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Tig Notaro Comes To Durham

Comedian Tig Notaro is one of the hottest comedians in America right now and she is in town on her Boyish Girl Interrupted Tour.

Since comedian Tig Notaro went public with her breast cancer diagnosis in 2012, her life has been a whirlwind.

In a four-month span she lost her mother, she split up with her partner, she battled a severe bacterial infection, C.diff and was diagnosed with breast cancer. But now things are looking up: she’s been declared cancer free, she been named one of Rolling Stone’s 50 Funniest People Now and she’s been included in Business Insider’s list of 50 Women Who Are Changing the World

Tig recently completed a project on the Showtime network called Knock Knock It’s Tig Notaro. She is completing a memoir and is on her first tour since battling cancer. Host Frank Stasio chats with Tig Notaro about the most difficult time in her life and about her rebound. She appears tonight at the CarolinaTheatre in Durham at 8pm.

Tig's performance at Largowhere she shared the news about her breast cancer was featured in an episode of This American Life. You can hear it here.

Tig Notaro has become a regular on Conanand she performed on the show in Dallas, TX earlier this year. You can watch the video below.

If you haven't had enough Tig yet, you can also hear her on The Moth. Click herefor Tig's performance on The Moth.

Hady Mawajdeh is a native Texan, born and raised in San Antonio. He listened to Fresh Air growing up and fell in love with public radio. He earned his B.A. in Mass Communication at Texas State University and specialized in electronic media. He worked at NPR affiliate stations KUT and KUTX in Austin, Texas as an intern, producer, social media coordinator, and a late-night deejay.
Longtime NPR correspondent Frank Stasio was named permanent host of The State of Things in June 2006. A native of Buffalo, Frank has been in radio since the age of 19. He began his public radio career at WOI in Ames, Iowa, where he was a magazine show anchor and the station's News Director.
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