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2008-09-08 12:00:24

DEAF and hard of hearing people can rediscover the joys of watching a live performance at an open day at the King's Theatre. The Federation of Scottish Theatre and Artlink is inviting people to find out more about captioning in theatres on Saturday, October 4. Similar to TV subtitles, this provides people with hearing loss access to live performance. Audiences can follow the plot via live captions on a laptop computer. It is also useful for spectators whose first language is not...

2006-02-15 01:10:13

By Chris Marlowe LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Subtitles are an essential part of the story in the independent film "Universal Signs." Rather than merely translate what the actors are saying, they give viewers an intimate window into a unique subculture by using the latest captioning technology. Producer Catherine Miller says the movie is about a man whose life is nearly destroyed by a tragedy for which he feels responsible -- because his deafness meant he could not hear the...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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