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Thursday, 6 November 2008

Accessible Arts - the news about people with disabilities and the arts in NSW

Accessible Arts monthly newsletter, published online, is always a great source of information about arts events in NSW. The November edition includes several images of a number of people with Down syndrome participating in visual and performing arts events, with obvious enjoyment.

Artist Digby Webster heads the list, pictured at the opening of AART.BOXX08 at the Tin Sheds Gallery: You can click through to images of each artist's work, including Digby's.

Choreographer, dancer and teacher Dean Watson has been working with young people with Down syndrome for a number of years in his highly regarded Flamenco@ classes, developed specifically for them. He has won a 2008 Don't DismyAbility Grant for an event at the Seymour Centre:

Mark Shepherd took his Special Access Kit music program to the Tuesday Night Club at Blacktown:

There's a familiar face on the Bakehouse poster too!

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