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A Note about the Notes with Jared Depasquale, plus three free ways to spend more time with us!

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

Composer Jared Depasquale takes us into his music studio to show us how he created the music for the epic adventure “Unsinkable.” Plus, announcing “Focus @Home,” a free trial for the Adventures in Odyssey Club, and Family Time.

Introducing [email protected], a free on-demand streaming service featuring faith-filled content. With [email protected], it’s like you’re getting access to our content vault, including the Adventures in Odyssey animated videos series, Radio Theatre, Last Chance Detectives, and more. Plus, for Odyssey fans, you can see some of your favorite actors doing book readings at home. Sign up now and get total access to our best content for families during this challenging season.

Focus @ Home
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We know that life is a little tricky right now, with school being out, parents working from home, and social distancing making us question common things. In order to help in some small way, Focus on the Family would like to give you 4 free weeksof the Adventures in Odyssey Club with no strings attached. You don’t even have to give us your credit card. Just sign in, create a profile, and engage. You’ll get five family logins so no one will be left out.

We’re launching a series of special events during the month of April when you might have a little more time at home than usual. Experience beloved episodes with friends online, behind the scenes looks with our cast and crew, and live Q & As with our team members. It’s Adventures in Odyssey Family Time.

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Adventures in Odyssey Family Time

Monday, March 30th, 2020

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Special bonuses to get you through these stressful times
April 2020

We know that a lot of you are going through a trying time right now and we’re here to help! We’re launching a series of special events during the month of April when you might have a little more time at home than usual.

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Upcoming Event:

Monday, April 13, 2:00 pm MDT

Mixing it Up with Sound Designer Nathan Jones (Facebook Live link)

Nate shares all the elements that go into mixing a scene from the upcoming Club adventure “The Martyr and the Rooster.” (Length: 11 minutes)

IMPORTANT: Kids, be sure to get your parents to listen. Get mom and dad. Kids, do NOT go to Facebook on your own.

Past Events:

Thursday, April 9, 2:00 pm MDT

Marshal YoungerAround the Writer’s Block with Marshal Younger (Facebook Live link)

Six ways to defeat writer’s block from long time Odyssey writer Marshal Younger. (Length: 8 minutes)

IMPORTANT: Kids, be sure to get your parents to listen. Get mom and dad. Kids, do NOT go to Facebook on your own.

Wednesday, April 8, 2:00 pm MDT

Katie Leigh, voice of Connie

Katie Leigh, voice of Connie

Listening Party: Connie’s Conversion (Facebook Live link)
Hear the six episodes that led to Connie Kendall’s salvation, from “Connie Comes to Town” to Connie’s journey to California. Hosted by Katie Leigh, voice of Connie. (Approximate length: 3 hours)

IMPORTANT: Kids, be sure to get your parents to listen. Get mom and dad. Kids, do NOT go to Facebook on your own.

Composer Jared DePasquale

Composer Jared DePasquale

A Note about the Notes with Jared Depasquale (Facebook Live link)
Adventures in Odyssey Composer Jared Depasquale takes us into his music studio to show us how he created the music for the epic adventure “Unsinkable.” (Approximate length: 11 minutes)

IMPORTANT: Kids, be sure to get your parents to listen. Get mom and dad. Kids, do NOT go to Facebook on your own.

Friday, April 3, 2:00 pm MDT

Sound Designer Christopher Diehl

Sound Designer Christopher Diehl

Q & A with the Adventures in Odyssey Team: Christopher Diehl (Facebook Live link)
Sound designer Christopher Diehl answers questions from you! Want to know about recording, sound design, or, well, anything about the behind the scenes story of Odyssey? Ask your question below and watch live to see Christopher give the answers!  We will also take some questions from our listeners. (Approximate length: 30 minutes)

IMPORTANT: Kids, be sure to get your parents to listen. Get mom and dad. Kids, do NOT go to Facebook on your own.

The Rydell Revelations

The Rydell Saga

 

Wednesday, April 1, 2:00 pm MDT

Live Listening Party: The Rydell Saga — Hear the six episodes of the Morrie Rydell saga (including the not-yet-released on radio “Further from the Truth”). For extra fun, stay tuned after all of the episodes are complete to hear a special preview of the still-in-production early scenes of “The Rydell Revelations, Part 1.” These episodes release on the Club, download, CD, and radio later this year. (Approximate length: 3 hours)

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Meet Adam McArthur, voice of Eugene’s lab assistant Horus

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

Horus (right) and Renee Carter in "Out of Her Element," this month's Club adventure

Horus (right) and Renee Carter in “Out of Her Element,” this month’s Club adventure

This month on the Adventures in Odyssey, Renee Carter is desperate to improve her chemistry grade and so she lets Horus help her prepare for the final exam. But the “chemistry” between them may be problematic. Hear from Adam, the voice behind Horus, and from Bob Smithouser, writer of the episode.

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VIDEO PODCAST: Celebration time! Witness Jesse’s first-ever speaking part on Odyssey! Plus: AIO wins NRB’s “Radio Program of the Year” and new secrets about the upcoming Album 69

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

Host Bob Smithouser has appeared in a number of Adventures in Odyssey episodes. But Jesse has never had a speaking part on the show…until now! Jesse’s grand debut is featured in Album 68. We had to document such a monumental event. Plus: A lightning round Q & A about the upcoming Album 69!

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Bob and Jesse continue their incredible journey in the Imagination Station to visit Adventures in Odyssey fans on three continents!

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

We have Club members in 83 countries and territories – all over the globe! Last time, Bob and Jesse visited a few countries with only one member. After the Imagination Station is fixed, they set off to visit even more (and hopefully, find their way back home!).

Lina and family, the only Club members in their country

Lina and family, the only Club members in their country

Dirk and family, the only Club members in their country

Dirk and family, the only Club members in their country

Nikki and family, the only Club members in their country

Nikki and family, the only Club members in their country

Bart and family, the only Club members in their country

Bart and family, the only Club members in their country

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