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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.
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Thursday, September 28

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Another Gurlesque Burlesque

Those Sissy Butch Brothers are at it again! See the finest in naughty entertainments at Gurlesque Burlesque, $15, at The Abbey Pub, 3420 W. Grace (at Elston). Doors open at 8, tassel twirlin' commences at 9. As always, the show is a benefit for Sissy Butch Brother T. Vaughan-Tremmel's in-progress documentary on the history of burlesque. Attendees are urged to "Dress like you mean it!"

Rufus Wainwright @ The Vic

Catch Rufus Wainwright at the Vic Theater Saturday December 6th at 7pm. All ages. Tickets are $23.50.

Tom Waits Tribute

The man with the gravelly voice gets the tribute he deserves at Nevin's Live, 1450 N. Sherman Ave. in Evanston this Friday and Saturday night. Just $10 (each night) will get you in the door. Call 847/869-0450 for more info.

Friday night's line-up: Michael McDermott, The Orphans, Edward Burch, The Delafields, Thomas Pace, Steph Turner, Marvin Tate, Mark Sheehy, Kristin Shout and Darkroom Chemicals.

Saturday night's line-up" Danny Black, Al Day Trio, RD Roth & The Issues, Big Sky String Band, No Doctors, Mia Park and Joe Cannon from Early Risers, Cheer Accident, Bumpus and Big Sky String Band.

"Made in Rogers Park" Craft Fair

"Made in Rogers Park" Holiday Arts & Craft Bazaar, sponsored by the Chicago Park District and the Loyola Park Advisory Council. The free event runs from 10am to 3pm in the Sky Room of the Loyola Park Fieldhouse, 1236 W. Greenleaf (at Sheridan).


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