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Kelly Airo

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area Performing Arts in Times of Corona, we raise the virtual curtain of the Corona Radio Theater for the second part of The Machine Stops, a short story by E.M. Forster, presented by members of theater company Word for Word. Host David Latulippe talks with director Gendell Hing-Hernández, and with founding artistic director  JoAnne Winter about this production, which is also the Company’s first podcast. Plus, conductor Ming Luke stops by via Zoom to talk about the activities of his Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra during the pandemic, and to celebrate some musical birthdays.  

SFMT

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the performing arts, host David Latulippe clears the stage of the Corona Radio Theater for the San Francisco Mime Troupe, and their first ever Holiday offering of a radio play with music - a new Activist Adaptation of the Dickens classic: A Red Carol.

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This week on Open Air, KALW’s weekly radio magazine for the Bay Area Performing Arts in Times of Corona, we raise the virtual curtain of our Corona Radio Theater for a close look at London during the Blitz, with Theater Rhinoceros. Also, host David Latulippe talks with choral conductor Robert Geary and composer Danny Clay about their collaboration for vocal ensemble Volti’s 42nd season; and with choreographer Robert Moses, about the 25th Anniversary of his dance company, Robert Moses' Kin.

BATS Improv

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area Performing Arts in Times of Corona, we raise the virtual curtain of our Corona Radio Theater for the members of BATS Improv; host David Latulippe talks with members of the Friction Quartet about their new album, Rising; and Peter Robinson reviews books and movies, among others The Crown.

Kevin Berne - A.C.T.

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area Performing Arts in Times of Corona, we raise the virtual curtain of our Corona Radio Theater for an exclusive preview excerpt of A.C.T.’s production of A Christmas Carol, which, for the first time in its 44-year history will be presented as a radio play. Also, host David Latulippe talks to composer Jake Heggie, mezzo soprano Susan Graham, and singers Maya Kherani and Efraín Solís from Opera San Jose about the chamber opera Three Decembers; and with actor, writer and pianist Hershey Felder about his two upcoming Holiday shows.

Harry Fong

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area Performing Arts in Times of Corona, we raise the virtual curtain of our Corona Radio Theater for members of theater company Word for Word and their reading of Favors by Alice Adams; host David Latulippe talks to Merola artists Tamara Sanikidze and Ronny Michael Greenberg about upcoming ‘Virtual Recitals’ by the Merola Opera Program; and Open Air’s regular contributor and critic at large, Peter Robinson, reflects on this Month and this Season. 

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area Performing Arts in Times of Corona, host David Latulippe welcomes to the Virtual Stage of our Corona Radio Theater, members from the South Bay Musical Theater (SBMT) who will be performing a selection from the radio play Dracula by Orson Welles (pic 1).  Also, conversations about the filmed production of Aristophanes' Lysistrata at the Pear Theatre; and about the virtual presentation of Letters to a Daughter from Prison, by EnActe Arts. 

Andy Mogg

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area Performing Arts in Times of Corona, host David Latulippe talks with Epiphany Dance Theater’s Kim Epifano about the upcoming edition of SF Trolley Dances; Peter Robinson discusses the World of Espionage; and we raise the virtual curtain of Open Air’s Corona Radio Theater for Episode 8 of the San Francisco Mime Troupe’s summer podcast series Tales of the Resistance

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area Performing Arts in Times of Corona, host David Latulippe welcomes to the Virtual stage of our Corona Radio Theater, artists from the MarshStream International Solo Fest, the Marsh’s first-ever digital global festival, running now through October 11. The Festival features performers aged 16 to 79 from around the world, including Russia, Scotland, Israel, Canada, and Australia, as well as some of The Marsh’s fan-favorites. 

Lawton Lovely - SFMT

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area Performing Arts in Times of Corona, host David Latulippe talks with members of conductorless chamber orchestra One Found Sound about the start of their Fall Season; Peter Robinson discusses political protest songs through the ages; and we raise the virtual curtain of Open Air’s Corona Radio Theater for Episode 7 of the San Francisco Mime Troupe’s summer podcast series Tales of the Resistance

Lorenzo Fernandez-Kopec

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area Performing Arts in Times of Corona, guest host Angie Coiro welcomes back members of theater company Word for Word, for their fifth appearance on the virtual stage of our Corona Radio Theater. They will be performing several stories from their latest production:  Retablos: Stories from A Life Lived Along the Border, a memoir by writer, playwright and author Octavio Solis, who will join Word for Word and perform one of the chapters. 

Lawton Lovely - SFMT

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area Performing Arts in Times of Corona, host David Latulippe talks with Frameline director Paul Struthers, about Frameline 44, the world’s largest virtual LGBTQ+ film festival, which starts this week; Peter Robinson reviews books about Donald Trump; and we raise the virtual curtain of Open Air’s Corona Radio Theater for Episode 6 of the San Francisco Mime Troupe’s summer podcast series Tales of the Resistance

Lawton Lovely - SFMT

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area Performing Arts in Times of Corona, host David Latulippe talks with California Symphony’s Music Director Donato Cabrera and Concertmaster Jennifer Cho, about the orchestra’s fall video concert series, called Second Saturdays @ California SymphonyPeter Robinson talks poetry; and we raise the virtual curtain of Open Air’s Corona Radio Theater for Episode 5 of the San Francisco Mime Troupe’s summer podcast series Tales of the Resistance.  

Lawton Lovely - SFMT

This week on Open Air, Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area Performing Arts in Times of Corona, host David Latulippe talks with Emanuel Rotstein and Ron Jones about the U.S. premiere of the documentary The Invisible Line. As part of Open Air’s Corona Radio Theater we present Episode 3, Fear of the Dark: The Good Cop, of the San Francisco Mime Troupe’s summer podcast series Tales of the Resistance. And Peter Robinson shines his unique light on cultural affairs from around the Bay Area.