Regal is having nearly 6,000 screens equipped this month with closed-captioning glasses developed by Sony.

  • May 8th, 2013

By Richard Verrier, Los Angeles Times Raymond Smith Jr. has been trying for nearly two decades to make the movie industry listen to the needs of the deaf and hard of hearing. This month, the senior executive at Regal Entertainment Group will come closer to his goal. His company, the nation’s largest theater chain, will…

Introducing the RESIDENT THEATER PROGRAM at Victory Gardens

  • May 8th, 2013

For the last 38 years, Victory Gardens has worked to become an artistic home for Chicago’s diverse communities. Whether cultivating new voices (Ignition Festival, Playwright’s Ensemble) or developing public programming to reach new audiences (Dig Deeper, Access Project, Fresh Squeezed), we aspire to represent and dialogue with the city’s population through its stage. Through the Resident…

Inclusion in the Arts is Proud to Co-Present “AKA: Doc Pomus” at ReelAbilities Film Festival

  • March 7th, 2013

Tuesday, March 12 @ 7pm Closing night film and party The JCC in Manhattan 334 Amsterdam Ave. at 76th St AS PART OF THE 5TH ANNUAL REELABILITIES: NY DISABILITIES FILM FESTIVAL “AKA DOC POMUS” Paralyzed with polio as a child, Jerome Felder renamed himself Doc Pomus, reinventing himself first as a blues singer and then…

“ReelAbilities” March 8 Special Event in NYC

  • February 14th, 2013

INCLUSION IN THE ARTS IS PROUD TO CO-PRESENT On Beauty – Directing Disability: Shabbat Dinner and Conversation AS PART OF THE 5TH ANNUAL  REELABILITIES: NY DISABILITIES FILM FESTIVAL Join special guests and filmmakers as we honor and discuss the work of outstanding directors of films about people with disabilities over a Shabbat dinner and conversation…

Report Shows Minority Actor Representation Rises On Broadway

  • February 13th, 2013

NEW YORK — The percentage of minority actors working on Broadway and at the top 16 not-for-profit theater companies in New York City rose to 23 percent during the 2011-2012 season, but whites continue to be overrepresented, according to a new report. The Asian American Performers Action Coalition released its second annual look at ethnic…

Web Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities: Benefits for All

  • February 6th, 2013

Organized in partnership by the UN Global Compact, ILO Global Business and Disability Network and G3ICT. Date Tuesday, 12 February 2013, 09:30-10:30 EST – 15:30-16:30 CET Background Web accessibility is a precondition for all persons with disabilities to enjoy the use of the internet. Without it, producers of websites, web browsers, content management systems, and…

Asian American International Film Festival Call For Entries

  • January 30th, 2013

From now until February 15, 2013, you can submit your work and have a chance to be a part of The 36th Annual Asian American International Film Festival from July 24 through August 3, 2013. Eligible films include shorts and feature-length video of any genre by an artist (director, producer, and/or actor) of Asian descent….

How to Improve Hollywood: 9 Experts Weigh In on the Future of Film

  • January 30th, 2013

At the dawn of 2013, Hollywood is edging toward cautious optimism. The box office is set to shatter domestic records and the home-entertainment sector is poised to grow after five years of losses. A year ago, TheWrap asked six experts the daunting question: How do we fix Hollywood?  This year, we reached out to a new set…

U.S./Japan Creative Artists Program – Deadline: March 1, 2013

  • January 11th, 2013

Eligible applicants are architects, choreographers, composers, creative writers, designers, media artists, playwrights, visual artists, or solo theater artists who work with original material (including puppeteers, storytellers and performance artists). Multidisciplinary artists and artistic directors of theater or dance companies are also eligible. Selected artists will receive a grant award in the amount of $20,000 to…

Residency: Artist-in-Residence at Acadia National Park

  • January 10th, 2013

Deadline: January 18, 2013 The Artist-in-Residence Program at Acadia National Park offers professional writers, composers, and all visual and performing artists the opportunity to pursue their particular art form while surrounded by the inspiring landscape of the park. In the spring and fall, the park provides housing to participants for two-week to four-week periods. No…