This year, Access Living teamed up with the Chicago Humanities Festival to incorporate disability events into the festival. From film screenings and dance performances to lectures on ‘beauty,’ this week’s Humanities Festival includes a number of disability arts and culture events. For ticket information, and more information, visit the the Chicago Humanities Festival website.
This events will looks at variation inside the body
In addition to the Chicago Humanities Festival events, Access Living is hosting a disTHIS! event. See below for a listing of four Access Living and Humanities Festival events this week.
Friday, November 5, 2010
Deaf Divas, Crippled Clowns and Sexy Spastics — A Showcase of mind-blowing shorts from New York City’s disTHIS! Film Series.
Access Living, 115 West Chicago Avenue, 4th Floor Event Space, Chicago, Illinois
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Admission: Free
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Saturday, November 6, 2010
Chicago Humanities Festival: Hollywood Images of Disability– A panel of activists, scholars, and performers discusses how film has shaped the social consciousness of disability.
University of Illinois Forum– Main Hall C
725 West Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL 60608
12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m; Admission: $5
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Sunday, November 7
Chicago Humanities Festival: GIMP — a gleaming milestone in the progress of contemporary dance and theater, proving that the term ‘disabled dancer’ is an oxymoron.
Francis W. Parker School – Diane and David B Heller Auditorium
2233 N Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614
4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Admission: $15
Chicago Humanities Festival: Beauty and Variation – Riva Lehrer and Norman Lieska note the slippery play between so-called normal and variation.
The Art Institute of Chicago Fullerton Auditorium, 111 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60603
3 p.m. to 4 p.m.; Admission: $5