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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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Monday, October 25

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Forum: Cuba, Culture, and Change @ Cultural Center

A panel of Cuban artists discusses the post-Soviet upheaval and how it continues to have an impact on artists today. 6 PM, in the Sidney R. Yates Gallery. 78 E Washington Street. For more information, call 312-744-6630 or visit the website.

Third Coast Festival Listening Room @ Steppenwolf’s Garage Theater

The first Listening Room of 2006 is all about podcasting. Listen to podcasts and learn about how to get your own podcast off the ground. $6, or $4 for WBEZ members, 7 PM. 1650 N. Halsted. For more information, visit the website or call 312-335-1650. Reservations are recommended. Email info[at]thirdcoastfestival[dot]org.

Opening: Penelopeia: The Other Journey E-migration

The Hellenic Museum and Cultural Center hosts this exhibit conceived by the Penelopeia Project, which “documents women’s life journeys from antiquity to the present.” Taking off from the idea that Odysseus wasn’t the only hero of Homer’s epic, the Penelopeia Project contends that heroism takes a multitude of forms. 801 W Adams. Call the Hellenic Museum at 312-655-1234 for more information.

Jazz Links Jam Sessions @ HotHouse

The Jazz Institute of Chicago, in partnership with HotHouse, presents a free (no cover!) program featuring elementary and high school student musicians jamming with professionals. 5 to 7 PM. 31 E. Balbo. For more information, call 312-427-1676, or visit the website.

 

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