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Theater Review (NYC): ‘Power Plays’ – Short Plays by Neil LaBute, John Guare, David Henry Hwang, Bekah Brunstetter, and Bruce Graham

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This collection of short plays by five playwrights offers something of a master class in the many styles of contemporary writing for the stage. Read More »

Interview: Rebekah Marine, a Model of Diversity

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The fashion and advertising industries have promoted beauty standards which are unattainable and unrealistic for the average woman. But amputee model Rebekah Marine thinks things are starting to change. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘I Can See Clearly Now (The Wheelchair on My Face)’ by Sonya Kelly

Sonya Kelly in the funny 'I Can See Clearly Now (The Wheelchair on my Face) at 59E59 Theaters

How do you see when you can't fathom what's 20 feet ahead of you? Sonya Kelly's riotous one-woman romp shows you how she did it. Read More »

Why Good News Matters in 2013

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Good news. That’s what we need today. We need solutions to problems, not the continuous shelling of bad news on our minds. Read More »

Hometown Heroes: School Music Programs and the Brain

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Music education helps children's brains develop, and has benefits for children with autism and other disabilities. Read More »

Hometown Heroes: Enabling Youth with Disabilities to Carve Out Jobs

Craig Wallace, age 27 --Volunteer Asst with Conney Dahn

Conney Dahn helps young people with autism spectrum disorders aim for success in the job market. Read More »

Book Review: Miracle Boy Grows Up: How the Disability Rights Revolution Saved My Sanity by Ben Mattlin

Miracle Boy Grows Up is an often funny, completely honest memoir about growing up in a wheelchair and disability rights. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘More of Our Parts: 6 New Plays About Disabilities in 70 Minutes’

Melanie Bond (Diane) and Shannon DeVido (Marcy) in Bekah Brunstetter's 'After Breakfast, Maybe', part of TBTB's MORE OF OUR PARTS. Photo by Carol Rosegg.

Short works by Neil LaBute, A.R. Gurney, Bekah Brunstetter, and others hit home with humor and pathos. Read More »

Interview with Christine Grote, Author of Dancing in Heaven

Author Christine Grote talks about Dancing in Heaven and also the process of publishing this inspirational memoir. Read More »

Book Review: Homecoming by Sue Ann Bowling

Deep in space a new race is born. Will it be enough to conquer extinction of a species? Read More »