As of January 1, 2016, Gapers Block has ceased publication. 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 over the past 12-plus years. ✶
Thursday, March 30
The Chicago Improv Festival kicks off tomorrow, with 70 acts on 12 stages across the city. While this typically brings in acts from all over the world, that pesky Eyjafjallajokull, er... Icelandic volcano, creating chaos throughout European airlines, is keeping many acts grounded.