TEDx is coming to a neighborhood near you. Lineup is as follows, though order is subject to change:
1. Improvising Life by Pat Shay
How to have better conversations with yourself and others.
2. The Wild Wild Web by Sarah DeStefano
In an age of instant access to information, does the Constitution still protect our individual liberties and free society?
3. Classical Physics and Vulnerable Users Laws by Douglas Watters
Why Motor Vehicles Laws Shouldn't Apply to Cyclists
4. How to have a safe abortion in a country where it is illegal by Emily Seiter
Abortion is illegal in all South American countries, and yet over 10 million women in South America have abortion through illegal means, sometimes unsafely. Citizens in these countries are finding new, innovative ways to make sure women get safe abortion care.
5. Love of the unreal: Understanding the World Through Fake Versions of it by Ethan Gould
There is a certain mania to creating simulacra, whether in theater, films, games, puppetry, technology, visual art...this talk explores some philosophies of this desire, and shares some of tactics artists have used to complicate or challenge perceptions of the real through a variety of genres.
6. Not Your Mother's Rebellion: Women of History Ready for a Fight by Whitney Johnson
We'll look at two ladies of history who had a thing or two to say about a thing or two
7. Closing Remarks by Sarah Seiter
I can TED talk and so can you. Why you should organize lecture series, events, and anything else your little heart desires.
BQ String Trio 9pm
We are the traditional string trio of violin, viola, and cello. But we like to seek out music from a broad range of times, places, and styles. 17th to 20th centuries (sorry, no 21st yet). England to Spain to Italy to France to Germany to USA. Join us on a sonic tour of time and space ...
8pm - BINGO
Ever since her humble beginnings in SW Florida picking Mushrooms from Cow Patties to drinkin' Southern Comfort out the back of a 8 Foot Tall Monster Truck in Six Mile Cypress Swamp, Tammy Wynette has embraced her Southern Roots. So much she brings a little White Trash Culture to Brooklyn every week with Tammy Wynette's White Trash BINGO Show..Join tons of young Gays as they gaze upon an "Actual Living Gay Icon" in the flesh!!!!
"I have only seen one( Gay Icon) on TV or Magazines." Jarred Sharrar,from Brooklyn says "Or bad Drag Queens trying to be them".
"Tammy Wynette is the REAL DEAL!!! Shes everything a Drag Queen wants to be: Beautiful, Out Spoken, Talented, Ballsy but she has a Vagina!!!" Exclaims Cory Smith.
Join Tammy Wynette as she calls the BALLS every Tuesday at Branded Saloon