Enjoy! July 2023

Post your event online  Access Press would like to move more of its event listings online, and that is possible […]

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Post your event online 

Access Press would like to move more of its event listings online, and that is possible with our redesigned website. There is a word limit and we’d ask that those posting information include event costs as well as accommodations. Are ASL and AD offered? Is there companion seating? A quiet room? Fidgets? 

Accommodations are much more than a ramp for many of us. That kind of information can help someone decide where or not to attend an event. 

To post an event, go to www.accesspress.org, click the resources tab at top right, and go to the post an event line. 

Consider that a small web or print ad can also generate interest in an upcoming event. For questions about ads, email [email protected] 

Access Press reserved the right to reject events if they do not meet our guidelines. Call the editor at 651-644-2133 ext. one or email [email protected] with events questions. 

Open Flow Forum 

The Artists with Disabilities Alliance meets via Zoom 7-9 p.m. the first Thu of the month. Upcoming dates are July  6 and August 3.. Virtually join artists with disabilities and supporters to share visual art, writing, music, theater and artistic efforts or disability concerns. Facilitators are Tara Innmon, Kip Shane and Springboard for the Arts. The gatherings are fully accessible. Anyone needing special accommodations should contact Andy Sturdevant at host organization Springboard for the Arts. Funding is available for access needs. FFI: 651-294-0907, [email protected]

Resources to Enjoy!  

The Enjoy listings are for arts events as well as banquets, fundraisers and fun events by and for disability services organizations. Schedules may be subject to change. Some venues still may have mask and vaccine requirements. Please check with a venue or organization before making plans. 

The Minnesota Access Alliance (MNAA) provides an Accessible Arts & Culture Calendar for arts patrons who use accessibility accommodations such as audio description, captioning, ASL interpreting and sensory-friendly accommodations. Link to more details at https://calendar.mnaccess.org. Be sure to check the listing or venue to find out its COVID-19 protocol and if an advance reservation is needed for the accessibility service. 

Accessible events can be submitted to the MNAA Calendar (and MinnesotaPlaylist.com). A list of other venues follows the event listings. 

To receive a free monthly events calendar: email [email protected] and/or [email protected]. Ask for the entire events list or specific lists for ASL interpreting, captioning, audio description, sensory-friendly accommodations or disability-related topics. 

 For other accessibility resources or upcoming webinars presented by MNAA, sign up for emails at https://mnaccess.org 

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