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Talk | Martine Syms with Jadine Collingwood and Allyson Nadia Field with Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Zoom
Virtual Event Virtual Event

About the Virtual Event Join us for a conversation with artist Martine Syms, whose solo exhibition Martine Syms: She Mad Season One is on view at the MCA through February 12. Syms is joined by exhibition curator Jadine Collingwood, assistant curator at the MCA, and Dr. Allyson Nadia Field, professor at the University of Chicago, […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Captioning
  • Free Event
  • Pay What You Can
  • Virtual

Latinx Poetics Anthology Launch Celebration at The Poetry Foundation

The Poetry Foundation 61 West Superior Street, Chicago

Join us for a celebration of University of New Mexico Press’s landmark anthology Latinx Poetics: Essays on the Art of Poetry, featuring editor Ruben Quesada and poetry readings from ten contributors. This is a hybrid event, which will be offered in-person and via livestream. Latinx Poetics: Essays on the Art of Poetry collects personal and […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Captioning
  • Free Event
  • In Person
  • Virtual

LabE: Mapping Accessible Dance in Chicago at Experimental Station

Experimental Station 6100 S Blackstone Ave, Chicago

Join us for our first gathering of LabE, a series of monthly cohort meetings addressing particular needs of disabled dance artists, such as studio access, development and production support, and platforms for promoting Chicago’s sick, Deaf and disabled dance artists. During our initial meeting on February 5, we’ll gather to collectively compile a list of […]

  • Captioning
  • Sensory Friendly
  • Virtual
  • Wheelchair Accessible

the ripple, the wave that carried me home

Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn St, Chicago

A family responds to injustice and a daughter reckons with her political inheritance in this new play by “a poet, a playwright to pay attention to” (Variety). Janice’s parents are prominent activists fighting for the integration of public swimming pools in 1960s Kansas. As injustice penetrates the warm bubble of her childhood, Janice grows apart […]

  • Audio Description

The Factotum – Audio Description & American Sign Language

Harris Theater for Music and Dance 205 E RANDOLPH ST, Chicago

A new work inspired by Rossini’s The Barber of Seville that has grown into an original piece all its own, commissioned by Lyric. Updating the action to a Black barbershop on Chicago’s South Side, the creators have made an irresistibly upbeat work that celebrates the strength of community. The Factotum blends diverse musical styles with […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Audio Description

Open Door: José Olivarez, Britteney Black Rose Kapri, Vic Chávez & Raych Jackson at The Poetry Foundation

The Poetry Foundation 61 West Superior Street, Chicago

Join us for an Open Door reading with José Olivarez, Britteney Black Rose Kapri, Vic Chávez, and Raych Jackson, celebrating the launch of Olivarez’s book, Promises of Gold. The Open Door series highlights creative relationships in Chicago, including mentorship and collaboration. This is a hybrid event, which will be offered in-person and via livestream. José […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Captioning
  • Free Event
  • In Person
  • Virtual

“The Meaningful Action Theatre Company Presents A Workshop Reading Of ‘Muffed: A Recounting Of Farmington, Maine’s 43rd Annual Chester Greenwood Day Devised By The Members Of The Meaningful Action Theatre Company.'” at Three Brothers Theatre

Three Brothers Theatre 221 N Genesee Street, Waukegan

On February 10th & 11th, Three Brothers Theatre will present open captioned performances of MUFFED by Zack Peercy. This text-display service is provided for any d/Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or "Captions On" audience members interested in seeing a new mockumentary comedy about Maine, community, and earmuffs. The theatre space is ADA accessible and the captions […]

  • Captioning
  • In Person

Andy Warhol in Iran at Northlight Theatre

Northlight Theatre 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie

In 1976, the artist Andy Warhol, having re-invented himself as the portrait painter of the rich and famous, travels to Tehran to take Polaroids of the Shah of Iran’s wife. Amidst taking in the Crown Jewels and ordering room service caviar, Warhol encounters a young revolutionary who throws his plans into turmoil, and opens the […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Captioning

Family Day | Expressions at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago 220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago

Designed and led by Chicago artists, Family Day is a monthly program at the MCA for all families and youth. Enjoy FREE admission while taking part in workshops, open studio sessions, gallery tours, and performances. For this Family Day, families are invited to engage in programs and activities focused on performance, movement, poetry, and storytelling. […]

  • All Gender Restrooms
  • ASL Interpreted

the ripple, the wave that carried me home at Goodman Theatre

Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn St, Chicago

A family responds to injustice and a daughter reckons with her political inheritance in this new play by “a poet, a playwright to pay attention to” (Variety). Janice’s parents are prominent activists fighting for the integration of public swimming pools in 1960s Kansas. As injustice penetrates the warm bubble of her childhood, Janice grows apart […]

  • ASL Interpreted

Andy Warhol in Iran at Northlight Theatre

Northlight Theatre 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie

In 1976, the artist Andy Warhol, having re-invented himself as the portrait painter of the rich and famous, travels to Tehran to take Polaroids of the Shah of Iran’s wife. Amidst taking in the Crown Jewels and ordering room service caviar, Warhol encounters a young revolutionary who throws his plans into turmoil, and opens the […]

  • Audio Description
  • Captioning
  • Touch Tour