TEDx Conference Explores the Meaning of Dreams

Set for Friday, February 5, at Ransom Everglades School

Consider the meaning of “dreams” through presentations of ten talented speakers at the upcoming 4th TEDx Conference hosted by TEDxCoconutGrove. Exploring the dream theme through a variety of interpretations, speakers will include Miami Theater Center’s founder Stephanie Ansin, YouTube sensation and motivational coach Dre Baldwin, CEO and founder of Lonesome George & Co Eudardo Balarezo, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sherman Fairchild Professor in Neuroscience Matt Wilson.

This year’s talks will be complemented with performances by spoken-word quartet Combat Hippies, pianist Eric Lewis, and Latin combo Tiempo Libre. The evening will conclude with a Tasting Village with signature offerings from the area’s top restaurants like LoKal, Akashi, Harry’s Pizzeria, Bulla Gastrobar, Chef David Schwadron and Misha’s Cupcakes, to name a few.

Sara Seager: Towards the Search for Life on Other Earths At TEDxCoconutGrove: Boundaries
TEDxCoconutGrove sets forth to engage our community in discussions of ideas, to expand perspectives and to make a philanthropic impact. This event is independently organized under license from TED, a non-profit organization that conducts an annual international conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. In the spirit of ideas worth sharing, TED has created a program called TEDx, a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At this TEDxCoconutGrove event, TED Talks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group.

Leonard Pitts: The Boundaries We Choose At TEDxCoconutGrove: Boundaries
TEDxCoconutGrove will host its conference at The Ransom Everglades School on Friday, February 5, 2016, from 2 to 7 p.m., in the Lewis Family Auditorium, 3575 Main Highway, Coconut Grove. The general public is invited. Tickets are $50 for adults and $10 for students and are available online.

For more information, please visit TEDxCoconutGrove.org, their Facebook page at and follow on Twitter @TEDxCG.

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