MINDS: Festival of Ideas MINDS: Festival of Ideas, New York City
Tulsi Gabard, Colin West, Daryl Davis-
“Minds is bringing people together IRL from across the social and political spectrum to facilitate real conversations, human connection and the evolution of ideas. MINDS: Festival of Ideas will feature prominent voices who will come together to have civil dialogue on the important topics of the day. The goal of the event is to create a space to engage honestly with others in open dialogue surrounding divisive ideas in hopes to bridge the current divide and create a path to a healthier discourse and reduce extremism.”
Comedian and podcast host Chrissie Mayr will open up the event within the first half-hour, as the doors open at 7 PM. There will be a one-hour meet and greet for VIP ticket holders from 5 PM to 6 PM at The Lucerne Hotel, before the show. Food and drinks will be provided.
Visit festival.minds.com for more information.
Important Event Info: In the best interest of fans and staff, the Event Organizer will continue to monitor local COVID- 19 trends and meet or exceed protocols mandated by local governments. By purchasing tickets to this event, you agree to abide by the health and safety measures in effect at the time of the event, which may include, but not be limited to, wearing masks, providing proof of vaccination status and/or providing proof of negative COVID-19 test. Government mandates, venue protocols, and event requirements are subject to change. For more information, please search your event on www.beacontheatre.com. *Lineup subject to change.
Tickets are not available at the box office on the first day of the public on sale.
ARRIVE EARLY: Please arrive one-hour prior to showtime. All packages, including briefcases and pocketbooks, will be inspected prior to entry.
Breakdown of The Evening’s Scheduled Event:
7:30 – 8:00 PM: The topic of “Free Speech and Social Media” will be moderated by Nick Gillespie of Reason.com, with Ian Crossland and Bill Ottman of Minds.com as panelists, alongside a surprise guest.
8:00 – 9:00 PM: Daryl Davis will host a “Healing the Cultural Divide” discussion with Cornel West and Coleman Hughes.
9:00 – 10:00 PM: Zuby is hosting the “Satire and Disinformation. Where’s the Line?” discussion. Seth Dillion of The Babylon Bee, Maajid Nawaz, Steve “Destiny” Bonnell, and Libby Emmons of The Post Millennial are panelists.
10:00 – 11:00 PM: Bill Ottman will moderate the “How to Navigate Media Manipulation” discussion. Panels include Tim Pool of Timcast.com, James O’ Keefe of Project Veritas, Ben Burgis of Jacobin and The Daily Beast, alongside a to-be-announced guest.