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Collaborative Design class teams up with DisArt

by (tbalx)

Submitted 04-07-2015 under NEWS

KCDS 315 Collaborative Projects: An interdisciplinary experience providing an applied learning opportunity. Through an engagement with organizations, students will be introduced to all aspects of the project design process, with a focus to...

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Disability 101 (part 3): Disability Pride?

by (DisArt)

Submitted 03-10-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Written by Christopher R. Smit, PhD Director of DisArt Festival, Director of the Arts & Access Initiative for Kendall College of Art & Design and Associate Professor of Media Studies, Calvin College   I’ve spent 40...

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ACTion Drummers: Performance and Hands-on Drumming Experience

by (grpl)

Submitted 02-12-2015 under

The ACTion Drummers, directed by percussionist and world music instructor Joshua Dunigan, are part of the Artists Creating Together organization, which empowers people with disabilities. Families are invited to come hear the drummers and get a...

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Music for Life!

by (grpl)

Submitted 02-10-2015 under

Raise you voice in celebration during the week-long DisART Festival! Join music therapists Erinn Epp and Pete Muszkiewicz for an exuberant hour of music and movement. In this interactive concert, get your body moving, hands playing and voices...

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Disability 101 Part II: The disappearing act

by (DisArt)

Submitted 02-10-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

This article is written by Dr. Chris Smit, director of DisArt Festival 2015. In it he continues his discussion of disability in our city with this second installment of Disability 101. Each installment will help readers grapple with the cultural and...

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