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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, May 27

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Computer geeks aren't the only ones who love acronyms. If you are knit-blog-savvy then you probably know the above means "work in progress", "finished object" and "knit in public". Local knit-blog star Bonne Marie Burns of Chicknits has a trunk show and show-and-tell at Arcadia Knitting (1613 W. Lawrence) today from 2-4pm. So ask Bonne questions about your WIP, wear your FO, and don't be afraid of KIP'ing.

Danielson Famile doc @ Film Center

The Gene Siskel Film Center presents the 2006 documentary Danielson: A Family Movie, a film about the Danielson Famile. The doc screens this evening at 5:30 PM, and again on Thursday, December 14 at 8:15 PM. Tickets are $9, $7 for students, $5 for Film Center members, and $4 for SAIC students. Film Center: 164 N. State. (312) 846-2600.

Star Wars Holiday Special @ Delilah's

You haven't seen it? Lucky old you! Delilah's is screening it tonight for free at 6:00 PM. You may never look at Harvey Korman the same way again. Delilah's: 2771 N. Lincoln.

The Delafields @ Simon's Tavern

Love that sweet alt-country and a warm glass of glögg? Head out to Simon's Tavern tonight in Andersonville to catch The Delafields at their Christmas show in this killer bar on Clark. Music starts at 9pm, Simon's is located at 5210 N. Clark Street.

Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Sale @ Pulaski Park

Over 100 arts and crafts vendors, 2 food vendors, and 12 djs will keep you occupied from 12pm to 5pm at Pulaski Park, 1419 W. Blackhawk St. For more information, visit



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