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.
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Friday, December 9

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The World According to Shorts @ Film Center

Tonight at 6 PM and 8 PM, the Film Center screens a collection of contemporary short (9- to 28-minute) films from around the world. $4 to $9, 164 N State. For more information, call 312-846-2600 or visit the website.

Superjane's Annual Thanksgiving Eve

The foursome known as Superjane --DJ Collete, DJ Heather, Dayhota and Lady D--come together for an evening of female DJiing at its finest-- the Annual Night before Thanksgiving Soiree at Smartbar. Tickets are $10 before 11 pm; $15 after 11. Doors open at 10pm; the show starts at 10pm. Tickets can be ordered through the Smartbar website. For more info email:

Kid Koala @ The Abbey

Vancouverite turntablist Kid Koala brings his unique and endearingly oddball antics to The Abbey tonight, where he'll be playing a headlining set. If you've caught him when he opened for Bjork or Radiohead in recent years, or if you know him from his work with Gorillaz, then you have some idea of the treats in store. If not, here's your chance to see what sets the Kid apart from your average cut-and-scratch DJs. Kevin Franck aka Linus opens. 3420 W. Grace at Elston. Show starts at 9pm. Tickets $15 in advance, $18 at the door.



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