Welcome to Night Vale

Night Vale is a small desert town not unlike one that you’d find within miles of the California-Arizona border — with a few exceptions. Those include its mysterious hooded figures who congregate around a forbidden dog park; its Sheriff who may or may not exist; and the Glow Cloud, the peculiar multicolored floating entity that now serves as president of the local school board. Welcome to Night Vale is the bimonthly, uber-popular podcast where that town’s news of strange phenomena is delivered matter-of-factly by host Cecil Palmer (voiced by Cecil Baldwin). Written by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor since 2012, the live version of the podcast features a new story, special guests, and music by British singer-songwriter Mary Epworth. Welcome to Night Vale visits Mesa Arts Center, One East Main Street, on Thursday, April 16, and the live broadcast starts at 8 p.m. Admission is $28. Visit to purchase tickets or for more info.
Thu., April 16, 8 p.m., 2015
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Jose Gonzalez