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MAY 20

The Public's Radio is bringing a radio star to the Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center -- Alex Blumberg, the King of Podcasts. He's an alumnus of This American Life , he started Gimlet Media in 2016 and exploded onto the podcasting scene with Crimetown, a fascinating look at Providence during the Buddy Cianci era. Alex has also been in the news recently after selling Gimlet to Spotify.

Alex will be talking about his world and his work for the Public's Radio annual fund raiser. He'll give a talk about podcasts, and he'll be interviewed on our stage by The Public's Radio's President, CEO and General Manager Torey Malatia.

6:00 pm Speaking Program: The Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center,  49 Touro Street Newport

7:30 pm Celebration and Dinner: Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Avenue Newport


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  • Start:May 20, 2019 Time: 12:00 AM
  • End:May 20, 2019 Time: 11:59 PM
  • Recurring
  • Where:Event Center, 49 Touro Street, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, 02840
  • Phone:N/A
  • Event Type: Festivals & Fairs, Food & Dining
  • Ticket Price:N/A
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