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Ira Glass: Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host

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Many of us know This American Life host Ira Glass by his voice—that nasal, wry, halting, excitable voice that stumbles so comfortingly into some 3.1 million pairs of ears each week. If you’ve seen the TAL TV show or one of his television appearances (The Simpsons?), you also know him by his glasses. But it’s unlikely you have any idea how he soft shoes or pirouettes.

 

That’s about to change. In June, Glass will grace the Schnitz with his new live show, Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host. He’s quick to point out no one listens to This American Life and thinks, “if only they had some dancers”—but nonetheless, he’s touring with the artistic director and namesake of Monica Bill Barnes & Company, as well as one of her dancers, Anna Bass.

 

Read our full interview with Glass, where he dishes on killing it at Carnegie Hall, dancing for Yoko Ono, why he won’t pander to Portland audiences, and the only radio host he’d fear in a dance-off.

 

Phone: 800-273-1530
Event Categories: Dance
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June 21, 2014 at 8pm
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1037 SW Broadway
Portland, OR
Phone: 503-228-1353
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