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New Book—Resistance & Hope Anthology by Alice Wong

Posted in News, Publishing & literature, and Resource

Resistance and Hope: Essays by Disabled People, Crip Wisdom for the People, Edited by Alice Wong, Disability Visibility Project

NPR has recognized Alice Wong’s groundbreaking work with the publication of the new book, Resistance and Hope: Essays by Disabled People, Crip Wisdom for the People, Edited by Alice Wong, Disability Visibility Project. In an unexpectedly insightful and critical story Ilana Masad outlines the stories in both Wong’s book and the new collection of New York Times disability essays, About Us: Essays from the Disability Series of the New York Times, edited by Peter Catapano and Rosemarie Garland-Thomson

Alice Sheppard Dance Comes to the Bay Area

Posted in Art, Dance, Disability Art, Disabled Artist, Museums, News, Performance, and Theater

The San Francisco Chronicle had an extensive article about wheelchair user Alice Sheppard. The article announced Sheppard has been selected as a United States Artists 2019 Fellow and her newest dance performance Pas De Deux: Robots as Our Partners is at the Exploratorium, Thursday, May 16, 8:30 pm, and Saturday, May 18, 1:00 pm.

Alice Sheppard
Alice Sheppard smiling and wearing work gloves.

Lighthouse Museum Meanderings

Posted in Featured Bloggers

Museum Meanderings  is a new program from San Francisco’s powerhouse, the Lighthouse for the Blind. Two days are scheduled: SF MOMA and  the Oakland Museum.

Participation is free for SF MOMA and $10 per person for Oakland. Spaces are limited and an RSVP is required (guests are limited to one per participant, please). RSVP to Serena Olsen, Adult Program Coordinator, at solsen@lighthouse-sf.org or (415) 694 – 7316.

Group of white cane users in art gallery
Museum tour for blind and low vision visitors