2024 Schedule

Friday, June 21st
Friday, June 21st
10:20am–11:10am MDT
2024 Health
Sound Healing (limited to 20 people)

Immerse yourself in ancient instrumental sounds to find deep relaxation and mindfulness. The symphony of sound vibrations will assist in releasing tension, restoring balance, and reconnecting with your inner tranquility.

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1:10pm–01:25pm MDT
2024 Health
Guided Meditation

This 10 minute guided meditation will focus on the practice of concentration and the interaction between your mind, body, and behavior. Join us to move inward and find connection to yourself through meditation.

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4:00pm–04:15pm MDT
2024 Health
Guided Meditation

This 10 minute guided meditation will focus on the practice of concentration and the interaction between your mind, body, and behavior. Join us to move inward and find connection to yourself through meditation.

Buckminster Fuller Dome
Saturday, June 22nd
10:20am–11:10am MDT
2024 Health
Sound Healing (limited to 20 people)

Immerse yourself in ancient instrumental sounds to find deep relaxation and mindfulness. The symphony of sound vibrations will assist in releasing tension, restoring balance, and reconnecting with your inner tranquility.

Buckminster Fuller Dome
1:10pm–01:25pm MDT
2024 Health
Guided Meditation

This 10 minute guided meditation will focus on the practice of concentration and the interaction between your mind, body, and behavior. Join us to move inward and find connection to yourself through meditation.

Buckminster Fuller Dome
3:00pm–03:50pm MDT
2024 Health
Creative Tensions: Stigma and Taboo

Stigma and taboo are powerful, yet often invisible, forces in healthcare. By sowing seeds of fear and shame, these cultural barriers delay diagnosis, inhibit treatment, and deepen health disparities, with profound impacts on both individual and community-level outcomes. This interactive session, facilitated by IDEO.org and led by experts in mental, behavioral, and reproductive health, explores inn...

Buckminster Fuller Dome
Monday, June 24th
10:20am–11:10am MDT
2024 Festival
Read with Jenna

Join NBC's Jenna Bush Hager as she discusses her Read With Jenna July book club selection with its New York Times bestselling author. Explore the epic love story and thriller, delving into its themes of love, obsession, hope and the complexities of human connection.

Buckminster Fuller Dome
1:50pm–02:40pm MDT
2024 Festival
Is America Due for a Third Founding?

We the people were not truly “We the People” until the Reconstruction amendments altered our Constitution in a post-Civil War "second founding". As we confront another democratic crisis, what new understandings could ensure our democratic renewal?

Buckminster Fuller Dome
Tuesday, June 25th
10:20am–11:10am MDT
2024 Festival
Chart Talk: How the Immigration Numbers Add Up

Do immigrants depress the wages of American workers? Are too many coming to the United States? What would happen if they stopped? Is there a mismatch between our immigration system and our economic needs? "Morning Joe" economic analyst and New York Times contributing opinion writer Steve Rattner lays out the numbers, the legalities - and the facts.

Buckminster Fuller Dome
1:50pm–02:40pm MDT
2024 Festival
Prudential Financial Presents: What Living to 100 Means for Work and Wealth

Across the globe, humans are living and working longer than ever — and today’s systems, governments and businesses aren’t prepared. Examine how we can reimagine work, wealth and retirement to live our lives both longer and better.

Buckminster Fuller Dome
3:10pm–04:00pm MDT
2024 Festival
The Architecture of Social Division

Architecture doesn’t just build edifices; it shapes societies. Even as transportation infrastructure creates and locks in racial inequality, there is hope that intentional design can create more equitable, sustainable and joyous communities. Together, a visionary architect and the president of the ACLU grapple with how architecture both mends and maintains social division.

Buckminster Fuller Dome
Wednesday, June 26th
10:20am–11:10am MDT
2024 Festival
Echoes of Time in Type

You may not know what typeface this sentence is written in, but typography is crucial to how we convey, process and retain information. How has the form evolved? Hear from design experts and a graphic-arts great as they trace the roots of typography from Gutenberg to Bauhaus and beyond, drawing on how innovation in design is always in conversation with the past. Book signing with Rob Saunders to...

Buckminster Fuller Dome
Thursday, June 27th
10:20am–11:10am MDT
2024 Festival
Vagabond of Song

Hurray for the Riff Raff is more than Alynda Segarra’s musical moniker; they spent their youth hopping trains across America, capturing that life in youthful poetry then and acclaimed songwriting now. Join a songwriting adventure of love, loss and reflections on America.

Buckminster Fuller Dome
1:50pm–02:40pm MDT
2024 Festival
Walking Through Fire

How did the co-founder of Black Entertainment Television go from middle-class schoolgirl to being the first Black woman billionaire? Sheila Johnson shares her story.

Buckminster Fuller Dome
Friday, June 28th
10:20am–11:50am MDT
2024 Festival
How to Improvise Better: A Workshop (full capacity)

Sign-up required for this session. You can sign up at as.pn/signup. If the session you’d like to attend has reached capacity, please arrive at the venue 10 minutes prior to start time to be added to the waitlist in case a seat becomes available.

Buckminster Fuller Dome
3:10pm–04:00pm MDT
2024 Festival
Choosing Our Families

Marriage rates have been decreasing for decades, but that doesn’t mean people aren’t finding new ways to create family ties that bind. Family bonds in the LGBTQ community and among platonic friends offer social and economic benefits — and drawbacks — and just might change our collective future.

Buckminster Fuller Dome
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