Arts & Innovation

International Disability Film Festival outshines in Vancouver

posAbilities brings art component to fourth annual event By Michelle Strutzenberger The Vancouver hosts of the International Disability Film Festival continue to add to the event, seeking new ways to actualize...

Festival giving arts a ‘Kickstart’

Artistic director hopes to inspire artists, form national arts network By Natalie Hamilton A British Columbia organization is hoping to ‘Kickstart’ the dreams of aspiring artists and instigate a national arts...

Lights, camera, action on ‘Spotlight Jake’

PosAbilities introduces arts correspondent extraordinaire By Natalie Hamilton He’s gregarious, energetic and a loveable movie nerd. Additionally describing himself as a gung-ho thespian, meet Jake Anthony, also known as “Spotlight Jake.” Jake...

PosAbilities provides palette for creative expression

Celebrates art, inclusion in upcoming show By Natalie Hamilton PosAbilities is inviting people to dip into their paint or medium of choice and tap into their artistic potential for a celebration...

Joe’s Table brews an abilities-friendly workplace

Amanda Kim teams up with Burnaby café to bring meaningful employment to persons with disabilities By Patricia Marcoccia PosAbilities employment specialist Amanda Kim placed a barista “cheat sheet” in a drawer...

Lives are enriched, pride blooms, skills strengthened – through art

Andrea Hrysko eager to share benefits of art making for people who have an intellectual disability By Michelle Strutzenberger When Andrea Hrysko first smoothed out a piece of paper and handed...

Escape to Tiki Island courtesy of Stage Door

Theatre troupe presents original comedy starting May 21 By Natalie Hamilton A couple bound for their honeymoon take a wrong turn in a humorous direction in the Stage Door Theatre Troupe’s...

Rio event showcases first-class talent and films

More than 200 people attend premier of The Story of Luke and Big Picture Awards April 5 By Camille Jensen VANCOUVER - When Greg sat in the audience at the Rio...

Aaron Johannes ‘really deserves’ heroes award

Gather April 5 for award reception, film screening By Natalie Hamilton Around the Spectrum Society, Aaron Johannes is affectionately known as “Dad.” ...

INcommonTV invites you to share your story

New website celebrates the lived experience of disability through narratives and more By Natalie Hamilton Lindsay Lorraine is looking forward to the infinite “posAbilities” that will unfold as the personal stories...

PosAbilities uses innovative tools to create meaningful change in 2012

Launches digital storytelling, expands community gardens, participates in inaugural film festival By Michelle Strutzenberger Whether it was through the launch of digital storytelling or ongoing expansion of its community gardens, posAbilities...

New videos to ‘smuggle’ in social change

First posAbilities production already building bridges By Michelle Strutzenberger More than 200 people, many with no previous connection to the world of developmental disability, have just been exposed to it thanks...

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