Helen Keller on Vaudeville Provides Fodder for a Lifetime of Art!

Yes! Helen Keller really did perform on vaudeville stages for four years (1920-1924). I stumbled across this odd fact while finishing up my PhD (in 18th Century English literature) and tucked it away for further investigation. That investigation–into Helen’s motivations and the reaction of others to her short-lived but startling career move–became The Star of […]

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Sewing Blind

[First published at Quail Bell Magazine] My blind sewing adventure began about seven years ago when on a whim I searched for, and found, sewing needles at MaxiAids.com, a website that sells disabled people gadgets. As with so many of the great things that have happened in recent years to enhance my life as my […]

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The Star of Happiness: Helen Keller on Vaudeville?!

Please visit TheStarofHappiness.com to learn about my solo show and all things Helen! www.thestarofhappiness.com  

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Helen & Friends @ Zuccotti Park

ASK ME WHAT I THINK OF CAPITALISM That was the sign I made and carried with me to Zuccotti Park Sunday. Finally made it to OWS – after the fact from the standpoint of many who think the movement of the physical place is dead. But it was exhilarating for me and my companions nonetheless. […]

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The Star of Happiness Teaser & Show/Lecture Description!

“At first it seemed odd to find ourselves on the same bill with acrobats, monkeys, horses, dogs, and parrots; but our little act was dignified and people seemed to like it.” – Helen Keller from Midstream Historical fact and schoolyard humor collide in dr. michelle-leona godin’s autobiographical treatment of Helen Keller’s time on vaudeville. This […]

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The St*r Trailer

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