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Archive for March, 2007

26 Mar

Law and Order: Deaf Intentions

Note: Next week’s episode of Law and Order, Criminal Intent is getting a lot of buzz. See info below. I know that they hired many Deaf actors and that their process (of development, casting and production) was extraordinary. I will have more info soon, but in meantime, tune in:
‘Silencer’ While investigating an ear surgeon’s murder, […]

21 Mar

The New Yorker covers disability

The cover of this week’s New Yorker, (March 26, 2007) speaks volumes. We see a red brick building, with both an American flag and a red cross flag waving in the breeze. The prominent feature of the cover is a long set of steps leading into the building. There are two people walking up the […]

19 Mar

Disabled musician - upcoming concert and broadcast

See below. Sounds interesting. RSVP necessary. 
90.7 FM and WFUV.org, a 50-thousand watt National Public Radio affiliate station in New York City has just completed an enlightening half-hour documentary on disabled musicians called “Musical Abilities.” The program features a host of musicians, including quadriplegic singer-songwriter Vic Chesnutt and the rock band Def Leppard’s one-armed drummer, Rick Allen. […]

12 Mar

Anti-War - disabled people’s voice

Anti War demonstrations coming up this week. Check http://www.unitedforpeace.org/ for info on events in your area. I will be at the DC march on the Pentagon on March 17 (Saturday) and at the New York City demo the following day (March 18, Sunday).
Submitted without comment: It was announced that Heather Mills, estranged wife of […]

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