As of January 1, 2016, Gapers Block is on indefinite hiatus. The site will remain up in archive form while we evaluate our options, which may include a redesign or sale.
✶ Thank you for your readership and contributions over the past 12-plus years. ✶
Tuesday, January 17
As part of its Black History Month celebration, the Museum of Science and Industry is presenting Sweet Home Chicago: Big City Blues 1946-1966, a look at the history of the blues in Chicago. The exhibit was developed in partnership with Seattle's Experience Music Project music museum.