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For $30, TwoRiverTheater offers private salon with Sickle’s light fare, craft beer, and talks by Dr Robert Saunders and Augie Carton

SPECIAL OFFER: For $30, TwoRiverTheater offers private salon with Sickle’s light fare, craft beer, and talks by Dr Robert Saunders and Augie Carton, including a 7pm performance of Wendy Wasserstein’s “Third,” directed by Michael Cumpsty

TEDx and Micro-Organizing Monmouth County

“TEDx and Micro-Organizing Monmouth County”. Check out this review of TEDxNavesink PLAY in triCityNews

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 […]

TEDx Play Through the Art of Sculpture

Five unique and talented local artists – Nina Bovasso, Jason Krugman, Lisa Bagwell, Sharon Sayegh, and Erik Johanson  – explored the concept  of play in their sculptures displayed at the Two River Theater in Red Bank for the 2014 TEDxNavesink ideas conference. The gallery was curated by Elizabeth A. Urbanski,fine art consultant and art historian.  […]

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 […]

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 entrepreneur, actor and venture capitalist Brian Smiga speaking to redbankgreen last…

Lois Holzman: What Does it Mean to Be Alive?

TEDxNavesink presenter Lois Holzman will be talking about the role of play in psychology. Here’s a taste of her thoughtful take on our themes this year. As a developmental psychologist, I have to keep up with discoveries and emerging movements in a host of fields outside of psychology—after all, human development is emotional, cultural, political, […]

Talk Turns to Play at TEDx

Republished from The Two River TImes. By Mary Ann Bourbeau RED BANK – Planning the TEDxNavesink event was a lot of work for Brian Smiga, in addition to his two full-time jobs, one as a venture capital investor in New York and the other as a video producer. But Smiga isn’t afraid of hard work […]

Femgineer Founder Teaches Women How to Launch Their Careers in Tech

As a software engineer and entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, Poornima Vijayashanker’s gift for technology isn’t as much an asset as it is a requirement. But it’s the way she uses her talent and ambition to help others that makes her work so exceptional. While many of us were busy with crayons and blocks, Vijayashanker spent […]