Four Open Mic Contestants Selected to Give Talkseric burdge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Asbury Park, N.J. (January 31, 2017) — TEDxNavesink, one of the largest TEDx conferences on the East Coast, has selected four winners from its Open Mic auditions to give talks at its main event on May 20 in Asbury Park. Eric Burdge (Rumson), Alexandra Lewis (Tinton Falls), Jenan Matari (Hoboken), and Avery […]

Garden State Takes its Farms Indoorsvertical farms

New Jersey has the second-highest urban population percentage in the U.S with 94.7% of residents living in an urban area. Despite being the Garden State, New Jersey’s mostly urban environment limits access for local farm-to-table produce. However, accessibility is increasing with the rise of vertical farming, the practice of growing crops in vertical stacked layers […]

One Stage, Many Ideas: Local Talent Inspires Crowd at Open Micopen mic

By Jane Lai More than 20 speakers took the stage declaring their takes on “Identity” as TEDxNavesink hosted its first Open Mic Night on Jan. 20. Held at the Paramount Theatre on the Asbury Park Boardwalk, local talent representing a diverse potluck of disciplines vied for a chance to speak at the TEDxNavesink IDENTITY conference […]

New Ideas, Fresh Voices Take Stage for Open Micopen mic

The backdrop of Asbury Park sets the tone for what TEDxNavesink Identity is all about — ideas worth spreading. For years, Asbury Park has withstood radical changes, yet has remained much the same in many ways. It stands as a symbolic and figurative bastion of hope and a consistent heartbeat of New Jersey music, business, and […]

Open Mic Contestants Compete for a Chance to Take the Stage at TEDxNavesinkopen mic

Asbury Park, N.J. (January 6, 2017) – TEDxNavesink, one of the largest TEDx conferences on the East Coast, is partnering with Asbury Park Boardwalk to host open mic auditions for its fifth annual event. The open mic will be held Friday, January 20 at the Paramount Theatre, 1200 Ocean Ave., Asbury Park. Doors open at 6:30 […]

Jamie Sussel Turner: The Woman Behind All the TalksJamie

By Katalin Gyurián Toth Some people retire from a long career and are done with work. Not Jamie Sussel Turner. Her retirement from a 37-year career in education led to a second career as a personal and business coach and a volunteer for the TEDx speaker selection team. So what brought Jamie to TEDxNavesink? “Back in 2014, […]