Tallahassee Music Week is a ten-day celebration of music diversity and the Capital City’s rich musical talent, April 3-12. From a virtuoso string quartet in a grocery store, to a jazz legend performing at Ruby Diamond, to a folk band at a downtown park, Tallahassee Music Week will feature performances by artists at various locations throughout the Tallahassee area. Most of the events are free and open to the public. TMW President, Rick Minor, will talk with Brien about the vision and mission of this inaugural week-long festival.
Chris Markyl serves as the Social Entrepreneur in Residence at Florida State University’s Center for Undergraduate Research and Academic Engagement. Chris also coordinates the University’s Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Initiative. He’ll talk with Brien about the upcoming TEDx Tallahassee featuring local presenters who will be bringing their “TED Talks” to the Tallahassee audience, and his work in developing “Start-Up Weekend Tallahassee” to encourage innovators and entrepreneurs to develop their business ideas.
This year, March 28, from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m., Four Points by Sheraton Tallahassee Downtown will be hosting an Earth Hour event, asking all guests to turn off their electricity and join them poolside for chilled tapas and acoustic live music for a special “lights out” session. Earth Hour is a worldwide event. Every year, hundreds of millions of people participate by turning off their lights for one hour on March 28 at 8:30 p.m. to demonstrate a united commitment to climate change action. General Manager, Bo Schmitz will talk with Brien about their participation and their message to all Tallahassee residents to join them at the hotel or participate on their own by turning off the lights and illuminating this important global initiative.