For the first of the innovative TED Talk inspired speaker series outside of Indianapolis, Walk the Talk: Creating Happiness will bring the multi-faceted event to Bloomington, Ind., and will showcase speakers discussing and sharing their personal approaches to creating happiness in this world.

The event will also feature live music, confetti, a light show and more, making it an over-the- top show unlike any other speaker series! Walk the Talk: Creating Happiness will be held on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. (doors at 7:00 p.m.) at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater in Bloomington, Ind. (114 E. Kirkwood Avenue).

Tickets are on sale now (free for kids 11 and under, $15 for non-students and $11 for
students, plus applicable fees) at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater Box Office and

Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door on the day of the
event. A limited number of media passes are available for this event. Please
contact [email protected].

This event will also bring back to the area current Vogue owner and Indiana University
Alumnus Steve Ross, who owned the historic Bluebird nightclub in Bloomington from
1981 to 2004.

Ross has always loved the area, and looks forward to bringing discussion
about how people can create happiness for themselves and those around them to adult
and student listeners alike.

“Coming back to Bloomington is like a homecoming for me,” Ross said. “I learned so
much there, and I'm excited to share our speaker series with the Bloomington

Our goal is to create an epic shift, one person at a time, in how people think
about and act towards each other, as well as themselves. We hope this shift creates a
positive wave that washes over everyone in Bloomington!”

The speakers of Walk the Talk: Creating Happiness will inspire and motivate listeners
with messages about their approach to creating happiness in this world.

Those interested in auditioning and sharing their story can contact Steve at
[email protected] for more information.

Auditions will be held Saturday, January 13 and Sunday, January 14 from 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. at the Rose Firebay Theatre at the Waldron Arts Center in Bloomington (122 S. Walnut Street).

Listeners should arrive open to new information and ready to experience the vision of
Walk the Talk, with the expectation of receiving key “take-aways” that can be
immediately integrated into their daily lives, improving the overall quality and awareness
of each person’s life and those close to them.