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May 18, 2019

In 90 minutes, Abumrad braided together stories, ruminations, and occasional clips from Radiolab shows. This arising field of entertainment is not storytelling, theater, lecture, or stand up, or even a mixture of all, nor is it truly multimedia, but some

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Composer, producer and host Jad Abumrad presents The Miracle of Indoor Plumbing: An Evening with Jad Abumrad. The host will speak on how to create compelling stories that inspire and connect us and discuss how he finds intriguing angles to tell these stories, aiming to answer the question, when a story really moves you, why does it work?

After studying creative writing and music composition, and composing film scores, Abumrad created the philosophical radio show Radiolab in 2002 which examines science, philosophy, and humankind. The show has received the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award. Abumrad has also created More Perfect, a spin off of Radiolab that speaks on how the way that cases are discussed in the Supreme Court have an effect on the publics lives.

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Performance date: 18 May 2019

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