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Need a gift for the public radio junkie in your life? We've got you covered.
We're throwing open our NPR Shop doors to you for the first time. The NPR Shop Warehouse Sale-a-bration will feature T-shirts, hats, CDs, books, radios and other exclusive NPR merchandise, deeply discounted — some as much as 70% off — along with many of the most popular items from the NPR Shop.
The NPR Shop will also raffle off autographed items on Friday and Saturday.
Meet Your NPR Favorites
In addition to shopping, the Sale-a-bration will give you a unique opportunity to meet some of your favorite NPR people and hear music and performances courtesy of NPR Music. The Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast is setting up its entertainment and pop-culture roundtable at the warehouse on Saturday for a live taping (and special holiday show) from the sale. See the full schedule below:
Friday, Dec. 14
5-6 p.m.: Susan Stamberg, NPR special correspondent
6-7 p.m.: Ken Rudin, StateImpact, Political Junkie and Talk of the Nation Contributor
6-7 p.m.: Neal Conan, Talk of the Nation host
6-8 p.m.: Live music by Alt.Latino co-host Felix Contreras with David Schulman, who is the musician-in-residence at Dance Exchange.
Saturday, Dec. 15
10-11 a.m.: Guy Raz, Weekend All Things Considered host
11 a.m.-12 p.m.: Lynn Neary, guest host and arts correspondent
12-1 p.m.: David Greene, host/correspondent, morning programming
12-1 p.m.: All Songs Considered with NPR Music's Bob Boilen
1 p.m.-2 p.m.: Jacki Lyden, senior correspondent
2–3 p.m.: Scott Simon, Weekend Edition Saturday host
2–3 p.m.: Rachel Martin, Weekend Edition Sunday host
2-3 p.m.: Pop Culture Happy Hour live holiday show with Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Trey Graham and Glen Weldon.
We also hear that Carl Kasell — judge and scorekeeper for Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! and an NPR legend in his own right — will likely make an appearance at the sale.
Can't make it to the sale?
Use coupon code WAREHOUSE for 10% off your purchase, Thursday, Dec. 13, through Monday, Dec. 17, at the NPR Shop.*
* Offer valid through 11:59 p.m. ET on Dec. 17, 2012.
Megan Johnson, Renee Kelly, Emily Hellewell and Caitlin Sanders contributed to this post.