| Dec 16, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Cirque du Soleil's "La Nouba" celebrates its 15th anniversary at Walt Disney World later this month. Throughout December, we'll meet some of the colorful show's performers here at The Artistic Type blog.
Sergey Shashelev decided he wanted to be a...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 11:31 AM
The difference between a glove for the left hand and one for the right is obvious to the human eye, even though the two are mirror images of each other. It is an easy task to distinguish between them and separate them from each other.
| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:25 AM
As an employer or potential employee, you may have some questions about the hiring process for workers with disabilities. Sometimes it’s not clear what questions are all right to ask or what policies are important to understand.
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:06 PM
In a "Project Runway" season where fights between contestants raged for hours, one of the finalists took refuge in what some would consider a disability: being deaf.
Justin LeBlanc would turn down the volume on his cochlear implant or completely...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The first thing you notice about the short film is that you never hear dialogue, only the dreamy, Daniel Lanois-type score. Instead, it's subtitled — even though the actors appear to be speaking in English.
In the opening scenes, a young woman...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q: My cat was never a kisser, but he's begun to kiss us. I like the affection, but not the nasty breath! You'd think there would be a mint catnip or breath mint available for cats. Do you know of any such products? -- S.J., St. Paul, MN
| Oct 25, 2013
OK, I give up. My father wins.
He's 87, my dad-dude, a tall and still-handsome white-haired guy who wears two hearing aids. Let's just note from the start that he's close to deaf, and his hearing aids are no help in a place like an airport, where the...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 4:27 PM
There's a scene in the musical "Ivy + Bean," a South Coast Repertory production based on the well-loved children's books, in which the actors playing the parents of one of the title characters mime an entire conversation.
It's an inside joke with the...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:23 PM
The Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania has come out with a series of fact sheets and videos to help deaf and hard-of-hearing people. According to a news release, the program is designed to explain the rights of people who are deaf or hard of...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 5:01 AM
Mystic Seaport’s annual Christmas tradition for 34 years, Lantern Light Tours simulating a Christmas Eve in 1876, begin Saturday, Nov. 30.
The 70-minute progressive play features about 70 actors telling a holiday story. The production includes a...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Santino, Mondo, Uli, Christian and, of course, WENDY PEPPER. Since its inception in 2004, “Project Runway” has been about so much more than great fashion—it’s also brought us some great characters. Though this is entertainment,...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:19 PM
ABC Family is renewing "Switched at Birth" for a third season and has ordered more episodes of freshman dramas "The Fosters" and "Twisted" for their first seasons, the network announced Tuesday.
The eclectic trio will return with new episodes in January...