Ira Glass at Skidmore

ira glassIra Glass -- the creator and host of This American Life (one of the best public radio shows... ever) -- will be at Skidmore's new Zankel Music Center March 9 for "an evening discussion of journalism and storytelling."

The talk is open to the public. Tickets are $20. They go on sale online at midnight Sunday night. We've heard from the Skidmore speakers bureau there will only be a limited number of public tickets and they expect them to sell quickly.

Here's a great series of clips Glass recorded a few years ago on doing creative work.

[via You Idiot]

photo: Nancy Updike / TAL

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ONLY $20 !!! He was supposed to speak at The Linda in September 2008 (the event was unfortunately cancelled, can't remember why), but tickets to that were $100 if I recall correctly. Although, it was also considered a WAMC fundraising event.

mmm Ira.

This is awesome! Marcie is right, tickets were $100 the last time he was supposed to come to Albany.

The price of the tickets is so low because it is a function for Skidmore College students. Our Student Government Committee, Speakers Bureau, is bringing Mr. Glass for our peers and those associated with the college. We are merely extending the invitation to the community as a favor to those who want to see Mr. Glass. $20 is a generously low price subsidized by our campus and we hope that it opens up the experience to those who couldn't afford to attend his earlier lecture. See you there!

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