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Dance Residency Open Studio Series with Drew Lewis / House of DOV at Chicago Cultural Center

Chicago Cultural Center 78 E. Washington St., Chicago

Join House of DOV in the Dance Studio for an intimate view of the rehearsal process and participate in the creation of a new work by Drew Lewis with live music by Family Junket. Drew Lewis (he/him) is a performer, choreographer, composer and educator originally from Oak Park, IL. He graduated magna cum laude from Cornish […]

  • Free Event
  • In Person
  • Low Lighting
  • Sensory Friendly

Keep it Going at the Russ Tutterow Theatre

Chicago Dramatists 798 N Aberdeen St, Chicago

In partnership with former Technical Director Glenn B. Rust's Graduate Thesis Project, Keep it Going presents an afternoon of new works that you can watch in the theatre or from the comfort of your own home! Beginning the afternoon we will have Interrobang by Resident Playwright Arlene Malinowski followed by the final performance of Access […]

  • All Gender Restrooms
  • Captioning
  • In Person
  • Low Lighting
  • Masks Highly Recommended
  • Pay What You Can
  • Sensory Friendly
  • Virtual
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Samita Sinha, Tremor at the Museum of Contemporary Art

Museum of Contemporary Art 220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago

Tremor is artist and composer Samita Sinha’s latest performance work. In the piece, Sinha explores what she describes as “the practice of attuning oneself to the raw material of vibration and its emergence in space, as well as unfolding the possibilities that arise from encounters between this sonic material and other individuals.” Tremor is born […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Audio Description
  • Captioning

Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin – A Play with Music at Writers Theatre

Nichols Theatre 325 Tudor Ct, Glencoe

Days after the February 1848 revolution, Fryderyk Chopin is teaching a piano lesson in Paris. Set in the Polish pianist-composer’s intimate salon, Chopin shares with his students secrets about the piano and secrets about himself—as well as playing some of his most beautiful and enduring compositions. In a tour de force performance, virtuoso actor/pianist Hershey […]

  • All Gender Restrooms
  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • Digital Documents Available
  • In Person
  • Open Captions
  • Wheelchair Accessible

A Year with Frog and Toad at Chicago Children’s Theatre

Chicago Children's Theatre 100 S Racine Ave, Chicago
Event Series A Year with Frog and Toad

Children’s author and illustrator Arnold Lobel’s beloved characters hop from the page to the stage in the Tony-nominated musical A Year With Frog And Toad, based on his popular children’s book that follows two best friends – the cheerful, popular Frog and grumpy, but lovable Toad – through four fun-filled seasons. A YEAR WITH FROG […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • Audio Description
  • In Person
  • Open Captions
  • Sensory Friendly
  • Touch Tour
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Learning Series | The Impact of Food Apartheid in Education Part 3 at Museum of Contemporary Art

Museum of Contemporary Art 220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago

Gardening, not Architecture Throughout the year, the MCA hosts high-quality professional development programming, open to teachers of all subjects, grade levels, and disciplines. These events are educator-specific, skills-based, training on contemporary art integration. Programs are designed in connection with the cultural assets of the MCA and the needs of the Chicago area educators. In keeping […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Audio Description
  • Wheelchair Accessible

A Portrait of Redefined History through Photography at Chicago History Museum

Chicago History Museum 1601 N Clark St, Chicago

MacArthur Fellow and Professor of Photography at Columbia College in Chicago, Dawoud Bey, is one of the most celebrated photographers in American history. Fellow photography colleague Kelli Connell is an artist who investigates sexuality, gender, identity, and the relationship between photographer and subject. Natasha Egan, Executive Director at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, moderates a […]

  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • In Person
  • Open Captions
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Frank Bruni: An Age of Grievance at Chicago History Museum

Chicago History Museum 1601 N Clark St, Chicago

Frank Bruni, renowned New York Times columnist, guides Chicago Humanities on an incisive exploration of our cultural obsession with grievance that has permeated both political spectrums. Grievance dominates our unpredictable political landscape as all sides label disappointment or dissent as personal injury, fueling blame and rage. In his latest work, The Age of Grievance, Bruni […]

  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • In Person
  • Open Captions
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Dance Residency Open Studio Series with Keisha Janae at Chicago Cultural Center

Chicago Cultural Center 78 E. Washington St., Chicago

Soulfully rooted in playful praise, this Praise House Language workshop will be a creative circle of expression with testimonials, dance, art-making and song. Through a guided process that centers care, participants of all experiences and backgrounds are able to step into the rehearsal process being used to develop "Praise House Ceremony". The workshop facilitation is […]

  • Free Event
  • In Person

Eddie Glaude Jr.: We Are the Leaders at Francis W. Parker School

Francis W. Parker School 330 W Webster Ave, IL

Renowned Princeton University professor and New York Times best-selling author Eddie Glaude Jr. is one of the world’s most prominent scholars of African American Studies. Through the iconic interpretations of Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and Ella Baker, Glaude Jr. urges fellow Black Americans to focus on personal growth and individual empowerment to reshape […]

  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • In Person
  • Open Captions
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Laura Ortman, Smoke Rings Shimmers Endless Blur at Museum of Contemporary Art

Museum of Contemporary Art 220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago

Renowned composer and multi-instrumentalist Laura Ortman performs two evenings of live, solo, multimedia concerts. Informed by her practice as a sculptor and installation artist, Ortman bridges the gap between music and fine art in her performances, describing her musical approach as “sculpting sound.” An accomplished violinist, her work encompasses a variety of textures and atmospheres […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Audio Description
  • Wheelchair Accessible

The Swans of Harlem: Reclaiming the History of Black Ballet at Francis W. Parker School

Francis W. Parker School 330 W Webster Ave, IL

The legendary “Swans of Harlem” ballerinas take the stage with Brandis Friedman (co-anchor, WTTW Chicago Tonight / host, Black Voices) and author Karen Valby to reclaim and lift up the trailblazing contributions to the dance world by these Black artists whose stories have been marginalized, devalued and forgotten by history. Stay after the chat for […]

  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • In Person
  • Open Captions
  • Wheelchair Accessible