Arts & Entertainment
Leslie Thompson Headlines Fundraiser For Dyslexia
Originally printed 11/8/2012 (Issue 2045 - Between The Lines News)
Lesbian comedian Leslie Ann Thompson will headline a comedy show Nov. 9 at O'Mara's raising money for the Michigan Dyslexia Institute, Metro Detroit Chapter.
Also appearing are Jeff Hoste and Julie Lyons.
Thompson hopes to raise $500 that evening to meet the Michigan Dyslexia Institute's goal of $2500 to sponsor one youth for a year of one-on-one tutoring.
Bagger Dave's, Flagstar Bank, Raymond James and Ameritax and a number of other sponsors have contributed $2000 and a variety of prizes for a raffle to take place that evening.
The show begins 9 p.m. Nov. 9. Admission will be $15. Call 248-399-6750 for reservations and more information. O'Mara's is located at 2555 W. 12 Mile Road, Berkley.