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Denny Smithson (510) 528-9937
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Cover to Cover with Jack Foley - A collage of sounds from old-time radio - April 29, 2009 at 3:00pm
Jack Foley presents Lost Horizon, a 1946 Decca Records adaptation of James Hilton’s novel starring Ronald Colman. This radio show, presented in its entirety, is closer to Hilton’s story than the celebrated 1937 film adaptation, also starring Colman.
Cover to Cover with Denny Smithson - April 27, 2009 at 3:00pm
On today's show, Antonio Ortiz interviews the director Idris Hassan of the freestyle documentary Bay Area Cypher. This documentary "expands beyond stereotypical presentations of commercialized Rap music by capturing the spontaneous and uniquely organic energy of free styling."
Cover to Cover with Denny Smithson - April 13, 2009 at 3:00pm
On today's Cover to Cover, we feature the play Act A Lady, now showing at the New Conservatory Theatre Center and ends Sunday April 26th. Written by Jordan Harrison, this play "uncovers the woman in every man, the man in every woman and the power of theatre to uncover both."