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||Season of Concern benefit with Dixie Longate through March 28
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Dixie Longatethe fast-talking, gum chewing, ginger-haired Alabama drag personalityis headlining Dixie's Happy Hour as a benefit for Season of Concern Chicago.
People are urged to spend an evening with Dixie on this joyride, during which, according to a press release, "she'll inspire you to find your personal happy hours while serving up the four basic food groups: gin, rum, vodka and tequila!" The event runs through Sunday, March 28.
Season of Concern Chicago provides financial assistance to Chicagoland theater artists impacted by illness, injury or health-related circumstances (including COVID) that prevents them from working.
Tickets ($38 each) are at dixie-chicago.streamallytix.com . For more information, see SeasonOfConcern.org .
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