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March 23 - December 15 ASL Interpreted Museum Tours

Royal Ontario Museum

The ROM offers the ASL interpreted Museum Highlights Tours available to the public. Each tour runs from 11 AM – 12 PM. More information about accessibility and services for visitors… Read More

May 3 - June 15 Fault Lines: Leala Hewak and Laura Shintani

Tangled Art + Disability / Workman Arts

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A Featured Exhibition in the Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival. About the Exhibition Acceptance of change and change through acceptance—Fault Lines explores processes emblematic of observant insight and growth gained from… Read More

May 6 - May 28 Home Made Visible Tour: Scarborough

Regent Park Film Festival

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Location: Discussion Room Facilitator: Fiona Raye Clarke Capacity: 15 (Please register in advance) ‘Making Home’ is a two-hour creative writing workshop based on the Amherst Writers & Artists (AWA) Method… Read More

May 7 - May 26 Home Made Visible Tour: Vancouver

Regent Park Film Festival

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A theatrical screening of all six commissioned films, with a discussion following the program Project organizers Ananya Ohri and Elizabeth Mudenyo, and filmmakers Aeyliya Husain and Maya Bastian. Learn more… Read More

May 18 - May 25 Welcome to My Underworld

Soulpepper

Nine blazing hot works written and performed by new Canadian dramatists with gate-crashing ideas, delicious poetry and unique characters woven into a spectacular journey to the Underworld, in search of… Read More

May 24 - May 26 ASL Interpreter Training in Theatre

Sum Theatre

This workshop is intended for certified ASL interpreters who will be hired professionally to interpret theatre performances. Individuals may sign up for the whole workshop or just for Saturday and… Read More

May 24 Hope and Fire

Mayworks Halifax

What are the possibilities for Mi’kma’ki? In this dynamic, multi-disciplinary installation-performance, indigenous and black artists dream, hope and create a different way forward for this land. The artists individually and… Read More

May 24 - June 2 Contemporary Dance Solo

rEvolver Festival

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Robert Azevedo felt bad for the family and friends who would always come support his dance performances even though they “don’t get it” and then afterwards wonder why he didn’t… Read More

May 24 Awkward Hug

rEvolver Festival

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In the summer of 2009, Cory Thibert was a quiet 19-year-old living in his parents’ basement. He was working as a server to pay his college tuition, spending time with… Read More

May 25 PushPULL Relaxed Dance Performance

ReelAbilities Film Festival: Toronto / PushPULL Dance

PushPULL Dance is a company committed to diversity, creativity, community and camaraderie. Our members want to make sure that dance is something that is accessible for everyone to both watch… Read More

May 25 Comedy Night: Laugh with RAFF!

ReelAbilities Film Festival: Toronto

RAFFTO is excited to present a night of live comedy! Thanks to our co-presenting community partners: Bad Dog Comedy Theatre and Cahoots Theatre Projects. Line-up: Sage Lovell (Deafening Darkness) Michael… Read More

May 25 - May 26 Other Inland Empires

rEvolver Festival

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When writer/director Julie Hammond learned that Gidget, the quintessential California girl and 1950’s spark of a global surf boom, was really the Jewish daughter of Austro-Hungarian refugees, she began to… Read More

May 26 - May 30 BAAFF Short Film Screenings: Best of 5 Years

Bluenose Ability Arts & Film Festival (BAAFF) / National AccessAbility Week

The Bluenose Ability Arts & Film Festival is turning 5 this year and we want to show off! Come see the best international films that have been submitted to us… Read More

May 28 MesoAmérica Resiste!

Mayworks Halifax

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Presented by the Beehive Design Collective. Come see a mural-sized pen and ink masterpiece that took over nine years to create! The Beehive Design Collective works as word-to-image translators of… Read More

May 29 NAAW on This! – Comedy Night

National AccessAbility Week (NAAW)

“NAAW On This!” is a hilarious lineup of unconventional comedians who will celebrate the lighter side of disability and mental health while telling stories from lived experience in The Westin’s… Read More

May 30 The SUM and Remains of ’69

SUM gallery

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The west coast stop of Queer Media Database Canada-Québec Project’s touring exhibition series, marking the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Omnibus bill. Exhbition runs from May 14 – August 17.… Read More

May 31 LARRY

rEvolver Festival

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Can a man get in touch with his femininity without losing his balls? Meet Larry, from Moose Creek, BC. He’s “no idiom”, and he’ll be the first to tell you… Read More

May 31 Project Disruption

The Cyborg Circus Project

Email TheCyborgCircusProject@gmail.com by May 31 to register! See below for alternate ways to get in touch. The Cyborg Circus Project Presents: PROJECT DISRUPTION A Cultural Hotspot SPARK project in partnership… Read More

June 1 Industry Workshop with AMI

ReelAbilities Film Festival: Toronto

Calling all filmmakers and content creators! Are you interested in making your media available to the widest audience possible? Join AMI media accessibility specialist, Simone Cupid, as she explains the… Read More

June 1 - June 12 Beauty and the Beast

Globe Theatre

Relaxed performance. Clocks and candle sticks come to life in this delightful family musical based on the award-winning animated film. This classic story follows Belle, a bright and adventurous young… Read More

June 1 Le cheval de bleu

National Arts Centre (NAC) French Theatre /

Comme des contes qui galopent! Cheval rouge, cheval vert, cheval de bois, cheval de fer : on peut posséder mille chevaux, mais rien à faire, il n’y a pas mieux… Read More

June 2 Film Criticism Panel

ReelAbilities Film Festival: Toronto

ReelAbilities Toronto is proud to present a panel on Film Criticism and Disability. Featuring: Michael McNeely Shay Erlich Angelo Muredda Linda Luarasi More information and RSVP

June 6 - June 8 August: Osage County

Soulpepper

When their father vanishes, three daughters return home to support their mother. The result is an epic portrait of the modern dysfunctional family. Fiercely funny and bitingly brutal. More information… Read More

June 6 The Lind Prize Described Tour

The Polygon Gallery

VocalEye is pleased to partner with The Polygon Gallery and Kickstart Disability Arts in offering an accessibility tour, recommended for visitors of all ages with vision loss, hearing impairment, or… Read More

June 9 Monday Nights

Luminato 2019

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Who you are on the court reveals who you are off the court. Five men came together every Monday night and stayed until the lights turned off. They didn’t come… Read More

June 15 True North

Luminato 2019

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Making the National Basketball Association (NBA) is every young player’s dream, but for Toronto’s hopefuls, it seems the ultimate goal might be just a bit closer to reach. Next to… Read More

June 18 Gala Opening Reception – Art Party!

Queer Arts Festival

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Join us for the Queer Arts Festival’s opening Art Party!, where art and conviviality converge at the grand opening of the 2019 Queer Arts Festival rEvolution. Art Party! marks the… Read More

June 19 - June 21 Frame of Mind

Propeller Dance

Propeller Dance once again breaks barriers with FRAME OF MIND. Featuring the premiere of an evocative new work, A Look Inside, the theme of mental health gets a breath of… Read More

June 19 A Night of Storytelling

Queer Arts Festival

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Danny Ramadan brings his much-loved nights of readings to the Queer Arts Festival. Featuring Kai Cheng Thom, Andrea Jenkins, Tash McAdam, Monica Meneghetti and Michael V. Smith. More information and… Read More

June 23 - August 30 Billy Elliot

Stratford Festival

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Dreams don’t come easy in the hardscrabble mining town, riven by a bitter national strike, where eleven-year-old Billy lives with his bereaved family. But Billy’s discovery of his talent for… Read More

June 24 Jesse – An ASL Opera

Queer Arts Festival

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Jesse – An ASL Opera is a workshop reading by Landon Krentz, Heather Molloy & Paula Weber resulting from a two-week experimental process that gathered Deaf and Hearing artists to… Read More

June 28 Queer Songbook Orchestra

Queer Arts Festival

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Celebrated national chamber ensemble Queer Songbook Orchestra unearth the queer backstories and personal narratives inspired by musicof the past several generations. Weaving together stories told by local narrators with arrangements… Read More

July 8 Swallowed Whole

Toronto Fringe

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Picture this: a sketch series that draws from absurdist images of socio-economic issues, isolation, and fragile privileged entitlement, with the comedic wit behind “Mating Rituals” from last year’s Toronto Festival… Read More