FRIDAY 7PM-11PM "our City: An Evening of Urban Celebration" (A TEDxSacramento Salon Event) On Friday, October 12, we will have "An Evening of Urban Celebration" (a TEDxSacramento Salon Event) during which we will celebrate ideas that are eminating from and having an impact on our very own city. The evening will include a reception with live musical performances, a live speaker session, a selection of TEDTalks, and our very first "Action Pitch Audition", during which our attendees get to help select people to pitch their ideas from the main stage on Saturday. 07:00-07:30 REGISTRATION (the Crocker Art Museum) 07:30-09:30 SALON SESSION (the Crocker Art Museum) 09:30-11:00 MIX, MINGLE, AND MEET [the speakers] (The Grange Restaurant) TEDxSacramento Salons are intimate TEDx events, packed with compelling content, live music, good food and beverages, and smart conversation. It’s community to the power of “x.” Salons are just a fraction of the day, but the whole heart of our annual TEDx events. For our attendees, TEDxSacramento is a chance to “check out” from the day-to-day routine and go on an intellectual journey with hundreds smart and curious friends to a world filled with brilliant speakers, captivating performances, amazing new technology, and thought-provoking TEDTalks.