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New Meetup: Special Baltimore COR Event

From: April
Sent on: Sunday, May 23, 2010 6:03 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for The Baltimore Atheists Meetup Group!

What: Special Baltimore COR Event

When: Thursday, May 27,[masked]:00 PM

Where:
Baltimore Ethical Society
306 W Franklin St
Baltimore, MD 21201

Special Event with Baltimore COR: ROY ZIMMERMAN SINGS ?REAL AMERICAN? SONGS

Thursday, May 27 at 7 p.m.

Location: Baltimore Ethical Society

How do you fight recession, war, ignorance, greed and the scourge of Right Wing punditry? Why, with satire, of course.

Satirical songwriter Roy Zimmerman brings his one-man show "Roy
Zimmerman: Real American" to Baltimore.

Admission is $12 regular/$10 for students with ID.

?Real American? is 90 minutes of Zimmerman?s funny songs and comic commentary, a tuneful examination of the American political landscape in the era of Hope and Change. Health care, the economy, same-sex marriage, climate change, Creationism, guns, taxes, abstinence and, yes, Obama all come under satirical scrutiny. There?s a limba-like song about Rush Limbaugh. ?How low can you go?? Zimmerman sings. There's a decidedly Lefty slant to Roy's lyrics. The HBO documentary ?The Trials of Ted Haggard,? directed by Alexandra Pelosi features Roy?s song, ?Ted Haggard is Completely Heterosexual.? And his tune ?Buddy, Can You Spare a Trillion Dollars?? landed him a mention on the front page of the Wall Street Journal, an unaccustomed honor for a folkie. The Los Angeles Times says, ?Zimmerman displays a lacerating wit and keen awareness of society?s foibles that bring to mind a latter- day Tom Lehrer.?

His web site is http://www.royzimmerman.com/ See Roy Zimmerman perform at his YouTube Channel:
http://www.youtube.com/royzimmerman

Download the Concert Poster here:
http://baltimoreethicalsociety.org/Documents/real_american_poster_zimmerman_baltimore_20100527.jpg

Location: The Baltimore Ethical Society, the Old Congress Hotel at 306 W. Franklin St., Baltimore, between Howard and Eutaw Streets. Take I-95 north, merge onto I-395 north via exit #53 toward Downtown, Inner Harbor. Take Martin Luther King Blvd.
exit. Turn right onto W. Mulberry St. (US 40 East). Turn left onto Park Avenue. Turn left onto West Franklin Street (Rt. 40 West), and proceed one block.

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/Baltimore-Atheist/calendar/13571562/

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