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The Machine Stops

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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 third part of The Machine Stops, a short story by E.M. Forster, presented by members of theater company Word for Word. Host David Latulippe checks in with founding artistic director and actor Susan Harloe; and he talks with video artists John Sanborn and Agnès Guillaume about All Roads Lead, their joint show at gallery 836M in San Francisco. Plus: reading suggestions for the new year, and a tribute to espionage novel author John le Carré by Open Air’s regular contributor Peter Robinson. 

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.  

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 first 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 (and actor) Susan Harloe about this production, which is also Word for Word's first podcast. Plus, regular contributor Peter Robinson interviews Stanford's thinking man and co-host of Philosophy Talk, Dr Josh Landy about how to approach 2021.