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March 19, 2009
This American Life-Live... in Sacramento?

No, Ira Glass won't be gracing Sacramento's streets in person, but he will be on six of its movie screens when the hit radio show "This American Life" comes to area movie houses.

The hit radio show will be broadcast live on April 23rd at 8:00 p.m. For the West Coast, the show will be shown at 8:00 p.m. as a time-delayed broadcast.

The show originates from the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at New York University, and will be shown in over 400 movie theaters nationwide, including the following Sacramento area cinema houses:

* Laguna 16 - Elk Grove
* Roseville14 - Roseville
* Downtown Plaza - Sacramento
* Stadium 14 - Sacramento
* Greenback Lane 16 - Sacramento
* Natomas Marketplace - Sacramento

The evening's lineup will include popular show contributors Dan Savage, Starlee Kine, Mike Birbiglia, David Rakoff and Dave Hill, There will be a special musical performance by Joss Whedon, creator of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer."

Together they will perform a two-hour, live stage version of the radio show, centered on the theme "Return to the Scene of the Crime."

Tickets for this special one-night event are available at presenting theater box offices and at .

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