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Jazz in the Musical Landscape of Montréal

Next Thursday, the Montréal International Jazz Festival kicks off. This year’s line up features an assortment of remarkable and influential artists, not the least of which include Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, Herbie Hancock with Thundercat, and Bobby McFerrin. 479 more words

Music

Accessible Stations Elusive for Some Older Transit Systems

My kids love riding transit. Bus or rail, they eagerly will jump on any chance to go

Unfortunately, the closest L station near us does not have an elevator. 1,768 more words

Chicago

The Settling Kind

In may, I visited my very first escape room. I expected some hiccups, but was nonetheless excited. Escape rooms sounded like the ideal amalgamation of everything I find fun: low-key activities, free of unnecessary stimuli, packed with puzzles and bolstered by a team atmosphere. 995 more words

Blindness

Woman’s bizarre death in hotel cupboard

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Travel - Syndicated

From Newfoundland to Ireland

Everyone is napping now so I have time to write. I don’t think Mom has stopped since we left Newfoundland.

It all started when my brother Douglas got it into his head about a year ago. 1,619 more words

Local

Making Learning Accessible Part Two: What is accessible technology?

In part one of this series on learning accessibility, we took a look at what learning accessibility means and why we lose our learners when it’s not accessible. 411 more words

Accessibility