With support from Orthopedic & Spine Center of the Rockies
Doors: 7:00 PM
Showtime: 8:00 PM
Ira Glass is the host and creator of This American Life, heard by more than 5 million listeners each week on more than 500 public radio stations and via podcast. After starting his career as an intern at NPR’s headquarters in Washington, DC at age 19, Glass launched This American Life in 1995. The program was the first ever awarded a Pulitzer Prize for audio journalism, has won 7 Peabody Awards and many other honors. In 2021, This American Life’s episode The Giant Pool of Money was the first podcast inducted into the Library of Congress’s National Recording Registry. It remains one of public radio’s most popular programs.
As editor of the groundbreaking podcasts Serial, S-Town and Nice White Parents, Glass is credited with popularizing the format.
In Seven Things I’ve Learned, Glass gives a glimpse of his creative process. Using audio clips, music and video, Glass shares stories and reflections from his long career as an interviewer, producer and broadcaster.
Join KUNC and add a pre-show cocktail reception with Ira Glass at Chautauqua’s Community House before his performance on July 29th.
Doors: 6:00 PM / Event time: 6:30 PM