The Growth of Audio Description!

Nine years ago, on October 25, 2013, MindsEye did its first audio description event when we described the performance of “Peter Pan” put on by Variety the Children’s Charity of St. Louis at the Touhill using borrowed equipment from The Muny. Since then, our goal has been to expand the accessibility of arts and entertainment…

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June 2022 Sets Audio Description Record

Thanks to the tireless efforts of our Audio Description volunteers and MindsEye Director of Arts and Culture Magan Harms, 2022 has been our biggest year ever for Audio Description, and last month was our busiest to date. All told, MindsEye had a total of 29 Audio Described events in June, including a stretch of one…

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June 2022 Sets Audio Description Record

Magan Describes the Paralympics

MindsEye’s own Magan Harms recently lent her Audio Describing talents to the 2022 Beijing Paralympic Games! Most of Magan’s work focused on the sled hockey events, but she also provided descriptions for the biathlon, cross-country skiing, wheelchair curling, as well as alpine skiing.  Skilled at describing live events such as theater, describing for the Paralympic…

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Magan Describes the Paralympics

Audio Described Cardinals Baseball Debuted in 2021

MindsEye was thrilled to bring Audio Description to Busch Stadium for the FIRST TIME EVER this year! In total, we described five St. Louis Cardinals games, and one Springfield Cardinals game, to over 60 sports fans who are blind or visually impaired. On June 14th Gateway Archers players helped test out the Audio Description equipment…

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Audio Described Cardinals Baseball Debuted in 2021

Ear To Ear With John Wolbers, Metro Theater Company Producing Associate

Last week MindsEye Development and Communications Coordinator Laura Foughty had a chance to chat by phone with John Wolbers, Producing Associate at Metro Theater Company. They discussed Metro’s upcoming production, Digging Up Dessa, which will be Audio Described by MindsEye on October 23rd. They also covered Metro’s robust programming response to the pandemic, the history…

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Ear To Ear With John Wolbers, Metro Theater Company Producing Associate

Magan Harms Wins ACB Audio Description Award

The MindsEye Arts and Culture Coordinator will be recognized at this year’s American Council of the Blind virtual Conference and Convention Belleville, IL, June 25th, 2021—MindsEye is proud to announce that Arts and Culture Coordinator Magan Harms is the 2021 recipient of the American Council of the Blind (ACB) Audio Description Achievement Award for an…

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Magan Harms Wins ACB Audio Description Award

2021 MindsEye Volunteer Awards

Every year we celebrate our AMAZING volunteers who make our mission possible and recognize a few who’ve stood out throughout the year. After having to celebrate virtually in 2020, it was great to be back together in 2021 for an outdoor volunteer appreciation morning with coffee and donuts! Congratulations and a BIG thank you to…

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2021 MindsEye Volunteer Awards