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Unveiling of the Alpha Suffrage Club Commemorative Marker

Illinois Institute of Technology McCormick Tribune Campus Center 3201 S. State Street, Chicago

On January 30, 1913 Ida B. Wells founded the Alpha Suffrage Club located at 3005 S. State Street. The goal was to make African American women feel more comfortable in […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Free Event
  • In Person

Story Jam is Seven

4544 N Lincoln Ave · Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall 4544 N Lincoln Ave · Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall, Chicago

Join Chicago's most popular storytelling and music show in celebrating “Story Jam is Seven” with us! Story Jam is a diverse event which features a 10-piece band comprised of exceptional […]

  • In Person

CounterBalance 2021: The Future of dance is Inclusive

Online Program

Join us online October 1st or 2nd as we dance our way towards a more equitable future! CounterBalance is a showcase of what's new and what's best in the Chicago […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Audio Description
  • Captioning
  • Free Event

Story Jam is Seven – LIVESTREAM

Chicago

Storytelling and Music converge at Story Jam is Seven on October 1st! This ticket is for the LIVESTREAM only of Story Jam is Seven! Story Jam is a live lit […]

  • Pay What You Can

CounterBalance 2021: The Future of dance is Inclusive

Online Program

Join us online October 1st or 2nd as we dance our way towards a more equitable future! CounterBalance is a showcase of what's new and what's best in the Chicago […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Audio Description
  • Captioning
  • Free Event

Amitav Ghosh Reading and Talk

Zoom

Join us live for a virtual reading and talk by writer Amitav Ghosh followed by an audience Q&A. Join via Zoom: https://saic-edu.zoom.us/j/83784408446 Passcode: SAICVAP This event will be live captioned […]

  • Captioning
  • Free Event
  • Virtual
  • Virtual Program

Lunch and Learn: Accessible Social Media

Online Program

From Twitter to TikTok, social media is where a massive number of people find their news, seek entertainment, and socialize. But just how accessible are each of the big social […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Captioning
  • Free Event
  • Virtual Program

Shirin Neshat Lecture

Zoom

Join us live for a virtual lecture by artist Shirin Neshat followed by an audience Q&A. Join via Zoom: https://saic-edu.zoom.us/j/81199802473 Passcode: SAICVAP This event will be live captioned by Communication […]

  • Captioning
  • Free Event
  • Virtual
  • Virtual Program

Synapse Arts – Free Dance Day

Loyola Park 1230 W Greenleaf Ave, Chicago

Free Dance Day 2021 Thursday, October 14th 10:00am-6:00pm At Loyola Park, 1230 W. Greenleaf Ave. Chicago, IL 60626 FREE All ages, bodies, and minds welcome - please see access and […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Audio Description
  • Free Event
  • In Person
  • Sensory Friendly

AMERICAN MARIACHI

Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn St, Chicago

Familia, amor and tradición—and breaking it—are at the heart of this “big-hearted musical tug at the heartstrings” (Denver Post). Lucha spends her days caring for her ailing mother, but longs […]

  • Audio Description

Songs for Nobodies: Open Caption & Audio Description

Northlight Theatre 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie

Northlight Theatre is proud to offer open captions and audio description for our production of Songs for Nobodies by Joanna Murray-Smith. This is a one-woman tour-de-force celebrating the iconic work […]

  • Audio Description
  • Captioning

Everyone At Play

Kohl Children's Museum 2100 Patriot, Glenview

Kohl Children's Museum welcomes children with special needs and their families for an afternoon of learning and play focused on them. Our Museum campus is designed for universal accessibility with […]

  • Free Event
  • In Person
  • Quiet Spaces
  • Sensory Friendly