Movers & Thinkers 2-Year Anniversary Update

In honor of #throwbackThursday, it seems fitting to share this Movers & Thinkers anniversary: The first live show of this podcast took place almost exactly two years ago. This is my heartfelt audio thank-you note.  

Since Nashville Public Radio launched M&T in April 2015, we’ve also launched three other podcasts: Curious Nashville, Neighbors and the yet-to-be-released Versify, coming this summer.

So, to celebrate our deep dive into longform audio storytelling, we are throwing a party — a podcast party. In fact, that’s what we’re calling it. Podcast Party is a night of live stories on stage, at the Nashville Children’s Theatre on May 11. There’s a Curious Nashville puppet show, a live performance of Neighbors, poetry readings and music from Versify, and wine and hors d’oeuvres.

And we’ll also have the two-year anniversary show of Movers & Thinkers! The theme is “reinventors” — people who’ve had to start over in their lives and careers. I’m interviewing Vanessa Carlton, a one-time pop star who has rediscovered her true musical intentions; Chris Echegaray, a former reporter who now works with bilingual families in public schools; and Chip Peay, a real estate agent who once managed the careers of Ricky Skaggs and Alan Jackson. Hope to see you at the live taping!

Get your tickets for Podcast Party here.

Music for this mini-episode is by Blue Dot Sessions.

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