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"Rewriting the Myths, Redefining the Realities"

 

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Tai Chi Classes


The Taoist Tai Chi Society offers ongoing classes in the art of Taoist Tai Chi, Tuesday and Thursday, 6:30-7:30 at 1060 Bannock Street in Denver. Taoist Tai Chi is a health improving and gentle exercise for all levels of ability. Cost is reduced or waived for people with disabilities. Wheelchairs and other assistive devices welcome. The class may be joined at any time. Call or visit: 303-623-5163 or www.ttcs-co.org

 

Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities
Putting It Together


Nov. 6-Dec. 2, 2001
A mainstage musical revue of the work of Stephen Sondheim
Audio-Described Performance: 
Saturday, Dec. 1, 2001, 2:00 p.m.
Cost: $26-$32 (no additional charge for audio description)

 

Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities 
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day


Sept. 25-Nov. 30, 2001
A children’s theater production based on the popular children’s book of the same name.
Audio-Described Performance: 
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2001 noon
Shadow Interpreted Performances: 
Thursday, Nov. 15, 10:00 a.m. and noon
Friday, Nov. 16, 10:00 a.m. and noon
Cost: $5 (no additional charge for audio description or shadowing)

 

Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities
The Children’s Hour


Jan. 29-Feb. 24, 2002
Lillian Hellman’s riveting drama about innocence, betrayal, gossip and the devastating effects of lying.
Audio-Described Performance: 
Saturday, Feb. 23, 2002, 2:00 p.m.
Cost: $26-$32 (no additional charge for audio description)

Assisted listening devices provide amplified sound for hearing-impaired patrons attending performances. These devices are available at any performance free of charge. Patrons should approach an usher for details on how to secure the device for their performance.

Classes at National Jewish Medical and Research Center Improve Health, Strength
From now through December 15, 2001, new participants can try out a class for free at National Jewish. The pool and fitness programs are especially for people concerned about starting an exercise program because of health problems, age or general physical condition. Programs are supervised by medically trained staff. Classes include:
Arthritis Foundation/YMCA Aquatic Plus Program; Aquacis Class; Water Works Back Class; and Fitness Center. Call 303-398-1336 to schedule a free class. Reservations are required.

 

Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat


Dec. 11, 2001-Jan. 6, 2002
This rollicking musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice brings the Old Testament story of Jacob’s favorite son to life with catchy tunes and plenty of sparkle and glitz.
Audio-Described Performance: 
Saturday, Jan. 5, 2002, 2:00p.m.
Cost: $36 (no additional charge for audio description)

 

Achieving New Heights with Assistive Technology


The 5th annual “Achieving New Heights with Assistive Technology” collaborative conference is scheduled for November 1-3, 2001. For more information, look at their web-site, www.uchsc.edu/atp (follow the conference link), 
or call 303-315-1280.

 

Conference: Taking the Winning Hand into the Future


Numerous sessions on self-employment for persons with disabilities. 
November 12 - 14, Reno, NV

Grant Opportunities


Research & Innovation to Improve Services and Results for Children With Disabilities [CFDA# 84.324] Several new grant programs including one for new or improved approaches to support students with disabilities who are pursuing post-school employment. (84.324M) Details on all grants at
http://www.ed.gov/legislation

 

Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities
Classes


American Sign Language classes are offered. Call TTY 303-431-3081 or go online to www.arvadacenter.org for additional information. (General box office number is 303-431-3939.)

 

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