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National comedy benefit Jan. 19-21
2017-01-11

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In response to what the event's organizers have called President-elect Donald Trump's "repeated threats on human rights," comedians in more than 20 cities are coordinating shows to raise money for the ACLU on Inauguration Day Weekend for the WHAT A JOKE Comedy Fest, organized and produced by New York comedians Jenn Welch ( The New York Comedy Festival ) and Emily Winter ( Writer for TV Land, Fusion TV ).

On Jan. 19-21, benefit comedy shows under the name WHAT A JOKE will take place simultaneously around the country and in the United Kingdom. In Chicago, the show will take place at The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave.; visit WhatAJokeFest.com/project/chicago/.


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