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By Chris Daley 172,281 portraits. 592 locations. 1 TED talk. The breadth of TED Talks is incredible. Impressive, really.  It may be the one platform where diverse audiences come together to learn how to lean in, why we are happy and to love, no matter what.  From...

And how does it relate to this year’s theme: “Dare to Create?” In a previous blog post, TEDxGrandviewAve organizer Kacey Wherley defined “create” as “to start something new.” She also stressed that it was not so much about the act of being creative, as it is...

by Joe Vennare, Storyteller TED talks have become a global phenomenon. Stories of success and struggle. Inspiration and ideas. New technologies and innovating thoughts. People and far off places. There a seemingly endless collection of talks that stretch the limits of our imagination and abilities. While taking...

by Joe Vennare, Storyteller The TEDx GVA team has been crazy busy. In fact, we’ve been working so hard on this year’s installment of TEDxGrandviewAve, we almost forget to wish ourselves Happy Anniversary! It’s been an entire year, 365 + days, since our very first event. Back on...

by Joe Vennare, Storyteller What are you doing on April 26th, 2014? Think about it. Are you getting married? Will you be out of the country? Are you the guest of honor or headliner at a banquet of some sort? No, you say! We’ll then, mark your calendar. You’re...

by Joe Vennare, Storyteller The story of starting again is one that we Pittsburghers are familiar with. A narrative that we know all too well. One that, dare I say, we’ve come to embrace. The steel boom that built our city could just as easily brought us...