Rian Gayle is an ASL music translator.

Rian Gayle is an ASL music translator.

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  • How does American Sign Language interpretation help people who are deaf and hard of hearing enjoy music and other live performances? What are these experiences like for people who are hard of hearing if they don’t have an interpreter? We talk about deaf culture and the arts with Rian Gayle, an ASL music translator who is deaf; Aimee Miller, a person who is deaf and enjoys music; and Amanda Hays, an ASL interpreter who grew up with a deaf parent. Our interpreters were Andrew Tolman and Jenna Curtis. Read the transcript.

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