Datebook

Datebook

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A Bay Area entertainment podcast created by the San Francisco Chronicle Datebook section - with interviews and discussions related to current news and features. Hosted by the critics, editors and reporters of Datebook, who interview celebrities and newsmakers, recap and preview big events and break down the latest Bay Area entertainment news.


Movie with Mick LaSalle: On ‘The Irishman,’ ‘Ford v Ferrari’ and spoiler talk with Leba
Nov 19 • 52 min
Episode 70 of the Datebook Podcast is Movies with Mick LaSalle, breaking down new films ‘The Irishman,” ‘Ford v Ferrari,’ ‘The Report’ and more. San Francisco Chronicle movie critic LaSalle applauds co-host Leba Hertz for being able to figure out twists…
Theater with Lily Janiak — Bedridden for decades, Daniel Rudman returns to theater
Oct 29 • 30 min
Theater critic Lily Janiak talks with Daniel Rudman, who was an up-and-coming local playwright in the 1980s until a construction accident left him bedridden for the next three decades. Now, thanks to a medical miracle, he’s semi-mobile again — and he’s…
Movies with Mick LaSalle: On Eddie Murphy, “Dolemite” and “Jojo Rabbit”
Oct 25 • 42 min
In the latest Movies with Mick LaSalle, Chronicle movie critic LaSalle and ex-editor Leba Hertz talk about Eddie Murphy, “Dolemite is My Name,” “Roy Cohn,” “Jojo Rabbit” and other new movies. Produced by Peter Hartlaub. Music is “Midnight Special” by E’s…
Marc Huestis interview — Castro impresario on S.F. and movies
Oct 24 • 50 min
Episode 67 of Datebook podcast is a conversation between Arts and Entertainment columnist Tony Bravo and filmmaker Marc Huestis. The director of “Whatever Happened to Susan Jane,” known for his raucous live shows at Castro Theatre, earlier this year…
Robert Pattinson interview — on “The Lighthouse,” and a near-riot at the Stonestown Hot Topic
Oct 16 • 22 min
Episode 66 of Datebook podcast is an interview with Robert Pattinson. Chronicle A&E reporter Tony Bravo spoke with Pattinson at the Mill Valley Film Festival. They talk about his role in the new movie “The Lighthouse,” his 2007 “Twilight” publicity…
Movies with Mick LaSalle: On “Joker,” “Judy” and the Venice Film Festival
Oct 5 • 42 min
In the latest Movies with Mick LaSalle, the Chronicle’s movie critic Mick LaSalle is back with a report from the Venice Film Festival and joined by Leba Hertz.. They talk about highlights from Venice, Renee Zellweger’s performance in “Judy,” the highs and…
Judy Garland and “Judy,” with Tony Bravo, Connie Champagne and Lara Gabrielle Fowler
Oct 2 • 54 min
With the new Judy Garland biopic “Judy” in theaters, The Chronicle arts and culture writer Tony Bravo gathers two of his favorite Garland experts to talk about the legacy of the actress and Renee Zellweger’s portrayal in the movie. Guests are Connie…
Nato Green interview — on saving the Punch Line, and S.F. comedy
Sep 19 • 42 min
Episode 63 of Datebook podcast is an interview with Nato Green, a union organizer and comedian who helped lead the fight to save the Punch Line comedy club, a historic space that was threatened with closure earlier this year. Green also talks about…
Alice Kahn’s Lost Jerry Garcia Interview
Sep 12 • 49 min
Episode 58 of Datebook podcast is a 1984 interview between journalist Alice Kahn and Grateful Dead member Jerry Garcia. Reporter Kevin L. Jones wrote a story about the previously unpublished interview for the Chronicle. Garcia talks about his life in the…
Metallica and beyond at the Chase Center, with Aidin Vaziri and Mariecar Mendoza
Sep 6 • 27 min
Episode 61 of Datebook podcast is a look at the Chase Center entertainment schedule, with Chronicle pop music critic Aidin Vaziri, senior digital A&E editor Mariecar Mendoza and host Peter Hartlaub. Vaziri previews the arena-opening Metallica show with…
Theater with Lily Janiak - Ed Moreno to Ed Berkeley and back again
Aug 27 • 33 min
Theater critic Lily Janiak talks with local actor Ed Gonzalez Moreno about how he changed his name to “Ed Berkeley” when he moved to the Bay Area, to “neutralize” his race on paper, and why now he’s changed it back again, all in conjunction with his…
When Critics Get Surprised, with Lily Janiak and Joshua Kosman
Aug 23 • 36 min
In this flashback episode of “Datebook” podcast, Joshua Kosman and Lily Janiak join host Peter Hartlaub to talk about when critics get surprised, and how it fuels their work. Janiak talks about a presentation of “Our Town,” Hartlaub recalls a Snoop Dogg…
Linda Lee, S.F.’s Septuagenarian Nightlife Queen, with Tony Bravo
Aug 15 • 41 min
Retired Bay Area “letter carrier” (postal worker) Linda Lee is a different kind of presence on the Bay Area’s gay nightlife scene. In her seventies, her penchant for festive kitty t-shirts, embellishments on her orthopedic cane and colorful sneakers make…
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse — Datebook Podcast Flashback
Aug 9 • 27 min
This bonus episode of Datebook podcast from 2018 is an interview with “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” directors Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman and Bob Persichetti. The filmmakers worked on the animated superhero film for more than three years, operating…
Robert Mailer Anderson interview — on “Windows on the World,” music and San Francisco
Jul 30 • 51 min
Robert Mailer Anderson has written, produced and contributed to the soundtrack for “Windows on the World,” a drama about an Mexican citizen who searches for his father, an undocumented immigrant presumed dead in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks. Anderson…
Movies with Mick LaSalle: “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” and Quentin Tarantino
Jul 26 • 42 min
Today’s Movies with Mick LaSalle episode of the Datebook podcast focuses on Quentin Tarantino’s new film “Once Upon a Time In Hollywood,” a movie LaSalle says is the best of the year so far. Mick LaSalle is joined by senior arts & entertainment editor Rob…
Duffy Jennings Interview — on Moscone/Milk Shootings, Zodiac and his Memoir “Reporter’s Note Book”
Jul 18 • 42 min
Duffy Jennings worked at the San Francisco Chronicle for just a decade, but it was filled with news; he covered the Milk/Moscone murders, parts of the Zodiac killings and other high-profile drama in the 1970s. His new memoir is “Reporter’s Notebook,”…
Sponsored Episode: The Weapon of Art, Transforming Guns into instruments of Hope
Jul 17 • 18 min
During a time when senseless gun violence continues to plague our country, artists are transforming weapons into instruments of hope and symbols of peace. In this sponsored episode of the Datebook podcast, King Kaufman speaks with four key individuals…
Movies with Mick LaSalle: New Pink Section Column, Women in Film and “The Lion King”
Jul 12 • 40 min
Episode 54 of Datebook podcast is Movies with Mick LaSalle. The Chronicle’s movie critic is joined by Leba Hertz and talks about his new column in the Sunday Datebook pink section, an upcoming column on women in film, and new films including “The Art of…
Theater with Lily Janiak - Skyler Cooper on Playing Othello from Two Genders
Jul 5 • 32 min
Theater critic Lily Janiak talks with transgender actor Skyler Cooper about playing the title role in “Othello” as a woman and then as a man — from Impact Theatre’s so-called “lesbian” production, in 2005, to Livermore Shakespeare Festival’s production,…
Movies with Mick LaSalle: “Yesterday,” “Spider-Man” and some love for the Roxie
Jul 1 • 50 min
The latest Movies with Mick LaSalle covers some movies of the present and future, including “Toy Story 4,” the Beatles music-themed “Yesterday” and “Spider-Man: Far From Home.” LaSalle is joined by Leba Hertz, and goes on a few fun tangents, including…
Gabby La La Interview — on ASMR, Playing the Sitar and Snow Angel
Jun 27 • 49 min
Chronicle digital arts & entertainment producer Annie Vainshtein interviews Gabby La La, a musical artist who has teamed with Sayuri to create Crafting with ASMR videos. She talks about the art of ASMR, her development as a musical artist and her band…
Glenn McCoy Interview — Executive Director for San Francisco Ballet
Jun 25 • 19 min
Datebook podcast features an interview by San Francisco Chronicle reporter Sam Whiting with outgoing San Francisco Ballet executive director Glenn McCoy, who has worked with the Ballet for more than three decades. McCoy talks about his career, why he’s…
Introducing the Summer Fun Issue; Chronicle tips for things to do
Jun 19 • 36 min
The San Francisco Chronicle on June 20 will publish its first Summer Fun Issue. In this week’s Datebook podcast, host Peter Hartlaub is joined by senior digital A&E editor Mariecar Mendoza and pop music critic Aidin Vaziri to talk about some entertaining,…
Movies with Mick LaSalle: Emma Thompson, Dark Phoenix and more on Elton John
Jun 14 • 48 min
In the latest Movies with Mick LaSalle, LaSalle and Leba Hertz cover new movies including “Late Night,” “5B” and “Men in Black: International,” and last week’s “Dark Phoenix.” Mick also talks more about Elton John, and response to his personal Elton John…
Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen Interview — Young Countertenor Debuts for SF Opera
Jun 5 • 30 min
Chronicle classical music critic Joshua Kosman interviews Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, a gifted young countertenor who is about to make his S.F. Opera mainstage debut in Handel’s “Orlando.” We talk with him about his newly burgeoning career and his choice of…
Theater with Lily Janiak — Maya Herbsman, Intimacy Choreographer
Jun 3 • 39 min
Lily Janiak talks with intimacy choreographer Maya Herbsman. Intimacy choreography is a new name and discrete position for a longstanding job that historically fell to actors or director — how to stage sexually or otherwise intimate scenes in a way that…
Movies with Mick LaSalle: “Rocketman,” “Godzilla” and the best movie of the week (“Ma”)
Jun 2 • 45 min
In the latest Movies with Mick LaSalle, host Mick LaSalle talks about his love of Elton John and why he didn’t like the new Elton John biopic “Rocketman,” “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” and the best movie of the week - the horror/thriller “Ma” starring…
“Always Be My Maybe” star Randall Park and director Nahnatchka Khan
May 31 • 32 min
With the May 31 Netflix release of “Always Be My Maybe” starring Randall Park and San Francisco native Ali Wong, San Francisco Chronicle senior digital A&E editor Mariecar Mendoza interviews Park and the movie’s director Nahnatchka Khan. They talk about…
Jimmy O. Yang Interview — Comedian and “Silicon Valley” Actor
May 21 • 19 min
Jimmy O. Yang is an offbeat often outsized character as Jian-Yang in “Silicon Valley,” Horace in “Fresh Off the Boat” and Bernard in “Crazy Rich Asians.” He’s a little more low key and thoughtful in person, speaking with San Francisco Chronicle Senior…
Movies with Mick LaSalle: RIP Doris Day, Shakespeare and “John Wick 3”
May 17 • 39 min
Chronicle movie critic Mick LaSalle discusses the death of Doris Day, Shakespeare in movies, and new movies including “John Wick 3” and “My Son.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
“Wine Country” — Breaking Down the Napa Valley-Based Netflix Movie
May 9 • 38 min
Chronicle wine writer Esther Mobley and Style reporter Tony Bravo join host Peter Hartlaub to talk about the new Netflix movie “Wine Country,” filmed in Napa Valley, starring and directed by Amy Poehler. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
T.C. Boyle interview — California Author on Fires, Drugs and “Outside Looking In”
May 6 • 28 min
Chronicle deputy managing editor Kitty Morgan sits down with author T.C. Boyle to talk about his latest acid-infused book, “Outside Looking In,” his own past battle with drugs, the fires near his Montecito home, cats and living in California. Learn more…
Theater with Lily Janiak — A Conversation About Pay in Comedy
Apr 29 • 51 min
Lily Janiak talks with performer Phil Wong, PianoFight’s Rob Ready, Killing My Lobster’s Allison Page and Endgames Improv’s Max McCal about whether performers in sketch, improv and other kinds of comedy should get paid. Learn more about your ad choices.…
Movies with Mick LaSalle: Avengers Endgame first impressions
Apr 23 • 28 min
Less than an hour after seeing “Avengers: Endgame,” Chronicle film critic Mick LaSalle is joined by Peter Hartlaub and Leba Hertz to give their first impressions of the big new Marvel movie. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Joseph Young Interview — New Conductor of the Berkeley Symphony
Apr 17 • 30 min
Critic Joshua Kosman interviews Joseph Young, recorded shortly after the 37-year-old was named conductor of the Berkeley Symphony. Young talks about getting the job, and childhood music interests. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
Movies with Mick LaSalle: “Shazam,” Superhero Movies and a Detour into the Federalist Papers
Apr 8 • 36 min
Episode 36 of Datebook podcast is Movies with Mick LaSalle, starting with a discussion about “Shazam” and superhero movies, and other new films including “Dumbo,” “The Public” and “The Invisibles.” LaSalle and his co-host Leba Hertz also make a few…
Armistead Maupin interview — “Tales of the City” author drops by his old Chronicle home
Apr 2 • 38 min
Episode 35 of Datebook podcast is an interview with “Tales of the City” author Armistead Maupin, returning to the San Francisco Chronicle to Style reporter Tony Bravo and Maupin’s former People section colleague Ruthe Stein. Maupin talks about the…
Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij interview — The OA Part II in San Francisco
Mar 25 • 30 min
Episode 34 of Datebook podcast is an interview with Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij, co-creators of “The OA Part II.” Marling is the series star and co-wrote the show. Batmanglij co-wrote and directed most episodes. They talk about why they came to San…
Theater with Lily Janiak: Darryl V. Jones interview — on his vision for Lorraine Hansberry Theatre
Mar 18 • 36 min
In Episode 33 of Datebook podcast, Lily Janiak talks to Darryl V. Jones, Lorraine Hansberry Theatre’s new acting artistic director. She asks about his vision for the black theater company — a Bay Area institution, but one that’s faced setback after…
Alex Gibney interview — on making “The Inventor” and faking it in Silicon Valley
Mar 13 • 30 min
Episode 32 of Datebook podcast is an interview with Alex Gibney, talking about Silicon Valley and its role in his new HBO documentary about the Elizabeth Holmes/Theranos debacle, “The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley.” Gibney talks about his own…
Movies with Mick LaSalle: “Captain Marvel,” Spielberg on Netflix and new movies
Mar 8 • 33 min
Episode 31 of the Datebook podcast is Movies with Mick LaSalle. Mick and movie editor Leba Hertz talk about Steven Spielberg’s comments about Netflix, and debate whether Netflix releases should qualify for Academy Awards. They also talk about the new…
Komal Shah Interview — Art Collection and the New Stanford Artist Conversation Series
Feb 27 • 37 min
Episode 30 of the Datebook podcast is a conversation between San Francisco Chronicle art critic Charles Desmarais and Bay Area art collector Komal Shah, who along with her husband Gaurav Garg is presenting the Artists on the Future series at Stanford. The…
Datebook Talks Oscars - Academy Awards Conversation with Mick LaSalle, Tony Bravo, Otis Taylor Jr. and Mariecar Mendoza
Feb 21 • 88 min
Episode 28 of Datebook podcast is a live recording of the Feb. 20, 2019, Datebook Talks Oscars event, featuring an Oscars rundown with San Francisco movie critic Mick LaSalle, Style reporter Tony Bravo, East Bay columnist Otis Taylor Jr. and senior…
Movies with Mick LaSalle: Academy Awards Should Win/Will Win Episode
Feb 18 • 36 min
In Episode 28 of Datebook podcast, Mick LaSalle talks about what should win and what will win for the upcoming Feb. 24, 2019, Academy Awards. LaSalle is joined by Chronicle editor Leba Hertz. Their Movies with Mick LaSalle discussion leads to talk about…
Theater with Lily Janiak: Actor Caleb Cabrera
Feb 12 • 34 min
In Episode 27 of Datebook podcast, theater critic Lily Janiak interviews local actor and pedicab driver Caleb Cabrera as part of The Artist’s Life series, a recurring feature that spotlights the talent who help make up the rich tapestry of the Bay Area’s…
Adam Shankman interview - “What Men Want”
Feb 5 • 29 min
In Episode 26 of Datebook podcast, Chronicle pop culture critic Peter Hartlaub interviews Adam Shankman - director of the new comedy “What Men Want.” Shankman got his start as a dancer and choreographer, and his directorial debut was the San Francisco…
Entertainment Deals, Part 2: Classical Music and Visual Art, with Joshua Kosman, Charles Desmarais and Peter Hartlaub
Jan 29 • 40 min
In Episode 25 of Datebook podcast, San Francisco Chronicle classical music critic Joshua Kosman, art critic Charles Desmarais and pop culture critic Peter Hartlaub share some of the best entertainment deals on their beats. After talking about some of…
Oscar nominations breakdown with Mick LaSalle, Tony Bravo and Peter Hartlaub
Jan 22 • 33 min
In Episode 24 of “Datebook” podcast, Chronicle movie critic Mick LaSalle, Style reporter Tony Bravo and pop culture critic Peter Hartlaub break down the nominations for the 91st Academy Awards. LaSalle focuses on the best picture, best actress and best…
Movies with Mick LaSalle: The Excellence of January Movies
Jan 17 • 33 min
In Episode 23 of “Datebook” podcast, Chronicle movie critic Mick LaSalle talks about why he likes January movies, which have traditionally been looked at as a dumping ground. He discusses his “Glass” empty chair review in the Chronicle, and closes with a…
John C. Reilly interview - “Stan & Ollie”
Jan 7 • 32 min
In Episode 22 of “Datebook” podcast, Chronicle pop culture critic Peter Hartlaub interviews actor John C. Reilly about his role in “Stan & Ollie,” the new biopic about comedians Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. Reilly talks about the difficulty and…
Theater with Lily Janiak: Christian Cagigal Interview, Ghost Hunt Walking Tour Guide
Dec 31, 2018 • 36 min
Lily Janiak talks to local magician, storyteller, solo performer and now San Francisco Ghost Hunt Walking Tour guide Christian Cagigal. We talk about how he got into leading tourists, local history buffs and fans of the supernatural on a one-mile…
Theater with Lily Janiak: Siobhan Doherty interview
Dec 28, 2018 • 42 min
In episode 21 of Datebook podcast, Chronicle theater critic Lily Janiak talks to local actor Siobhan Doherty as part of The Artist’s Life series. In January, Siobhan will perform in Cutting Ball’s revival of its 2012 hit, “Tenderloin,” which she cowrote.…
When critics get surprised - Chronicle reviewers share their stories
Dec 20, 2018 • 35 min
In Episode 20 of “Datebook” podcast, Joshua Kosman and Lily Janiak join host Peter Hartlaub to talk about when critics get surprised, and how it fuels their work. Janiak talks about a presentation of “Our Town,” Hartlaub recalls a Snoop Dogg concert that…
Movies with Mick LaSalle: Top 10 movies of 2018
Dec 17, 2018 • 59 min
In Episode 19 of “Datebook” podcast, Mick LaSalle returns to Movies with Mick LaSalle to present his Top 10 list of 2018. The Chronicle’s movie critic declares 2019 one of the best years for movies in recent memory, and reveals a list that includes “First…
“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” directors Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman and Bob Persichetti
Dec 11, 2018 • 26 min
Episode 18 of Datebook podcast is an interview with “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” directors Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman and Bob Persichetti. The filmmakers worked on the animated superhero film for more than three years, operating mostly under the…
Filmmaker “Sandi Tan” interview - “Shirkers”
Dec 4, 2018 • 29 min
Filmmaker Sandi Tan joins Chronicle senior digital arts editor Mariecar Mendoza to talk about “Shirkers,” a Netflix documentary about a film that was stolen from Tan when she was a teen. Tan was 19 years old when she made the movie in Singapore. Her…
The Rolling Stones and stadium shows
Nov 29, 2018 • 31 min
With the Rolling Stones returning to the Bay Area in 2019, we’ve called an emergency podcast - to talk about the band, their history playing in San Francisco and the pros and cons of stadium shows. Chronicle pop music critic Aidin Vaziri and assistant…
Theater with Lily Janiak: Jon Tracy interview - can theater artists make minimum wage?
Nov 20, 2018 • 43 min
In this episode, theater critic Lily Janiak interviews TheaterFirst Artistic Facilitator Jon Tracy about his company’s new policy of $15 per hour for everyone, no matter the job title - an almost unheard of phenomenon in theater, especially outside the…
Movies with Mick LaSalle: Holiday film preview
Nov 15, 2018 • 25 min
In Episode 14 of the Datebook podcast, movie critic Mick LaSalle is joined by arts and entertainment editor Leba Hertz to talk about holiday movies. They also discuss the 25th anniversary release of “Schindler’s List,” and reveal why Dec. 14 will be a…
Entertainment Deals, Part 1: Music, theater and comedy bargains in the Bay Area
Nov 8, 2018 • 32 min
In Episode 13 of Datebook podcast, San Francisco Chronicle pop culture critic Peter Hartlaub, pop music critic Aidin Vaziri and theater critic Lily Janiak share some of the best entertainment deals on their beats. After talking about the rising prices for…
Theater with Lily Janiak: “Miss Saigon” redux
Oct 30, 2018 • 48 min
In this episode, theater critic Lily Janiak interviews local Asian American theater directors Jeffrey Lo and Nikki Menez about a question she raised in her review of SHN’s production of “Miss Saigon”: When is a show too problematic to be produced? Learn…
Theater with Lily Janiak: Lauren Mayer interview
Oct 25, 2018 • 40 min
In this episode, theater critic Lily Janiak talks to local music director, cabaret performer and parody writer Lauren Mayer as part of our Artist’s Life series, a recurring feature that will shine a spotlight on the talent who help make up the rich…
Beyond the Book: A conversation with Susan Orlean
Oct 18, 2018 • 41 min
Author Susan Orlean joins host John McMurtrie in The Chronicle’s basement archive studio to talk about her new novel “The Library Book,” and other topics. Orlean, who wrote “The Orchid Thief,” focuses her new book on events surrounding a 1986 fire that…
Beyond the Book: Neil deGrasse Tyson on “Accessory to War”
Oct 11, 2018 • 41 min
Author and scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson returns to the San Francisco Chronicle, to meet with host John McMurtrie, book editor of The Chronicle. They talk about Tyson’s new book “Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the…
Movies with Mick LaSalle: “A Star is Born”
Oct 4, 2018 • 28 min
The latest Datebook podcast puts a spotlight on “A Star is Born,” a film that Chronicle film critic Mick LaSalle calls “tremendous,” and the best movie he viewed at the recent Venice Film Festival. LaSalle is joined by movie editor Leba Hertz – and they…
Yo-Yo Ma interview
Oct 4, 2018 • 38 min
The latest Datebook podcast is an interview with legendary cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Host Joshua Kosman spoke with Ma by phone about playing Bach on his current tour, the relation between culture and politics and economics, and how 62-year-old Ma feels about…
The Artist’s Life: Nathan Marken
Oct 4, 2018 • 29 min
In this episode, theater critic Lily Janiak talks to local actor and singer Nathan Marken as part of our Artist’s Life Series, a recurring feature that will shine a spotlight on the talent who help make up the rich tapestry of the Bay Area’s cultural…
Fall movie preview
Oct 4, 2018 • 26 min
Datebook presents the fall movie preview podcast, with pop culture critic Peter Hartlaub, movie editor Leba Hertz and Bad Reporter cartoonist Don Asmussen. We look at fall movies including “A Star is Born,” “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “First Man” – and give a…
Breaking down the “Crazy Rich Asians” hype
Oct 4, 2018 • 27 min
San Francisco Chronicle arts content editor Mariecar Mendoza and Chronicle columnist Vanessa Hua talk about “Crazy Rich Asians,” the first Hollywood movie with an all-Asian cast in 25 years. Pop culture critic Peter Hartlaub, who reviewed the movie for…
The Artist’s Life: Denmo Ibrahim
Oct 4, 2018 • 27 min
In this episode, theater critic Lily Janiak talks to local actor Denmo Ibrahim as part of our Artist’s Life Series, a recurring feature that will shine a spotlight on the talent who help make up the rich tapestry of the Bay Area’s cultural life. In…
Dan Hoyle interview
Oct 3, 2018 • 31 min
Chronicle arts and entertainment editor Leba Hertz interviews actor and writer Dan Hoyle, who on July 13, 2018, will debut his latest piece of journalistic theater, “Each and Every Thing,” at the Marsh in Berkeley. Produced by Peter Hartlaub. Music is…
Beyond the book: Lawrence Ferlinghetti interview
Oct 3, 2018 • 26 min
On this episode of Beyond the Book, the literary podcast of The San Francisco Chronicle, Book Editor John McMurtrie interviews Lawrence Ferlinghetti, who co-founded the world-renowned City Lights Books in 1953, ahead of his 99th birthday on March 24th.…