Taraji P. Henson To Be Special Guest At POD Tours America This Sunday At DPAC
Just Announced: Actress Taraji P. Henson will be at DPAC with POD Tours America as the special guest this Sunday, February 10, 2019.
Tickets are on sale now: Online at DPACnc.com, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Ticket Center at DPAC: 919.680.2787, 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC, Ticketmaster.com / Ticketmaster Charge by phone at 800.745.3000.
Pod Save America is hitting the road again to have live, no-nonsense conversations about politics, the press, and the nightmare that is the Trump presidency. The tour is called Pod Tours America because they think that's clever.
Pod Save America, co-hosted by Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Dan Pfeiffer and Tommy Vietor has been downloaded more than 370M times, and was dubbed "the voice in blue America's head" by New York Times Magazine.
Previous Pod Save America guests include: President Barack Obama, Senator Hillary Clinton, late-night hosts Jimmy Kimmel and Seth Meyers, grassroots activists, leading journalists, singer John Legend, Golden Warriors Coach Steve Kerr, Democratic Leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Cory Booker, and many more. Leading up to the 2018 midterm elections, the podcast hosted four live Pod Save America specials on HBO.
Favreau, Lovett, Pfeiffer and Vietor all served in key roles in the Obama White House. They have expertise in political campaigns (both winning and losing), political strategy, speechwriting and foreign policy. They are blunt about their disgust with the Trump administration, but are equally hard on the Democratic Party when it screws up. You'll laugh. You might cry. And you'll leave motivated to fight for our democracy.
Since its opening in 2008, DPAC (Durham Performing Arts Center) has become the center for live entertainment in North Carolina. Recognized for its contemporary design, DPAC features 2,700 seats, intimate sightlines and state-of-the-art sound and video. Ranked annually among the top-ten theaters in America by three leading national magazines that cover live entertainment events and venues, DPAC attracts over 500,000 guests per year to its 200+ events.
With a mission of presenting one-of-a-kind live entertainment events, DPAC truly has "something for everyone," hosting more than 200 performances a year, including spectacular touring Broadway productions, high-profile concert and comedy events, family shows and the heralded American Dance Festival. Owned by the City of Durham and operated under the direction of Nederlander and Professional Facilities Management (PFM), since 2011 DPAC has been listed as the #1 performing arts organization in the region by the Triangle Business Journal. For more information please go to www.DPACnc.com.