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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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Tuesday, August 16

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Henrik Ibsen preview show @ Neo-Futurarium

The Neo-Futurists present their latest prime-time offering, The Last Two Minutes of the Complete Works of Henrik Ibsen, directed by Greg Allen. There are two preview shows, tonight and tomorrow, before the show opens on Saturday night. Showtime is at 8:00 PM, and each of the shows this week is pay-what-you-can. The play runs at the Neo-Futurarium through March 5. See the Neo-Futurist Website for reservations and more info. Neo-Futurarium: 5153 N. Ashland. (773) 275-5255.

Young Nonprofit Professionals Celebration

YNPN Chicago -- Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Chicago -- is offerring a night of celebration and networking at the HotHouse, 31 E. Balbo. All who are interested in Chicago nonprofit work are welcome to have drinks and chat with professionals from a variety of fields, while the YNPN board will discuss upcoming events for the year. Admission is $6 and space is limited to 300, so make your reservations soon (any remaining tickets will be sold at the door for $10). View the YNPN evite for more information.

Play the Field

Play the Field is a great way to enjoy and explore the Field Museum at night without the congestion and hassle of school field trips or weekend tourists. The ongoing monthly event mixes culture with cocktails. Maggie Speaks and Underwater People perform, and you can explore the Field's exhibits -- including the current "Jackie Kennedy: The White House Years" show. 6pm until 11pm, 21 and over. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door, and include one drink. More info here.



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