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Crosscut Festival

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Join Crosscut & KCTS 9 for the 2021 Crosscut Festival & Headliners Night.

About this Event

Journalists, politicians, authors, and newsmakers from our community and across the nation 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 (full schedule to be released in March).

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.

Watch virtual sessions live or on-demand throughout the week, with select sessions on KCTS 9 each evening. Connect with others through our socially distanced experiences across Seattle. Our VIP attendees will also enjoy perks like a food and drink meal kit, gift totes and books, exclusive programming and more.

DATES & TIMES

Headliners Night: May 3rd (time TBA)

Crosscut Festival: May 4th - May 8th (times will vary, full schedule available in March)

TICKETS: (all tickets and donations charged in USD)

GENERAL ADMISSION, free, RSVP required

  • Includes: Access to all of the general admission sessions and events at the Crosscut Festival.
  • Note: This event is free to attend but not free to put on. If you are in the position to make a contribution please consider the True Cost ticket or if you would like to donate a different amount use the donation option.

TRUE COST, $40

  • Includes: Access to all of the general admission sessions and events at the Crosscut Festival.
  • Note: This event is free to attend but not free to put on. If you are in the position to make a contribution please consider the True Cost ticket or if you would like to donate a different amount use the donation option.
  • The True Cost ticket is not a donation; it is your entrance to the Crosscut Festival and covers the true cost of a general admissions ticket

HEADLINERS NIGHT, $75 (per person, open to Western WA residents only, excluding the islands)

  • Includes: Access to all of the general admission sessions and events at the Crosscut Festival
  • Access to the Headliners Night VIP event on May 3rd
  • "Date Night" dinner & drinks meal kit.
  • Please note that the VIP and Headliners Night tickets include a fair market value of goods and services. The amount of the purchase price that exceeds the fair market value is eligible for deduction as a charitable contribution.

VIP, $150 (per person, open to Western WA residents only, excluding the islands)

  • Includes: Access to all of the general admission sessions and events at the Crosscut Festival.
  • Access to the Headliners Night VIP event on May 3rd
  • "Date Night" dinner & drinks meal kit
  • Keynote speaker book
  • Crosscut Festival tote bag
  • PBS Passport annual streaming subscription (one year)
  • Crosscut membership (one year)
  • Please note that the VIP and Headliners Night tickets include a fair market value of goods and services. The amount of the purchase price that exceeds the fair market value is eligible for deduction as a charitable contribution.

Questions? Email festival@crosscut.com

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