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Readings Mon Nov 25 2013

The Encyclopedia Show Prepares for the Flood

The variety reading series The Encyclopedia Show is back on Tuesday, November 26, 7:30pm at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont. The month's theme is "floods." Performers and their subjects are:

  • Cameron McGill: tragedy at Galvaston, TX
  • Kush Thompson: psychological flooding
  • Robi Mahan: the London Beer Flood of 1814
  • Kristiana Colón: sandbagging
  • Chris Bower: Utnapishtim
  • Rik Vasquez: the 1931 and 1887 China floods

This all ages show is $9, $6 for students. The series will be ending its monthly programming in May 2014, so get to a show before it's gone!

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