Amateur Music Network, about their collaboration in a Juneteenth Spirituals Workshop. And more about Frameline45 — the world’s largest LGBTQ+ film festival, with Peeter Rebane, director of the film Firebird, showing at the Castro Theatre on June 27.
Take a walk down any major street in San Francisco and you’ll see them: dead movie theaters. Corpses. It’s hard not to shudder when you walk past one –…