After two very successful appearances on the Jazz in Sanctuary stage, Saint Martin’s is proud to bring back exciting entertainer, song writer, actress, producer, Terisa Griffin. The daughter of a Baptist minister and the second of four singing girls – her passion for family, music and giving back influence her life. She never disappoints or ceases to amaze her audience. A former contestant of Season 3 of NBC’s “The Voice”, Terisa has opened up concerts for the biggest names in music that includes: Will Downing, Crisette Michelle, The O’Jays, Roberta Flack, Patti LaBelle, Rahsaan Patterson and Musiq SoulChild- just to name a few. Doors open at 7:30pm | The performance starts at 8:00pm Tickets are $40.00 and may be purchased HERE.



Nine Performers with Disabilities Take to the Stage to Navigate the Road to Connection Through Story,

On Sunday, July 30 Tellin’ Tales Theatre and Bodies of Work  will present Divercity, a series of solo performances – some funny,  some serious, all engaging – by people with disabilities.

There will be a reception at 12 noon with food and refreshments, performances at 1:00pm and a talk back with the actors at 2:15. Tickets are $10 for adults $7 for students, seniors, and people with disabilities. Order tickets on line at BROWN PAPER TICKETS or contact Theresa Pacione at 773 946-7540.

St. Martin’s is wheelchair accessible. The performances will be sign language interpreted and audio described. Free parking is available in an open lot at the northeast corner of Race and Waller located across from the church. This program is made possible through a generous grant from the Chicago Community Trust.

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