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Vince Thomas

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area performing arts, guest host Renée Kemp will be talking to director Ely Sonny Orquiza, actor Alan Quismorio (pictured, right), and Theater Rhino staff member Joe Tally, about the world premiere production of Driven, by local playwright Boni Alvarez. Performances are at Theater Rhino’s new Castro location (Spark Arts, 4229 18th St.), running through November 17. 

David Wilson

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area performing arts, host David Latulippe talks with actor and dancer Justin Genna about his lead role in the musical The Boy From Oz, in which he portrays the most famous gay man from Australia: entertainer, singer/songwriter, Peter Allen (1944-1992). Performances are through November 17 at The Gateway Theatre (215 Jackson Street) in San Francisco. 

Shayna Yasuhara

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine covering the Bay Area performing arts, host David Latulippe talks with Los Angeles based artist Edgar Arcenaux, about his project Until, Until, Until…, a multi-media video installation and a live action play - written, staged, and directed by Arceneaux - that revisits a controversial 1981 performance by American actor, dancer, and singer Ben Vereen (played by Frank Lawson), which was televised nationally as part of Ronald Reagan’s inaugural celebration.

Andy Mogg

This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe talks with choreographer Kim Epifano, artistic director of Epiphany Productions, about the new site specific performance ‘The Last Blue Couch in the Sky’, which opens on June 2. The event includes a walking tour through the volatile San Francisco South of Market district, where displacement and gentrification have been a long-term challenge to the local communities, and ends with a performance inside at YBCA's Forum.