TEDxSanAntonio actively seeks applications for our 2014 event – especially performers such as musicians, actors, poets, dancers, visual artists, and multimedia artists. Art is often a source of Ideas Worth Spreading – and words and speeches are not the only way to spread an idea. If you or someone you know has an unusual, stimulating, thought provoking, status-quo-challenging idea to share, our speaker co
The organizers of the upcoming TEDxSanAntonio Salon, Redefining Beauty and Gender Stereotypes, appeared today on WOAI’s San Antonio Living show. Watch the video. Thanks to WOAI’s producers for allowing us to spread the word.
On Saturday, November 16, 2013, the TEDxSanAntonio community and any interested persons are invited to gather at a venue still being finalized to watch a session of TEDWomen 2013 together. There will be no charge to attend. More details coming soon! Please subscribe to eMail updates to be notified, or watch for announcements on Facebook, Twitter, and here on the blog.
One of the requirements for a TEDx event is for us to watch some existing TEDtalks. Here are the talks we watched as part of the Minds Wide Open event. Let us know what you thought! Ramesh Raskar: Imaging at a Trillion Frames Per Second. Doris Kim Sung: Metal that Breathes. Derek Sivers: How to Start a Movement. Note: This last one is a particular favorite of our volunteer crew. We ran it in our 2010 event as well.
Rehearsals are Tomorrow! The amazing TEDxSanAntonio Minds Wide Open Speakers will be rehearsing at Rackspace tomorrow, preparing to deliver the talks of their lives. Our tech production crew, headed by George Riley, Bob Hotard and the capable folks at JSAV, will run through the show, rehearsing the complex transitions required for this combination live performance, video shoot, and webcast event. We’re so pleas
TEDxSanAntonio Minds Wide Open 2013 speakers have been selected. See the 2013 speaker list. For more information on speakers or to schedule interviews, contact Deborah Martin at (210) 216-6493. Our speaker selection and curation committee sent emails to all speaker applicants (and check and double-checked) but we did hear from some of you who did not receive the notification. Please accept our apologies if this happe
Submit your video by September 2nd to enter to WIN admission to the TEDxSanAntonio “Minds Wide Open” event on October 12, 2013! The entry deadline is 11:59:59 pm CT on September 1, 2013. Good Luck! PLEASE TWEET & SHARE THIS CONTEST!
We’re accepting speaker applications and nominations for TEDxSanAntonio 2013 through Tuesday, July 1. Who do you know with a compelling idea and story to share? Here’s a heartfelt appeal from author Chimamanda Adichie for us to stay open to multiple stories. Via Kate Hayward’s Thinkubator blog post, The Danger of a Single Story.
Our next “All Hands” volunteer meeting will be held Tuesday, May 21, from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at Clarity Child Guidance Center. If you attended the kickoff and signed up for a committee – or even if you didn’t – you are more than welcome to come help us build TEDx community in San Antonio. Committee Chairs and Organizers will be on hand discussing and working on the primary event of the
All hands and interested parties – our Kickoff event looks to be full tonight. But do come out if you get a chance; there are always people who can’t make it last minute, so we’ll find a spot for you. Here’s a map to Say Sí and the area.