Dallas Festival of Books and Ideas

Author Yaa Gyasi (right) and Dallas Morning News critic Chris Vognar appear at The Dallas Festival of Ideas.

2017 File Photo/Tom Fox
Shape the future of Dallas through powerful ideas at the fifth annual Dallas Festival of Ideas. Since 2015, the city-wide event has aimed at shaping the city of the future by igniting, uniting and energizing Dallas residents. Join nationally known speakers and prominent local leaders as they present and discuss ideas to unite and energize the city. Be a part of "The Connected City."

The 2019 event features a new look and incorporates the Dallas Book Festival into its programming. A celebration of books and authors will be the capstone event on Saturday of this first-ever Dallas Festival of Books and Ideas. 2019 schedule: — May 28 - The Physical City; location TBA. — May 29 - The Welcoming City at The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture — May 30 - Science in the City; location TBA. — May 31 - The Literary City at Interabang Books — June 1 - Celebration of Books; location TBA.

Presented by the Dallas Morning News, the Dallas Institute, the Dallas Public Library and Friends of the Dallas Public Library.
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