Women and Children First bookstore and Access Living have teamed up to host a Disability Pride Pop-Up Shop at Access Living’s space (115 W. Chicago). From 1-6 PM, there will be a pop-up book shop as well as craft stations where people can make buttons, write stories, or contribute to the Re-Wired Project. There will […]
Art, records, and the great outdoors
Looking for stuff to do this weekend and beyond? Read on! FRI 6/3 Do-Division Street Fest (Division between Damen and Leavitt) benefits from handing over its music programming to outside local venues, and this year’s lineup (booked by Empty Bottle and Subterranean) doesn’t disappoint. Tonight you can catch several acts that we’ve written about including […]
Music is for every body
Chicago’s concert venues have made welcome advances in accessibility, but a regulatory gray area lets them fall short of what they should be.
In its depiction of race, The Upside doesn’t have one
The American remake starring Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart lacks the heart of the French original.
Come Hell or High Water, Tekki Lomnicki, and Tellin’ Tales Theatre will change the conversation about life with disabilities
These storytellers at the Fillet of Solo Festival defamiliarize their audiences’ view of the world.
In its portrayal of a hero with a disability, Welcome to Marwen flirts with inspiration porn
But it’s the holidays, so we have to feel good.
Armed with new data, the Chicago Housing Authority plans to give ‘supervouchers’ another try
When the CHA scaled back supervouchers, people with disabilities were hurt the most, a new study finds.
Riding CTA legally blind can be ‘a huge pain in the ass’
Navigating public transit when you can’t see well isn’t easy, musician Andy Slater says.
Susan Nussbaum’s next act
Celebrated playwright and disability rights activist Susan Nussbaum adds a novel, Good Kings Bad Kings, to her body of work.
The art of disability on display at Bodies of Work
The Bodies of Work Festival puts people with disabilities on the stage, on the screen, behind the mike, and in the audience.
Aliens in the City
“Chicago360 v.5: Aliens in the City,” the final production of seven-year-old nonprofit Split Pillow, premieres tonight at the Gene Siskel Film Center.
11/9—”Site Unseen” at the Chicago Cultural Center
Site Unseen 2009 at the Chicago Cultural Center, curated by Julie Laffin