Ira Glass

Seven Things I’ve Learned

Saturday, May 3, 2025

7:30pm // Atwood Concert Hall

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If you listen to public radio or podcasts, you’ve probably heard Ira Glass. And you’ve certainly heard his influence. As the creator and host of This American Life, Glass has steered the audio institution since the mid- ‘90s and inspired a generation of storytellers. More than 5 million ardent listeners tune in and stream every week, captivated by the “little movies for radio” as Glass calls them, full of funny moments, big feelings, and surprise twists, with compelling characters at the center.  

Using audio clips, music, and video, Ira Glass delivers a unique talk; sharing lessons from his life and career in storytelling: What inspires him to create? What drives his passion? How have failures and successes informed his decisions? During his presentation, Ira Glass will mix stories live onstage and help his audience better follow the creative process of one of our foremost storytellers.

Storytelling soiree 
Raconteur on tour 
Your favorite podcast in person

Reflections and revelations from the “best radio host in America” (Time) 
New stories and the stories behind the stories you love 
An up close and personal evening with a broadcasting icon 

A curious mind and a compassionate heart 
Your book club pals 
The friend who first introduced you to Serial 

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