Episode #1 includes an interview with Don Bachardy, noted portrait artist and longtime partner of British author Christopher Isherwood, along with Tina Mascara and Guido Santi, the creators of a new documentary called “Chris and Don, A Love Story” about Bachardy’s and Isherwood’s 30-year relationship. Then we’ll hear a short story written and read by Philadelphia defense attorney Mike Carroll, an astrological forecast for September from JoAnne Brasil, and end the episode with a lovely piece of music—Antonio Vivaldi’s Variations on a Theme performed by the Ernest Bloch Bell Ringers. This episode is 31 min. long. See photos under the keywords below.
Keywords for this episode:
San Francisco, art, culture, Don Bachardy, Christopher Isherwood, “Chris and Don, A Love Story,” Guido Santi, Tina Mascara, James White, “Birdsong,” “The Persian Oven,” “California Exit,” Christopher Isherwood Foundation, Bette Davis, Jerry Brown, Frameline32, San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, Michael York, Tennessee Williams, Igor Stravinsky, Thomas Mann, Greta Garbo, “The Berlin Stories,” “Cabaret,” David Hockney, Mike Carroll, “The Bench Warrant,” JoAnne Brasil, astrology, Ernest Bloch Bell Ringers, Mendonoma, Antonio Vivaldi, “Variations on a Theme”