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CBC Podcasts will be at On Air Fest: Brooklyn! Get event info & tickets

On Air Fest is a cultural event for audio creatives and listeners, bringing together an expansive range of emerging and established voices in the audio and podcast space to explore the creative possibilities of sound.

The Africas VS. America & The Heart will be making appearances at the annual audio event

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Matthew Amha, Kaitlin Prest and Natalie Prest will be performing at this year's On Air Fest: Brooklyn. (On Air Fest)

The teams behind two of the latest CBC Podcasts productions will be at this year's On-Air Fest: Brooklyn!

Matthew Amha, host and producer of The Africas VS. America, will be joined by Mike Africa Jr. for an on-stage conversation about the series and creating trust, authenticity and the journalistic balance required to tell a family's carefully-guarded story. Get more information and tickets here.

Talent from The Heart podcast is also taking the stage. Kaitiln and Natalie Prest are offering a multimedia performance that tells the story of sisterhood through shadows, silhouettes, and song. Additionally, the sisters are headlining The Podcast Experience, a first ever immersive event that offers visitors a chance to step in side their favourite podcasts.  Find ticket and event information here.

Both events are on Feb. 24 at Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn, NY. On Air Fest runs until Feb. 25. For more details and the full event lineup, visit onairfest.com.

Other events include live performances from the following podcast teams.

  • Slow Burn: Roe v. Wade
  • People's Party with Talib Kweli
  • Not Lost with special guest John Cameron Mitchell
  • The Slowdown with Major Jackson

The Podcast Experience features activations and experiences from: 

  • On Being
  • My Favorite Murder
  • Radiolab
  • Object of Sound

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