Lyrics by Howard Ashman — at the Library of Congress

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From the better late than never file, this article about lyricist Howard Ashman (“Little Shop of Horrors”) appeared in the Library of Congress Bulletin a few months ago. His papers were recently given to the Music Division of the Library of Congress.

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July Question of the Month

question-mark What existing venues (in D.C. or the surrounding metropolitan area only please) that you know of would be good for cabaret performances? Please respond in the “comments” section and help share your knowledge with our readers.

Next Open Mic is Monday, July 13th

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The next DC Cabaret Network Open Mic will be Monday, July 13, 2009, at Stars Bistro and Bar. Did you catch that? We’ll be at Stars Bistro and Bar, 2120 P St., NW, Washington, DC instead of our usual location.

Slightly different operating procedure for this Open Mic: Plan to arrive by 7:45 to sign up and review music with accompanist. Singing starts at 8:00 p.m., Peter Darling will be on keyboards.

July Newsletter Is Now Available

newspaperThe DC Cabaret Network’s July 2009 newsletter is now available on our web site. Be sure to check it out (and the cool new look of our web site) for all the latest performance news and updates about DC Cabaret Network members and cabaret in Washington, D.C.