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Two Trains Running

Court Theatre 5535 S. ELLIS AVENUE, Chicago

“Easily Mr. Wilson’s most adventurous and honest attempt to reveal the intimate heart of history.” -The New York Times Amidst the Civil Rights Movement, Memphis Lee’s restaurant is slated for demolition. While Memphis fights to sell his diner for a fair price, the rest of the restaurant’s regulars search for work, love, and justice as […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Audio Description
  • Captioning
  • In Person
  • Touch Tour

Two Trains Running

Court Theatre 5535 S. ELLIS AVENUE, Chicago

“Easily Mr. Wilson’s most adventurous and honest attempt to reveal the intimate heart of history.” -The New York Times Amidst the Civil Rights Movement, Memphis Lee’s restaurant is slated for demolition. While Memphis fights to sell his diner for a fair price, the rest of the restaurant’s regulars search for work, love, and justice as […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Audio Description
  • Captioning
  • In Person
  • Touch Tour

Unfolding Disability Futures

The Plant 1400 West 46th Street, Chicago

Unfolding Disability Futures is a multi-organization, site-specific performance and installation by local disabled artists throughout The Plant, a former meatpacking facility. Over the past decade, this space has been revitalized to highlight the importance of sustainable agriculture and community collaboration. Unfolding Disability Futures embraces the importance of sustainability and community care in artistic practice and […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Audio Description
  • Free Event
  • In Person
  • Pay What You Can
  • Quiet Spaces

Unfolding Disability Futures

The Plant 1400 West 46th Street, Chicago

Unfolding Disability Futures is a multi-organization, site-specific performance and installation by local disabled artists throughout The Plant, a former meatpacking facility. Over the past decade, this space has been revitalized to highlight the importance of sustainable agriculture and community collaboration. Unfolding Disability Futures embraces the importance of sustainability and community care in artistic practice and […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Audio Description
  • Free Event
  • In Person
  • Pay What You Can
  • Quiet Spaces

SEAGULL at Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Steppenwolf Theatre Chicago

On a long summer weekend in the Russian countryside at an estate bursting at the seams with guests, three generations collide in ensemble member Yasen Peyankov’s extraordinarily funny and lyrical adaption of Anton Chekhov’s Seagull, the play that will open Steppenwolf's new in-the-round Ensemble Theater in Honor of Helen Zell. In classic Chekhovian style, a […]

  • Audio Description

Announcing New Mural that will include disability and senior citizen experiences

Zoom

Artist Sam Kirk is creating a new mural for the City of Chicago MOPD Field Office and Department of Family and Support Ser-vices Regional Center located at 2102 W. Ogden. Share your ideas for the mural, including what it means to be a person with a disability at any age, an older adult or veteran. […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Captioning
  • Virtual

SEAGULL at Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Steppenwolf Theatre Chicago

On a long summer weekend in the Russian countryside at an estate bursting at the seams with guests, three generations collide in ensemble member Yasen Peyankov’s extraordinarily funny and lyrical adaption of Anton Chekhov’s Seagull, the play that will open Steppenwolf's new in-the-round Ensemble Theater in Honor of Helen Zell. In classic Chekhovian style, a […]

  • Captioning

Unfolding Disability Futures

The Plant 1400 West 46th Street, Chicago

Unfolding Disability Futures is a multi-organization, site-specific performance and installation by local disabled artists throughout The Plant, a former meatpacking facility. Over the past decade, this space has been revitalized to highlight the importance of sustainable agriculture and community collaboration. Unfolding Disability Futures embraces the importance of sustainability and community care in artistic practice and […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Audio Description
  • Free Event
  • In Person
  • Pay What You Can
  • Quiet Spaces

Unfolding Disability Futures

The Plant 1400 West 46th Street, Chicago

Unfolding Disability Futures is a multi-organization, site-specific performance and installation by local disabled artists throughout The Plant, a former meatpacking facility. Over the past decade, this space has been revitalized to highlight the importance of sustainable agriculture and community collaboration. Unfolding Disability Futures embraces the importance of sustainability and community care in artistic practice and […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Audio Description
  • Free Event
  • In Person
  • Pay What You Can
  • Quiet Spaces

I Am Event Series [Disability Art, Life & Culture]

Socio Event Platform

Welcome to the I Am Event Series , experience. As you enter into this space, I encourage you to be open and receive the rewards of helping create a space where all are included. My mission is to curate a digital space to spread awareness about disability justice and inclusion, teach BIPOC with disabilities how […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Audio Description
  • Autism Friendly Performance
  • Captioning
  • Free Event
  • Virtual
  • Virtual Program

Mural Dances

La Villita Park 2800 S Sacramento Avenue, Chicago

“Mural Dances” gathers local dancers and musicians to create and perform projects inspired by Chicago’s fascinating neighborhood murals. Bring a chair and bring the family! Adventure near or far with artists as they enliven parks across the city. All ages, identities, bodies, and minds welcome Spanish version follows below/Debajo podrás encontrar la versión en español. […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Audio Description

Sensory-Friendly Morning

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago 220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago

Sensory-Friendly Morning at the MCA is a free, sensory-friendly program for neurodiverse visitors of all ages. Preregistered individuals and their families can visit the museum before it opens to the public and explore exhibitions at their own pace. Lobby lights are less intense and a quiet space is available for breaks. Sensory-Friendly Morning aims to […]

  • In Person
  • Pay What You Can
  • Quiet Spaces
  • Sensory Friendly