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The Truth Has Changed performed by Josh Fox-- Bailey Hall

  • Bailey Hall, Cornell University Ithaca, NY, 14853 (map)

Cornell Environmental Collaborative - ECO and Climate Justice Cornellpresent The Truth Has Changed: a performance by Josh Fox.

Emmy award winner, Oscar nominee, and director/narrator and producer of Gasland, Josh Fox has made fracking a household word. A leader of and hero to the environmental movement, Fox is described by the New York Times as fearlessly inventive, virtuosic." He brings his solo LIVE performance, The Truth Has Changed, to Bailey Hall on the Cornell campus on August 24. 

This event will be filmed, and may be used as part of Josh's 2019 feature film commissioned by HBO.

WHEN: August 24 from 7:30 to 10pm. You must be in your seat by 7:15 or your ticket will be given away.

WHERE: Bailey Hall, Cornell University (parking available at the Forest Home Drive parking garage, which is a short walk from Bailey -- here's a map:
TCAT bus 90 has two buses (10:17 and 10:47) that will leave from Goldwin Smith Hall (near Bailey) and go downtown


WHERE TO GET TICKETS: Tickets will be available at three locations beginning on August 3 and until they are all given away: 
-Greenstar service desk (710 W. Buffalo Street)
-Autumn Leaves Bookstore at the register (Ithaca Commons)
-Southside Community Center at the desk near the entry (305 South Plain Street)
-Willard Straight Hall (Cornell University) beginning 8/23

CORNELL STUDENTS: Get tickets at Willard Straight Hall ticket desk beginning 8/22 from 10am-6pm. 

HOW MANY CAN YOU GET: 2 per person

Utilizing his skills as a master storyteller, the show chronicles Fox's experiences as a first responder during 9/11, the fracking wars, the relentless smear campaigns against climate scientists, the BP oil spill, hurricane Sandy, the sweat lodges of Standing Rock, the catastrophic heating of our planet, the 2016 election and so much more. Throughout, he examines the downward trajectory of our democracy, the dark forces that influence our political process and the data collection on all of us by social media, government agencies and others. To address these concerns he stresses smart citizen action and participation in government, especially through voting. 

Learn more with this short trailer!

After Fox's Ithaca performance he takes his show to New York City, where it will be filmed by HBO. Then he hits the road to battleground states and performs until the election. 

Cornell University Democrats
Amnesty International at Cornell University
Society for Natural Resources Conservation (SNRC) of Cornell
Student Assembly Environmental Committee
ESW: Engineers for a Sustainable World - Cornell Chapter
The F Word at Cornell University
Native American Students at Cornell (NASAC)
Cornell Environmental Law Society
ALANA Intercultural Board

Earlier Event: June 26
Democratic Primary Election