TEDxAsburyPark Supports Their Volunteers

This Saturday, May 19th, the TEDxAsburyPark team of dedicated volunteers showcase their efforts to educate and entertain Monmouth County. TEDxAsburyPark exhibits over 25 local speakers, entertainers, and artists with extraordinary insights to share in this year’s conference PASSION. The exceptional volunteers and sponsors who generously donate their support in various ways enhance and execute this […]

Peter Gray Presents an Unconventional Take on Play and Learning

“Children can educate themselves very effectively, when given the opportunity,” says Peter Gray. A research professor of psychology at Boston College and the president of the Alliance for Self-Directed Education, his work focuses on the role of play in human evolution and development. Peter’s interest in how children learn arose 35 years ago, when his […]

Ming Chen’s A Shared Universe Podcast Features TEDxAsburyPark Series

If you’re a big fan of comic books or superheroes, then you’ve probably caught a few episodes of Comic Book Men on AMC. The show is filmed in Kevin Smith’s comic book mecca, The Secret Stash, located in Red Bank, NJ. Two of the shows stars, Ming Chen and Michael Zapcic, run a podcast where […]

Don’t Be A Spectator – Chris Powell

What are some things that come to mind when you hear the word passion? Drive, hard work, or determination? Some people know what their passion is early–in their formative years, while others hit 50 and are still clueless. Still trying to find the one thing that drives you? Chief Marketing Officer of Commvault Chris Powell […]

Wear Your Passion

Looking for an easy, stylish, and affordable way to support TEDxAsbury Park? For the first time in 6 years, TEDxAsburyPark is selling limited edition t-shirts! At just $20, each shirt includes a donation that will help to keep our future open mic nights and open rehearsals free to the community. The white shirt is 100% […]


TEDxAsburyPark “Passion,” amongst the largest and highest-rated TEDx conferences on the east coast, today announced the final line-up of performers set to take the stage at the legendary Paramount Theatre on Saturday, May 19th. Speakers, who will perform for an audience of 1500, will include a supermodel-turned-feminist advocate, elite dancers and choreographers, explorers, a marathon […]

Meet the Dancers that will Perform during Michael Blake’s “Life is a Dance”

Michael Blake’s TEDx talk “LIFE IS A DANCE” will feature dancers Sarita Allen, Hope Clarke, David Hamilton Thomson, and Alberto del Saz as he integrates spoken word, and dance in this specially choreographed piece with the assistance of dramaturge, Netta Yerushalmy. Meet the immensely talented and experienced dancers: Sarita Allen Ms. Allen is a world-renowned […]

Classical and Contemporary Dancers Spotlighted in Lauren Cox’s ‘Passion’ Talk

Lauren Cox’s TEDx talk “A Spark of Passion that Shaped a Lifetime” will include dancers Gabriella Sibeko, Dana Wiener and Tyrone Bevans as she integrates spoken word, music and dance in this special choreographed piece. We’ve told you about Lauren, now let’s tell you about this talented company she brings with her. Gabriella Sibeko (Montreal, Canada) […]

Paulina Porizkova: How America Created A Feminist

On May 19th, Paulina Porizkova will speak at the TEDxAsburyPark conference at the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park. In her TEDxAsburyPark Talk, Porizkova will expand upon her New York Times opinion piece, “America Made Me A Feminist.” Porizkova is a model, actress, and writer originally from Czechoslovakia. She was first discovered by a modeling scout […]

TEDxAsburyPark Announces First Speakers for “PASSION”

TEDxAsburyPark, one of the largest and highest-rated TEDx conference on the East Coast, today announced the first dozen speakers who will speak at the Saturday, May 19t h “Passion” event held at the Paramount Theatre on the Asbury Park Boardwalk. Speakers, who will perform for an audience of 1500, will include a supermodel-turned-feminist advocate, leading […]