Musician Amanda Palmer hosted a by-donation, unofficial TED Conference show at the Vogue Theatre on Wednesday and raised nearly $10,000 for the Vancouver Food Bank.
on top of that, official word from @VanFoodBank. we raised just under $10,000 (!) for Vancouver food bank passing hat @ ninja gig last night— Amanda Palmer (@amandapalmer) March 21, 2014
If the above video is any indication, it was an evening of feel-good vibes and lots of applause.
Everyone's favourite former astronaut Chris Hadfield sang and played his guitar after giving a TED talk earlier that day on what it was like to go blind in space. Also in attendance was indie songstress Imogen Heap and writer Neil Gaiman (Palmer's husband), among others.
— Claude Schneider (@claudeschneider) March 20, 2014
The TED Conference is in Vancouver until March 21.
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