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Studio 360’s Sideshow Live! Lakshmi Wears the Hat

Tuesday May 26 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:15pm

The hat that inspired the so-called #lakshmeme

Overview

The so-called “#lakshmeme,” a tribute to the NPR newscaster who inspired Rameswaram to pursue a career in public radio, has amassed hundreds of portraits, posted and shared on Instagram, Twitter, and Tumblr. Join Sean in The Greene Space to see Lakshmi Singh finally don the now-famous hat bearing her name, talk about her career in public radio, and discuss the importance of diverse voices, names, and faces in media.  

 

Watch live at 7pm:

 
For the latter conversation, they will be joined by current This American Life and former Snap Judgment producer Stephanie Foo, as well as The Whiteness Of Public Radio Voice author and Clemson University communications professor Chenjerai Kumanyika
 
Afterwards special guests and audience members will test their orthographic prowess when it comes to the names of their favorite broadcasters in the first annual Sideshow Public Radio Spelling Bee. Expect libations and a piñata!

Event Details

1 hour and 15 minutes
Address
The Greene Space
44 Charlton Street
New York, NY United States

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