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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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Philip Caputo @ Barbara's

Philip Caputo stops at Barbara's Bookstore Oak Park, 1100 Lake St., to read from his book 13 Seconds, a journalistic memoir of the 1970 events at Kent State University. Caputo was a reporter with the Tribune at the time, sent to cover what looked like a normal college uprising. The book details his memories of those events. The reading begins at 7:30pm. Call 708-848-9140 for more information.

Speed Dating with The Cupid Players

The Cupid Players, a non-profit theater comedy dedicated to the art of musical sketch comedy, stops by T's for an evening of speed dating. If you're between the ages of 25-39, you're welcome participate in an evening of three-minute dates with thirty singles, with The Cupid Players performing their "trademark savvy, salacious songs about relationships." Registration is limited to 30 men and 30 women and costs $30 -- call 773-539-4596 to save your spot. The dating fun begins at 6pm. T's is located at 5025 N. Clark St.



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