NPR Presents: NPR's Ayesha Rascoe and Denice Frohman co-host Code Switch Live. NPR Presents: NPR's Ayesha Rascoe and Denice Frohman co-host Code Switch Live.

NPR Presents: NPR's Ayesha Rascoe and Denice Frohman co-host Code Switch Live.

Code Switch Live is hosted by Ayesha Rascoe and Denice Frohman on January 20th on Brandlive. NPR hide caption

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Code Switch Live is hosted by Ayesha Rascoe and Denice Frohman on January 20th on Brandlive.

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January 5, 2022 - Washington D.C. - NPR is pleased to present Code Switch Live. The virtual event takes place Thursday, January 20th, 2022 at 8 pm ET. The show will be co-hosted by NPR's White House Correspondent Ayesha Rascoe and poet and educator Denice Frohman.

Code Switch Live will take place on virtual event platform Brandlive and will engage attendees in talks about poetry, romance and race in the same fashion as the podcast. One featured guest is Hari Kondabolu. Kondabolu is a comedian, writer, and podcaster born in Queens NY. He was named top 10 artists to watch by Variety in 2018, has a Netflix special Warn Your Relatives and is a regular contributor on NPR's Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me. Tickets for NPR's Code Switch Live are available here.

Code Switch Live will be produced by NPR Presents. Launched in 2014, NPR Presents connects NPR listeners to the hosts and programs they love in live spaces.

Russell's Reserve is the sponsor of this year's Code Switch live event and will host a pre-event virtual bourbon tasting at 7:45pm ET led by Wild Turkey Brand Ambassador JoAnn Street. Attendees of the event who are 21+ will have the opportunity to purchase Russell's Reserve on Drizly.

About Code Switch:

What's CODE SWITCH? It's the fearless conversations about race that you've been waiting for! Hosted by journalists of color, our podcast tackles the subject of race head-on. We explore how it impacts every part of society — from politics and pop culture to history, sports and everything in between. This podcast makes ALL OF US part of the conversation — because we're all part of the story.

Listen to Code Switch on NPR One and wherever podcasts are available.

About NPR:

NPR's rigorous reporting and unsurpassed storytelling connect with millions of Americans every day — on the air, online, and in person. NPR strives to create a more informed public — one challenged and invigorated by a deeper understanding and appreciation of events, ideas, and cultures. With a nationwide network of award-winning journalists and 17 international bureaus, NPR and its Member Stations are never far from where a story is unfolding. Listeners can find NPR by tuning in to their local Member stations (npr.org/stations), and now it's easy to listen to our stories on smart speaker devices. Ask your smart speaker to, "Play NPR," and you'll be tuned into your local Member station's live stream. Your speaker can also access NPR podcasts, NPR One, NPR News Now, and the Visual Newscast is available for screened speakers. Get more information at npr.org/about and by following NPR Extra on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram."

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