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Recession makes for strange bedfellows: High Tech goes Risque

February 10, 2009 – Tech Cocktail is one regular technology-social networking event. Now Risque Café , 3419 N Clark Chicago, IL 60657,  is announcing another — a brand new Burlesque Industry Night every Tuesday!

Enjoy 2-for-1 well drinks and mingle with the hottest stars of Chicago burlesque.  We’ll be playing classic burlesque performances on the TV screens and hosting special performances from some of Chicago’s favorite burlesque performers. Also, you can look forward to Burlesque Trivia and other fun games to test your true dedication to the industry!

Journalism majors, once a non-technology kind of major, find themselves at the heart, or at least on the same path as Tech entrepreneurs, mobile technology mavens, indy filmmakers, and computer programmers. Even if you will never program a single line of CSS code, ask yourself, "Who are you going to work for?" and who will your partners at work be? You can be pretty sure, some of them will be "tech heads."

Most young journalists will be start as freelancers, at least part-time. If you focus on the faces, not the burlesque, industry night can be a way to network and find future collaborators, get your name out in a world where "Content is King," and locate interesting internships or job openings. Of course, for this event, you will have to 21.
DAILY SPECIALS at Risque Café (near Wrigley Field)
SUNDAY – BBQ Buffet ALL DAY $9, $2 Point Draft, $5 Smokin Mary Lou (Buffalo Trace)
MONDAY – Country Fried Steak $9, All You Can Eat Wings $6, $2.50 312 Drafts
TUESDAY – Country Fried Chicken, Fried Chicken Dinner $8, 5 for $5 BBQ Sliders, 2-for-1 Well Drinks
WEDNESDAY – Bottomless Bowl of Chicago's Best Mac ‘n' Cheese $6, $2 PBR Tall Boys
THURSDAY – 1/2 Off All Appetizers, $2 Bud Light Bottles
FRIDAY – $6 Basket of Ribs, $2 Hamm's Can
SATURDAY – $5Turkey Leg, $2 Stroh's Can

Christopher Peckat
Risque Cafe
Phone: 773.525.5511

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