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. 


Thursday, December 2

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One day, 40 sites, 13 hours of nonstop music, 1,000 musicians — all free. Make Music Chicago returns for a third year of music from Hyde Park to Evanston with plenty of sites in between: Lincoln Park Zoo, River North cathedrals, and Loop office lobbies. Friday, June 21, 9am–midnight.

If you're a musician, play along in the Rise and Shine Orchestra, Broadway and Opera Sing-along, or Sousapalooza. Head to St. James Cathedral for the spectacular Grand Finale and a Harmonica Blowout with Joe Filisko. Read more, in Transmission.

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