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||Artemis Singers part of LGBTQIA+ improv show
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In a return engagement, members of Artemis Singers, Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus, will perform as part of the Friday, Dec. 6, Dreamboat LGBTQIA+ improv show at The iO Theater, 1501 N. Kingsbury St.
The show, in The iO Theater's Chris Farley Cabaret, will start at 8 p.m.
Artemis will perform Dar Williams classic song,"The Christians and the Pagans," about what happens when a lesbian couple eats holiday dinner with Christian relatives. The program also include "Lesbian Picnic" and "Fishing."
Dreamboatwhich takes place on Fridays at 8 p.m.has performers such as Jane Brown, Damon Royster, Amelia Marks, Parker Callahan, George Elrod and Jordan Lee Cohen.
Tickets for Dreamboat are $16 each ( plus a $2.58 fee ); see iOImprov.com/shows/dreamboat and ArtemisSingers.org .
Related: www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/Lesbian-Chorus-Artemis-Singers-at-Improv-Comedy-Nov-1-/67306.html .
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