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Audio described movies at Perth’s Movies by Burswood


Once again, St George Bank Movies by Burswood is proud to present audio described movies at its outdoor summer movie screenings in Perth.

Movies by Burswood is offering audio description at a large proportion of its Program 1 schedule which runs until 19 February. Program 2 will be released later in the season. Movies with audio description include Eat Pray Love, The Town, The Social Network and Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dream Treader. 

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The D-Link Boxee Box – good for caption users, a mixed bag for others


The much anticipated media centre Boxee Box has finally been released in Australia, promising a perfect blend of the Internet and the lounge room TV.

While its ability to play content is remarkable, its accessibility features will leave some people with disabilities excited, while others will be disappointed.

The Boxee Box is designed to be an Internet-enabled media centre that can be plugged into any TV. There are three main features of the Boxee Box:

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Audio described opera in Melbourne for 2011


Victorian Opera is pleased to announce that two of its operas will be audio described in 2011.

The two operas and their audio described sessions are:

The Magic Flute by Mozart

Sunday 20 March 3.00pm at the Playhouse Theatre

Tactile Tour at 2.00pm

Albert Herring by Britten

Monday 25 July 6:30pm at the Playhouse Theatre

Tactile Tour at 5.00pm

Bookings can be made through any Ticketmaster outlet or phone 1300 182 183. 

For more news on audio described arts, visit our Arts News page.

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