Venue: Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg
Date: Saturday, February 22, 2014
Time: 8:00 - 10:00 PM
Event Types: Speaking Engagements
Students with ID & Children 18 & Under: $10.00
The Center of the Arts at Virginia Tech welcomes Mike Daisey to the stage on Saturday, February 22nd.
Called “the master storyteller” by the New York Times for his groundbreaking monologues, Daisey uses autobiography, gonzo journalism, and unscripted performance to tell stories that define our age through hilarious comedy and brilliant observation. Here he focuses on where we live right now—in the disrupted landscape of technological change, where smartphones have transformed how we see the world around us; our dissolving sense of privacy, the commoditization of each of us as clusters of information, our shrinking sense of time as we train ourselves to speak in 140 character haiku.
By examining history, illuminating the unexpected, and using fierce humor, Daisey makes the case for each of us forging a new covenant between ourselves and—TOO LONG DIDN’T READ LOL K THX BYE.
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Tickets to individual performances will go on sale in August. To purchase tickets online, visit: https://www.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/mikedaisey
To purchase tickets, call the box office at: 540-231-5300 or visit the website at: https://www.artscenter.vt.edu/online/subscribe for mail order information.
For more information on the Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech, visit: https://www.artscenter.vt.edu