Gapers Block has ceased publication.

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.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Thursday, June 30

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Marilyn Monroe Birthday Bash

The Kit Kat Lounge and Supper Club is throwing Marilyn Monroe a birthday celebration done right: with half-price martinis and Marilyn impersonators galore. Male and female, of course. From 5:30pm-2am, get a little taste of the glamor and watch prizes be handed to the most impressive M's. 3700 N. Halsted St. Call 773-525-1111 for more information.

Reconstruction Room @ Black Rock

Join local writers and performers for Wednesday's Reconstruction Room. The regular event promotes poetry and performance in the Chicago area. The Reconstruction Room meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month at the Black Rock Bar at Damen and Addison. Organizers Della Watson and Erin Teegarden have invited local writers Priscilla Wathington, Ellen Placey Wadey, and Kathy Regina to read from their works. 8pm, 21+.



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