Crosscut Festival 2021 features journalists, politicians, authors, and newsmakers from our community and across the nation. They come together to take a hard look at the people, policy, and events that shape our lives. This year’s speakers include Judy Woodruff, Rick Steves, Pramila Jayapal, Robert Reich and many more. A virtual Headliners Night will kick-off the festival on May 3 to celebrate and support great public media and journalism in the Pacific Northwest. General admission: $0-$40. Headliner night: $75-$150. Donations welcome. More info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/crosscut-festival-tickets-125385057081
Sessions will include tracks focused on Race & Social Justice, Power & Policy, Business, Science & the Environment and Arts & Culture and Keynote speakers. We will also host lunchtime workshops, student lunch and learns and a few surprises. A virtual Headliners Night will kick-off the festival on May 3rd to celebrate and support great public media and journalism in the Pacific Northwest. A fundraiser for KCTS 9 and Crosscut, this event honors newsmakers who take us beyond the headlines and celebrates the creativity of our community. Look for some familiar faces from PBS and beyond. The evening will include cocktails and a retro TV dinner by the innovative team at Canlis Restaurant.