Inside “Radiolab” with Robert Krulwich, Jan. 22

Posted on January 17, 2016, 5:43 pm
2 mins

Popular radio show/podcast Radiolab has developed a large and devoted audience, thanks to its detailed and accurate, yet blissfully accessible discussions of science. On Friday, January 22, co-host and long-time NPR correspondent Robert Krulwich is coming to Tacoma’s Broadway Center for the Performing Arts for an engaging two-part event that will appeal to fans of the program and Puget Sound science buffs alike.

Robert Krulwich

Robert Krulwich

The first portion of the program will give a glimpse into the making of the show, as Krulwich discusses the unique combination of science, humanity and philosophy that he and co-host Jad Abumrad have crafted since beginning in 2002. For the second half, a panel of local water specialists (Joel Baker, Jennifer Chang, Ryan Mello and Sheida Sahandy) will join Krulwich for an interview discussion of issues facing the Puget Sound water supply. Audience Q & A with Krulwich and the panelists will follow.

Tickets start at $19 and may be purchased on the Broadway Center website. Check out Radiolab online or wherever you get your podcasts. I have never heard an episode of theirs that wasn’t intensely captivating, but some of my favorite recent ones include “Darkode,” “Nazi Summer Camp” and (for you Making a Murderer fans out there) “Are You Sure?” which features a story with Penny Beerntsen, the woman who mistakenly named Steven Avery as her assaulter.

Inside Radiolab with Robert Krulwich

When: Friday, January 22, 7:30 PM

Where: Pantages Theater at Broadway Center for the Performing Arts (901 Broadway, Tacoma)

Claire Biringer is a Seattle-based music lover, educator and writer. She holds an MA in Music History from University of Washington, where her primary research involved contemporary opera and its social implications. She enjoys using music and writing to build communities and broaden minds.