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#HearHere 2018 Season Announcement

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The AT&T Performing Arts Center announced the 2018 season of its distinctive speakers series #hearhere. From poetry to performance and beyond – with #hearhere you’ll experience the radical imaginations, passion, humor and knowledge of iconic personalities who shape the way we experience our world and each other.

This fourth season of #hearhere begins with the return engagement of the astrophysicist and popular TV science expert Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson on January 18, as a non-subscription optional add-on. PBS icon Tavis Smiley is next, on February 25, with his theatrical experience DEATH OF A KING, featuring pianist Marcus Roberts. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak appears on March 15 followed by Bill Murray, Jan Vogler & Friends on April 14, Rob Lowe on April 25 and Rita Moreno on May 6. The season culminates with the return, as a non-subscription optional add-on, of Ira Glass on July 21, 2018. Continue reading

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Spend An Evening With Ira Glass

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The AT&T Performing Arts Center presents REINVENTING RADIO:  AN EVENING WITH IRA GLASS  for a special one-night only appearance on Saturday, June 1 at 8 p.m. at the Winspear Opera House in the Downtown Dallas Arts District.

Ira Glass is the host and creator of the public radio program This American Life. The show premiered on Chicago’s public radio station WBEZ in 1995 and is now heard on more than 500 public radio stations each week by over 1.7 million listeners. Most weeks, the podcast of the program is the most popular podcast in America. The show also airs each week on the CBC in Canada and on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s radio network.          Continue reading

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