The Coalition of Texans with Disabilities have always been huge supporters and fans of The Gene and Dave Show. This year they’ve asked Gene and Dave to help host their Cinema Touching Disability film festival at The Alamo Draft House on Lamar. Gene, unfortunately, is unavailable for this event, but Dave will be there fully charged and ready to roll. Come one, come all to this awesome event.
Long-time Austin disabilities advocate Celia Hughes was recognized with the 2012 Bert Kruger Smith Vision Award. Hughes is the Executive Director of VSA Texas, the state organization on arts and disability, and an affiliate of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Hughes was recently honored at the 18th annual AGE Award Dinner […]
Gene and Dave are hard at work once again filming. The next episode of The Gene and Dave Show will feature many of their personal, favorite, and accessible places in Austin. With their SXSW friends coming into Austin in mind, they are giving viewers a run down of how to get around, where to eat, where to stay, and where to “partay”. While looking for the best place to stay in downtown Austin, Gene and Dave were turned away from many of the hotels who wouldn’t let them film or turned them away…
Fans of The Gene and Dave Show will love CTD’s Cinema Touching Disability. Cinema Touching Disability’s opening reception will be Thursday, October 20, at the Goodwill Community Center, followed by Mon Ami Claude, a past Grand Prize Short Film Competition winner and Eyes In the Night (1942) a rarely seen, entertaining mystery…
We’ve got a future show planned to illustrate people’s passions. If you have a disability and are real passionate about something, let us know. We would like to have you on our show. It doesn’t matter if it’s stamp collecting or saving the environment, if you’re passionate about it, we would like to film you […]
Dave, Denver, and Terri hang out with the pirate at Morgan’s Wonderland. Morgan’s Wonderland is the World’s First Ultra Accessible Family Fun Park designed specifically for children and adults with special needs, their family members, caregivers, friends and the entire community. They spent the day there for family fun and to film the family episode […]
Now you too can be cool, like Gene and Dave, by having your own “The Gene and Dave Show” t-shirt. Just like the shirts you’ve seen Gene and Dave wear on the show, you can now purchase your own for only $20. Gene and Dave met the Brand X folks at SXSW this year, and […]
Gene and Dave are currently working on an episode featuring “Family”. If you are a person with a disability or a family member of someone with a disability (and who ain’t?), please share a memorable, heartfelt, or just plain hilarious family story with us. Email your story to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. They may read your […]
On May 6 (Gene’s birthday), Gene and Dave were fortunate enough to receive a $1,500 check from Amerigroup. Cathy Rossberg, of Amerigroup, is holding the check. The check was made out to VSA as they sponsor The Gene and Dave Show. The boys already have this money spent on a RAID system and captioning. We […]
Wow! Time fly’s when you’re having fun. Gene and Dave have been very busy at filming some great interviews and footage for several future shows. They know it’s been awhile since the last show, but they’re promising some good information for you in the weeks to come.
Good news folks! The National Center on Physical Activity and Disability has asked yours truly to participate in their 14 week program to live a healthier lifestyle. This program has everything a person needs to get their life in order and set realistic goals for losing weight, exercising, and improving focus. The program starts by […]
Gene and Dave both got the opportunity and pleasure to chat with members and the program director, Javier Pena, of the Spirit of the Goodwill Band. Also joining them in their chat was producer and director, Jim Bigham, of FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE.
Gene and Dave enjoyed Super Sports Saturday at the Austin Recreation Center on 12th and Lamar. SSS is Presented by the Seton Brain and Spine Center, sponsored by Austin Rec’ers Wheelchair Basketball Inc. and The Lone Star Paralysis Foundation. The courts were packed with children and adult wheelchair users who played wheelchair basketball, floor hockey, […]
Our video, “Dear Wheelchair Maker” was shown at the Different From What? film fest at ASU in Tempe, AZ this February. Fans of Gene and Dave will remember this video from our show on Assistive Technology. Your roving reporter, Gene, was there to introduce it. The movies there defy hyperbole so rather than attempt to […]