Category Archives: Dance

Neil Marcus – In Memoriam

Neil Marcus leaning against a dark reflective background, on which we see his reflection. Courtesy of Neil Marcus and Gary Ivanek. Today we celebrate the life of actor and playwright, Neil Marcus who died last November.  Born with dystonia, a … Continue reading

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Sins Invalid – The Movie

Friday, August 1, 2- 3 pm PST on KPFA. A program busting though assumptions and stereotypes about sexuality and disability.  Our guests, the performance group Sins Invalid, make “an unshamed claim to beauty in the face of invisibility.”  They are … Continue reading

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Moving Over the Edge: Artists with Disabilities Take the Leap

  Listen 59 minutes It began in living rooms and grew to the international stage.  The Disability Arts Movement came out of the disability movement of the 70s and 80s with brilliance and fire. We revisit the origins, remember important … Continue reading

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Morningstar Vancil

LISTEN (28 min) Morningstar Vancil photo courtesy Fabled Asp To celebrate 2010, The Year of Honoring Lesbians With Disabilities, Morningstar Vancil speaks candidly about her life as a lesbian stage-3 cancer survivor. Vancil is a butch activist dyke of mixed … Continue reading

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Dancing With Disability

Listen (29 min.) This program is dedicated to the memory of Peggy Hecker, long time Pushing Limits member, who died earlier this year. The complex history of the word cripple How to include people with verbal, cognitive, developmental, emotional and … Continue reading

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Krip Hop Meets Homo Hop

Listen to this Program When organizer Leroy F. Moore, Jr. announced the first-ever joint conference of disabled and queer hip hop musicians last April at UC Berkeley, he got some knee jerk reactions. He heard pity for the krip hoppers, fear of the homos … Continue reading

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