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Events Mon Mar 17 2014

A Deadly Encyclopedia Show, 3 More to Go

This Wednesday, March 19, monthly live extravaganza the Encyclopedia Show presents the theme Nightshades at 7:30pm at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. The themes is loose, for it could reference Corey Hart's "Sunglasses at Night" or the common tomato. The only way to know for sure is to check out the show.

Host Robbie Q. Telfer welcomes this month's lineup: writer and performer Gwynn Fulcher, shadow puppet show by sister duo Jill Summers and Susie Kirkwood, poet Eric Gaston, author of Reasons to Leave the Slaughter (Write Bloody) Ben Clark, Providence, Rhode Island poet and fiction writer Laura Brown-Lavoie, and visual artist and photographer Brett Neiman.

The series ends its run this year with only three more performances left. General admission is $9; students with ID are $6.

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