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The Texas Tribune Festival

Thursday, September 27, 2018, 7:00 PM


The Texas Tribune Festival is a three-day event for people who are passionate about the issues that affect all Texans. #TribFest18 will include discussions on the impact of President Trump’s first two years; what Texas’ changing demographics mean for everyday Texans; and the 2018 – and even 2020 – elections; plus discussions of the most pressing issues in public and higher education, criminal justice, immigration, health care, energy, the environment and transportation. High-profile speakers from 2017 included important newsmakers such as U.S. Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, R-Texas; Cecile Richards, outgoing president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund; Beto O’Rourke, Texas congressman and candidate for U.S. Senate; U.S. Reps. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, and Joaquin Castro, D-San Antonio; Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush; Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath; the New York Times’ Maggie Haberman; NPR’s Mara Liasson; MSNBC’s Katy Tur; and Larry Wilmore, comedian and host of the “Black on the Air” Podcast. Our program for the 2018 Festival, which we'll announce Aug. 1, is shaping up to be even better. Get your pass early for the best rate, and join us this fall at various venues in downtown Austin, Texas. See you at the Fest! Add-Ons  Add on to your Festival experience with these rare opportunities taking place during our Festival weekend. These events require a separate ticket, and are not included in your Festival registration.  Pre-Festival Kick-Off Franklin Barbecue Feast with New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet TribFeast: A Dinner To Support Nonprofit Journalism with the cast of SHOWTIME’s terrific political documentary series, "The Circus"  — John Heilemann, Alex Wagner and Mark McKinnon. Learn more at festival.texastribune.org FAQs Once you register for the Festival, you will receive an order confirmation email from Eventbrite with your e-ticket(s) attached. You will need to exchange your printed or mobile e-ticket(s) at the Festival Hub for your access pass. Questions? Email registration@texastribune.org for assistance. If you are having any technical ticketing-related issues with your order, contact Eventbrite. For all other registration questions and general Festival info, visit festival.texastribune.org. Registrants can take advantage of special hotel rates. Check out hotel options at festival.texastribune.org. All sales final. Refunds will not be issued for late arrivals, unattended events, early termination of attendance, no-shows or meals. Event is rain or shine. Current Texas Tribune members are eligible for discounted admission. Email membership@texastribune.org for your promotional code. If you require assistive services or technology to access this event, please contact festival@texastribune.org no later than Friday, Sept. 7. Late requests are subject to availability. Disclaimer: Discounts cannot be combined with other discounts, are not retroactive to previously purchased passes and badges. Discounts do not apply to accommodations, commuter fees, add-on events or any other charges.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-texas-tribune-festival-registration-45473753220?aff=aff0eventful

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