Whatever your talent is, come share it with us at this inclusive Open Mic
Sunday, May 3, 2015
613 W. 29th Street
Austin, TX 78705
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Whatever your talent is, come share it with us at this inclusive Open Mic hosted by VSA Texas and the Coalition of Texans with Disabilities Pen 2 Paper Program. Join us for a unique open mic that is open to people with and without disabilities. We welcome writers, acoustic musicians, dancers, and performers of all kinds. Our special focus this month is Jeff Moyer, acclaimed musician and activist for disability right . Inclusive open mic @ 3pm and Jeff Moyer @4:00pm for an in-store performance. For more information email April at VSA Texas or call 512-454-9912.
Opening Minds, Opening Doors:
Promoting Self-Advocates as Speakers
Opening Minds, Opening Doors (OMOD) works with people with disabilities to write and present their stories at Texas conferences and other events.
Webinar 4: Pick Me, Pick Me: How to Write a Conference Proposal that Stands Out
Thursday, May 28th, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST
Do you have a great idea for a conference session but you just don't know how to put it in writing? Want to get your conference proposal accepted? Then sign up and tune in for the fourth installment of the OMOD webinar series! Learn from OMOD's own Eric Clow and Nicole Cortichiato as they discuss strategies for writing conference proposals that get accepted. Click here to register.
Please visit the Opening Minds, Opening Doors webpage for more information about the project.
Body Shift is a mixed ability dance project
For over 10 years, Forklift Danceworks and VSA Texas have engaged in the world of mixed-ability improvisational dance. Everyone moves in unique and different ways, and Body Shift offers dance classes for anyone to explore movement and the body. Body Shift creates a welcoming environment that empowers everyone to fully embrace dancing in their own unique way promoting the idea every Body can find enjoyment in contemporary dancing. For more about Body Shift go to www.bodyshift.org.