AUSTIN DEAF EVENTS http://austindeafevents.com/ 1 Dec 2016 Issue No. 226 Circulation 1220 ----------------------------------------------------------------- Calendar: http://austindeafevents.com/calendar Archive: http://austindeafevents.com/archives (Un)Subscribe: http://austindeafevents.com/subscribe Facebook: http://facebook.com/AustinDeafEvents 2,654 Likes Twitter: http://twitter.com/AusDeafEvents
*!* Happy Holidays *!*
Be sure to check the ADE Calendar or Facebook (links above), and the AAD Calendar (link below) for late breaking news.
12/04 Ugly Sweater and Family Friendly Party 12/05, 06 Casting Call Auditions
12/08 DOPER THAN DOPE (SI)
12/10 Winter Wonderland Pot Luck Celebration 2017/03/04 ZACH Theatre For Families Series: Elephant and Piggie's We Are in a Play (SI) 2017/04/29 ZACH Theatre For Families Series: jj's arcade (SI)
Casting Call Auditions 12/05, 06
DOPER THAN DOPE 12/08
Ugly Sweater and Family Friendly Party 12/04 Winter Wonderland Pot Luck Celebration 12/10 ZACH Theatre For Families Series: Elephant and Piggie's We Are in a Play (SI) 2017/03/04 ZACH Theatre For Families Series: jj's arcade (SI) 2017/04/29
Family w/out potluck $10
Family brings potluck $5
Individual w/out potluck $5
Individual brings potluck $3
Please RSVP by November 26 to AustinBDA2014@PROTECTED for head count.
Hosted by Austin Black Deaf Advocates
Auditions are by appointment only. Please email Dolores at AustinLNPF@PROTECTED with a couple of preferred times to arrange an audition.
A local acting group is looking for Deaf actors for an upcoming play:
Please encourage those with no acting experience as well, especially hearing family members of your students that know ASL. A reading is a great way to get a start, and no memorization is required.
We are also open to actors that are under 18 for some of these roles, so please encourage those who may fall into those categories as well.
All the roles are paid.
5 ASL DEAF ACTOR ROLES (2 young males, 1 adult male, 1 adult female, 1 adult male or female) 4 TRILINGUAL SPEAKING ACTOR ROLES (ENGLISH, SPANISH, ASL) (3 female, 1 male) 2 ASL/ENG SPEAKING ACTOR ROLES (either male or female)
Thursday, March 2 (8 pm): Los Moreno by Mercedes Floresislas Directed by Mary Alice Carnes
Synopsis: Los Moreno, a trilingual play in American Sign Language, Spanish and English, tells the story of how deafness affects the Moreno family. Carlos, the Deaf teenager has a lot more to worry about than just growing up—he has to process his mother’s arrest and possible deportation, and deal with his hearing father who has not learned how to sign. While in jail, Mrs. Moreno must “cholofy” herself in order to survive and Mr. Moreno must tame his internalized macho in order to rescue his son from self-destruction.
Playwright: Mercedes Floresislas is a Deaf Theater playwright currently working towards her MFA in Creative Writing for the Performing Arts at the University of California Riverside. She uses theater to create opportunities for Deaf and Hard of Hearing actors and spread awareness of Deaf related issues and American Sign Language. Her first play developed at UCR, Los Moreno, a trilingual play, is the winner of the 2016 KCATF Latinidad Award, as well as the first alternate for the National Partners American Theater Award.
DOPER THAN DOPE brings all the 90s nostalgia with a FLY GIRL dance team, resident DJ Mahealani, and a diverse ensemble of talented writer-performers (think In Living Color and House of Buggin' - our biggest influences!).
We'd like to share a direct link to some discounted tickets ($10) here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/doper-than-dope-2-tickets-28234326631?discount=DOPEFAM2
Please feel free to share with your group (and friends and family) - we only have 2 performances this run and though we are in a bigger venue than this summer (we sold out every single show in July) we really have no idea what box office will look like this time around and want to get the word out early to EVERYONE in the community.
Let me know if you have any questions and hope to see you at a show in December!
Some DOPE press (from our July run):
Austin American Statesman
"New generation picks up cultural satire of 90's groundbreaking comedy."
KUT Radio - Arts Eclectic
"This Sketch Show is 'DOPER THAN DOPE.'"
"New Live Comedy Show Is Doper Than What, Exactly?"?
Join us to play some fun games and learn about your rights on communication access and win some holiday prizes!
A ham and water bottles will be provided by Communication Axess.
Please bring a covered dish to share.
Email us at deafnessRS7b@PROTECTED to let us know what you will bring, to avoid duplicates.
To request a voice interpreter, captioning service, or any other auxiliary aid or service, contact Brian at 512-482-7707 by Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at noon.
A Christmas Carol (SI, OC)
Wednesday, November 30 at 7:30 pm
Theatre For Families Series:
Elephant and Piggie's We Are in a Play (SI) Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 11 am
jj's arcade (SI)
Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 2 pm
You can contact the Austin AA Hill County Intergroup at: 24-hour hotline 512-444-0071(v) or http://www.austinaa.org/.
Also, AA meetings via WebCam led by Deaf and HoH sobriety facilitators: http://doda.nefsis.com/doda
Support Groups With Sign Language Interpreters: Interpreters provided by Travis County Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (TCSDHH). Call at 512-854-9221 to request an interpreter for other meeting times.
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---- AAD - AUSTIN ASSOCIATION OF THE DEAF ----------------------- AAD - Austin Association of the Deaf (Austin Deaf Club) Events http://www.austindeafclub.org/austin-deaf-club.html Austin Deaf Club, 8818 Cullen Ln, Austin TX 78748
The Austin Deaf Clubhouse is closed for renovations, and expected to reopen sometime in April, but the backyard will be open: Every Monday night we will have outdoor TV to watch Nyle Di Marco (Top Model winner) on Dancing With the Stars, from 6:30 til 9 pm. Friday nite Deaf poker league at 8pm in the Pavilion in back of the club house. --Fred Newberry, AAD event coordinator, aadclubevents@PROTECTED
Admission: $5 for non-members
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DEAF SENIORS OF AUSTIN (South Central)--12/03 Every 1st Wednesday, 1-4pm Senior Activity Center, 3911 Manchaca, Austin TX 512-448-0787, TDD: 512-462-2853
DEAFNESS RESOURCE SPECIALIST available by appointment. TCSDHH, 2201 Post Rd #100, Austin TX 78704. Contact: Brian Determan DeafnessRS7a@PROTECTED or 512-410-1786.
Volunteer Legal Aid Services
Dates: Monday, Oct. 17 (Mondays), Time: 6-7pm Martin Middle School, 1601 Haskell (Haskell & Comal)
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