Author: John Breneman

Lights, Cameras, Storytelling!

Filmmaker Jay Childs Puts TEDxPortsmouth in Focus Telling the story of a storytelling event at a venue with a rich history of storytelling — that’s the challenge facing videographer/filmmaker Jay Childs as he prepares to shoot TEDxPortsmouth at The Music Hall this...

Find Inspiration, Spirit of Community at TEDxPortsmouth

This article appears in the August 2019 edition of Portsmouth Living magazine. Your guide to a very special local event — Friday, Sept. 13, at the historic Music Hall Storytelling is at the heart of TEDxPortsmouth. Also humanity. Arts and science. Curiosity and...

A Brief History of TEDxPortsmouth [est. 2013]

Did you know that this year’s TEDxPortsmouth (Friday, Sept. 13, 2019) will be the seventh annual TEDx to be held in our fair city by the sea? And the second to be staged at the venerable and totally rockin’ Music Hall! But how did it all begin? TEDxPortsmouth actually...

Lessons from a TEDx Organizer: How to Nail Your Audition

TEDxPortsmouth 2019 is still six months away (September 13 at The Music Hall), but there is already a whirlwind of activity happening behind the scenes. The next milestone is speaker auditions — and the response from prospective TED talkers has been overwhelming. Past...