Tuesday, March 29, 2016

TED Talks PBS Special Has Memphis Ties

Posted By on Tue, Mar 29, 2016 at 4:59 PM

TED Talks, the popular online lecture series, is premiering its new broadcast special on PBS this Wednesday night and the nationally broadcast show features work by Memphis artists. 

click to enlarge A virtual set created by Memphians K. Brandon Bell, Sara Rossi, and Dan Baker.
  • A virtual set created by Memphians K. Brandon Bell, Sara Rossi, and Dan Baker.

K. Brandon Bell and Sarah Rossi's work on the Tony Awards was previously featured in the Memphis Flyer. Along with animator Dan Baker, they created the virtual sets that hosted the speakers for a TED event last November in New York's Town Hall Theater on Broadway. Three shows for PBS were created from the event, and the first one, "Science And Wonder", will air on WKNO Wednesday night, March 30 at 9 PM. Here's a preview:

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