If you love “This American Life,” you’re no stranger to Ira Glass. He started in public radio at the age of 19 back in 1978 and today is the voice that tells story upon memorable story on NPR. He’s coming to Chautauqua Auditorium on Saturday, September 21 at 7:30PM for an intimate evening of behind-the-scenes tales.
Have you ever been curious about what goes into producing an episode of “This American Life”? In the Chautauqua show, you’ll hear from Ira on what goes into producing and episode. Discover where they find the stories on the show, why they choose the stories they choose and more. Reinventing Radio: An Evening With Ira Glass will let you inside and transport you to the world of radio and how Ira’s team is pushing broadcast journalism to new boundaries and beyond.
Where: Chautauqua Auditorium
When: Saturday, September 21
Tickets: Tickets are currently on sale through the Chautauqua box office. Click here to get yours.
Getting There: Sure, you can brave the free-for-all parking at Chautauqua or in the surrounding neighborhoods. However, we recommend taking The Hop. Even if you’re driving in from Denver, you can still park in a less-headachy place and score a painless ride to Chautauqua. Here are details on taking The Hop to a show at the Auditorium.
And is you’re new to the splendor that is “This American Life,” check out the website and the years of cool stories housed there. Episodes are never a disappointment and there’s something to be said for opening yourself up to the beauty that is a story you never would have heard if you hadn’t heard it on the radio.