September 28, 2017; Washington, D.C. - For the first time, NPR's Code Switch podcast is remixing race and identity on stage. Join host Gene Demby, correspondent Karen Grigsby Bates, reporter Adrian Florido and special guests in Los Angeles for an intimate discussion and a new "Ask Code Switch" advice segment. Tickets for the October 6 live taping at the Skirball Cultural Center are on sale now at nprpresents.org.
When the Code Switch podcast launched in May 2016, it quickly established its place as the go-to source for listeners eager to explore often untold stories of the American experience. It explores the intersection of race, ethnicity and identity in America and brings a diversity of perspectives to topics such as politics, criminal justice reform, environmental issues and more.
October 6, 2017
8 PM - 9 PM
Skirball Cultural Center, Guerin Pavilion, Herscher Hall
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd
Los Angeles, 90049
The New York Times named Code Switch one of the Best New Podcasts of 2016, calling it a "must-listen" that "[takes] on the messy questions of race in America." The podcast also earned nods from BuzzFeed, Nylon and WIRED, among others.
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