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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, December 9

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Null du Jour: Expressions of Audible Frequency @ Sonotheque

Chicago audioblogger Alicia Frantz died tragically one year ago today. Local musicians will be remembering her work tonight with a performance at Sonotheque, 1444 W. Chicago Ave. According to the press release, "The collection of works utilize in varied ways the myriad of soundscapes Alicia recorded, resulting in a blend of experimental, textural, and emotional landscapes, juxtaposed with stripped-down electronic dance patchwork. The compilation also features some of Alicia's own manipulated work, including an "el" train track voyage originally published as part of the Muted Tones online audio archive." 9pm - 2am, 21+, $5 (includes Null Du Jour CD). More info here.

Rush Hour Concert @ St. James Cathedral

Professional Cathedral musicians are joined by guests from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and other ensembles for this series of free, 30-minute chamber music concerts. Doors open at 5:15 PM, with refreshments. Tonight's music, a Hayden trio, starts at 5:45 PM. 65 E Huron. For more information, visit the website.

Tuesdays on the Terrace @ MCA

Tonight the Museum of Contemporary Art kicks off its free summer jazz series at 5:30 PM with Crosswind. Come early and check out the farmer's market out front, which also starts today (9 AM to 6 PM), wander through the exhibits (MCA admission is free Tuesdays), and conclude your evening lounging on the terrace, listening to jazz and enjoying one of the best views in Chicago. For more information, call MCA at 312-280-2660 or visit the website.

 

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