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The Moth Radio Hour

Monday Nights at 8:00 p.m.

The Moth Radio Hour features true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment. Each Moth Radio Hour mixes humorous, heartbreaking, and poignant tales that captivate, surprise, and delight audiences with their honesty, bravery and humor. 

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8:00pm

Mon January 30, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

The Moth Radio Hour - Program 5

Airs Monday, January 30 at 8:00 p.m. Christian McBride, a jazz bassist, is put to the test by his idol, Freddie Hubbard; a down and out comic considers ending it all until the universe sends him an unlikely sign; and New York writer Adam Gopnik details his daughter’s cosmopolitan imaginary friend. Hosted by The Moth’s Artistic Director, Catherine Burns. 

8:00pm

Mon January 23, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

The Moth Radio Hour - Program 4

June Cross

Airs Monday, January 23 at 8:00 p.m. A young woman is told to keep her heritage a secret...by her mother; a reckless partier gets shipwrecked and has to sober up enough to save the day; and an author contends with her un-supportive mother on her deathbed. Hosted by The Moth’s Producing Director, Sarah Austin Jenness.

8:00pm

Mon January 16, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

The Moth Radio Hour - Program 3

Ishmael Beah
Photo by: Sarah Stacke

Airs Monday, January 16 at 8:00 p.m.  A high school quarterback leaves Montana as a promising son and returns years later to reveal a shocking secret; a boy from Sierra Leone describes his transformation from innocent child to cold-hearted soldier; a teenage girl discovers how to control her errant parrot; and a construction worker discovers the up-side of his girlfriend’s one-year prison sentence. Hosted by The Moth’s Senior Producer, Jenifer Hixson.

8:00pm

Mon January 9, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

The Moth Radio Hour - Program 2

Juliet Hope Wayne
Photo by: Jason Falchook

Airs Monday, January 9 at 8:00 p.m.
A hiker is pinned underneath a refrigerator-sized boulder deep in the wilderness, a speechwriter describes his most challenging assignment ("Make Al Gore funny"), and a young art student battles her demons in the pursuit of love. Hosted by the founder of The Moth, George Dawes Green. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

8:00pm

Mon January 2, 2012
Cultural and Community

The Moth Radio Hour - Program 1

Mike Birbigla
Photo by: Sarah Stacke

Airs Monday, January 2 at 8:00 p.m.  A hair stylist recalls accompanying his father on hunting expeditions in Alabama, a young journalist carefully sets the stage to make her first time memorable, and best-selling novelist Walter Mosley cares for his ailing mother. Hosted by noted comic and storyteller Mike Birbigla, and Jay Allison.