EVENTS

VIP KICK-OFF RECEPTION
WHEN: Thursday, May 4, 6-9pm
WHERE: VAE Raleigh / 309 W Martin Street
WHAT: Sneak peak of ULTRALIGHT , meet and greet with the artists, comments from the exhibition's curator and Honorary Chair and First Lady of North Carolina, Kristin Cooper. READ MORE
AUTHORS READING
WHEN: Sunday, May 7, 2-4pm
WHERE: United Arts Council / 410 Glenwood Ave #170
WHAT: Authors R.V Kuser, Kelly Bouldin Darmofal, Barton + Megan Cutter will discuss their books, and what it means to write your own narrative as a person living with disabilities. This discussion will be moderated by Piedmont Laureate, Mimi Herman.


CONCERT
WHEN: Thursday, May 11, 7-9pm
WHERE: The Paramount / 618 N Boylan Avenue
WHAT: A house concert featuring North Carolina native, singer songwriter, Chris Hendricks will perform a house concert in the home of local accessibility advocate, Alex McArthur. 
 
THEATRE SHOWCASE
WHEN: Monday, May 22, 7-9pm
WHERE: Raleigh Little Theater / 301 Pogue Street
WHAT:​ A survey of theatrical performances featuring artists with disabilities who range in age and performance style. This showcase will include Shakespeare, musical theatre, and comedy!
 
FILM SCREENING
WHEN: Wednesday, May, 31, 7-9pm
WHERE: The Cary Theater / 122 E Chatham Street
WHAT:​ A screening of Tommy! The Dreams I Keep Inside Me. Directed by Rodrigo Dorfman this documentary follows Tommy's journey, the film takes you into his community of adults with autism, the world of jazz musicians, his ups and downs, his work, his quirks and even his dirty laundry. Watch the trailer!
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