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Amazing talks from TEDxKIDS @SMU

Check out the fabulous talk from Daniella Willis, a junior at the Oakridge Academy in Arlington, TX. Daniella competed in the Brave New Voices competition last summer in Los Angeles, and joined us at TEDxKIDS @SMU to share some of her poetry. Then, Mick Ebeling tells us a story that sounds impossible (NOT!) — the [...]

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TEDxKIDS @SMU – the results are in!

The results of TEDxKIDS @SMU 2010 continue to amaze and inspire us. At the conference, we saw 300 middle school students learning about evolution courtesy of a Canadian rapper, believing in the impossible through the EyeWriter, supporting peers who spoke about micro-lending, politics, poetry. The energy in the room was infectious, even catching Mayor Tom [...]

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TEDWomen starts in just a few hours!

We are so thrilled to have the opportunity to host a TEDxSMU simulcast of the TEDWomen conference. A huge thank you to The Hockaday School for hosting our group, and to Bobby & Candice Haas and Park Restaurant for providing us with door prizes for attendees. For those of you attending, the “stuff you should [...]

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Idea Week is almost here!

Clear your calendars…. October 11-17 is the first-ever Dallas Idea Week. It’s going to be busy! Release after the jump. Inaugural “Idea Week” Launches as Lead-In to and Extension of TEDxSMU With 22 Free-to-the-Public Events Events Showcase Some of Dallas’ Most Exciting Ideas Worth Sharing (DALLAS) – October 5, 2010 – Creators of the widely [...]

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Photos from the Rapid Arts Salon

We just got the photos back from the Rapid Arts Salon (from September 17) and they are so fun! Check them out on Flickr.

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Idea Week

What’s in an Idea? A lot, if you ask us. Dallas is flush with interesting ideas right now, and Idea Week is a way to highlight the array of projects, programs and initiatives related to spreading and sharing good ideas taking place all across the city. It’s “ideas a la carte.” Come to one; come [...]

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Change

This week, we were lucky to host a simulcast of The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s TEDxChange. The New York-based conference coincided with the gathering of the UN to review the Millennium Development Goals. The eight MDGs were established in 2000 as a way to move towards eliminating global poverty, and are: 1. End Poverty [...]

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RapidArtNews-Pegasus

Great story from Pegasus News about the Rapid Arts Salon on Sept. 14.

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TEDxSMU

TEDxSMU, the fast-paced circus of ideas, is returning to Dallas on October 16 for its second annual conference. The 2010 theme is Starting Now: a look at issues around human survival, and how we move beyond merely surviving to creating vibrant, healthy communities. Click here to learn more.

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TEDxKIDS

TEDxKIDS @SMU, the first-ever TEDx event for students, is returning on October 15 at the Wyly Theatre. 350 middle school students and 60 high school juniors and seniors will participate in this free conference, and in exchange, will complete four hours of community service. Click here to learn more.

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