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A Dad's Mission After Parkland
On February 14, 2018, Fred Guttenberg’s 14-year-old daughter Jaime was murdered at school by a gunman with a semiautomatic rifle. Jaime was one of 17 students killed that day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Grieving, Fred found himself unable to stand still. The day after the murder, he attended a vigil and while there was asked to speak. That was the start of a new ... More >>
May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hard of Hearing Actor Casting Call
Character breakdown: MANDY (LEAD), Female, (29), 20s-early30s, Open Ethnicity, Hard of Hearing actor (spoken and ASL please note: not knowing ASL isn't a deal breaker). Mandy is the drummer of Gizzards and friends to both Carla and Evan, but is much closer to Carla. Mandy’s tough love wisdom helps light the path for Carla to find her voice. She’s punk as fuck, funny, enlightened, ... More >>
May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fred Guttenberg - A Dad's Mission after Parkland
On February 14, 2018, Fred Guttenberg's 14-year-old daughter Jaime was murdered at school by a gunman with a semiautomatic rifle. Jaime was one of 17 students killed that day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Grieving, Fred found himself unable to stand still. The day after the murder, he attended a vigil and while there was asked to speak. That was the start of a new ... More >>
May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Public ASL meetings of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Manhattan
Our ASL service includes audience participation, much like a classroom discussion. Attending the service helps us strengthen our faith in God while enjoying encouraging association with loving, caring people. You do not need to be one of Jehovah’s Witnesses to attend our meetings. All are invited and seats are free. No collections are ever taken.
May 25 @ 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
Family Saturdays: Captivating Choreography
Join us for these exciting one-hour interactive presentations featuring excerpts from New York City Ballet's diverse repertory performed by Company dancers and members of the NYCB Orchestra. Daniel Ulbricht, Principal Dancer and Family Saturdays Creative Director, hosts the programs, offering insight on choreography, music, and dancers. Family Saturdays are the perfect introduction to NYCB and the ... More >>
May 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
American Sign Language Gallery Tour
Join a MAD docent and an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter for a focused and intimate gallery tour of our current exhibitions. Visitors will gain an understanding of the materials, processes, and concepts that drive innovation in the fields of art, craft, and design. The docent will also open the floor for discussion about the works on view. Due to limited capacity, please register ... More >>
May 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Persons with Disabilities Comedy Showcase
Produced by Kyle Marian and Ian Goldstein. This show will have audio description and live closed captioning. QED is an accessible performance space. The entrance, audience seating, performance stage, and bathroom are all on ground level. To request a seat for accommodation or for any other specific needs, please contact academicstandup@gmail.com. Access support for The Persons with ... More >>
May 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ASL Performance with Douglas Ridloff
Visitors in the ASL community are invited to join Douglas Ridloff for an intimate gallery performance of poetry and interactive storytelling in response to the exhibition "Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything." Douglas Ridloff is a poet and visual storyteller creating original works in American Sign Language. He is the owner, executive director, and host of ASL SLAM, a monthly open mic event in ... More >>
May 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
IRT Theater: Stepchild, A New Musical (05/29 - 06/02)
Inspired by the classic tale of Cinderella, “Stepchild” tells the story of Orella, a deaf girl coming of age during the Italian Renaissance. After a mysterious fortune teller teaches her how to communicate using sign language, Orella discovers a joyous new world. Her bliss is soon shattered by the ignorant and fear-mongering King, who ruthlessly punishes anyone that dares to embrace what makes ... More >>
May 29 @ 7:00 pm
Valerie Steele and Jeffrey Gibson in Conversation
This conversation between legendary fashion historian Valerie Steele, Director and Chief Curator of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, and artist Jeffrey Gibson will explore relationships between couture and indigenous fashion design. This program is presented on the occasion of “Jeffrey Gibson: The Anthropophagic Effect.” Multimedia artist Jeffrey Gibson (b. 1972, Colorado ... More >>
May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Old Timer's Evening at Fanwood and Field Day
May 31, 2019 - Old Timer's Evening June 1, 2019 - Traditional Field Day
May 31
Open Caption Performance of Dave Malloy's Octet
We will present an Open Caption performance on Saturday, June 1 at 2:00pm. For audience members with hearing disabilities, Open Caption performances feature an electronic text display, which shows what the actors are saying or singing.
Jun 1 @ 2:00 pm
Whitney Signs: Whitney Biennial 2019
This tour will not have voice interpretation. To request interpretation or additional accommodations, with two weeks notice, please email accessfeedback@whitney.org or call (646) 666-5574 (relay calls welcome). This event is free but registration is required. Due to a limited capacity, we do not allow ASL students to attend.
Jun 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CAN WE ‘CURE’ DEAFNESS AND BLINDNESS? SHOULD WE?
Recent breakthroughs in vision and hearing mean many forms of blindness and deafness may soon be reversible. This will not be greeted with universal acclaim. Deafness is not just a disability; it is a culture with its own language and history. For many in that community ‘cure’ equates to cultural genocide. With blindness, the issues are different, but just as difficult. Will a brain that ... More >>
Jun 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
NY Foundling 150th Anniversary Block Party
Do you know conversational ASL? Then we need your help! Volunteers can help our Block Party in a multitude of ways: Set-up and break down facility Assist with decorations Arts and Crafts Face painting Serve food and hand out tickets Sign up here: https://www.catholiccharitiesnyvolunteer.org/opportunity/a0C0W00000yaCZZUA2
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
ASL Tour: “Nobody Promised You Tomorrow”
Visitors from the D/deaf community are invited to experience our special exhibition “Nobody Promised You Tomorrow”: Art 50 Years After Stonewall in an American Sign Language (ASL) tour, led by a Deaf teaching artist. The tour is in ASL only, without voice interpretation. The program is free, but space is limited, and registration is required. Questions? Contact us at 718.501.6520 or ... More >>
Jun 8 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
New York Yankees vs New York Mets
D.E.A.F. Annual Baseball Fundraiser. See flyer for more information.
Jun 11
Born Dancing and Misty Boyce
Born Dancing will show three works; the premieres of Spin 1/2 and Stop-Loss as well as Wasted Love, a Not So Fairy Tale set entirely to Misty's music with photography by E.M. Whiteley and video by Cheyenne Picardo. All shows have live music. The show's run time is approximately 95 minutes with a 10-minute intermission. American Sign Language Interpretation by Elizabeth Botti at the ... More >>
Jun 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dancing Girl
When the Parisian police inflict tragedy on her community of Outcasts, Esmeralda--a resilient and fierce-hearted immigrant--vows to emancipate her people from a prejudiced system. But unlikely alliances, and impossible attractions, blur the boundaries between the oppressed and their oppressors, and Esmeralda soon finds herself at the heart of a passion-driven conspiracy. Expressively told through ... More >>
Jun 22 @ 12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
The Plant-Based Summit
The 2019 Plant-Based Summit is proud to announce that we will have Sign Language Interpretation Available for the Deaf Community at The Plant-Based Summit on Sunday, June 23rd, at Brooklyn Law School. Attend to learn more about Health, Wellness and Healthy Living! The 2019 Plant-Based Summit features incredible Speakers such as Dr. T. Colin Campbell, Eric L. Adams, Rico Hill, and more. ... More >>
Jun 23 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dancing Girl: A New Play
When the Parisian police inflict tragedy on her community of Outcasts, Esmeralda--a resilient and fierce-hearted immigrant--vows to emancipate her people from a prejudiced system. But unlikely alliances, and impossible attractions, blur the boundaries between the oppressed and their oppressors, and Esmeralda soon finds herself at the heart of a passion-driven conspiracy. Expressively told through ... More >>
Jun 24
BLACKBOX: Actor's Showcase MonologueSlam
Saturday, June 29, 2019 7:00PM - 9:00PM $100 TOP PRIZE (Actors only) FOR THE BEST SLAMMER BASED ON AUDIENCE’S FAVORITE $35 for the Best Slammer from the Audience PEARL STUDIOS 500 Eighth Avenue | NY, NY | Studio: 1214 (12th Fl.) $20 by April 30 | $25 by May 31 | $30 by June 24 | $35 at the door Wine and Reception will be provided CashApp: $Queenjade77 or ... More >>
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New York Yankees vs New York Mets
Home and Away Combo Package - see flyer for more information.
Jul 3
Summer Drama Camp Ages 13-17
For Ages 13-17 Fully accessible and FREE for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing students. Dates: July 8-14, 15-20, 2019 Time: 9am-3pm Performances: Sat. July 20, 2019 11am & 1pm Contact IRT: 212-206-6875 we@irttheater.org Since 2007, IRT Theater has served the downtown theater community by providing space, support and community for independent artists through its 3B Development Series. An ... More >>
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 am
"Go To Hell And Turn Left"
"Go To Hell And Turn Left" is a comedy for all ages about a deaf painter named Oif Schmilblitz who sees his wife alive two years after her death. The film will have its New York premiere at the Long Island Int'l Film Expo. The film is 82-minute long. It will play in the 2 pm to 4 pm time slot and will be preceded by 3 short films. See links for details.
Jul 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Shakespeare in the Park: CORIOLANUS (OC)
For the first time since 1979, Free Shakespeare in the Park presents CORIOLANUS, the Bard’s blistering drama about a general voted into power by a populace hungry for change, and the unraveling that follows. Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan (Proof, Shakespeare In The Park’s Troilus and Cressida) directs a modern-day version of this riveting epic of democracy and demagoguery. PLEASE NOTE: ... More >>
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm
American Sign Language Gallery Tour
Join a MAD docent and an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter for a focused and intimate gallery tour of our current exhibitions. Visitors will gain an understanding of the materials, processes, and concepts that drive innovation in the fields of art, craft, and design. The docent will also open the floor for discussion about the works on view. Due to limited capacity, please register ... More >>
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Find yourself in the city.
Presented by DHIS
Sponsored by
New York Deaf Theatre
Sprint Relay
Hands On
Our newsletter is sent out every Wednesday.
Don't miss out!
Get weekly updates.
Our newsletter is sent out every Wednesday.
Questions, events, submissions accepted!
AVAILABLE EVENTS
A Dad's Mission After Parkland
On February 14, 2018, Fred Guttenberg’s 14-year-old daughter Jaime was murdered at school by a gunman with a semiautomatic rifle. Jaime was one of 17 students killed that day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Grieving, Fred found himself unable to stand still. The day after the murder, he attended a vigil and while there was asked to speak. That was the start of a new ... More >>
May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hard of Hearing Actor Casting Call
Character breakdown: MANDY (LEAD), Female, (29), 20s-early30s, Open Ethnicity, Hard of Hearing actor (spoken and ASL please note: not knowing ASL isn't a deal breaker). Mandy is the drummer of Gizzards and friends to both Carla and Evan, but is much closer to Carla. Mandy’s tough love wisdom helps light the path for Carla to find her voice. She’s punk as fuck, funny, enlightened, ... More >>
May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fred Guttenberg - A Dad's Mission after Parkland
On February 14, 2018, Fred Guttenberg's 14-year-old daughter Jaime was murdered at school by a gunman with a semiautomatic rifle. Jaime was one of 17 students killed that day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Grieving, Fred found himself unable to stand still. The day after the murder, he attended a vigil and while there was asked to speak. That was the start of a new ... More >>
May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Public ASL meetings of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Manhattan
Our ASL service includes audience participation, much like a classroom discussion. Attending the service helps us strengthen our faith in God while enjoying encouraging association with loving, caring people. You do not need to be one of Jehovah’s Witnesses to attend our meetings. All are invited and seats are free. No collections are ever taken.
May 25 @ 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
Family Saturdays: Captivating Choreography
Join us for these exciting one-hour interactive presentations featuring excerpts from New York City Ballet's diverse repertory performed by Company dancers and members of the NYCB Orchestra. Daniel Ulbricht, Principal Dancer and Family Saturdays Creative Director, hosts the programs, offering insight on choreography, music, and dancers. Family Saturdays are the perfect introduction to NYCB and the ... More >>
May 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
American Sign Language Gallery Tour
Join a MAD docent and an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter for a focused and intimate gallery tour of our current exhibitions. Visitors will gain an understanding of the materials, processes, and concepts that drive innovation in the fields of art, craft, and design. The docent will also open the floor for discussion about the works on view. Due to limited capacity, please register ... More >>
May 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Persons with Disabilities Comedy Showcase
Produced by Kyle Marian and Ian Goldstein. This show will have audio description and live closed captioning. QED is an accessible performance space. The entrance, audience seating, performance stage, and bathroom are all on ground level. To request a seat for accommodation or for any other specific needs, please contact academicstandup@gmail.com. Access support for The Persons with ... More >>
May 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ASL Performance with Douglas Ridloff
Visitors in the ASL community are invited to join Douglas Ridloff for an intimate gallery performance of poetry and interactive storytelling in response to the exhibition "Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything." Douglas Ridloff is a poet and visual storyteller creating original works in American Sign Language. He is the owner, executive director, and host of ASL SLAM, a monthly open mic event in ... More >>
May 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
IRT Theater: Stepchild, A New Musical (05/29 - 06/02)
Inspired by the classic tale of Cinderella, “Stepchild” tells the story of Orella, a deaf girl coming of age during the Italian Renaissance. After a mysterious fortune teller teaches her how to communicate using sign language, Orella discovers a joyous new world. Her bliss is soon shattered by the ignorant and fear-mongering King, who ruthlessly punishes anyone that dares to embrace what makes ... More >>
May 29 @ 7:00 pm
Valerie Steele and Jeffrey Gibson in Conversation
This conversation between legendary fashion historian Valerie Steele, Director and Chief Curator of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, and artist Jeffrey Gibson will explore relationships between couture and indigenous fashion design. This program is presented on the occasion of “Jeffrey Gibson: The Anthropophagic Effect.” Multimedia artist Jeffrey Gibson (b. 1972, Colorado ... More >>
May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Old Timer's Evening at Fanwood and Field Day
May 31, 2019 - Old Timer's Evening June 1, 2019 - Traditional Field Day
May 31
Open Caption Performance of Dave Malloy's Octet
We will present an Open Caption performance on Saturday, June 1 at 2:00pm. For audience members with hearing disabilities, Open Caption performances feature an electronic text display, which shows what the actors are saying or singing.
Jun 1 @ 2:00 pm
Whitney Signs: Whitney Biennial 2019
This tour will not have voice interpretation. To request interpretation or additional accommodations, with two weeks notice, please email accessfeedback@whitney.org or call (646) 666-5574 (relay calls welcome). This event is free but registration is required. Due to a limited capacity, we do not allow ASL students to attend.
Jun 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CAN WE ‘CURE’ DEAFNESS AND BLINDNESS? SHOULD WE?
Recent breakthroughs in vision and hearing mean many forms of blindness and deafness may soon be reversible. This will not be greeted with universal acclaim. Deafness is not just a disability; it is a culture with its own language and history. For many in that community ‘cure’ equates to cultural genocide. With blindness, the issues are different, but just as difficult. Will a brain that ... More >>
Jun 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
NY Foundling 150th Anniversary Block Party
Do you know conversational ASL? Then we need your help! Volunteers can help our Block Party in a multitude of ways: Set-up and break down facility Assist with decorations Arts and Crafts Face painting Serve food and hand out tickets Sign up here: https://www.catholiccharitiesnyvolunteer.org/opportunity/a0C0W00000yaCZZUA2
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
ASL Tour: “Nobody Promised You Tomorrow”
Visitors from the D/deaf community are invited to experience our special exhibition “Nobody Promised You Tomorrow”: Art 50 Years After Stonewall in an American Sign Language (ASL) tour, led by a Deaf teaching artist. The tour is in ASL only, without voice interpretation. The program is free, but space is limited, and registration is required. Questions? Contact us at 718.501.6520 or ... More >>
Jun 8 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
New York Yankees vs New York Mets
D.E.A.F. Annual Baseball Fundraiser. See flyer for more information.
Jun 11
Born Dancing and Misty Boyce
Born Dancing will show three works; the premieres of Spin 1/2 and Stop-Loss as well as Wasted Love, a Not So Fairy Tale set entirely to Misty's music with photography by E.M. Whiteley and video by Cheyenne Picardo. All shows have live music. The show's run time is approximately 95 minutes with a 10-minute intermission. American Sign Language Interpretation by Elizabeth Botti at the ... More >>
Jun 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dancing Girl
When the Parisian police inflict tragedy on her community of Outcasts, Esmeralda--a resilient and fierce-hearted immigrant--vows to emancipate her people from a prejudiced system. But unlikely alliances, and impossible attractions, blur the boundaries between the oppressed and their oppressors, and Esmeralda soon finds herself at the heart of a passion-driven conspiracy. Expressively told through ... More >>
Jun 22 @ 12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
The Plant-Based Summit
The 2019 Plant-Based Summit is proud to announce that we will have Sign Language Interpretation Available for the Deaf Community at The Plant-Based Summit on Sunday, June 23rd, at Brooklyn Law School. Attend to learn more about Health, Wellness and Healthy Living! The 2019 Plant-Based Summit features incredible Speakers such as Dr. T. Colin Campbell, Eric L. Adams, Rico Hill, and more. ... More >>
Jun 23 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dancing Girl: A New Play
When the Parisian police inflict tragedy on her community of Outcasts, Esmeralda--a resilient and fierce-hearted immigrant--vows to emancipate her people from a prejudiced system. But unlikely alliances, and impossible attractions, blur the boundaries between the oppressed and their oppressors, and Esmeralda soon finds herself at the heart of a passion-driven conspiracy. Expressively told through ... More >>
Jun 24
BLACKBOX: Actor's Showcase MonologueSlam
Saturday, June 29, 2019 7:00PM - 9:00PM $100 TOP PRIZE (Actors only) FOR THE BEST SLAMMER BASED ON AUDIENCE’S FAVORITE $35 for the Best Slammer from the Audience PEARL STUDIOS 500 Eighth Avenue | NY, NY | Studio: 1214 (12th Fl.) $20 by April 30 | $25 by May 31 | $30 by June 24 | $35 at the door Wine and Reception will be provided CashApp: $Queenjade77 or ... More >>
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New York Yankees vs New York Mets
Home and Away Combo Package - see flyer for more information.
Jul 3
Summer Drama Camp Ages 13-17
For Ages 13-17 Fully accessible and FREE for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing students. Dates: July 8-14, 15-20, 2019 Time: 9am-3pm Performances: Sat. July 20, 2019 11am & 1pm Contact IRT: 212-206-6875 we@irttheater.org Since 2007, IRT Theater has served the downtown theater community by providing space, support and community for independent artists through its 3B Development Series. An ... More >>
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 am
"Go To Hell And Turn Left"
"Go To Hell And Turn Left" is a comedy for all ages about a deaf painter named Oif Schmilblitz who sees his wife alive two years after her death. The film will have its New York premiere at the Long Island Int'l Film Expo. The film is 82-minute long. It will play in the 2 pm to 4 pm time slot and will be preceded by 3 short films. See links for details.
Jul 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Shakespeare in the Park: CORIOLANUS (OC)
For the first time since 1979, Free Shakespeare in the Park presents CORIOLANUS, the Bard’s blistering drama about a general voted into power by a populace hungry for change, and the unraveling that follows. Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan (Proof, Shakespeare In The Park’s Troilus and Cressida) directs a modern-day version of this riveting epic of democracy and demagoguery. PLEASE NOTE: ... More >>
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm
American Sign Language Gallery Tour
Join a MAD docent and an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter for a focused and intimate gallery tour of our current exhibitions. Visitors will gain an understanding of the materials, processes, and concepts that drive innovation in the fields of art, craft, and design. The docent will also open the floor for discussion about the works on view. Due to limited capacity, please register ... More >>
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Find yourself in the city.
Sponsored by
New York Deaf Theatre
Sprint Relay
Hands On
Our newsletter is sent out every Wednesday.