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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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Sunday, September 25

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Nick D's Insomniacs Night @ Brew & View

WGN host Nick Digilio is the host at tonight's "Nick at Night" double feature at the Brew & View. The schedule: Shaun of the Dead at 8:00 PM; Dawn of the Dead (the recent remake) at 10:00 PM. It's an 18+ show, admission is $5, and there will be prize giveaways. According to the Brew & View Website, "The whole Nick at Night crew will be there, including Nick, Ted, The Count and Broham." So all you Broham fans, you know what YOU'RE doing tonight!!! Brew & View: 3145 N. Sheffield. (773) 929-6713.

Carbophobia with Dr. Michael Greger

An expert in vegetarian nutrition, Dr. Michael Greger will speak at the University of Chicago to discuss his new book Carbophobia: The Scary Truth Behind America's Low Carb Craze. The discussion on the unhealthy part of the anti-carb lifestyle (mmm...carbs...) will be at 5706 S. University Ave., in Hutchinson Commons, at 8pm.

Talk Arts: The Business of Art Panel

The Evanston Arts Council will sponsor the second installment of a new
quarterly series of free events entitled "Talk Arts", informational evenings for artists of all disciplines. Each of these gatherings will consist of a panel of experts sharing their knowledge and personal experiences in an informal and
interactive exchange with other artists who are looking to further their understanding of what it takes to build a successful career in the arts. The upcoming event, "Talk Arts: The Business of Art - Bottom Line Basics", is set for Monday, February 7, 2004 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Noyes Cultural Arts Center (located at 927 Noyes Street in Evanston, IL). The panel consisting of Greg Kot (Chicago Tribune music critic/columnist), Peter Strand (entertainment lawyer), Preston Klik (musician/record label owner), Amy Lombardi (PR firm owner/representative) and moderator Lois Roewade (Evanston Arts Council chairperson) will discuss a variety topics related to marketing, promotions, media relations and accessing consumers, which will benefit writers, musicians, filmmakers, actors, designers and visual artists alike.

 

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