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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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Sunday, January 24

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Holiday edition of Too Much Light @ Neo-Futurarium

Celebrate the nation's independence with a special Fourth of July edition of that long-running Chicago theater show Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind. Expect 30 patriotic plays to be performed (or not) in the space of 60 minutes, and a dance party immediately following the show. The festivities begin at 8:00 PM, so don't be late: the birthday of the nation hangs in the balance!!! Tickets are $20, can be purchased online, and come in two flavors: "American" and "heathen". Neo-Futurarium: 5153 N. Ashland (at Foster). (773) 275-5255.

International Festival Of Life

The 14th annual African/Carribean International Festival of Life, a celebration of cuisine and music from all over the world, is underway in Washington Park, at the corner of 55th Street and Cottage Grove. 10 AM to 10 PM; $10 for adults, $5 for children. Today's concerts include Barrington Levy and Regina Bell.

Rush Hour Concert @ St. James Cathedral

Professional musicians who play with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Chamber Musicians, and other ensembles perform at this series of free, 30-minute chamber music concerts. Doors open at 5:15 PM, with refreshments. Tonight's music, Fireworks for Organ, starts at 5:45 PM. 65 E Huron. For more information, visit the website.



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