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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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Wednesday, December 2

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Beyond the Sea

Gen Art presents a 7pm screening of the new Kevin Spacey movie, Beyond the Sea, at Loews 600 N. Michigan. Tickets are complimentary to members, $15 for non-members, and can be purchased on Gen Art's site. Reservations for dinner and the after party can be made online as well.

W.S. DiPiero Poetry Lecture @ Art Institute

Tonight prizewinning poet and art critic W.S. DiPiero will give a talk titled "The Poetry of Looking" at 6 p.m. in Fullerton Hall at the Art Institute Museum. Members and students $5.00; public $10.00. Information and tickets are available by calling (312) 575-8000.

Art for Charity Holiday Party

The Art for Charity Holiday Party takes place at the Johnsonese Gallery tonight from 6 to 9 p.m. All are invited to the gallery to enjoy contemporary art, seasonal refreshments and live entertainment from Jesus impersonator and singer Jeff Vezain! The event is free. Shop for holiday gifts--partial proceeds from all sales will be donated to the AIDS Legal Council of Chicago. Plus see the original holiday tree by political commentator Topher Vid Son. There will be holiday cookies, eggnog and live music. The Johnsonese Gallery is located in Lake View at 867 W. Buckingham Place (on the lower level), at the corner of Clark and Buckingham, just north of Belmont approximately 3200 North. Look for the State Bank of Countryside on the main level. Contact the gallery at 773.525.5877 or email info[at]



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