We reach out to authors, poets, proponents of oral history, and playwrights of all media to help build an audience for new works that engage the imagination. Hosted by Scott Paulson.
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Live broadcasts are presented on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays of the month
The Ether Tale Radio Players were in a very sci-fi mood because of UC San Diego Library’s upcoming May 14 Blade Runner “2019” panel talk. The Ether Tale players will definitely be in the audience for that timely gathering! That Blade Runner panel talk will soon be posted here: https://www.uctv.tv/library-channel/ The opening scene of that [...]
The Ether Tale Radio Players celebrated National Poetry Month by reading poems from their favorite poets. The readers had recently admired the bee poems that were strewn about the California Native Bee Specimen Exhibit at UC San Diego’s Geisel Library. That bee theme was borrowed for this evening of poetry as well! Host Scott Paulson [...]
The EtherTale Radio Players celebrate National Poetry Month with a set of poetry readings. The EtherTale Radio players read poems on the topic of Medicine as a preview for an upcoming National Poetry Month activity. Host Scott Paulson reveals these poems are set to be on display at the Biomedical Library Building breezeway at UC San Diego.
National Poetry Month! Also: One Book One San Diego Updates… Host Scott Paulson gave some updates about books being considered for One Book One San Diego. Anyone can nominate and the nomination process usually takes place during February. A large panel of volunteers (most of them librarians from public libraries) helps choose from that list [...]
Host: Scott Paulson Players: Melanie Peters, Amanda Qassar, and Scott Paulson The Not-Ready-for-Airtime Players perform two one-act plays plus they remind listeners to nominate a book for One Book One San Diegoand discuss San Diego’s activities in the upcoming Independent Bookstore Day Plays performed: THE ILLUMINATI IN DRAMA LIBRE by Alice Gerstenberg (1921) featuring Amanda [...]
On Thursday, February 28th, Ether Tale Radio Theatre presented, "The Angel Intrudes", a 1920 comedy by Floyd Dell with Barbara Henderson as The Narrator Scott Paulson as The Angel Gabriel Pan as Jimmy Pendleton Melanie Peters as Annabelle Live music and sound effects by Scott Paulson Also that evening, a discussion of the nomination period [...]
Tonight we present a radio play loosely based on the German expressionist 1920 silent film "Genuine: Tale of a Vampire". Karen Fisher as The Madame and as Henrietta Peter Flynn as Florian the Barber Barbara Henderson as Barbara Hextrum (The Narrator) Gabriel Pan as Percy Scott Paulson as Lord Milo Melanie Peters as Genuine the [...]
We continue the Bicentennial Celebration of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein… In this episode of Ether Tale Radio Theatre, we present a reduced version of Presumption; or, the Fate of Frankenstein. This 1823 play by Richard Brinsley Peake was a popular success and when Mary Shelley attended the play in London she was surprised by the adulation [...]
Host: Scott Paulson Guests: Amber Gallant, Gabriel Pan, Melanie Peters, Lily Huang. Scott interviews Amber Gallant about a new literary genre, Fabulism. The historical adventure genre of Great American Read nominations is explored when Gabriel Pan and Melanie Peters each read a chapter from Alexandre Dumas’ The Count of Monte Cristo (a very French novel [...]