OPRAH'S LIFECLASS Comes to Dallas' 'Megafest 2013' Today
Oprah Winfrey will travel to Dallas, Texas to film an all-new episode of her popular OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network series "Oprah's Lifeclass" at MegaFest 2013, Bishop T.D. Jakes multi-day event, at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas today, August 29.
Tickets to attend the show are available via tdjakes.org/oprahslifeclass.
Oprah will take the stage in one of the world's most social experiences on television to kick-off MegaFest 2013 at 9:30 a.m. CT. She will be joined by Bishop Jakes and together they will continue the important work of reaching out to the many fatherless sons and daughters who are struggling and in need of healing. Earlier this season on "Oprah's Lifeclass," Oprah and spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant started the in-depth conversation around fatherless sons and daddyless daughters, a crisis affecting nearly 21 million children in the United States today*, that elicited a strong and passionate viewer response.
The episode of "Oprah's Lifeclass" will air in September on OWN.
About "Oprah's Lifeclass"
The NAACP Image Award-winning series "Oprah's Lifeclass" is a richly interactive experience where millions of students from countries around the world participate in inspiring conversations with Oprah Winfrey on-air, online and via social media. For each class, Oprah is joined by a hand-picked expert, and together they interact with viewers to share principles and tools that can help people live more meaningful and fulfilling lives. Follow @OprahsLifeclass on Twitter and join the conversation using #Lifeclass. For more information, visit www.oprah.com/lifeclass
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OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is the first and only network named for, and inspired by, a single iconic leader. Oprah Winfrey's heart and creative instincts inform the brand - and the magnetism of the channel. Winfrey provides leadership in programming and attracts superstar talent to join her in primetime, building a global community of like-minded viewers and leading that community to connect on social media and beyond. OWN is a singular destination on cable. Depth with edge. Heart. Star power. Connection. And endless possibilities. OWN is a joint venture between Harpo, Inc. and Discovery Communications. The network debuted on January 1, 2011 and is available in 85 million homes. The venture also includes the award-winning digital platform Oprah.com.
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About MegaFest 2013
MegaFest is one of America's largest Christian multi-day events and has welcomed more than 700,000 attendees since its inception in 2004. Past speakers and performers have included Aretha Franklin, Will Smith, StEve Harvey, Dave Ramsey and Cirque du Soleil. This is the first time for MegaFest to be hosted in Dallas. Registration for MegaFest is currently open. Tickets for the three-day men's and women's conferences are $50 per person, while three-day admission to the youths' and children's conferences are $20 per person; discount family and group packages are available as well. For more information, or to register, visit www.mega-fest.com.
*Source: U.S. Census Bureau