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Ira Glass

Date: Apr 06, 2024
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: Price Varies
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WGVU Public Media is proud to announce that Ira Glass, creator and host of public radio’s This American Life is coming to DeVos Performance Hall on Saturday, April 6, 2024 at 8PM.

Join us as Ira shares “Seven Things I’ve Learned," a live performance that covers Glass’s career in seven points. The audience will also get to hear stories and in-depth commentary on recent This American Life episodes. The multimedia performance will include audio and video clips and is sure to make for a dynamic and engaging evening.

WGVU Public Media, a PBS and NPR licensee of Grand Valley State University, is dedicated to serving the West Michigan community by providing quality programming and educational content. With a strong commitment to storytelling and community engagement, WGVU Public Media strives to enrich the lives of its viewers and listeners through informative and inspiring programs.

Glass began his career as an intern at National Public Radio’s network headquarters in Washington, DC in 1978, when he was just 19 years old. He put This American Life on the air in 1995. He also served as an editor for the groundbreaking podcasts Serial, S-Town, and Nice White Parents.

Under Glass’s editorial direction, This American Life has won the highest honors for broadcasting and journalistic excellence, including seven Peabody Awards and the first Pulitzer Prize ever awarded for audio journalism. In 2021, This American Life episode ‘The Giant Pool of Money’ was inducted into the Library of Congress’s National Recording Registry, the first podcast ever so honored. This American Life is heard each week by over 5 million listeners on public radio stations and podcast.

Tickets go on sale Friday, September 22 at 10 AM. *Please note the box office will not be open for this on sale.

Tickets may be purchased at the box office or on-line at Ticketmaster.com. Ticket prices are subject to change. For current ticket prices, visit Ticketmaster.com. Ticket prices may vary, as market pricing applies to all tickets. Prices may fluctuate based on supply and demand.

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Ira Glass
Ira Glass
Apr 06, 2024 | 8:00 PM
Price Varies
*By purchasing or otherwise accepting a ticket to this Event, you are acknowledging that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 (coronavirus) exists in any public place where people are present. By attending the Event, you and any guest voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19, and agree not to hold Ira Glass, ASM Global, DeVos Performance Hall, and the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan for any illness or injury in connection with your or your guests' attendance at the Event.
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