A local version of TED—a series of conferecnes dedicated to "ideas worth spreading" and known for its inspirational speeches by important figures such as Bill Gates, Bill Clinton, Jane Goodall and Malcome Gladwell—is coming to Somerville.
Speakers will include Brian Whitman, co-founder of Somerville's The Echo Nest, Marcos Santos, a Brazilian-born musician who's performed with the likes of Paquito D’Rivera and the Gipsy Kings, and Schuyler Towne, a top-level competitive lock picker.
Here's information about tonight's show, provided by "Greater Somerville":
Join hosts Joe Lynch and KyAnn Anderson as they talk with C. Todd Lombardo, the executive director of TEDx Somerville, a special day-long event being held on Sunday, March 4th at the Armory. With a theme of "Creative Economy...Sustainable Community," the event will highlight some of the city's brightest thinkers, artists, musicians as well as local cuisines. Please tune in to find out more about the TEDx Somerville event, and why you should attend.
The show will air tonight at 7 p.m. on SCATV, channel 3.
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