A&E: Kafein open mic night characterized by eclectic mix, welcoming atmosphere
January 14, 2015
A&E The yellow walls of the single room, adorned with cheeky renditions of famous paintings, such as the Mona Lisa holding a tiny cup of espresso, glow with a warmth that’s echoed in the welcoming attitude of Kafein's Open Mic Night patrons. Each Monday, customers can buy a latte and watch Evanston’s finest musicians, poets and comedians perform original work, covers and even parodies of Demi Lovato songs in Hebrew, in an atmosphere that’s pure college coffee shop. “I’m pretty sure they’ve been doing it since the beginning, and the beginning was a long time ago,”...