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5 Reasons You Don’t Want to Miss TEDxAsheville

5 Reasons You Don’t Want to Miss TEDxAsheville

November 2, 2012

So, you’ve heard all the buzz, ‘liked’ all of the engaging conversations and status updates on Facebook and kicked around the idea of slipping on your winter boots and joining…

Moving Objects With Your Mind at TEDxAsheville 2012

Moving Objects With Your Mind at TEDxAsheville 2012

October 2, 2012

TEDxAsheville 2012 presenter Avi Goldberg Explores the EDGE of Human Limitation: Since the days of sorcerers, gods and witches, the human species has been fascinated with the idea of moving objects…

Tina Staley

Tina Staley

September 10, 2012

Imagine yourself pregnant with twins, overwhelmed with joy and ready for these little miracles of life when you’re suddenly diagnosed with stage four breast cancer. Will you live long enough to birth your precious children? If you do, how will you breast-feed them? Why did this happen to you? Who will care for you while you’re sick and unable to work?

Social worker Tina Staley, born and raised in South Asheville, asked exactly those questions and sought answers to help people experiencing the profound emotional distress brought on by cancer diagnosis.

Tickets Now On Sale!

Tickets Now On Sale!

September 9, 2012

Tickets for the 2012 TEDxAsheville Conference are on sale now for $37.00. This special price will only be available until October 4. Starting October 5, the ticket price will increase…

Speakers Announced

Speakers Announced

September 7, 2012

Our first three speakers have been selected to present on the TEDxAsheville 2012 stage around our theme of THE EDGE. GRAMMY nominee Casey Driessen, an Asheville-based fiddle virtuoso, takes the…

Sponsors Extend Reach, Impact

Sponsors Extend Reach, Impact

September 1, 2012

TEDxAsheville will showcase a new feature this year—The Forum—which models the type of interactive discussion space characteristic of TED and TEDActive conferences. During the November 4th event, attendees will have…

Educator, World Traveler, TEDxAsheville Voluntee

Educator, World Traveler, TEDxAsheville Voluntee

August 30, 2012

TEDxAsheville volunteer Nathan Smith is a rolling stone come home. After stints in Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Ecuador, Colombia, and New York City, Nathan has returned to his native Asheville…

Krull & Company Shares TEDx Inspiration Beyond Asheville

Krull & Company Shares TEDx Inspiration Beyond Asheville

August 25, 2012

TEDxAsheville is pleased to announce a return commitment of support from Peter Krull at Krull & Company. As was the case in 2011, Krull & Company, a socially and environmentally…

2012 Production Kick-Off

2012 Production Kick-Off

August 20, 2012

August has started with a burst! We held our volunteer appreciation party, launched ticket sales, and our speaker slate is nearing completion. We have also kicked off our production activities…

Volunteering from Day One

Volunteering from Day One

August 20, 2012

Rick Fornoff has been a part of TEDxAsheville since the start of the TEDx phenomenon. In 2009 and 2010, Rick was part of the core organizing team; he chaired the…

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