Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Friday, March 24

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An unusual installation at the Chicago Cultural Center is closing Sunday: a lush tropical landscape created from discarded clothes (mostly socks, as far as I can tell) and background music. The effect is irresistibly smile-inducing--certainly worth a visit before it disappears, especially if you've had a hard week and are short on smiles. Click here for details.

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GB T-Shirt $12

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