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For our 30th anniversary edition, we were pleased to feature a slate of today’s hottest podcasts live on stage.

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May 4 //

May 4 // "The Story I Never Thought I Would Tell": A Night of Surprising Stories with CBC Podcasts

In this intimate evening of live storytelling, the stars of the CBC’s hottest podcasts flip the mic on themselves, sharing personal stories they’ve always wanted to tell.
May 5 // Radiolab

May 5 // Radiolab

This award-winning show from WNYC Studios brings its insatiable curiosity to Hot Docs, presenting a thrilling live event based on its Mixtape series, a rich cultural history of the cassette tape.
May 6 //

May 6 // "On with Kara Swisher" Live Featuring Special Guest Lilly Singh

In this exclusive live episode, presented on the Hot Docs stage, Kara Swisher sits down with multihyphenate actress, producer, writer, digital pioneer, and NYT bestselling author Lilly Singh for a candid conversation about the Canadian renaissance woman's latest creative projects.
May 6 // Scamfluencers

May 6 // Scamfluencers

For their first-ever live show in Canada, the show's Canadian co-hosts, culture writers Scaachi Koul and Sarah Hagi, join Hot Docs for a fun-filled evening of Scamfluencer culture.
May 7 // The Happiness Lab Featuring Special Guest Gretchen Rubin

May 7 // The Happiness Lab Featuring Special Guest Gretchen Rubin

Based on the psychology course she teaches at Yale—the most popular class in the university's 300-year history—The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos is a mind-expanding podcast on the science of happiness.

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