PROGRAM INFO 2005 - 2006
Call in your "read" on the culture of the times/season. Seen any good movies, read any good books? What's your take
on what's current in the political/cultural nexus? KPFK call-in number is (818) 985 -5735
In celebration of the 30th anniversary of KPFK's Marathon Reading of Lawrence Durrell's "Alexandria Quartet" (first broadcast
between Christmas and New Years of 1976,) Sound Exchange host and producer of the reading has scheduled the
introduction to the "Quartet" (with the voices of filmmaker, Robert Snyder, the author, Lawrence Durrell and Durrell's
good friend and fellow-writer, Henry Miller) followed by a portion of the opening reading from "Justine" by actor, Peter
This conversation with film director Robert Altman is an archived program from 1990, following his 27th film,
"Vincent and Theo" which came in between "Tanner 88" and "The Player". Altman died this past Nov. 20 at
the age of 81.
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with local hero and internationally reknown ceramic artist Peter Shire whose works on paper
and other objects are being shown through Jan 6, 2007 at the Tobey C Moss Gallery 7321 Beverly Blvd. tel (323) 933 - 5523.
Shire's annual Echo Park Pottery Sale will also take place this Sunday Dec. 10 from noon to 5 p.m. at his studio
1850 Echo Park Avenue.
Guest host and photographer, Loretta Ayeroff talks with photographer John Szarkowski whose work is on exhibit at the
Peter Fetterman Gallery at Bergamot Station through Dec. 30, 2006. Szarkowski was the Director of the Department
Photography at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City from 1962 to 1991.
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with video artists and activists Katey McSweeny and Gina Lamb from Reach L A and Anne
Bray ex. dir of Freewaves - the 10th Biennial film, video and new media festival that has been taking place throughout
Nov. on the internet and at various L A vuenues. Check the freewaves website for the event taking place this
On this Veterans' Day program, host Jay Kugelman talks with Viet Nam vet and Loyola Marymount University History Prof.
Lawrence A. Tritle, author of "From Melos to My Lai: War & Survival" (Routledge N.Y. and London 2000), his course
"Achilles in Viet Nam" and his recently published paper on the Viet Nam Memorial as seen from the perspective of the
War in Iraq.
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with film director Joyce Chopra about her 1985 "Smooth Talk." It's one of my first interviews
and one of my first offerings as KPFK Film Club director. This is an ARCHIVED SHOW FROM 1985
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with filmmaker Tom Drew, whose new film, "Divided We Stand", co-produced and co-edited
with his partner, Michael Bloecher, can be previewed and purchased/downloaded at
The film will be screened at part of the Film Club on the Road on Saturday, November 4 at 12 noon at the Hemet Theater
on Florida in Hemet and later that day at 4:30 at the Rustic in Idyllwild. The filmmaker(s) will be present to answer your
questions. Film Club members will be admitted for free and a small donation will be asked of non-members. This is a
great opportunity to meet other KPFK listeners and kindred spirits.
Host, Jay Kugelman gets a guided tour of the Chinese American Museum from the musuem's Development Director,
Munson A. Kwak, Phd. This program was originally broadcast on Jan. 30, 2004, shortly after the mueum's opening.
The museum is located in the heart of old Los Angeles at 425 N. Los Angeles St. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tues. thru Sunday. tel. (213) 485 - 8567.
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with Brian Deshazor and Christopher Sprinkle about the new series of programs
"From the Vault" drawn from the Pacifica Radio Archives.
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with Peter Bien, Dartmouth College professor of English and Comparative Literature, Modern
Greek and Modern Greek Literature about his forthcoming series of readings, signings and lectures to be given at
Loyola Marymount University as part of the Basil P. Caloyeras Center for Modern Greek Studies.
Bien will be reading from signing his "A Century of Greek Poetry 1900 - 2000" (Cosmos Publishing) which he edited and
co-translated with Peter Constantine, Edmund Keeley and Karen Van Dyke. He'll be reading the works of Cavafy, Seferis,
Sikilianos, Elytis, Ritsos and others at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 27 at Ahmanson Auditorium, University Hall 1000
on the Loyota Marymount University Campus.
The following evening, at the same time and place he'll be discussing "Kazantakis's Post-Christian Religious Vision"and on
Sunday, October 1 at 6 p.m. in Roski Cafeteria of University Hall he'll be giving a special dinner-lecture with the Hellenic
University Club on "The Invention of Modern Greek Identity in the 19th and 20th Centuries. " The event begins at 6 p.m.
and reservations and a ticket are required. Call (310) 338 - 4463 for information. The two previous events are open to
all with no charge or reservations required.
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with Lisa Melandri and Michael R. Taylor, co-curators of "Enigma Variations: Philip Guston and
Giorgio de Chirico" on exhibit at the Santa Monica Musuem of Art thru Nov. 25, 2006. The museum is open 11a.m to 6 p.m.
Tuesday through Saturday and is located at Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Ave. in Santa Monica.
Guston's daughter, Musa Mayer , author of "Night Studio:A Memoire of Philip Guston" will read from her book and share
her memories of her father at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct 3. The musuem's telephone number is (310) 586 - 6488.
Host, Jay Kugelman interviews Spiro N. Taraviras, director of the new documenatry "Buzz" on the 98 year old
Greek-Armenian American screenwriter of "Kiss Me Deadly" (1955), "Thieves' Highway" (1942) and "They Drive
by Night" (1940). "Buzz" opens August 25 for a week's run at the Laemmle Fairfax (Beverly and Fairfax).
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with author and journalist Kevin Roderick about his website/on-line magazine LA Observed
and his books, "The San Fernando Valley: America's Suburb" (Los Angeles Times Books) and "Wilshire Boulevard: Grand
Concourse of Los Angeles (Angel City Press) with research by J. Eric Lynxwiler.
A continuation of last week"s conversation with Gregorio Luke who will be presenting the last "Murals Under the
Stars" evening devoted to the art of Rufino Tamayo - Saturday evening at 8:30 p.m. at the Museum of Latin American
Art in Long Beach.
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with Gregorio Luke, Director of the Musuem of Latin American Art in Long Beach about the
secong evening of "Murals under the Stars" this Saturday Aug. 5 at 8:30 p.m. devoted to the work of Diego Rivera.
Museum of Latin American Art 628 Alamitos Ave in Long Beach tel. (562) 437 - 1689
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with EZTV''s Michael Masucci. EZTV is a 27 year old organization of digital media artists and
producers based at the 18th Street Arts Complex (1629 18th St. Suite 6) in Santa Monica. Telephone (310) 829 - 3389.
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with author, Dan Fante about his new work, "Short Dog : Cab Driver Stories from the L.A. Streets"
(Sun Dog Press) and the play "Don Giovanni" (Burning Shore Press). Fante is also the author of the novels "Chump Change"
(Sun Dog Press) and "Mooch" (Canongate).
A rebroadcast of an interview with historian of religion, Karen Armstrong, author of the recently published
"The Great Transformation: the Beginnings of our Religious Traditions" (Knopf)
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with Dan Georgakas, consulting editor of Cineaste, a magazine on the art and
politics of the cinema. Rebroadcast from 10/29/2004.
Host, Jay Kugelman continues his conversation with PEN USA Development Director, Christine Lanoie-
Newman, begun last week and talks with screenwriter, novelist and photographer, Tom Benedek, whose
images of books on fire, entitled "Heated Words" were exhibited at the PEN "Fobidden Fruit" fundraiser.
last Sunday at the Skirball,
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with PEN USA Development Director, Christine Lanoie-Newman about the
writers' human rights and First Amendment organization and it's "Fobidden Fruit : Readings from Banned
Works of Literature" fundraiser at the Skirball Cultural Center this Sunday, June 4 beginning at 11:30 a.m.
The second part of the program will be a talk with d.e.n. contemporary art gallery own/director, Dana
Enad Napper about the Culver City Art Walk which will take place on Saturday, June 3 from noon to 8 p.m.
Some thirty galleries will be participating, centering on La Cienga and Washington Blvds.
d.e.n. contemporary art 6023 Washinton Blvd. Culver City tel. (310) 559 - 3023
Culver City Art Walk (310) 253 - 5716
PEN USA (310) 862 - 1555
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with musician, Judith Aller about her husband and partner, Bruce Cook, the
journalist and novelist who died in 2003. Cook's last work, "Young WIll : The Confessions of William
Shakespeare" was published after his death by St. Martin's Press. Cook was the book editor of the "Daily
News" here as well as a writer and editor for newspapers and magazines from coast to coast. He wrote
literary biographies on Brecht, the Beats and Dalton Trumbo as well as a host of detective novels under
his own name and that of Bruce Alexander.
more information about Bruce Cook can be obtained by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Host, Jay Kugelman interviews Greek-born artist, Konstantin Kakanias whose current show entitled
"Pearl's Dreams" (Sick Chic) is on exhibit at the Lightbox, 2656 S. La Cienega Blvd. thru May 27.
tel (310) 559 - 1111 http://www.lightbox.tv
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with writer Norma Barzman ("The Red and the Blacklist") about her new memoir,
"The End of Romance : A Memoir of Love, Sex and the Mystery of the Violin" (Nation Books/Avalon).
Barzman will be reading from and signing the book at Dutton's Brentwood, 11975 San Vicente Blvd. at
6:30 p.m. on Wed. May 17 and at Village Books in Pacific Palisades, 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 2.
tel. (310) 476 - 6263
tel. (310) 454 - 4063
Co-hosts, Jay Kugelman and Loretta Ayeroff interview photographer Duane Michals, an
exhibition of whose work entitled "Past and Present" is on the walls of the Fahey/Klein Gallery thru May 20.
148 N. La Brea Ave. Tel. (323) 934-2250 Tues. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Co-hosts, Jay Kugelman and Loretta Ayeroff return to Art Center for conversations with
VII Photo Agency photographers Antonin Kratochvil (on Nigeria and other hot spots)
and Christopher Morris (on covering the White House for "Time Magazine") . See last
week's program notes for links and more information.
Co-hosts Jay Kugelman and Loretta Ayeroff talk with photographers Ron Haviv and Joachim
Ledefoged, members of vii Photo Agency, a ten-member co-operative consisting of some of the
best photojournalists working today. The interviews, the first in a two part series, were recorded at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena where the members of vii Photo
Agency conducted a three-day seminar April 7 - 9.
The work of five of the agency members, a photographic exhibition entitled "Democratic
Republic of the Congo: Forgotten War" can be seen at the Stephen Cohen Gallery, 7358 Beverly
Blvd thru May 6. The exhibition benefits Doctors without Borders. Ron Haviv's "The Children
of Darfur" is on exhibit at UCLA Hillel, 574 Hilgard Ave. Tel. (310) 208-3081. Thru Ap. 30 .
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with Karen Armstrong, whose new book "The Great Transformation:
the Beginning of our Religious Traditions"(Knopf) examines the emergence of Buddhism and
Hinduism in India, Confucianism and Taoism in China, Monotheism in Israel and Western
Philosophy in Greece during the period from 900 to 200 BCE, what the author calls the "Axial Age".
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with Fay Lellios, the director of a new documentary film, "The Long
Haul of A.I. Bezzzerides" that will be screened at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12 at the
American Cinematheque's Egyptian Theater as part of the Cinematheque's" 8th Annual Festival
of Film Noir". Bezzerides is a 97 year old novelist and screenwriter best known for his screen adaptation of "Kiss Me Deadly". Following the doc. there will be a conversation with the director and some of her collaborators and then a screening of "Thieves' Highway" (1949) adapted by Bezzerides from his novel "Thieves' Market" and directed by Jules Dassin.
The Egyptian Theater is at 6712 Hollywood Blvd. Tel. (323) 466-FILM for info.
Host, Jay Kugelman walks around la Mano Press with printmaker, Artemio Rodriguez and his
partner, visual artist and graphic designer Silvia Capistran who have collaborated in a new
book, "American Dream", which will be celebrated at a book party on Fri. April 14 from 7-10 p.m
at La Luz de Jesus Gallery at Wacko (books etc) 4633 Hollywood Blvd.
La Mano Press will be offering workshops (2-3 day) in silkscreening (Ap. 28) stensiling (May 20)
and linocut ((May 26) For information on La Mano Press (1749 N. Main St.) call (323) 227-0650
or go to http://www.lamanopress.com
for the book, go to http://www.americandreamthebook.com
and for the event, go to http://www.laluzdejesus.com
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with photographer and author Mark Lamonica about his new book,
"Whacking Buddha: the Mysterious World of Shakespeare and Buddhism. Lamonica also
collaborated as a photographer with journalist Patt Morrison in the 2001 "Rio L A".
Lamonica will be reading from and signing "Whacking Buddha" on Sat. April 15 from 2 - 4 p.m.
at Chevalier's Books, 126 N. Larchmont. Tel. (323) 465-1334 and on Fri. May 12 at 7 p.m.
at Alexandria Bookstore, 567 S. Lake in Pasadena. Tel. (626) 792-7885
for browsing and ordering http://www.whackingBuddha.com
Host. Jay Kugelman talks with the Venerable Pannyavaro, a Buddhist monk from Australia
visiting in Los Angeles about his premier Buddhist website http://www.buddhanet.net
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with author Amy Wallace about "Sorcerer's Apprentice: My Life
with Carlos Castaneda" and "The New Book of Lists", co-written with her brother David
Wallechinsky. Both books can be found at Skylight Books on N. Vermont in Los Filez
where the authors had a book event this past Sunday.
http://www.groveatlantic.com for "The Book of Lists"(Cannongate)
for "Sorcerer's Apprentice (Frog, Ltd)
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with Debo Kotun, executive producer and co-writer of the recently
concluded "Courtyard" series of radio dramas and discussions about ethnic,racial and relig-
ious misunderstandings in a Southern Califoirnia apartment complex. Kotun's future projects
include a series of interviews with Katrina transplants in California and a radio drama on
Pacifica founder, Lew Hill. Click on the Courtyard when you scroll down the KPFK program
list or go directly to their website at http://www.labalabamedia.com
Host, Jay Kugelman scrolls down the KPFK home page with the station's web producer
Ali Lexa. You can see his handiwork all over KPFK.org and hear him on his "Ukulele Spotlight" on John Schneider's Global Village show, the last Thursday of the month at 11 a.m.
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with sculptural and mixed media artists Charles Dickson and Dominique Moody at the Craft and Folk Art Museum. The "Free Spirits" Show runs thru
April 9, 2006. The Craft and Folk Art Museum is at 5814 Wilshire Blvd.
Telephone (323) 937 - 4230 http://www.cafam.org
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with Francesca Valente, director of the Italian Cultural Institute in
Westwood. The Istituto Italiano di Cultura is located at 1023 Hilgard Avenue.
Tel. (310) 443 - 3250 http://www.iicuas.org
Friday 1/20/2006 - originally scheduled last week but pre-empted.
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with the artists participating in the "Don't Talk about Religion or
Politics" show currently on exhibition at the Avenue 50 Studio , 131 N. Avenue 50 in Highland
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with Al Stein, former Pacifica Radio archivist and currently "Katrina
librarian" at Cal State Fresno about his forthcoming return visit to the city from which he was
evacuated on the eve of the hurricane.
For Katrina dialogues go to http://www.aliveintruth.org
to reach Al Stein email - email@example.com
Host, Jay Kugelman talks to members of the Los Angeles Catholic Worker
1. Ammon Hennacy House of Hospitality
632 N. Brittania St. Los Angeles, CA 90033
2. Hospitality Kitchen
821 E. 6th St. Los Angeles, CA 90021
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with "lingerie monk" Michael Attie about his new book "Many Ways,
Middle Way, No Way : A Guide to Meditation, Spiritual Awakening and Fun" which he will be
signing at the Bodhi Tree on Thurs. Feb 2 at 7 p.m. and at Dutton's Brentwood at 2 p.m. on
Sunday Feb. 12.
Attie can be reached at www.dharmabanners. com and www.dontworryzendo.com
The program concludes with a conversation with Calliopi Toufidou photographer and author
of "Zakynthos: From the Palate to the Spirit, Crossroads of Culture and Cooking - Greek
Tradition of Food in Zakynthos." The book may be ordered from the author
at (310) 470 - 5212 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with author, journalist and current literary editor, Aviva Layton
about Australia's recent "unconstitutional" national security measures she discoverred on
a recent visit to the country of her birth.
Host Jay Kugelman goes to the phones for a conversation with Peter Selz, Professor Emeritus of the History of Art at UC Berkeley, author of the recently published "Art of Engagement: Visual Politics in California and Beyond" (UC Press). Selz will be in conversation with Henry
Hopkins at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 3 at Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, 357 N. La Brea.
RESERVATIONS NECESSARY tel. (323) 938 - 5222 or www.jackrutbergfinearts.com
An Exhibition entitled "Art of Engagement" is on the walls of the Rutberg gallery thru Jan 31.
Host Jay Kugelman and guest co-host Loretta Ayeroff take your calls on what we have to be
thankful for in this holiday season. Musical selections heard throughout the program include:
Ani Choying Drolma and Steve Tibbits from the CD "Selwa" on the Six Degrees Records label
track #1 "Padmakara"
Lama Gyurme & Jean-Philippe Rykiel on the "Rain of Blessings" CD of Vajra Chants
Track # 9 / Offering Chant on the Real World label
Jazzanova on the "in Between" CD Track #12 "Dance the Dance" on the Ropeadope label
Brian McKnight on the "Anytime" CD track #12 "When the Chariot Comes" on Motown
South Pacific chant track 10 on the "Thin Red Line" Soundtrack CD RCA Victor
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with Michael Dooley, co-editor with Steven Heller of "The Education of
a Comics Artist" (Allworth Press) about their book and the comics exhibitions that open this
Sunday at the Hammer/UCLA Museum in Westwood and MOCA Downtown.
Dooley will give an Art Talk at MOCA at 3 p.m. on Sunday Jan. 22 and will moderate a panel
"Masters of LA's Underground Comics" with Robert Williams ("Zap Comics"), Jaime and
Gilbert Hernandez ("Love and Rockets") and Carol Lay (L.A. Weekly's "WayLay") at 7 p.m.
on Wednesday, January 25.
for MOCA info www.moca.org (213) 626 - 6222
for Hammer www.hammerucla.edu (310) 443 - 7000
for Dooley www.michaeldooley.com
for Allworth http://www.allworth.com/Catalog/ILL371.htm
Host Jay Kugelman talks with Joe Linton author of "Down by the Los Angeles River " (Wilderness Press) , the official guide of the Friends of the Los Angeles River.
Linton will be appearing at a reception at 6 p.m. on Wednesday Nov. 16 in Occidental College's
student Union's Morrison Lounge.
The book is also available at Skylight Books on Vermont south of Franklin and through the
Friends of the Los Angeles River's website http://www.folar.org
Host Jay Kugelman talks to Alain Silver co-author with James Ursini of "L.A. Noir: The City as Char-
acter" (Santa Monica Press) For more info on the author http://www.alainsilver.com and for book info
Host, Jay Kugelman talks to Catherine Gudis, Director of Education of the Los Angeles Conservancy about their new Wilshire Blvd. project, "Curating the City"
or call (213) 623 - 2489 for new booklets in three languages available for $1.50 postage and handling
Host, Jay Kugelman interviews Bruce Posner (curator) and David Shepard (producer) of a 7 DVD set "Unseen
Cinema: Early American Avant-Garde Film 1894 - l941.
Posner and Shepard will be screening films from the collection at the following venues:
Los Angeles Filmforum
Sunday, Oct 16 7 p.m.
at the Egyptian Theater
6712 Hollywood Blvd.
California Institute of the Arts
Tues. Oct 18 7 p.m.
Bijou Cinema Cal Arts
24700 MacBean Parkway Valencia
University of Southern California
Thurs. Oct 20 7 p.m.
Lucas 108 USC
Hollywood Entertainment Museum
Sat. Oct 22 2:30 p.m.
7021 Hollywood Blvd.
tel. (323) 465-7900
David Shepard only
Host. Jay Kugelman talks with photographer, artist and educator, Carol Bishop about her new book "Frank Lloyd Wright: The Romantic Spirit" and actor/architecture enthusiast, Scott Crawford about the forthcoming Frank Lloyd Wright Conference in Los Angeles and the city-wide series of architecture tours, exhibitions and events throughout October that are going on around it.www.savewright.org for a complete schedule
Carol Bishop's book, published by Balcony Press is available everywhere
Her artwork can be seen at the Huntington in San Marino and Hennessey + Ingalls Bookstore 214 Wilshire Blvd in Santa Monica
There are three related openings at the Hollyhock House and Galleries at Barndall Park Fri. Sept 30 from 7 - 9 p.m. The exhibits continue for several months. for info tel. (323) 644 - 6269 Barndall Park is located at 4800 Hollywood Blvd. just west of Vermont.
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with New Orleans born and bred jazz singer, Sandra Booker about the weekend - long jazz marathon fundraiser she organized (Sept. 9 - 11) at Cabrini's Jazz Alley on 3rd and La Brea and about the past and future of music in New Orleans.
Host, Jay Kugelman offers a tribute to the Spirit and People of New Orleans by playing the music of Jelly Roll Morton as performed by Butch Thompson on a Daring CD 3001. Liner notes by John Sayles from this 1989 recording will also be read during the program.
Host, Jay Kugelman goes to A Shenere Velt Gallery of the Workmen's
Circle for a conversation with the center's director, Eric Gordon and
artist, Sharon Rudahl, whose work on Emma Goldman is part of the
"Traveling Wobbly Show" on exhibit thru Sept. 2. The work of some
25 artists is taken from the book "Wobblies, A Graphic History"
(Verso Books, 2005). The program concludes with a phone inter-
view with UC Riverside historian, Devra A. Weber who
will discuss the involvement of Mexican and Mexican-American
Wobblies in the Industrial Workers of the World which celebrates its
100th anniversary this year.
The Workmen's Circle
1525 S. Robertson Blvd. (a few blocks s. of Pico)
tel. (310) 552-2007
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with Robert Koehler, who, along with his fellow Los Angeles Film Critics Association members, Ray Greene and Wade Major, has programmed a series of films, "Films That Got Away" for the American Cinematheque,
screening this weekend at the Egyptian Theater on www.americancinematheque.com
Host, Jay Kugelman interviews artist Jim Morphisis and art impresaria, Molly Barnes about the L A Art Scene, past and present.
Molly's new exhibition, "the First 80 Years" will open at gallery 825 of the Los Angeles Art Association (6 - 9 p.m.)
Saturday, August 27 and run thru Sept. 27
825 N. La Cienega Blvd. http://www.laaa.org
tel. (310) 652-8272
Jim Morphisis' new exhibiition will be at the Jan Baum Gallery
170 S. La Brea from Sept. 8 thru Oct. 29
tel. (323) 932 - 0170
Morphisis will speak at Molly Barnes's next Ambrose
2p.m. Sunday Aug. 21
1255 20th St. in Santa Monica.
Host, Jay Kugelman interviews actor/producer Kent Minault and Tom Beyer who has translated and adapted Geoffrey Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" for performance Friday and Saturday at 7pm and Sunday at 3 pm at West Hollywood's Plummer Park.
Fiesta Hall Aug 12 - Aug 28
For reservations call (323) 960-5691
Suggested donation $10
For info on the lab check www.classicaltheatrelab.org
Friday, 7/08/05 at Noon
Host, Jay Kugelman digs into his archive for this Jan '86 interview with Filmmaker, Shirley Clarke and KPFK's "old ethnic", Mario Casseta on the occasion of Clarke's new film "Ornetter: Made In America". Shirley and Mario are no longer here physically but Shirley's film is available online and Ornette Coleman played Disney Hall last December.
Friday, 7/01/05 at Noon
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with Tracy McNight,president of Commotion Records and film scorers Harold Budd (Mysterious Skin), Graeme Revell (Sin City) and Rolfe Kent (Sideways).
Friday, 5/27/05 at Noon
Fri., June 24 '05 at noon
"Sound Exchange" host, Jay Kugelman interviews Jane Brown, Director of D.A.P. West.
Distributed Art Publishers' new title "Looking at Los Angeles" co-published with Meltropolis Books (N.Y.C) is a collection of photographs of Los Angeles by some of the city's finest photographers.Profits from the book will benefit the Los Angeles Conservancy.Selected work from the book is on exhibit at the ArcLight Cinema in Hollywood. (Sunset and Vine) thru July 18
Friday, 6/03/05 at Noon
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with Kayvan Mashayekh about his new feature film "The Keeper : The Legend of Omar Khayyam" opening June 10 at the Laemmele Music Hall in Beverly Hills.
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Host, Jay Kugelman talks with writer Ben Pleasants about his book "Visceral Bukowski: Inside The Sniper Landscape of LA Writers". (Sun Dog Press)
For Orders: (248) 449-7448 email@example.com
Friday, 5/19/05 at Noon
Host, Jay Kugelman interviews artist and educator, George Evans about his teen art classes on Saturdays at LACMA. Evans, who grew up "in the hood" talks about art opportunities "back in the day" and now.
Contact the Los Angeles County Museum's Education Dept.
www.lacma.org or (310) 857 - 6010
L A Trade Tech. (where Evans teaches during the week)
or Evans' foundation: "Art Resources for Teens" at tel. (310) 390 - 1236
Friday, 4/08/05 at Noon
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with Janice Simpson, Managing Director of AMIA - the Association of Moving Image Archivists about the organization and their benefit "sneak preview" screening of the restored and extended version of Sam Pekinpah's "Major Dundee." The evening includes a pre-reception, screening, panel discussion and special guests. Leonard Maltin hosts.www.amianet.org
Wednesday evening, April 13, 2005 at the James Bridges Theater at UCLA. For reservations and AMIA information call (323)463-1500 or log onto
Friday, 4/01/05 at Noon
Host, Jay Kugelman goes backstqage with producer - director, Tony Gatto and Playwright, Greg Phillips whose "Dust" premieres at the Company of Angels.
2106 Hyperion Ave. Silverlake.
"Dust" opens Fri Apr. 1st and is performed every Thurs, Fri and Sat thru May 14.
For reservations call (323) 883-1717
also www.companyofangels.org and www.dust-the-play.com
Friday, 3/25/05 at Noon
Host, Jay Kugelman interviews writer Tim Guest, whose new book "My Life In Orange: Growing up with the Guru" (Harcourt) describes his experiences growing up in Rajneesh communes in England, Germany, India and the U.S.
Friday, 3/11/05 at Noon
Sound Exchange host, Jay Kugelman will be in Westwood talking to Lilian Ng about Asian and Asian- American Books and Arts at "Eastwind" bookstore, 923 Westwood Blvd. (just below LeConte near the UCLA Campus.) tel. (310) 824 - 4888
Friday 3/04/05 at Noon
Host, Jay Kugelman interviews Wendy Kaplan, head curator of LACMA's Decorative Arts Department and curator of the current exhibition " The Arts & Crafts Movement in Europe and America 1880 - 1920. The exhibition will be at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art thru April 3.
LACMA is at 5905 Wilshire Blvd. tel. (323) 857 - 6000.
Friday 2/04/05 at NOON
Sound Exchange goes to Eagle Rock for a conversation with Patricia Neal of Swork Coffee,
2160 Colorado Blvd.at Eagle Rock Blvd.(323) 258-5600;
Luis Sanchez, director of the Eagle Rock Community
Cultural Center - 2225 Colorado Blvd @ Eagle Rock Blvd,
(323) 226 - 1617, http:www.centerartseaglerock.org and
Eliza Rodriguez Garcia of IMIX Books , 5052 Eagle Rock
Blvd. (323) 257 -2512, www.imixbooks.com
Friday 1/28/05 at NOON
Host, Jay Kugelman interviews Victoria Daily, one of the
contributors to the book " L A's Early Moderns" (Balcony Press). Other essays in the book are by Michael Dawson on photography and Natalie Shivers on architecture. Ms. Daily will be speaking on Jake Zeitlin and the Early Moderns at UCLA's Fowler Museum on June 5, 2005
Friday 1/21/05 at NOON
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with KPFA jazz programmers (Tues 5 am) Chuck Scurich about Radio For Peace International, which is broadcast on shortwave from Costa Rica.
Information about Radio For Peace International:
Friday 1/14/05 at NOON
Host, Jay Kugelman goes to the Dharma Vijaya Buddhist Temple at 1847 Crenshaw Bl. North of Washington Bl. for a conversation with Dr. Niranjala Tillakarate and daughter Mihiri about Buddhism in Sri Lanka and its response to the Tsunami. Loretta Ayeroff is Co-Host.
Information and tsunami relief donations:
Host, Jay Kugelman talks with Dave Dutton about books and bookstores in Los Angeles.