Tag Archives: Shelley Berman

Visual Artists with Disabilities and Voice Augmentation Tools

Listen (37 min) Vanessa Castro and Tamar Mag Raine, visual artists with disabilities, talk about their paintings, assemblages, mosaics and other work.   They are two of the five artists with disabilities who are participating in the KPFA Crafts Fair, … Continue reading

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Bed Bugs, Other Pests and Disability

Listen 28 min Everyone hates it when the bedbugs come.  By law, the landlord should arrange and pay for eradication.  There’s two government agencies who could show up to inspect and advise you, the Public Health Department and Code Enforcement.  … Continue reading

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Disability Macabre

Macabre trailer Listen (28 min) We take up the Crip Side of the Crypt!     After near-death experiences,  the male gender as a disability and the creepy side of disability justice.   The Dark Crip is lurking and may … Continue reading

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“Crooked Beauty”

Listen through KPFA’s Archives: http://www.kpfa.org/archive/id/69940 Excerpts of personal narrative by Jacks McNamara from the documentary, “Crooked Beauty”; a poetic chronicle of her transformative journey from psych ward patient to pioneering mental health advocacy. The film supports McNamara’s voice with an evocative, original music … Continue reading

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PLAY BALL!

LISTEN 29 min. One-handed big league pitcher, Jim Abbott,(1989-1999) joins us for a discussion of disability in professional baseball. Also, current Oakland A’s stars Mark Ellis and Eric Chavez talk about the reality of playing baseball with disabilities. A few … Continue reading

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