So. It turns out that the Suzanne Westenhoefer appearance I mentioned yesterday is part of a benefit series for the Lesbian Community Cancer Project. The organization provides health care to women generally, regardless of the name. Interestingly, there seems to be a loose organization of such projects: organizations exist in Seattle, in Portland, in Atlanta, in Jacksonville, Florida, and in Washington DC, among others. (The DC Project is the only one that contains links to the others; I get the vague impression that somehow, they seem to be completely unaware of each other.)
500 seat theater in the Harold Washington Library Center. (I did not know that. Hmm. Learn something new every day, you do.) AND it turns out that Marga Gomez is part of the bill as well. (You gotta like a person who bills a major film appearance as "See Marga Dead!") There's also another comedienne appearing, and I'm afraid that I totally blanked on her name, because it immediately followed "Marga Gomez" and I just thought Marga! AAAAAAAAAAA!, and, you know, it's hard to hear when your brain is doing little happy dances in your head, really. Jessica ... something. (Sorry.)
So. We got a worthy cause (tickets only $30, which is amazingly inexpensive considering that it's a benefit performance -- by contrast, their lakefront cruise starts at $90 [which is still unusually low for a benefit cruise] and goes up a bit from there), and we have two of my favorite comics and someone else whom I'm sure will be wonderfully entertaining.
I am so there .... (Although, somehow, I'm vaguely nervous that it's going to be me, the organizer that I talked to, and 498 lesbians wondering "What the hell is he doing here?)
12/19/2001: vive la france
12/19/2001: princess, redux
12/19/2001: yemen and rumsfeld
12/18/2001: you're NOT in the army now
12/18/2001: interesting donation
12/18/2001: shame on winn dixie, indeed
12/18/2001: saudi princess
12/17/2001: new resolve
12/17/2001: a victim of the attack ... yeah, right
12/17/2001: polluters ho!