New Yorker staff writer Evan Osnos reports on the top stories in politics and foreign affairs. His unique style of investigative journalism covers the news from all angles and creates a human picture – a side to the story that too often gets ignored.
His latest New Yorker cover story, “The Risk of Nuclear War with North Korea,” took Osnos to Pyongyang, North Korea, for rare interviews with government officials to discuss their view of the Trump Administration and the prospect of war with the United States.
With assignments in the U.S., the Middle East, East Asia and China, Evan Osnos brings a wealth of knowledge and world-view to audiences. Winner of the National Book Award for Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China, Osnos is a Fellow at the Brookings Institution. His fast-paced lectures deliver the analytical and personal impact of the biggest problems of today, at home and abroad.
With 50-years’ experience in music and entertainment, T Bone Burnett’s unparalleled reputation as an artist, producer, performer, songwriter, film and concert producer, record company owner, and artists’ advocate has won him an Oscar, 13 Grammys, and a Golden Globe.
On The Road with T Bone Burnett: Stories, Music & Movies
Accompanied by his guitar, film clips and decades’ worth of stories, T Bone covers everything from his early days touring with Bob Dylan and collaborating with some of music’s biggest stars to his love of Americana music and his immensely influential work in film. Programs run 80+ minutes with or without an intermission, including a 30 minute Q & A.
T Bone takes audiences on a tour of his work and collaborations with musicians across all genres, including Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison, Elton John, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, B.B. King, Tony Bennett, k.d. lang, Elvis Costello, Jack White, Taylor Swift, and Leon Russell, among many others. He is also the musical genius behind numerous films, including the Coen Brothers’ The Big Lebowski; O Brother, Where Art Thou? and Inside Llewyn Davis, as well as Cold Mountain; The Hunger Games; Across the Universe; Walk The Line, and Crazy Heart.