Minneapolis Venue First Avenue Calls Off Dave Chappelle Show

who came to see Dave Chappelle on Minneapolis' famous First Avenue tonight,

He will now have to go to the Varsity Theatre. The bar where the comedian was supposed to perform on Wednesday night,

  He announced that he would postpone the performance for later.

The organizers of First Avenue apologized to their activists, artists and the community, saying they "have to hold themselves to the highest standards."

The venue claimed that it was more than just "a black box with people inside it" and that First Avenue had significance beyond its physical limits.

Thanks to you and the First Avenue team, we will continue to work hard to make our locations the safest in the country.

An email was to be sent to those with details of the comedy event's new location, the Varsity Theatre, which is two and a half miles away,

who had planned to participate in the demonstration.

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