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October 13, 2003

10/26 D.E.A.F. Media at OM Days of the Dead - RSVP reminder

From: D.E.A.F. Media Inc. - Oct 13, 2003


Be sure to RSVP for free admission...if you are joining D.E.A.F. Media at the Oakland Museum's Days of the Dead event Sunday, October 26.

Copy of announcement follows for details. This colorful and festive event is for everyone---Deaf, hearing, young and old.

Note: Our storytelling and tour will be in the museum gallery before it the doors open to the public. The D.E.A.F. Media group will be meeting in front of the museum at 11 a.m. After the tour the D.E.A.F. Media family will be at our activity table in the garden.

We hope to see you there.

p.s. let us know if you would be interested in volunteering an hour or so at the activity table. We may need some extra hands due to the popularity of this event. many thanks.

Event details:

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Come join D.E.A.F. Media at the Oakland Museum's Family Explorations!

Celebrating: DIAS de los MUERTOS, Days of the Dead

This year D.E.A.F. Media is incorporating our 4th annual Dias de los Muertos Family workshop into the larger annual Oakland Museum of California festival.

DEAF ACTIVITIES for the whole community include: (detailed schedule will follow)

-Deaf docent-led gallery tour of exhibit "Global Elegies: Art and Ofrendas for Days of the Dead"

-ASL storytelling

-Deaf artist-led art project

-ASL interpretation of festival activities music, dance, presentations art activities, and mercado

(The gallery will be open only for the exclusive use of D.E.A.F. Media's tour at 11 a.m. until the festival begins at noon.)

WHEN: Sunday, October 26, 2003 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

WHERE: The Oakland Museum of California
Oak and 10th Streets, Oakland
1 block (East) Lake Merritt BART Station

ADMISSION: FREE with D.E.A.F. Media RSVP (this includes free admission to all the museum galleries for the whole day.)

510 841-0165 TTY
510 841-1063 Voice

Voice interpreters provided for non signing family members and friends.

For more info:; or

D.E.A.F. Media's participation is sponsored in part by the George H. Sandy Foundation; the California Arts Council, donors and volunteers of D.E.A.F. Media.

D.E.A.F. Media, Inc., 2600 Tenth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710 _________________________________________________________________________ What is D.E.A.F. Media?: D.E.A.F. Media, Inc. was established in 1974 as a non-profit corporation dedicated to the development of cultural and educational opportunities for the Deaf community and the promotion of awareness and acceptance of deafness by the general public. These goals are accomplished with a commitment to excellence through television, cultural events and school projects. D.E.A.F. Media also provides information and referral, consultancy and technical assistance in the field of deafness, particularly regarding the arts and communication.