SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The Lackawanna Blind Association held its annual fundraising event in honor of Helen Keller Sunday afternoon. This is the 93rd year the event was held. In the past few years, it has been scaled down because of the pandemic. Sunday it was a take-out style dinner for 20-dollars a plate. […]
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (TENNESSEE VALLEY LIVING) - Every year, students from all over travel to Tuscumbia for a special weekend. Camp Courage: A Helen Keller Experience is a weekend-long camp for 4th - 6th graders with hearing and/or visual impairments. Students will get to visit Ivy Green, the birthplace of Helen Keller, learn how to make candles and pottery, go fishing and much more.
Marshall University is working with APH Huntington to present a session in the APH speaker series, “From Helen Keller and her Contemporaries,” Tuesday, March 29, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Drinko Library on Marshall’s Huntington campus. In recognition of Women’s History Month, the lecture will...
Opera Birmingham, Alabama’s largest professional opera company, has announced the creation of a new opera about the life of deaf and blind author and activist, Helen Keller. “Touch,” set to premiere in 2024, will focus on Keller’s adult life and the accomplishments she and her teacher and confidante, Anne Sullivan Macy, achieved as humanitarians and activists.
ELGIN — Kathy Oliver has a limited amount of free time, which is understandable because she has a lot on her plate — including virtually all of Eastern Oregon. Oliver, a member of the Elgin Lions Club, is serving as governor for Lions Clubs International’s District G in Oregon. The district, which has 30 clubs, encompasses almost all of Eastern Oregon.
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Opera Birmingham announces the creation of a new opera about the life of Helen Keller, premiering in 2024. The opera, titled Touch, focuses on Helen Keller’s adult life and the profound accomplishments that she and her teacher, Anne Sullivan Macy, achieved as humanitarians and activists. The title, Touch, brings to mind not only the means through which Keller communicated, but also the impact she had on others. The world premiere of Touch is set to take place in Birmingham in January 2024, bringing national attention to the state of Alabama.
An opera on the life of Helen Keller, one of Alabama's most celebrated women, is now in the works and set to make its debut in Birmingham in 2024.
The Helen Keller hoax possesses the toxicity of a traditional conspiracy theory even if it doesn’t quite fit the definition
TikTok is a strange social media platform for the uninitiated, but it has some funny stunt videos, educational posts, and inspirational posts. The potentially borderline conspiracy videos are worth the time to take in. A new TikTok phenomenon has emerged, where some learners are convinced that deaf blind activists like...
Editor’s note: This article by Des Moines Register reporter Harlan S. Miller was originally published on Jan. 2, 1922. Helen Keller was in Des Moines for a week of stage performances at the Orpheum theater. Brilliant blue sightless eyes – the eyes of Helen Keller, wonder woman of education...
A state committee work- ing to put up statues of Rosa Parks and Helen Keller on the grounds of the Alabama State Capitol will solicit entries through early January, hoping to have them in place next year. The Alabama Women’s Tribute State Commission plans to accept proposals through Jan. 4....
A state committee working to put up statues of Rosa Parks and Helen Keller on the grounds of the Alabama State Capitol will solicit entries through early January, hoping to have them in place next year. The Alabama Women’s Tribute State Commission plans to accept proposals through Jan. 4. Rep....
Franklin County Times
Helen Keller, in conjunction with the Franklin County EMA, is offering two COVID-19 vaccine clinics. The first clinic will be Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. to noon at First United Methodist Church, 509 4th Street SW, Red Bay. The second clinic will be Nov. 9 from 1-4 p.m. at Hodges...
A Quiet Place star, Millicent Simmonds, is set to take on the role of DeafBlind American author, disability rights advocate, political activist and lecturer Helen Keller in Helen & Teacher, which is an upcoming film about Keller's relationship with Anne Sullivan, her translator and companion, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The PBS series “American Masters” recently spotlighted one of the finest citizens Alabama – or the United States – has ever produced: Helen Adams Keller of Tuscumbia. The program’s airing happened at a most appropriate time. Earlier this week, some of our students brought to our attention a TikTok video...