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Dance Residency Open Studio Series at Chicago Cultural Center

Chicago Cultural Center Chicago

February—June 2023, Second Tuesday of each month Chicago Cultural Center, Dance Studio, 1st Floor North (78 E Washington St) During 2022’s Year of Chicago Dance, a new dance floor was […]

“My Girl Story” Virtual Film Screening and Discussion at Access Living

Access Living Chicago

To commemorate Women’s History Month, the Arts & Culture Project at Access Living is partnering to host a virtual film screening and panel discussion of the My Girl Story documentary […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Captioning
  • Free Event
  • In Person
  • Masks Required
  • Virtual
  • Wheelchair Accessible

A House Called Tomorrow: Copper Canyon at 50 at the Poetry Foundation

The Poetry Foundation 61 West Superior Street, Chicago

Join us for a conversation continuing the Poetry Foundation’s celebration of Copper Canyon Press’s 50th anniversary. Executive editor Michael Wiegers will moderate a discussion of Copper Canyon’s legacy and future […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Captioning
  • Free Event
  • Hybrid Program

Layalina at Goodman Theatre

Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn St, Chicago

A surprising new play about how families fall apart—and find each other again—amidst turbulent global and social change. In 2003, newly-wed Layal and her family prepare to immigrate from Baghdad, […]

  • Audio Description
  • Touch Tour

Proximity

Lyric Opera of Chicago 20 N Wacker Dr, Chicago

Proximity is a gripping, powerful trio of new works that confronts head-on some of the greatest challenges affecting us as a society: yearning for connection in a world driven by […]

  • Audio Description
  • Touch Tour

Poetry & Grief: Raquel Salas Rivera & Angel Dominguez at the Poetry Foundation

The Poetry Foundation 61 West Superior Street, Chicago

Join us for a reading with Raquel Salas Rivera and Angel Dominguez as part of the Poetry Coalition’s annual nationwide programming series. The Poetry Coalition’s theme for 2023 is Poetry […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Captioning
  • Free Event
  • Hybrid Program

Layalina at Goodman Theatre

Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn St, Chicago

A surprising new play about how families fall apart—and find each other again—amidst turbulent global and social change. In 2003, newly-wed Layal and her family prepare to immigrate from Baghdad, […]

  • ASL Interpreted

Layalina at Goodman Theatre

Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn St, Chicago

A surprising new play about how families fall apart—and find each other again—amidst turbulent global and social change. In 2003, newly-wed Layal and her family prepare to immigrate from Baghdad, […]

  • Spanish captioning

Maggie Bridger | Lab E: In-Process Showing at Experimental Station

Experimental Station 6100 S Blackstone Ave, Chicago

LabE is a series of monthly cohort meetings addressing particular needs of disabled dance artists. The LabE gathering on April 2nd is designed to be a safe, disability-centric space where […]

  • Captioning
  • Free Event
  • Hybrid Program
  • Low Lighting
  • Masks Required
  • Quiet Spaces
  • Sensory Friendly
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Layalina at Goodman Theatre

Goodman Theatre 170 N Dearborn St, Chicago

A surprising new play about how families fall apart—and find each other again—amidst turbulent global and social change. In 2003, newly-wed Layal and her family prepare to immigrate from Baghdad, […]

  • Captioning

Dance Residency Open Studio Series at Chicago Cultural Center

Chicago Cultural Center Chicago

February—June 2023, Second Tuesday of each month Chicago Cultural Center, Dance Studio, 1st Floor North (78 E Washington St) During 2022’s Year of Chicago Dance, a new dance floor was […]