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“Let Me Touch Your Mind” Interview Archive 2018

Performing arts and science interviews
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December 31, 2018 download Kim Larsen and Lisa McHenry, “Megabytes: The Musical” at the Gateway Theatre; Nick Olivero, Dedrick Weathersby, and Kevin Blake, “Sunday Solo Series” at the Palace Theatre; Emily A. Kuhlmann and Demetri Broxton, “Black Refractions” at the Museum of African Diaspora; Rachel Kinnon and Jeanie Austin, Jail and Re-Entry Services at SFPL

December 24, 2018 download Natasha Kaluza, “Mittens and Mistletoe - A Winter Circus Cabaret” at Dance Mission Theatre; Lisa Geduldig, “Kung Pao Kosher Comedy” at

December 17, 2018 download Jason Brock, annual Christmas show at Martunis; Ira Levin, “Sweet Can Productions &My Friend Hafiz ” at Dance Mission Theatre; Michael Gene Sullivan, “Tuck Everlasting” at the Lucie Stern Theatre

December 17, 2018 download Lady Bianca's Christmas show in Oakland (interview from “The Power of Blues Compels You”)

December 10, 2018 download Allison Page, “Vampire Christmas” at the Exit Theatre; Jeffrey Lo, “The Santaland Diaries” at the Lohman Theatre; Steve Indig and Ben Fong Torres, Elvis Presley Tribute Celebration at the Make-Out Room

December 3, 2018 download Fatima Abdurrahman, UC Berkeley, Astrophysics; Ken Henderson, REAF Help Is on the Way for the Holidays 17 at the Marines' Memorial Theatre

November 26, 2018 download Anita Monga, A Day of Silents at the Castro Theatre; Mark Desaulnier, One Voice at the Paramount; Nick Ishimaru, “A Noh Christmas Carol” at Theatre of Yugen

November 19, 2018 download George Kaskanlian, Jr., 14th annual Hole in the Head Film Festival at the New Peoples Cinema; Tandy Beal, “Joy” the UC Santa Cruz main stage and the Hammer Theatre in San Jose ; Jim Provenzano, “Now I'm Here” novel and celebration at the F'Inn

November 12, 2018 download Don Malcolm, “The French Have a Name for It 5” at the Roxie Theatre; Stephanie Crowley and John Morrison, “Girls Kill Nazis” at The Pear Theatre

November 5, 2018 download Robbie McGeHee, UC Berkeley, Physics; Jeff Ross, San Francisco Independent Short Film Festival; Miguel Sevilla, Cinematagrafo Film Festival

October 29, 2018 download Irma Herrera, “Mispronounce” at The Marsh; Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe and Rotimi Agbabiaka, “An American Maul” at the Brava Theatre; Michael Barr and Tina Taylor, “Dracula” at Subterranean Theatre; Haley Cooper, Mitzi Canbarra, and Jouko van der Kruijssen, San Francisco Public Library

October 22, 2018 download Rachel Rosen “Doc Stories Film Series” at the Castro and SFMOMA; Adam Theis, “The Soiled Dove” at the Tortona Big Top; Marc Capelle, Red Rum Orchestra at The Swedish American Hall

October 15, 2018 download Joanna Haigood, Zaccho Dance Theatre free performance of “Picture Bayview Hunters Point” at the Bayview Opera House; Ashlin Halfnight, “The Resting Place” at Magic Theatre

October 8, 2018 download Norm Muñoz and Nick Ishimaru, “Seen By Everyone” at Theatre of Yugen; Justin Katz, “The Return of Dracula's Guest” at the Slovenian Hall and “Another Gorey Halloween” at the Cat Club; Roger Grunwald, “The Obligation” at Potrero Stage; Lloyd Reynolds, “Fun Home” at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

October 1, 2018 download Andrey Kurenkov, Stanford, Artificial Intelligence; Kimberly Daniel and Clint Wolfrom, San Francisco Department of Elections; Marga Gomez, “Latin Standards” at The Marsh Berkeley

September 24, 2018 download Sarah Keeney, Bandaloop at Hammer Plaza celebration; Doreen Horstin and Greg Hom, San Francisco Public Library

September 17, 2018 download Nancy French, “Red Scare at Sunset” at the New Conservatory Theater Center; Cory Combs and David James, 11th annual San Francisco Music Day at the War Memorial; David Padilla, Enrique Padilla, and Gabriel Sandino, One Time More every third Friday at Asiento

September 10, 2018 download Celia Fushille, Smuin Ballet' 25th year anniversary celebration at Dance Mission Theatre; Dr. Hassan Zee, “Good Morning, Pakistan” at the Four Star Theater; Phoebe Hunt & the Gatherers, CD release concert at the Oshman Family JCC; Dan Hoyle, “Each and Every Thing” at The Marsh Berkeley; Cece Suazo, “Dead and Breathing” at the Gateway Theatre

September 3, 2018 download Adrianna Thompson, Soulskin, “Hero” at Dance Mission Theatre; Rachel Caplan, San Francisco Green Film Festival; Brian Copeland, All Stars of Comedy Series at the San Leandro Performing Arts Centere and “The Waiting Period” at The Marsh

August 27, 2018 download Jeff Kazor, Crooked Jades Casa Verde house concert in Point Richmond; Kate Eppler and Lyn Davidson, San Francisco Public Library

August 20, 2018 download Fudgie Frottage, 23rd San Francisco Drag King Contest at Oasis; Michael Evans Lopez, “Native Gardens” at Mountain View Center for Performing Arts

August 13, 2018 download Anne Galjour and Jeri Lynn Cohen, “#GetGhandi” at Z Below; Ken Henderson, REAF Help Is on the Way 23 concert and gala at the Herbst Theatre

August 6, 2018 download Mariel Goddu, UC Berkeley, Psychology

July 30, 2018 download Suhaila Salimpour, Bal Anat Belly Dance Troupe 50th Anniversary at the El Cerrito High School Performing Arts Theater; Shawna Sherman, Jaina Cabrera, and Amy Chang, San Francisco Public Library

July 23, 2018 download Guest DJ Chris Ford (thanks, Chris): Don Malcolm, “The French Had a Name For It” at Roxie Theatre; Christopher Oglesby, “The Rake's Progress” at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music; Othello Jefferson, “I, Too, Sing America” at the Buriel Clay Theater

July 16, 2018 download Jimmy Moore, “Drunk Drag Broadway” at Lazy Bear 22; Barry Kendall, Circus Trailblazer Gala at Circus Center

July 9, 2018 download Alex Rodriguez, “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” at the Victoria Theatre; Randy Weaver, Project Read at the San Francisco Public Library; José Hernandez, Mariachi Sol de Mexico at Davies Symphony Hall

July 2, 2018 download Anna Khazenzon, Stanford, Neuroscience; Barry Eitel, “Seeing Red” by the San Francisco Mime Troupe; Lisa Geduldig, comedy night at the Freight & Salvage

June 25, 2018 download Samson Koletkar, 5th Annual Desi Comedy Fest; Barry Eitel, “Champagne” at the Randall Museum; Joe Babcock and Quindi Berger, San Francisco Public Library

June 18, 2018 download Ranu Mukherjee and Kara Smith, “Be Not Still” at the di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art; Nancy Bavor, “Guns: Loaded Conversations” at San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles; Len Cariou, “Broadway and the Bard̴ at the Lesher Center for the Arts; Vickilyn Reynolds, “Hattie McDaniel: What I Need You to Know” at Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture

June 11, 2018 download Jansen Verplank, Ragazzi Continuo at Trinity St. Peter's Episcopal Church; Wendy vanden Heuvel, Victor Talmadge, and Adrian Roberts, “A Lesson From Aloes” at Z Below; Paul Struthers, Frameline 42 San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival

June 4, 2018 Tucker Hiatt, astronomy and Wonderfest; Rudy Guerrero, “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert: The Musical” at the Gateway Theatre (NOTE: due to a software crash, we do not have a recording of the interview)

May 28, 2018 download Pope Suburban and Mess, winners of the JCC Teen Battle of the Bands; Faye Carol, Sundays at the Back Room in Berkeley; Randy Weaver, Project Read at the San Francisco Public Library

May 21, 2018 download Anita Monga, San Francisco Silent Film Festival at the Castro; Ariel Craft, “Dry Land” at Shotgun Theatre; Brian Herndon and Jackson Davis, “Two Minds” at The Marsh

May 14, 2018 download Tammy Hall and Nina Menendez, “Barbara Dane Legacy Project” at Freight & Salvage; Regina Morones, “Palace Wreckers” at Potrero Stage; Norman Gee, Douglas B. Giorgis, and Drew Reginald Watkins, “Scapegoat” at Potrero Stage; Andrew Wood, San Francisco International Arts Festival

May 7, 2018 download Thomas Mittiga, UC Berkeley Physics; Andre Thierry, “Roots, Rhythm & Wine” Conscious Kitchen benefit at Riggers Loft Wine Company; Celia Fushille, “If I Were a Sushi Roll” performed by Smuin Contemporary American Ballet

April 30, 2018 download Masashi Niwano, CAAMFest 36 Film Festival; Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe, “Baile en La Calle” in the Mission; Britt Lauer and Brooke Jennings, We Players' “Roman Women” at the Palace of Fine Arts

April 23, 2018 download Michael Phillis, “Trog” at the Oasis; Seibi Lee, “Son of the Wind” at ODC; Joel Goldsmith, suicide prevention gala “Laughs for Life 2018” at the Julia Morgan Ballroom; Maryssa Wanlass, “Natural Shock” at PianoFight

April 16, 2018 download Kelli Kerslake,“You Are My Sunshine” at the Phoenix Theatre

April 9, 2018 download Deborah Vaughan, Dimensions Dance Theatre 45th anniversary celebration at Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts; Fenner, “A Different Long Stretch of Earth” by Ragged Wing Ensemble; Rita Abrams, “Just My Type: The Musical” at the Ross Valley Players Barn Theatre; Daniel Thomas,“Saturday Night” at 42nd Street Moon

April 2, 2018 download Carina Cheng, UC Berkeley Astrophysics, Astronomy

March 26, 2018 download Steve Indig and Marc Capelle, San Francisco International Film Festival; Katrina Davis and Nell Jehu, San Francisco Public Library

March 19, 2018 download Ronkat, Katdelic at the Boom Boom Room; Yaelisa, “BailaHora” at the Fort Mason Cowell Theatre

March 12, 2018 download Julie Phelps, CounterPulse Festival Celebration; Gooch, “Smoke and Mirrors: Exploring Modern Drag” at the Ravot Gallery; Khary Moye and Santoya Fields, “A Streetcar Named Desire” at the Marine's Memorial Theatre; John Fisher, “Transitions” at the Gateway Theatre

March 5, 2018 download Tyler Neal McFaddn, Stanford U. Biology, Wildlife Biology; Ana Blanco, 15th annual Ocean Film Fest; Christian Thompson, “Skeleton Crew” at TheatreWorks

February 26, 2018 download Aaron Hurley, “9 to 5: The Musical” at Lohman Theatre; Sara Moore, “Clown and Punishment” at the Circus Center; Moazzam Sheikh, San Francisco Public Library

February 19, 2018 download Daniel Levenstein, Chamber Music San Francisco; Ryan Williams French, Indiia Wilmot, and Susan Harloe, “Word for Word” at Z Below; Sue Casa and Ammo Eisu, “Star Trek Live!” at The Oasis

February 12, 2018 download Anita Lofton, tribute to Big Mama Thornton at Ashkenaz; Bruce Labadie, 8th Annual San Jose Jazz Winter Fest; Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe, “Not My F***ing President's Day” at Brava; Ruth Stein, “Mostly British Film Festival” at The Vogue Theatre

February 5, 2018 download William Hawley, UC Berkeley Earth Science, Earthquakes; Jill Vice, “A Fatal Step” at The Marsh

January 29, 2018 download Jeff Ross, “IndieFest” at the Roxie Theatre and Victoria Theatre; John Kolvenbach, “Reel toReel” at the Magic Theatre; Kei Takei and Laz Brezer, “Kei Tekei's Moving Earth” at CounterPulse; Haley Cooper, San Francisco Public Library (note: the last 4 minutes are missing)

January 22, 2018 download Morrie Bobrow, “Megabytes! The Musical” Marsh Berkeley; Adrianna Thompson, “SOULSKIN Dance presents The LAB Series” at CounterPulse; Eddie Muller, 16th Annual Noir City Film Festival at the Castro Theatre

January 15, 2018 download Marc Capelle, Tribute to Wes Andersen at the Chapel; Unique Derique, “Fool La La! Over the Rainbow” Marsh Berkeley; Jim Kleinmann, “Probable Future or Possible Future” at Berkeley Repertory Theatre; Laura Peterson “The Children's Hour” at Ross Valley Players: Barn Theatre

January 8, 2018 download Rotimi Agbabiaka & Kevin Clarke, “Black Rider” at Shotgun Playhouse; Thomas Robert Simpson, “Courage Under Fire: The Story of Elroy ” at the Potrero Stage; Don Reed, “The Kipling Hotel” at The Marsh; Nina Sawant & Calvin Kia Ku, “Popo's Orchids” at the Kinetic Arts Center; Justin Katz & Mike Gaines, Edwardian Ball at the Regency Theatre

January 1, 2018 download Eric Copenhaver, UC Berkeley Physics, Nerd Nite at Rickshaw Shop

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