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Benefit Mon Jan 07 2008

Pit er Pickle

On January 19th, The Dill Pickle Food Co-Op is holding a fund-raiser that should appeal to anyone's inner hedonist and activist at the same time. Based on the famous Dill Pickle Club from the turn of last century (a place that "welcomed hoboes, prostitutes, professors, and every variety of nonconformist passing through Chicago"), the organization is aiming to create a storefront food co-op on the north side. They've worked for years to establish themselves as a non-profit entity, raise awareness, and raise money through grants and fund-raisers. You can do your part to help by attending one of these very events, this one showcasing performances from Pit er Pat, Detholz, and Reds and Blue. DJ sets from Bobby Conn and WLUW's Mary Nisi will end the event on a dancin' note from 11:30pm 'til 1am. A donation bar on top of everything else brings you one fine evening for 15 bones. All proceeds go towards the Co-op, so drink with a clean conscience. Doors open at 8pm, performances start at 9pm. It all happens at the AV-Aerie at 2000 W. Fulton (the old open-end gallery).

 
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