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Archive for February, 2007

22 Feb

disTHIS! Film Series NYC - Don’t Miss

Note: Check out Riva’s website http://www.RivaLehrer.com and you’ll see what I’m talking about!!!!
Wednesday, March 7th at the disTHIS! Film Series
Self Preservation: The Art of Riva Lehrer
A slideshow of Riva’s latest work and audience discussion with the artist will follow immediately after the screening!
When: Wednesday, March 7 Time: 6:30 to 9pm. Screening starts promptly at 7pm.
Where: […]

17 Feb

The Lazy Comics’ Guide to Disability Humor

Thursday, February 16, a cold night, with two inches of slushy snow piled up in every cross walk . Out on the town with the curator of the disTHIS Film Series, Lawrence Carter-Long. We had decided to go to Caroline’s Comedy Club to see Damon Wayans. Our reason? We had been fans back in the […]

14 Feb

Theatre in New York - Feb-March 2007

The following productions in New York City have disability subject matter, or include disabled performers. I am hoping to see everything and report, but…………..   Please contact the theatre or company’s website for more info - I have provided everything I know.
1.     Theater By The Blind  
Midsummer Night’s Dream
Through February 25, 2007   Barrow Group Theater, 312 W. […]

12 Feb

Reading The Memory Keeper’s Daughter: The Missing Disability Perspective

The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards has been on the New York Times and many other bestseller lists for several months, often in first place. The story begins in 1964 in a snowstorm, with the birth of twins, a boy and then, some minutes later, a girl. The babies are delivered by their father, an […]

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