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WHAT sort of thing is it?
A monthly cabaret show mixing live music & spoken word performances, hosted by Dave Awl.
Who is this Dave Awl character, anyway?

WHEN does it occur?
The second Wednesday of each month, at 8pm.

HOW MUCH is it?
$5 or "pay what you can."
(That means you don't have to stay home because you're broke again, girlfriend.)

WHERE can it be found, in a geographical sense?
The No Exit Café, 6970 N. Glenwood (Morse el stop) in Chicago.

What is there to EAT?
Go ahead and show up hungry!
No Exit serves a full veggie-friendly café menu: There's usually one entrée (like veggie lasagna or pasta) plus sandwiches, soups & pastries, and all your favorite coffee drinks and other beverages (including my favorite, Green River sodas). The food is good and CHEAP.

WHAT ELSE can you tell me about

No Exit Café is a cozy, intimate space right near the beloved Heartland Café in Rogers Park. It's just off the Morse stop on the Red Line and there's free parking at Glenwood & Estes (two blocks north at the Trilogy parking lot).
Visit the No Exit Web page for more info!

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  • The Partly Dave Show is always smoke-free!
  • The Partly Dave Show is always "Pay what you can!"
  • The Partly Dave show is never forced to land on water!
  • The Partly Dave show is rarely attacked by flying weasels!

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Not your everyday horse-frightening cabaret excursion.
More fun than a Winnebago full of lemurs.
Guaranteed not to stain or wrinkle.

Wednesday, March 12, 2003:

It's About Time!

In Search of Lost Time

Partly Dave takes a bite of Proust's madeleine, with an evening of pieces
about time and memory.

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Hosted by Dave Awl

Featuring Music by Ellen Rosner,

& Performances by
Post-Neo-Futurist Scott Hermes,
Writer & Comedian Dan Kaufman,
& Sweat Girl Dorothy Milne

Plus the World Premiere of "Goodbye Dodge Shadow," a short home video by Tony-winning Urinetown playwright Greg Kotis!

Wed. March 12 at 8pm
at The No Exit Café
6970 N. Glenwood (Morse el stop)
$5 or pay what you can

Past Editions

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Also at No Exit...

Be sure to check out Scott Free's fabulous Grinder Cabaret — "Queer Words and Music." The ever-lovable Scott Free hosts this showcase featuring first-rate GLBT performers each and every Thursday night. There's always one featured writer and one featured musician or band, and it's always a terrific show. See the Grinder page for more info.

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