Gapers Block has ceased publication.

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.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 

TODAY

Sunday, September 25

Gapers Block
Search

Gapers Block on Facebook Gapers Block on Flickr Gapers Block on Twitter The Gapers Block Tumblr


Slowdown

GB store

mc chris @ Abbey Pub

mc chris, the rap artist and character voice for many Adult Swim shows, plays Abbey Pub this evening at 9:00 PM. Tickets are $12 in advance ($14 at the door) and can be purchased through the Abbey Pub Website. Abbey Pub: 3420 W. Grace (at Elston). (773) 478-4408.

Barbara Ehrenreich @ Newberry Library

The author of Nickled and Dimed and--most recently--Bait and Switch reads this evening at 6 PM. Free, 60 W Walton. For more information, visit the website.

Respiro @ Istituto Italiano

If you're still wondering what happened to Valeria Golino after Hot Shots!, check her out as a free-spirited mother in a conservative Sicilian village in Respiro, the winner of the Critic's Week prize at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival tonight. Presented by Cinema/Chicago's International Connections series. Free, but RSVP to 312-822-9545. 6pm. Istituto Italiano di Cultura, 500 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1450.

La Pena: La Ley del Norte @ Old Town School

As part of the Old Town School's free fall Latin folk music and dance showcase, this Chicago band plays music with Norteno, Conjunto, and Tex-Mex influences tonight at 8:30 PM. 4544 N Lincoln. For more information, call 773-728-6000 or visit the website.

Yesterday @ Cultural Center

See a movie on the first floor of the Cultural Center, while eating a catered, sister-city (Durban) -influenced meal from Fox & Obel. 5:30 PM, 78 E Washington, $15. Reservations are required: call 312-742 TIXS (8497). For more information, visit the website.

Cat Power @ The Vic

The new and improved Chan Marshall, with (reportedly) No-Breakdown Kung Fu action, comes to the Vic with the Memphis Rhythm Band in support of her lastest album, The Greatest. 3145 North Sheffield, 7:30 PM, $25.50 (more info here).

 

Filter

GB store

GB Store

GB Buttons $1.50

GB T-Shirt $12

I ✶ Chi T-Shirts $15