Barbara Kraft

former reporter for Time magazine

Guest

Former reporter for Time magazine and contributor to the Washington Post, USA Today and Architectural Digest, whose interviews with leading literary figures Henry Miller, Anais Nin and Eugene Ionesco have been published in scholarly journals; classically-trained pianist and author of radio plays and opera libretti, she has written concert program notes for the Music Academy of the West, Pasadena's Ambassador Auditorium and UCLA's Center for the Performing Arts; producer and narrator for KCRW’s 2006 documentary Transforming OC, on the opening of the new Segerstrom Hall in Costa Mesa, California

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