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For more information on accessible Twin Cities events, please see the VSA Minnesota Calendar.

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May 28, 2017
  • May 28, 2017

    UP: The Man in the Flying Chair - AD/ASL show

    Regional Premiere by Bridget Carpenter; Directed by Carin Bratlie Wethern. Performed by: Theatre Pro Rata. Follow your dreams as high as they go. Twenty years ago Walter Griffin attached 45 helium-filled weather balloons to a lawn chair and found himself 16,000 feet above the world. Today he’s furiously holding onto his dreams and the faded memory of that glorious day, doing everything he can to keep his feet from touching the ground. Tix: OC/AD/ASL single ticket discount is half-price for patron & one guest with code ACC (regular $40, $60; previews $27, $37); age 30 & under: $21; Senior age 62+: $5 off; Rush tickets: $24 cash only, available one hour before performance; subject to availability; Assistive listening devices available; phone: 651-291-7005 or email: tickets@parksquaretheatre.org. Website: http://www.theatreprorata.org or http://www.parksquaretheatre.org.

    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Park Square Theatre, Andy Boss Thrust Stage, 20 W. 7th Place (lower level of the historic Hamm Building), St. Paul 55102.

May 30, 2017
  • May 30, 2017

    UCare to offer free informational meeting on its Medicare plan options and “Medicare Basics” meetings

    UCare will host informational meetings about its UCare for Seniors Medicare health plan options. UCare for Seniors has more than 80,000 members across Minnesota. To register for a meeting or obtain more information, call 1-877-523-1518 ext. 200 toll free.

    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm at HealthEast Woodwinds, 1925 Woodwinds Drive, Woodbury 55125

May 31, 2017
  • May 31, 2017

    Intimate Apparel - ASL show

    By Lynn Nottage, directed by Austene Van. Performed by: Ten Thousand Things Theater. A beautiful story of an African American seamstress in the early 1900s, and her long-distance correspondence and romance with a worker on the Panama Canal, as well as her loving friendships with a prostitute and a Jewish tailor. Featuring Aimee Bryant, Darius Dotch, George Keller, Dame-Jasmine Hughes, Kris Nelson and Karen Wiese-Thompson. ASL Tix: Free, but reservations are required and seats are limited.Phone: 612-203-9502 or email: contact@tenthousandthings.org for questions and ASL reservations.

    12:15 pm - 2:45 pm at Interact Center for Visual & Performing Arts, 1860 W. Minnehaha Ave., St. Paul.

June 1, 2017
  • June 1, 2017

    Open Flow Forum for Artists with Disabilities (AWDA

    Open Flow meets the First Thursday of each month for artists with disabilities to share visual art, writing, music, theatre and other artistic efforts or disability concerns. It’s informal and fragrance-free. You’re welcome to bring refreshments as well as your recent artistic creations to share. Facilitators are Tara Innmon and Dan Reiva. Fully accessible, but if you need special accommodations, contact Jon at VSA Minnesota, 612-332-3888 or jon@vsamn.org. Website: http://vsamn.org/artists-disabilities/.

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Walker Community Church, 3104 16th Ave. S., Minneapolis.

  • June 1, 2017

    Amy’s View - Open Captioning show

    Regional Premiere by David Hare; Directed by Gary Gisselman. Performed by: Park Square Theatre. Everyone has a different view. Amy’s view is that love conquers all. In 1979 Amy visits her mother, the West End actress Esme Allen, with a big favor to ask and a brash new boyfriend in tow. When the pair meet, Amy will find the views she holds so dear are painfully tested as she has to decide what’s worth fighting for. What none of them can know is that the events of that day will set in motion a chain reaction which will dramatically change their lives forever. Tix: ASL/AD/OC single ticket discount is half-price for patron & one guest with code ACC (regular $40, $60; previews $27, $37); age 30 & under: $21; Senior age 62+: $5 off; Rush tickets: $24 cash only, available one hour before performance; subject to availability; Assistive listening devices available; phone: 651-291-7005 or email: tickets@parksquaretheatre.org. Website: http://www.parksquaretheatre.org

    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Park Square Theatre, 20 W 7th Pl, St Paul, MN 55102, USA


 

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