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Musicians, Deafness, and Listening

"How on earth can they experience music, they are deaf. We [cover our ears], and we imagine that is what deafness is about. We [cover our eyes], we imagine that is what blindness is about. If we see someone in a wheel chair, we assume they can n...more

diversity   artists   Jun 7, 2010 • Views:6036 • Comments: 1


 
 

With Access and Accommodation for All

 "In 2007, Ella Merritt was feeling the itch to sing again -- so she began calling choruses. Her first question was not about the audition process or the concert season, but rather 'Do you have accommodation for a wheelchair?'" &quo...more

diversity   artists   May 18, 2010 • Views:5291 • Comments: 0


 
 

Asian American Actors in the Bay Area

This article offers a historic look at the challenges and opportunities Asian American artists have faced in the Bay Area. It covers Cabaret and Chop Suey; Art as Politics;  The New Millennium; and The New Generation. "Opening the Golden...more

diversity   artists   May 22, 2010 • Views:10089 • Comments: 0


 

Diversity Glossary

Below are just a few terms and definitions related to diversity and inclusion work. The majority of the definitions below can be found in the National MultiCultural Institute's Diversity Glossary, which also includes terminology related to legislativ...more

diversity   May 15, 2010 • Views:8078 • Comments: 0


 
 

AMC Looks at Cultural Identities of Composers

American Music Center's NewMusicBox features many articles on diversity of genre and programming, as well as several articles on how culture influences the identity of composers and vice versa. Below you will find just some of the articles that are r...more

diversity   artists   Aug 8, 2010 • Views:16407 • Comments: 0


 

Dance and Diversity BAckstage

Ebonie C. Pittman, Arts Program Associate for The Wallace Foundation, studies the recruitment, retention, and career and professional development of people of color in middle- and senior-level management positions in New York City-based dance compani...more

diversity   Aug 8, 2010 • Views:8863 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

OPERA America Acknowledges Diversity

  In 2006 the National MultiCultural Institute awarded OPERA America a Leading Lights Diversity Award for Diverse Voices, OPERA America's 2005 annual conference, which provided a forum for a national dialogue for the opera community to pr...more

diversity   education   artists   Oct 31, 2010 • Views:18866 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

Students are Proud of Mixed Lineage

Black? White? Asian? More Young Americans Choose All of the Above by Susan Saulny The New York Times January 29, 2011 "'I was always having to explain where my parents are from because just saying, 'I'm from Takoma Park, Maryland,' w...more

diversity   education   advocacy   Feb 2, 2011 • Views:10750 • Comments: 0


 
 
 
 

Disability and Deaf Arts in Ontario

Access Fitz! is a blog with a focus on accessibility for people with disabilities in the arts, with an emphasis on Theatre. This blog also features a number of articles on standard accessibility issues including technology, information access ...more

diversity   technology   artists   advocacy   Sep 4, 2011 • Views:17401 • Comments: 0


 
 

First Seven Steps to Accessible Websites

  Do you offer the following services in your theater? In your offices? Braille Access (Other Than Print or Braille) for Individuals Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision Wheelchair Accessibility Audio Description Telephone Typewriter (T...more

diversity   technology   Sep 4, 2011 • Views:9977 • Comments: 0