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Inspiring Stories from Far North

The heart of our mission at VoyageDallas is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city. In the recent weeks we’ve had the privilege to connect with some of the Dallas-Fort Worth area’s finest artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and rabble rousers and we can’t begin to express how impressed we are with our city’s incredibly deep talent pool. Check out the rising stars from Far North below.

Adaline Bebo

After starting dance at the age of three, picking up a background in competitive cheerleading, hip-hop dance, and rhythmic gymnastics along the way. I finally wound up with a baton in my hand at the age of nine. The source of my curiosity and desire for twirling is still a mystery, but I found my own answer while spending countless hours in the gym practicing my craft. Read more>>

Kristo Blanc

My story begins in Oklahoma City. Ever since I could remember – I’ve always had a special connection to music. Growing up, my pops had a studio room and, in my home, it was encouraged to pursue creative expression. Although, my parents were adamant about me doing well in school so that I could grow up and get into a good college. I loved music class as a kid and I was a part of the school choir growing up. Read more>>

Danielle Fobbs

Growing up, I’ve always been the one to spy around in the kitchen. I would sit back and watch my dad and grandparents create different dishes sparking my curiosity. So naturally, cooking & creating in the kitchen became a passion of mine. It was July 1, 2017 when my husband, Sam and I decided to embark on this vegan journey together. Read More>>

Julian Sutherland

I was born and raised in Pocatello, ID. I found a love for music and the saxophone at the age of 12 with help from my dad, who has an extensive jazz and R&B collection that he shared with me. Since then, I continued my music education through high school and at Idaho State University for two years. In 2012, I moved to Denton, TX, to finish my undergraduate degree and later a Master’s in Jazz Studies: Performance. Read more>>

Mary A. Johnson

I graduated with my BA from Gordon College in 2008, and my MFA from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 2013. My undergraduate background was heavy on the traditional: stone carving, atelier figure drawing, and the like. At the same time, my graduate studies focused on Visual Studies and the three years I spent there exposed me to ways of making and thinking that brought my work into the broader contemporary conversation. Read more>>

Janette Habashi

My name is Dr. Janette Habashi and I am a professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Oklahoma, as well as the founder and executive director of Child’s Cup Full (CCF), a non-profit social enterprise that creates sustainable economic opportunities for low-income women artisans in the West Bank. The idea for Child’s Cup Full began in 2008 when my students and I went to the West Bank on a small fundraising initiative to support grassroots education programs for refugee children. Read more>>

Danielle Fobbs

I’ve always been the one to spy around in the kitchen. I would sit back and watch my dad and grandparents create different dishes sparking my curiosity. So naturally, cooking & creating in the kitchen became a passion of mine. It was July 1, 2017 when my husband, Sam and I decided to embark on this vegan journey together. We said, “if we can make it through July 4th weekend, then we can do this. Read more>>

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