Event Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 6:30 pm
“26.2: Beyond The Finish Line” With Tom Ashbrook
Update on 4/17: We’ve posted video of the full broadcast below:
This event is now sold out. Listen live to the broadcast on wbur.org Tuesday 7-9 p.m.
On April 15, 2013, Boston suffered a terrible loss. This April 15, On Point host Tom Ashbrook gathers a distinguished group of first responders, writers, scholars and musicians to remember, to reflect, and to look ahead in a special live broadcast. Confirmed guests include: Harvard historian and author Jill Lepore, award-winning author James Carroll, comedian and social observer Jonathan Katz, Boston firefighter Sean O’Brien, national poetry slam winner Regie Gibson and New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman. The free event will also feature music from singer/songwriter Patty Larkin, Bill Janovitz of Buffalo Tom, Amanda Palmer of Dresden Dolls and cellist Ronald Feldman of the Longwood Symphony Orchestra.
“26.2: Beyond the Finish Line” is part of WBUR’s special coverage of the Marathon anniversary. Even if you can’t make it to the live event, be sure to tune in on Tuesday, starting at noon, for live coverage of the day’s events. And stay with us all week for more.
Note: Doors open at 6:30, and the live broadcast begins at 7 p.m. sharp. Please plan to be in your seat by 6:50 p.m.