The free “Prelude” event is coming in October, and will set the stage for 2017’s “Aurora” event; a 9-year-old girls sets up a nonprofit to help her peers, and B.R.A.I.N. will have small business referral services at Dallas libraries.
“Prelude,” a free off-year event will illuminate the AT&T Performing Arts Center in the Dallas Art District on Oct. 21 and 22. D Magazine reports that Prelude event, with its light, video, and sound-based immersive arts installations, will be a teaser for next year’s Aurora, Dallas’ version of a European-style White Night. You can find out more at D Magazine’s website.
Maya Delgado, a 9-year-old Dallas area girl, has found a way to share her love of performing with other children through a nonprofit she created that provides yearlong scholarships for kids 9 to 17 who are in need of financial assistance. Maya received help from her parents and friends to start the charity HeARTS of Maya in January. Park Cities People reports that all the money raised by the nonprofit go directly to providing financial aid to other young performers. So far, 10 young artists have benefited from the charity.
The Dallas Business Resource and Information Network (B.R.A.I.N.) is going to offer small business referral service at all Dallas library locations in October. B.R.A.I.N. is a collaboration between the Dallas Public Library and the city’s Office of Economic Development. The city said the goal of B.R.A.I.N. is to provide quicker access to startup and expansion resources toP small business entrepreneurs.
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