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Inclusive Events for Everyone

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DisFest: Inclusive Dance May 21

FREE and Accessible

Adjacent free parking and CTA nearby.

Masks requested, Wheelchair access, ASL, AI captioning, Audio Description, and What To Expect Pre-View provided.

Join us anytime throughout the day to enjoy inclusive movement, enrich your practice with inclusion strategies, learn to add captions, and have fun building community that includes people with disabilities!

Sunday, May 21 from 9:30 to 4:30

9:30am         Check In and visit DIY Access Stations (open all day)

10:00-12:00  Everybody Can Dance inclusive movement workshop

12:15-12:45   Casual live performances of new dances.

12:45-2:00    Lunch (bring your own, snacks provided)

2:00-2:45     AccepDance Workshop - families welcome!

3:00-3:20     Short-Film Showing JMAXX and the Universal Language.

3:20-3:40     Q&A with JMAXX and the filmmaker.

3:45-4:45     Adaptive Hip Hop workshop

Registration Information Available Soon

May 21
July 22

DisFest: Celebrate Disability Pride Month July 22

FREE and Accessible

Shuttle available from Parade to Chicago Cultural Center.

Wheelchair access, ASL, Captioning, Audio Description, Quiet Space, and What To Expect Pre-View provided.

Join us anytime throughout the afternoon for fun and entertainment!

Enjoy an inclusive cabaret, short-films, pop-up performances, live music, and kid friendly activities. Come and go as you are!

Saturday, June 22 from 12:30 to 6:00

12:30-1:30 Bring Your Own Lunch

First 30 people receive a free boxed lunch*

12:30-4:00 DIY Access Stations

Learn to add captions, alt-text, ASL spell your name, audio-describe.

12:30-2:00 Digital Art and Sound display

1:00-4:00   Pop-Ups

Live mini-presentations that include performers with disabilities.

1:00-1:25    Draw The Music

An art activity with live harp music.

1:30-1:50    Storytime

Book readings and original story telling.

2:00-3:00   Short-Films with live Cabaret Interludes

3:15-3:45    Percussive Beats

3:45-4:00   Line-Dance Lesson

4:00-6:00   Dance Party with desserts

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