Don't Miss Out - Become an "Ideas Insider" Today!

All Ideas events at the Festival are free, but you can purchase an Ideas Insider Pass today to guarantee your seat up to 15 minutes before the scheduled start time of all Ideas events. As an added benefit, you will be invited to attend a special post-Festival discussion with the programming staff to talk about plans for the 2010 Festival.

Buy your Ideas Insider Pass for $35 to guarantee your seat at the following events:

Favorite Poem Project: Community Reading with Robert PinskySAT JUNE 13 at 3pm

Playing in the Dark: Videogame Luminaries Discuss the State of Their Art SUN JUNE 14 at 3pm

Kenji Yoshino: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil RightsTUE JUNE 16 at 5:30pm

Food: Pleasure, Policy, and Public HealthWED JUNE 17 at 5:30pm

Alex Ross: Listening to the Twentieth CenturyTHU JUNE 18 at 5:30pm

Artists, Diplomats, and Other Actors on the Global Stage FRI JUNE 19 at 5:30pm

A Conversation with Frank McCourt & Rose Styron SAT JUNE 20 at 1pm

A Conversation with Mavis Staples & Elizabeth AlexanderSAT JUNE 20 at 3pm

Robert Farris Thompson: Afro-Atlantic Art, Dance, and MusicSUN JUNE 21 at 3 pm

A Conversation with Mark Morris & Joan AcocellaTUE JUNE 23 at 5:30 pm
Confronting the Global Economic CrisisTHU JUNE 25 at 5:30 pm

Jonah Lehrer: Proust Was A NeuroscientistFRI JUNE 26 at 5:30pm
The First 159 Days: A Look at the Obama PresidencySAT JUNE 27 at 3pm

You can purchase an Ideas Insider Pass online or at the Shubert Theater Box Office (247 College Street, New Haven): 203.562.5666 or 888.736.2663.