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Radiolab Live: How the Cassette Tape Changed Us

Radiolab Live: How the Cassette Tape Changed Us



February 15, 2024
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Town Hall Seattle
1119 8th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Join KUOW & Radiolab for this special live event Thursday, February 15, 2024 at Town Hall Seattle.

KUOW Presents Radiolab live in Seattle! Radiolab, the award-winning podcast and radio show from WNYC Studios, presents a new live event based on its Mixtape series. For one night only, Senior Producer Simon Adler – with the help of author Tara Isabella Burton and composer Alexander Overington – tells the story of how we ended up so intellectually fragmented and the role the cassette tape played in it. This immersive experience featuring storytelling, live music, and Radiolab’s iconic sound design is an experiment that you become part of. Join us Thursday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall Seattle’s Great Hall.

More About Radiolab’s Mixtape Series:

Before there was the podcast and the smartphone, there was the cassette tape and the Walkman — two devices that although not considered much today, were revolutionary. They were recordable, rewritable, spliceable, compact, mobile. For the first time they allowed you to move through the world and listen to a voice speaking only to you. The cassette tape brought us together, pulled us apart and forever changed how we say those three simple words, ‘I love you.’ “Radiolab,” the award-winning podcast and radio show from WNYC Studios and senior producer Simon Adler present a live multimedia event based on its Mixtape series exploring self-help, the power of these phrases, the cassette tapes that carried them, and the ideas embedded within.

About Radiolab:

Radiolab is on a curiosity bender. We ask deep questions and use investigative journalism to get the answers. A given episode might whirl you through science, legal history, and into the home of someone halfway across the world. The show is known for innovative sound design, smashing information into music. It is hosted by Lulu Miller and Latif Nasser.

Venue and parking details:

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall Seattle’s Great Hall. For more parking information use this link.

Photography and audio will be recorded at this event of the stage and live audience. Proof of vaccination and masks are not required. However, KUOW & UW strongly encourage wearing a mask for all event attendees.

KUOW is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities at our events. To request disability accommodations, please email events@kuow.org or call us at 206.221.7159 at least 7 days in advance of the event.

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