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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, October 28

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Freddy's Fiddles and Things

Chicago Symphony Orchestra violinist Fred Spector joins the Newberry Library's Wednesday Club for "Freddy's Fiddles and Things: Treasures from the Fred Spector Collection." Spector will share a lifetime of collecting violins and violin-related antiques, including such oddities as a mute that once belonged to Mozart. Tickets for the 5:30pm event are $12 and include refreshments. The Newberry Library is at 60 W. Walton St. Call 312-255-3510 to register or do it here.

Elizabeth Crane @ Barbara's

Elizabeth Crane makes a stop at Barbara's Bookstore Oak Park, 1100 Lake St., to read from her new book All This Heavenly Glory. The story follows a woman from junior-high through adulthood, telling of all the relationship disasters, abuse, career choices and parental woes that occur along the way. The reading begins at 7:30pm. Call 708-848-9140 for more information.

 

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