Infectious Disease Experts Lead Community Discussion at TEDxCharleston Free Virtual Event on June 30, Pandemic in the Lowcountry – What Lies Ahead?

There is still much uncertainty about coronavirus’ growing impact in our community. Have we reached our peak? What is the state of a vaccine? Is a second wave coming? What does the future hold for school, work, travel and public gatherings? To help provide some clarity, TEDxCharleston is pleased to present a free virtual event, […]

TEDxCharleston postpones April 1 Event

It is with great sadness that we have made the extremely difficult decision to postpone this year’s TEDxCharleston event, scheduled for April 1 at the Charleston Music Hall. The health and safety of everyone involved with TEDxCharleston is our primary concern and the uncertainty and quickly changing impact of the Coronavirus situation guides us to […]

TEDxCharleston Announces Speaker Lineup; Tickets on Sale Now

Be a part of the CASCADE CHARLESTON, SC – February 4, 2020: Tickets for the 7th annual TEDxCharleston event are on sale now at With the theme of CASCADES, TEDxCharleston’s 2020 event explores timely, relevant and inspiring ideas with the power to cascade throughout the rest of the world. Event emcee LB Adams will […]

TEDxCharleston CASCADES Event Set for April 1, 2020;Tickets Go on Sale Feb. 4

Streamlined format for 2020 presents same inspirational content in more user-friendly program CHARLESTON, SC – December 16, 2019: TEDxCharleston is excited to host its 7th annual event, CASCADES, on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. On Tuesday, February 4, 2020, speakers will be announced and tickets will go on sale at at $55 per ticket. In […]

TEDxCharleston Seeks Volunteers for 2020 Event; Scholarship Applications Are Now Open

CHARLESTON, SC – December 4, 2019: Gearing up for the 2020 event, TEDxCharleston is now seeking event volunteers and has also opened applications for the organization’s scholarship program. TEDxCharleston is seeking energetic volunteers skilled in event management to assist in registration/check-in, ushering and crowd control, food and beverage, and set-up/break-down. Volunteers must be available for […]

LB Adams to Emcee 2020 TEDxCharleston Event

TEDxCharleston is thrilled to share that 2019 speaker LB Adams will return to our stage as next year’s emcee. “Anyone who has an idea, a singular point of view, and a desire to share that with others should apply.” Hear more from LB on why you should submit an idea.

Learn what it takes to be A TEDxCharleston Speaker at the Idea Maker Meetup On August 26

Past TEDxCharleston speakers will share their experiences and event organizers will give pro tips on the application process; Deadline to apply is September 15 If you have ever wondered what it takes to be a speaker or performer at TEDxCharleston, head over the TEDxCharleston Idea Maker Meetup on August 26 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm […]

‘The music does wonders.’ Charleston health experts discuss how sounds help healing | Post and Courier

Local health experts are looking to take the music and healing conversation further. Dr. Jacobo Mintzer, a researcher with the Roper St. Francis Research and Innovation Center, did a TEDx talk  in May about the relationship between music and healing. He explained how they examined what happens in a musician’s brain when they play music. What […]

TEDxCharleston Seeking Idea Makers for 2020 Event

CASCADES event theme calls for speaker and performer applications whose ideas are challenging expectations and enriching the Charleston community and beyond CHARLESTON, SC – August 1, 2019 – TEDxCharleston is seeking speakers, performers and idea makers to inspire audiences at its seventh year event. The 2020 theme, CASCADES, calls for ideas that trigger great force […]

Hey, Women, Stop Making Yourselves Small – Skirt! Charleston

By LB Adams I recently got to fulfill one of my big, giant life goals and give a TEDx talk. It was one of the most exciting, challenging and dangerous things I’ve ever done, and I’ve been scuba diving with sharks. Danger is my middle name. Actually, it’s not, it’s Beth, but I still know from […]