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 […]

The Language of Passion

“Human beings are not constructed from silence but through language,” expressed John Gavin White, one of the eighteen auditioners who articulated their ideas of passion at the second Live Audition for TEDxAsburyPark. Speakers from Delaware to New York City and everywhere in between (including an Asbury Park local), took the stage in the Paramount Theatre […]

Register for Open Rehearsal at the Paramount Theatre on April 12th

Come watch up to 4 local speakers rehearse their talks for our May 2018 event, Passion. Doors open at 6:30 pm, event starts at 7:00 pm. Free Admission, Cash Bar.  All seating will be general admission. Please help us to keep this event free by making a donation or becoming a sponsor. If interested please email us at for more information. […]

Valentine’s Day Sale! Take $14 off ‘Passion’ Tickets

In honor of Valentine’s Day, the holiday that celebrates passion, TEDxAsburyPark is offering a special, limited-time discount on tickets to TEDxAsbury Park.  This year’s theme? PASSION.  The event will take place on May 19th in the Paramount Theatre at Convention Hall on the Asbury Park boardwalk.   Show your loved ones, and yourself, some affection […]

Behind the Logo: Mike Quon, Quon Design LLC

There’s a basic need to have passion in our lives because passion is a driving force to inspire, motivate, and ignite a life worth living. Mike Quon, the creator of TEDxAsburyPark’s logo, found his passion for TEDxAsburyPark during a chance meeting with Brian Smiga, Director of TEDxAsburyPark. The collaboration has developed into an iconic logo […]

TEDxAsburyPark Angel Tickets Now Available

TEDxAsburyPark is thrilled to announce that a limited number of premium VIP “Angel” tickets will be available for our 2018 event, PASSION. This opportunity is a great way for you to treat yourself this holiday season and support a great organization.  TEDxAsburyPark will be held at the Paramount Theatre on the Asbury Park Boardwalk on […]

Ten Reasons Why TEDxAsburyPark Tickets Make Great Gifts

The holiday season is here! And, if you’re like us, we like to wow our loved ones with the best we’ve got. If you haven’t scored tickets for TEDxAsburyPark for your special someone yet, what are you waiting for? TEDxAsburyPark PASSION will be held on Saturday, May 18th, 2018 at the Paramount Theatre. This will […]

Speakers Talk ‘Passion’ at the Paramount Theatre

Eleven speakers took the stage to address what ‘Passion’ means to them as TEDxAsburyPark hosted its first open mic night/live auditions on November 16th. Held at Asbury Park’s iconic Paramount Theatre on Ocean Avenue, auditioners presented 5-minute demos of their stories for a chance to speak at the TEDxAsburyPark PASSION conference in May. “I’ve been […]