Ted Cinema Experience

At Vashon Theatre May 1st, 3rd and May 18th & 19th  $20/ $18

TED Cinema Experience brings the collective energy of the electrifying TED Conference to select cinemas around the world this April and May.

Three events from the sold-out TED2017 Conference in Vancouver, Canada, themed “The Future You,” will be broadcast to over 700 cinemas across the world. TED Cinema Experience invites audiences to watch as extraordinary speakers give the talk of their lives and share new ideas worth spreading live from the TED stage. In keeping with TED2017’s theme, this year’s speakers and performers will unveil the freshest ideas and insights to help ask the questions about our future selves that we often don’t have time for.

“Many people know and love TED Talks, but most have never experienced the energy and excitement of witnessing TED Talks being presented for the first time ever – at the annual TED Conference in Vancouver,” says Alex Hofmann, TED’s Director of Global Distribution & Licensing. “TED Cinema Experience invites cinema audiences to join the journey for one, two, or all three events, and provides a front row seat to the wonder, inspiration, and world-shifting insight that only happens at TED.”

TED Cinema Experience: TED2017 Opening Event  Monday May 1st 4:00 & 7:00pm at Vashon Theatre

For the second year in a row, TED is inviting communities around the country to join the opening night of its conference by watching 6-7 new TED Talks presented live for the first time before 1,500 TED attendees in Vancouver, Canada. Experience the electric opening night of TED, with half a dozen TED Talks and performances from:Designer Anab Jain, Cyberspace analyst Laura Galante, Artist Titus Kaphar, Grandmaster and analyst Garry Kasparov, Author Tim Ferriss, The band OK Go, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

TED Cinema Experience: TED2017 TED Prize Event Wednesday May 3rd 4:00 & 7:00pm at Vashon Theatre

Cinema-goers will get to watch as TED Prize winner Raj Panjabi receives a $1 million award towards a creative, bold wish to spark global change. By investing in a powerful idea every year, the TED Prize accelerates progress toward solving some of the world’s most pressing problems. The event will also feature an update from past TED Prize winner Sarah Parcak, as well as talks from exceptional TED speakers.

On the second night of TED2017, the TED Prize screening offers a lineup of awe-inspiring speakers with big ideas for our future, including: Champion Serena Williams, Physician and writer Atul Gawande,  Data genius Anna Rosling Rönnlund, Movement artists Jon Boogz + Lil Buck

TED Cinema Experience: TED2017 Highlights Exclusive May 18th at 8:30, and May 19th at 4:00pm

TED will be opened up for the public like never before, with a program created exclusively for cinema audiences. This event will give cinema-goers a first-of-its-kind look at the TED2017 conference experience, driven by revelatory TED Talks and performances captured live that highlight some of the most insightful, inspiring and exciting moments of the week-long TED2017.   “TED fans in select cinemas worldwide will have access like never before to participate in TED’s annual conference, right in their communities,” said Julie Borchard-Young, co-president of BY Experience. “By expanding the offering in cinemas from Opening Night in 2016 to three events in 2017, TED is building a new community, while dazzling audiences with stimulating TED Talks on subjects that matter today.”

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