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Playwright David Rabe , journalist and critic James Wolcott and poet Frank Bidart are among this year's winners of awards given out by the PEN American Center, the literary and human rights organization.

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    Comedy John Evans and Nate Weatherup – 7:30 p.m.; Snickerz Comedy Bar, 5535 St. Joe Road; $8; 486-0216.
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