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Catch a Special Cover Edition of the Desert Cafe in Two Hours!

February 20, 2009 • Darrell Shandrow Hilliker
Hello Everyone,
 
Join us this evening for a special Friday night edition  of the Desert Cafe as we attempt to fill Jeff’s shoes while he slaves away at work. We’ll keep the tempo upbeat with a party atmosphere, so you all can bailar en la café!!!
 
The show can be heard on ACB Radio Interactive at 02:00 Universal time on Saturday, that’s Friday evening in the United States at 6:00 Pacific, 7:00 Mountain (and Arizona), 8:00 Central and 9:00 Eastern. Visit http://interactive.acbradio.org to listen.
 
See you tonight,
 
Karen and Darrell in the Desert Cafe on ACB Radio Interactive
Darrell Shandrow – Accessibility Evangelist
Information should be accessible to us without need of translation by another person.
Blind Access Journal blog and podcast: http://www.blindaccessjournal.com
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Catch the Desert Cafe in Six Hours!

February 16, 2009 • Darrell Shandrow Hilliker
Hello Everyone,
 
Join us  this evening in the  Desert Cafe as we celebrate Presidents’ Day, talk about  our Valentine’s Day weekend and see if we can keep everyone from tearing apart the cafe during the two hours it is open. A great mix of  music will entertain you and  help you get your  week off to a good start. There may even be some new music from a local independent musician, which you certainly won’t want to miss.
 
The show can be heard on ACB Radio Interactive at 02:00 Universal time on Tuesday, that’s Monday evening in the United States at 6:00 Pacific, 7:00 Mountain (and Arizona), 8:00 Central and 9:00 Eastern. Visit http://interactive.acbradio.org to listen.
 
See you tonight,
 
Karen and Darrell in the Desert Cafe on ACB Radio Interactive
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The Desert Cafe Goes Live in Two Hours!

February 9, 2009 • Darrell Shandrow Hilliker
Hello Everyone,
 
Join us  this evening in the  Desert Cafe for a pre-Valentine’s Day celebration of friendship, love and all the great things that eminate from such wonderful feelings. We’ll share with all of you some audio footage from Saturday’s Unity Walk and try out a bit of modern rock music. We  will  have a great mix of  music to  entertain you and  help you get your  week off to a good start. We know the President is speaking tonight. Hopefully, you’ll lend an ear to us and the other to Mr. President.
 
The show can be heard on ACB Radio Interactive at 02:00 Universal time on Tuesday, that’s Monday evening in the United States at 6:00 Pacific, 7:00 Mountain (and Arizona), 8:00 Central and 9:00 Eastern. Visit http://interactive.acbradio.org to listen.
 
See you tonight,
 
Karen and Darrell in the Desert Cafe on ACB Radio Interactive
Darrell Shandrow – Accessibility Evangelist
Information should be accessible to us without need of translation by another person.
Blind Access Journal blog and podcast: http://www.blindaccessjournal.com
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Catch the Desert Cafe in Three Hours!

February 2, 2009 • Darrell Shandrow Hilliker
Hello Everyone,
 
Join us  this evening in the  Desert Cafe.    Those of  you  who are  Steelers   fans, we will continue   the celebration with a   special   drink for you while we Cardinals fans lick our wounds.    We will not let you   Cardinal’s hang out to dry in the  Desert sun; we have   a unique  beverage  for you as well.  In addition, Darrell will make  a  secret  recipe to cure me and those of you who are also  feeling  ill. Darrell will be  flying  solo most  of the  time, but I will  make an appearance.    We  will  have a great mix of  music to  entertain you and  help you get your  week off to a good start.
 
The show can be heard on ACB Radio Interactive at 02:00 Universal time on Tuesday, that’s Monday evening in the United States at 6:00 Pacific, 7:00 Mountain (and Arizona), 8:00 Central and 9:00 Eastern. Visit http://interactive.acbradio.org to listen.
 
See you tonight,
 
Karen and Darrell in the Desert Cafe on ACB Radio Interactive
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Catch the Pre-Super Bowl Desert Cafe Show Tomorrow Night on ACB Radio Interactive!

January 29, 2009 • Darrell Shandrow Hilliker
Hello Everyone,
 
  Join Darrell and me in the  Desert Cafe for a pre-Super Bowl Party Tomorrow night as we fill in for Jeff Bishop while he continues his training at Guide Dogs for the Blind in Portland, Oregon. We will not have beer or chili dogs or chips with salsa nor will we have the  television set on. We will, however, have the juke box playing with 3 hours of your favorite music from the 70’s through today. There  will be great food and drink and a wide variety of hits to entertain you. So, before the big game on Sunday, stop by the cafe. Hope you will grab a seat and have a tall cold beverage or a hot delicious  mug of coffee, tea or coco to keep you warm. It does not matter if your a Cardinals or Steelers fan or   don’t like football at all. There will be great tunes and  food to satisfy every appetite.
 
The show can be heard on ACB Radio Interactive at 02:00 Universal time on Saturday, that’s Friday evening in the United States at 6:00 Pacific, 7:00 Mountain (and Arizona), 8:00 Central and 9:00 Eastern. Visit http://interactive.acbradio.org to listen.
 
See you tomorrow night,
 
Karen and Darrell in the Desert Cafe on ACB Radio Interactive
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ACB Radio to broadcast Presidential Inauguration Live

January 19, 2009 • Darrell Shandrow Hilliker

Hello everyone,

ACB Radio, in association with ABC Television and ACB's Audio Description
Project, is proud to announce coverage of the inauguration of the 44th
President of the United States, live on ACB Radio World. ACB Radio will be
carrying the ABC telecast with audio description from 10 AM to 5 PM US
Eastern, that's 7 AM to 2 PM US Pacific and 15 to 22 hours Universal time.
We expect to commence our coverage shortly before these times in order to
introduce the coverage. During the broadcast, you will be able to contact
the ACB Radio team at world@acbradio.org with any questions or comments you
may have. Programs normally scheduled during this time will be preempted. To
listen, go to http://www.acbradio.org/world
We hope you will join us for this historic event, live on ACB Radio World.

Naama Erez
Program Director
ACB Radio World

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Voting for the 2008 Blind Bargains Access Awards is Underway With a Nice Surprise

January 18, 2009 • Darrell Shandrow Hilliker

J.J. and the gang at BlindBargains.com have done it again with their second annual Access Awards recognizing the accomplishments of individuals and organizations in the connected, online blind community. We are happily surprised to be nominated as a candidate for the “Best Blindness-related Blog” award. The Voting Round is now underway and open until 5:00 PM Eastern Time on January 25. It takes a great deal of encouragement, enthusiasm and passion to do the hard work necessary in order to advocate, create the podcasts and write the articles that make Blind Access Journal all it can be in the blind community. I appreciate the support of our fellow accessibility advocates and loyal readers over the years.

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Catch the First Desert Cafe Show of 2009!

January 5, 2009 • Darrell Shandrow Hilliker
Hello Everyone,
 
Darrell and I invite you all to our First  show of 2009.   It will be a wonderful evening in the cafe,lots of  great music  and good  food.  The entertainment  will lyrically inspire you,  give you hope for the New Year and  help you  feel more  connected to friends and  family.
 
 The  cafe will be  crowded so come early to  get a seat.  We will have your  favorite beverages.  Polor  bear and frosty will   return later but we will be here. So, pull up your favorite web browser, visit http://interactive.acbradio.org and tune in using your media player of choice.
 
Happy New Year,
 
Darrell and Karen Shandrow
The Desert Cafe
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Special New Year Edition of the Desert Cafe Coming Right Up

December 29, 2008 • Darrell Shandrow Hilliker
Hello Everyone,
 
Coming up at 02:00 UTC (6:00 PM Pacific, 7:00 PM Mountain, 8:00 PM Central and 9:00 PM Eastern) on ACB Radio Interactive, we bring you a special New Year edition of the Desert Cafe. Hear some New Year tunes, potentially interesting chat and more. So, visit http://interactive.acbradio.org and listen with your favorite media player.
 
Happy New Year,
 
Darrell and Karen
The Desert Cafe
Darrell Shandrow – Accessibility Evangelist
Information should be accessible to us without need of translation by another person.
Blind Access Journal blog and podcast: http://www.blindaccessjournal.com
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Desert Cafe Christmas Special and Brand New Slot on ACB Radio Interactive!

December 21, 2008 • Darrell Shandrow Hilliker
Hello Everyone,
 
Tomorrow come visit us, Polar Bear and Frosty, in the newly re-opened Desert Cafe. Join us Tomorrow (Monday) evening on ACB Radio Interactive from 6:00 to 8:00 Pacific, 7:00 to 9:00 Mountain, 8:00 to 10:00 Central or 9:00 to 11:00 Eastern time for our special Christmas show.  Our Doors will be open Every Tuesday from 2:00 to 4:00 UTC as we proudly settle into our brand new time slot.
 
Though there will  not be snow, there  may be mistletoe. 🙂 We definitely will have hot beverages and tasty treats and  Christmas  Tunes to entertain you in our special virtual cafe.  Perhaps you may want some    gingerbread coffee? Coco with whip cream? or   hot chocolate chip cookies right  out of the oven? We will  definitely have music for children  young and  old.  So, hope  to see  you all there.
 
The Desert Cafe may now be heard every Tuesday morning from 2:00 to 4:00 UTC by visiting http://interactive.acbradio.org and selecting your favorite media player to listen.
 
Merry Christmas to all, and to all many a great show,
 
Darrell and Karen Shandrow
The Desert Cafe on ACB Radio Interactive,
Where Your Listening Is Our Business
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