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Events Wed Sep 15 2010

Real Talk Live @ Real Talk Avenue

How do poetry slam champs spend their down time? Why, they keep the fires burning with salons, darling. Real Talk Live is a monthly reading series featuring poetry, music, comedy and dance. This Friday, September 17 they bid adieu to their current home (it's literally in someone's home). Featured performers are poet Krista Franklin, co-founder of the artists' collective Tres Colony and 2nd Sun Salon; and The Gringo Choir, a championship squad of performance poets from New England. Also featured is the artwork of Angela Davis Fegan. Will you really be welcome in a strangers' home? Well, they fully intend to keep the show going at a new (TBD) location, there's a $5 door charge and cash bar that goes toward paying features and keeping the show going, so hell yes, you will! (Plus, I asked). Real Talk Live at "Real Talk Avenue," a.k.a. 4520 N. Monticello, $5 cover, 18+, Friday, September 17, 7pm-midnight.

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Rebecca Hyland / September 15, 2010 3:28 PM

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