Ever Widening Circle, a Benefit and Celebration Starring Victoria Williams
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Yoshi's Oakland not only showcases the world's best jazz, gospel, world music and other entertainment, but its acclaimed chef Shotaro "Sho" Kamio is famed for creating some of the finest modern Japanese cuisine in the area. The live music club and upscale restaurant has been located in Jack London Square since 1997 and offers an unmatched entertainment experience. The venue has hosted such legendary jazz greats as Betty Carter, Max Roach, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Williams, Diana Krall, Branford Marsalis, McCoy Tyner, Harry Connick Jr., Oscar Peterson and hundreds of others, including name comedians. Please see the full event description for the lineup of upcoming performers. Learn More
The World Institute on Disability presents the 8th-annual Ever Widening Circle, celebrating disability community and culture by featuring world-class performers with disabilities. This year’s event features performances by critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Victoria Williams, whose traditional Americana-flavored songs have been covered by everyone from Lou Reed to Lucinda Williams; award-winning comedienne Tanyalee Davis, winner of the 2003 Norman G. Brooks Standup Comedy Scholarship Competition; and, the physically-integrated dance of AXIS Dance Company.
About the Ticket Supplier: World Institute on DisabilityThe World Institute on Disability (WID) is a nonprofit research, public policy and advocacy center dedicated to promoting the civil rights and full societal inclusion of people with disabilities.
WID's work focuses on four areas: employment and economic development; accessible health care and Personal Assistance Services; inclusive technology design; and international disability and development. Over half of the Board of Directors and staff are people with disabilities and are respected national leaders in the disability field as well as in industry, government and social services.
Since its founding in 1983 by Ed Roberts, Judy Heumann and Joan Leon, WID has earned a reputation for groundbreaking research and public education on issues important to people with disabilities. WID brings a diverse disability perspective and provides comprehensive analyses crucial to improving public policy and civil rights for people with disabilities. WID is located in downtown Oakland, California.