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The 2018 Texas Tribune Festival is upon us! Join us Sept. 27-29 in downtown Austin for two days of unique perspectives, thoughtful conversation and networking — all in the shadow of the Texas Capitol. 

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Friday, September 28 • 7:30pm - 10:00pm
TribFeast: A Dinner To Support Nonprofit Journalism – SOLD OUT!

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We're pleased to announce that the cast of Showtime’s “The Circus” — John Heilemann, Alex Wagner and Mark McKinnon — will be our guests at this year’s TribFeast, in conversation with Tribune CEO and co-founder Evan Smith!

This event is not included in the regular Festival pass and requires an extra ticket. It is now sold out and there will not be tickets available for purchase at the door.

This event is generously presented by AT&T and supported by Laura and John Arnold, Jeff Eller Group LLC, IBC Bank, St. David's Foundation, Ascension Seton, Austin Ventures, EdChoice, Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson LLP, Texas Capital Bank, Akerman LLP, Enoch Kever PLLC, LatinWorks and McCollough Public Affairs LLC.

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Evan Smith

CEO and Co-Founder of The Texas Tribune
Smith is the CEO and co-founder of The Texas Tribune. Previously Smith spent nearly 18 years at Texas Monthly, including eight years as editor and a year as president and editor-in-chief. He also hosts Overheard with Evan Smith, airing on PBS stations nationally.

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John Heilemann

Co-host of Showtime's The Circus
Heilemann is a reporter and commentator currently serving as co-host of Showtime’s political documentary series “The Circus.” He is a national affairs analyst for NBC and MSNBC, appearing regularly on programs including Morning Joe and Hardball. Heilemann previously served as... Read More →
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Mark McKinnon

Co-host of Showtime's The Circus
McKinnon has served as a commentator and a media adviser for numerous companies and candidates, including former Texas Gov. Ann Richards and former President George W. Bush. He is a cofounder of No Labels, an organization dedicated to promoting bipartisanship in politics. McKinnon... Read More →
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Alex Wagner

Co-host of Showtime's "The Circus"
Wagner is co-host of Showtime’s “The Circus,” a weekly political documentary program, and is a national correspondent for CBS News. She was previously a senior editor at The Atlantic and remains a contributing editor, bi-weekly columnist and host of the podcast “Radio Atlantic... Read More →

Friday September 28, 2018 7:30pm - 10:00pm CDT
Brazos Hall