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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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Thursday, January 26

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Bring May Flowers @ Viaduct Theatre

The House Theatre of Chicago and Tense Forms present Bring May Flowers, a series of evenings of poetry, music, plays and dance at the Viaduct Theatre (3111 N. Western). Among the performers scheduled: Viola Lee (poetry); Rosie Forrest (play); Radiant Darling (rock); and Casey Meehan (also rock). Doors open at 9:00 PM tonight, and tickets are $8 (half-price if you present a ticket from the House Theatre's current play, The Boy Detective Fails, now playing at the Viaduct). See the Tense Forms Website for a full schedule of who's performing on each evening. For reservations call (773) 562-1616.

Sara Wookey @ Links Hall

Based in LA and Amsterdam, choreographer Sara Wookey presents two geographically oriented perforamances, Love's Geography: Revisited and Walking LA tonight at 7pm. At Links Hall (3435 N Sheffield). Tickets are $10-15. For more information, call 773-281-0824 or visit the website.

Bike The Drive

It's like Critical Mass, without the pissed-off commuters. The Chicagoland Bicycle Federation hosts this annual event when Lake Shore Drive is, for a sweet four hours, closed to automobiles and opened to bikes. 5:30 AM to 9:30 AM, pancake breakfast to follow. More info here; call (312) 427-3325.



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