Yearly Archives: 2014

Teaching Beyond the Classroom

Teaching Beyond the Classroom

Surrounded by brilliant speakers at TEDxNavesink, Mike O’Keeffe recalls feeling out of place as the “corporate buffoon.” He had no idea at the time how colossal of an impact this conference would have on his life. Fresh out of college, Mike had pursued improvisational comedy, which he continues to enjoy 25 years later. He worked […]

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Press Coverage of TEDxNavesink PLAY

Press Coverage of TEDxNavesink PLAY

On May 10, 2014, TEDxNavesink PLAY was held at the Two River Theater in Red Bank. It featured two dozen live talks and entertainments on the surprising ways that play is a positive force in our lives. Here is some of the press coverage from the event.   TEDx shows locals that it pays to […]

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Flaky Tart’s Marie Jackson Found the Hard Way: Play IS the Answer

Flaky Tart’s Marie Jackson Found the Hard Way: Play IS the Answer

Driving past the Flaky Tart in Atlantic Highlands is damn hard.  A pal and I know we aren’t the only ones to grab a post-workout maple walnut scone at this rock star bakery.  Life is unpredictable and difficult and splitting a delicious treat with a sweaty friend is what makes us human and whole.  Owner […]

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Red Bank: Putting TEDx into Play Again

Red Bank: Putting TEDx into Play Again

RED BANK: PUTTING TEDx INTO PLAY AGAIN (via redbankgreen) What is TEDx Navesink? Among other things, it’s “nonfiction theater” in which “every talk is a dramatic arc about ideas.” Or so said Rumson-native, software entrepeneur, actor and venture capitalist Brian Smiga speaking to redbankgreen last…

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