Festival of Working Class Culture Proudly Present:
Crip Your World: An Intergalactic 2QT/POC Sick and Disabled Extravaganza
Friday, May 7
The Palmerston Library Theater
560 Palmerston Ave., Toronto, M6G 2P7
Unceded and occupied Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation and Three Fires Territories
$10-$20 pay what you can, no one turned away for lack of funds. Childcare onsite, ASL confirmed and an accessalicious setup with wheelchair accessible and fragrance free space- read on for details ;)
Featuring brilliant performance, video and sick, disabled and crazy genius by:
Atellis The Blue-Joce
k. ulanday barrett
Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha
Nik Redman/ DJ Nik Red
Syrus Marcus Ware
and more artists getting confirmed this week- Stay Tuned!
Crip your world! In this amazing performance experience, disabled, sick and crazy queer and/ or 2POC artists will take you on a journey into our bodies’ genius. Get ready to be transformed by our sexy, complicated, live saving, deeply needed stories. Come to experience the sacred, divine and revolutionary nature of disability.
Access information and requests:
In order that folks and performers be able to attend, please come fragrance free. Information about how to do this can be found here: http://www.brownstargirl.org/1/post/2012/03/fragrance-free-femme-of-colour-realness-draft-15.html. At the bare minimum, please do not wear perfume, cologne, essential oils or products scented with them.
ASL interpretation is confirmed and will be offered by Tara Jalali and BL Baker. All videos are captioned.
Doors will open at 6:30pm. Show will begin at 7pm and end at 9pm.
Access info about Palmerston Theatre:
The closest accessible subway stop is Bathurst, two blocks east of the theatre
The space is wheelchair accessible. Bathrooms are tight for scooter users.
FREE childcare is offered onsite in a dedicated childcare room staffed with volunteers. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org with your kids names, ages and access needs if possible to ensure adequate childcare coverage.
Washrooms will be made all genders accessible for the evening.
Co-sponsored by Health and Racism Working Group.
This event is part of the 29th annual Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts, taking place from May 1 - 15, 2014 at various GTA locations. For more details on this year’s program, artists, and festival partners, please visit http://mayworks.ca