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Thursday Night Special

You never know what you might hear in this time slot. It could be a new show audition, a timely current events story or a show from our archives.

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Letters and Politics- Julian Assange’s Arrest and The First Amendment Right. Then, the State of Disability in Media April 11, 2019 | 7:00 pm

Julian Assange's Arrested at the Ecuador Embassy in London with Ryam Grim, he is The Intercepts D.C. Bureau Chief.
Then, a conversation with internationally-known disability rights activist and Ford Foundation Senior Fellow Judy Heumann and Katherine Salinas talking about a report on the state of disability in media and entertainment compared to other minority groups.

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Remembering Dr. King on the 51st Anniversary of his Murder April 4, 2019 | 7:00 pm

Martin Luther King, Jr. gives a speech about the immoral consequence of the U.S. involvement in Vietnam. Recorded on the Sproul Hall steps at the University of California at Berkeley on May 17, 1967. Dr. King appeared under the auspices of the Inter-Fraternity Council.

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Spinal stenosis / Mental health benefits of tidying up March 28, 2019 | 7:00 pm

Spinal stenosis / Mental health benefits of tidying up

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Economic Update- Beyond Universal Basic Income March 28, 2019 | 7:00 pm

n-depth analysis of UBI shows its advantages over most welfare, safety net systems. An even better alternative would avoid capitalism's unnecessary production of unemployment because it utilizes technical progress (rising productivity) for profits. The alternative benefits workers' leisure rather than profits. It is more democratic and avoids splitting people into unemployed vs employed, non-poor vs poor. population.

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Evening at the Talk House March 14, 2019 | 7:00 pm

A terrifying detour into a bleak future where American Exceptionalism, fascism and desperation fuse to form and Orwellian dystopia where the corruption of Americ'a most sacred endeavor, Show business is a rot beyond redmption.
Produced by Jeremey Scahill for the Intercept, with playwright, Wallace Shawn.

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Unikitty Land inhabits the Thursday Night Special – Host Miss Zinia (9 years old) March 7, 2019 | 7:00 pm

Tune in Thursday Night at 7 pm on March 7 to hear a very special Thursday Night Special hosted by Miss Zinnia (who happens to be 9 years old) - get the 411 on "Unikitty Land." Go Miss Zinnia!

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Economic Update “Fantasy, Comedy, Tragedy: Delivering News Today” February 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm

Updates on million-person Communist demonstration in India, subsidized "development" by Foxconn and Amazon, merger making big banks bigger, delusion of "bringing back manufacturing" US. Interview with Lee Camp of "Redacted Tonight" on comedy, news and analysis.

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Two More Rare Speeches February 14, 2019 | 7:00 pm

1. We Want to be free speech, given at a Freedom Rally, May 26, 1963; 2. Discussions of a Complete Life, January 1962

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Larry Kirwan January 17, 2019 | 7:00 pm

Larry Kirwan, musician with the band Black 47, author of five books and fifteen plays, talks about his career and about his latest project, the Broadway-bound musical set during the Civil War draft riots, Paradise Square. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.

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Wings Wild Life and Red Rose Speedway: All Access January 10, 2019 | 7:00 pm

A look back at the inception of Paul McCartney's second band.

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Shots in the Night Programmers | Email me

This theater collective performs live during the Local Showcase timeslot on Thursdays.

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