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  • This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area performing arts, guest host Sarah Cahill talks with RAWdance founders and co-artistic directors Ryan T. Smith and Wendy Rein about Take 3, an evening of dynamic digital dance, created for the stage and re-envisioned for film (Oct 29-30). Also, cellist Hannah Addario-Berry about her performance with the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players at their 51st season opening concert, Reactivity and Response (Nov 6); and choreographer Adrianna Thompson, from Soulskin Dance, about the new dance film Closer (Nov 5-6). Plus, Peter Robinson talks with author Richard Greene, about The Unquiet Englishman, a new biography of Graham Greene.
  • This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area Performing Arts, guest host Sarah Cahill talks with choreographer Christy Funsch (pictured) about the world premiere of her twelve-hour dance performance EPOCH on October 2. We also talk about the 44th Italian Film Festival of Marin, opening October 2; and about the immersive 80s live-concert experience Bratpack, through November 7 at Feinstein’s at The Nikko. Plus, Peter Robinson discusses the importance of stories in our lives.
  • This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area Performing Arts, guest host JoAnn Mar talks with conductor Donato Cabrera, about this weekend’s opening of the new live concert season of the California Symphony, in Walnut Creek. Also, comedian Marga Gomez about her return to The Marsh SF with live performances of Spanking Machine; a conversation about the new show Dear San Francisco at Club Fugazi in North Beach. Plus, Peter Robinson talks about the 700th Anniversary of Dante’s death.
  • This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area Performing Arts, guest host Sarah Cahill talks with San Francisco Opera General Director Matthew Shilvock, about the Company’s Homecoming Concert and Ballpark Simulcast on September 10. Also, we broadcast episode nine of the San Francisco Mime Troupe’s summer series Tales of the Resistance - Volume 2: Persistence, as part of our Corona Radio Theater Initiative. Plus, Peter Robinson shares poems from listeners, and announces the winner of the Open Air movie review competition.
  • This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area Performing Arts, guest host Kevin Vance talks with violinist Arnaud Sussmann (pictured), about his activities during the second weekend of the Music@Menlo 2021 Summer Festival, which runs through August 1. We broadcast episode three of the San Francisco Mime Troupe’s summer series Tales of the Resistance - Volume 2: Persistence, as part of our Corona Radio Theater Initiative. And Peter Robinson reviews Woody Allen’s movie A Rainy Day in New York, and invites listeners to become movie critics themselves.
  • This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area Performing Arts, we resume our partnership with the San Francisco Mime Troupe for a second summer of serialized radio plays under the banner of our Corona Radio Theater, and the first episode of Tales of the Resistance - Volume 2: Persistence. Also, guest host Angie Coiro talks with Executive Artistic Director Jessica Bird Beza and playwright Sam Hamashima about the 44th Annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival, livestreaming July 16-25. Plus, regular contributor Peter Robinson discusses Summer travel.
  • This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area Performing Arts - still in Times of Corona - guest host JoAnn Mar will be talking about the SF Playhouse production of Hold These Truths, not only with stage director Jeffrey Lo and actor Jomar Tagatac about the play itself, but also with theater director Susi Damilano, about what it takes to reopen a theater after the pandemic. Also, a conversation with Phil Connell, director of the movie Jump, Darling, part of Frameline45 — the world’s largest LGBTQ+ film festival, currently at venues in San Francisco, and streaming online. Plus, Peter Robinson in conversation with Stanford professor Joshua Landy on the topic of ‘Thinking about Thinking’.
  • This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area Performing Arts, host David Latulippe talks to actor Tina D’Elia about her role in OUT of Site: Haight-Ashbury, which starts this weekend. Also, conversations with ODC creative director Chloë Zimberg and composer Rinde Eckert about the second weekend of the ninth annual ODC Theater Festival; we talk with the new director of programming, Allegra Madsen, about the start of Frameline45 — the world’s largest LGBTQ+ film festival. Plus, Peter Robinson takes us to beautiful Sausalito.
  • This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area Performing Arts in Times of Corona, we feature an excerpt of The Art of Sacrifice on the…
  • ‘The Art of Sacrifice’ on Corona Radio Theater - Geoff Hoyle & David Ford - Peter Robinson
    This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area Performing Arts in Times of Corona, we feature an excerpt of The Art of Sacrifice on the…