Meteor City - Madelyn Dorta

2 years ago

Sometimes, when you visit a place, it is electrifying. It’s a place that digs deep into your soul, into your bones, until it shows up in your art. Join us as we talk with Madelyn Dorta about Meteor City, and its inspiration in the city of Detroit, right here on Radio Drama Revival.

Content Warning: Discussions of the effects of gentrification on communities of color, racism in entertainment, and the reality of Detroit after the 2008 economic crisis.

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This episode of Radio Drama Revival was recorded in the unceded territory of the Kalapuya people, the Clatskanie Indian Tribe, the Cowlitz Indian Tribe, and the Atfalati tribe. Colonizers named this place Beaverton, Oregon.

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