Focus on Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archives: Part Two of a two part interview with director Wayne Wang, talking about his career in Hollywood, discrimination against Asians, his later career and his work on such films as “Smoke” and “The Joy Luck Club.” He is currently having a retrospective at BAMPFA.Then: Curator Susan Oxtoby discusses the Federico Fellini Retrospective, which was cut short by the pandemic and now resumes. Weekly Theatre Review: “Passing Strange” at Shotgun Players Ashby Stage.


Compoer/lyricist Paul Gordon, whose latest show, a new musical version of Jane Austen’s “Sense & Sensibility” is now playing at TheatreWorks Palo Alto, discusses his career and his show, followed by Part One of a two part interview with film director Wayne Wang (“Chan is Missing,” “Smoke”) discussing his early career. Also: Review of “Dot” by Colman Domingo, now playing at New Conservatory Theater Center in San Francisco. Hosted by Richad Wolinsky.


Joseph Hansen (1923-2004), gay pioneer in the field of detective fiction, whose books are now coming back into print, in conversation with Richard Wolinsky and Richard A. Lupoff, recorded in 1990.
Singer/songwriter Janis Ian, whose most recent album, which she says is her last solo studio work, came out last month, talking with Richard Wolinsky about her memoir, “Society’s Child,” recorded in 2008.
Theater Review: “Heroes of the Fourth Turning,” at San Francisco Playhouse.


Art Spiegelman discusses MAUS and the role of comics in education in this 2000 interview with the late Richard A. Lupoff. Honoring Black History Month: A 1983 interview with the late Octavia Butler, with Richard Wolinsky and Richard A. Lupoff. Plus: Reviews of “Freestyle Love Supreme” at ACT’s Geary Theater and “Swept Away” at Berkeley Rep’s Peets Theater. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.