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Catch an Audio Wave on the Third Coast*

By Scott Smith in News on Oct 24, 2006 7:02PM

The Third Coast Audio Festival begins 2006_10_thirdcoast.jpgdoin’ it in your earhole tomorrow with its annual conference.

Each year, radioheads from all over the country come to Chicago to talk about audio production, scripts, and storytelling. Registration is closed, but there are still other related goings-on that are open to everyone.

Tomorrow, cartoonist Matt Madden will explore how he uses comics to tell a story. On Thursday, the True/False Film Festival presents Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars, which follows a group of musicians who live in a refugee camp. Saturday, rock band Negativland creates audio theater with “It’s All In Your Head FM.” You can get the full details on these events at the Third Coast Festival site.

For more aural delights, listen to the 99 Ways to Tell a Radio Story archive or tune into the Third Coast’s documentary radio program, Re:sound. Archives of the show are available here.

*Seriously, we apologize for this. But it was begging to be written.