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Events Tue Jan 25 2011

First Car CHIRP Reading Plus Music @ Schuba's


The Chicago Independent Radio Project (a.k.a. CHIRP Radio) presents their First Time reading series at Schuba's. Combining the written word with music, each piece read will reference a specific artist or piece of music followed by a live band performing the song. Tonight's theme is First Car. Featured readers are Josh Caterer, Susan Messing, Erin Shea, Jim DeRogatis, Matt Spiegel, James VanOsdol and Robbie Fulks. Tickets are $10; proceeds to benefit the CHIRP. Schuba's, 3159 N. Southport, January 26, 8pm.

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