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TEDxCharleston hosting Idea Maker Meetup on Feb. 22

What’s it take to be a speaker or performer for TEDxCharleston’s 2017 event, SHAKE IT UP? Find out at the Idea Maker Meetup happening Wednesday, Feb. 22, 5-7pm, at the Sparrow in Park Circle. Hear from past speakers, get tips on what makes a great application, meet members of the selection and coaching committees, and … read more

TEDxCharleston now accepting applications – Moultrie News

TEDxCharleston is now accepting speaker and performer applications for its 2017 theme, “Shake it up.” Applicants have until March 1 to submit ideas and performance samples online at Now in its fifth year, the event will take place Oct. 18 at the Charleston Music Hall. Read the full story by the Moultrie News

TEDxCharleston Seeking Idea Makers and Shakers in 2017

SHAKE IT UP event theme calls for applications from speakers and performers whose ideas are challenging expectations and enriching the Charleston community and beyond CHARLESTON, SC – January 24, 2017 – TEDxCharleston announced today it is now accepting speaker and performer applications for its 2017 theme, SHAKE IT UP. Applicants have until March 1 to submit … read more

Watch TEDxCharleston 2016 Talks – Holy City Sinner

You can now watch each of the 2016 TEDxCharleston talks online. This year’s event took place at the Charleston Music Hall on October 19th. See the full story at

‘Brighter Than A Billion Suns’: SLAC Studies Featured in TEDx Talk

Phil Manning and his colleagues have used synchrotron light for nearly a decade to help interpret the chemical signatures locked within fossilized life. Bright X-rays have allowed them to study fossilized worm burrows, recreate pigment patterns in ancient bird feathers, see how Jurassic dinosaur bones heal and image the living chemistry of 50-million year old … read more