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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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Friday, July 1

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Chicago SummerDance

The ninth annual Chicago SummerDance festival of public dancing continues tonight in the Spirit of Music Garden in Grant Park (601 S. Michigan, between Harrison and Balbo). This evening's entertainment: DJs Glenn Underwood and Craig Alexander, playing True House Tones. SummerDance features one hour of dance lessons (except Wednesday nights), followed by two hours of live music and dancing. Tonight's show runs from 6:00 to 9:00, and SummerDance runs at the park Wednesday-Sunday nights (weather permitting) through August 28. See the SummerDance site for a complete schedule.

Theatre on the Lake: Closer Than Ever

Theatre on the Lake, the city's summer series of revivals of plays you should have seen from the past season, presents Porchlight Music Theatre's Closer Than Ever. 7:30pm July 6-9 and 6:30 July 10. $17.50. Fullerton and Lake Shore. Call 312-742-7994 for tickets.



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