You can change the duration of an event without changing its contents. Simply hold “Ctrl” while dragging the right or left edge of an event. Stretching the event inwards will speed up the clip while stretching it outwards will slow it down. To preserve the audio while stretching, right click the audio clip and choose” Properties”. From there, you can adjust the audio’s Time stretch/pitch shift.
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