Yes, True Blood and Mad Men fans now have something to live for during the hiatus. Tickets for the event go on sale this Wednesday.

And yes we posted this event so we could say this to our readers: Go see Ball’s and Weiner’s…taping in person!

Release in full:

KCRW AND NPR *ONLINE* COLLABORATION

“UPCLOSE” CONTINUES WITH MATTHEW WEINER AND ALAN BALL

Next two live events Oct. 12 & Oct. 14 @ NPR West

hosted by KCRW’s ELVIS MITCHELL

Live events, creating exclusive online content, feature NPR/KCRW on-air personalities in conversation with cultural figures

Public radio station 89.9 FM KCRW-Santa Monica and NPR announce the next two events in their ongoing series UpClose, a series of live events featuring conversations with cultural figures available at www.kcrw.com/upclose and www.NPR.org/upclose.

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