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. 


Wednesday, March 22

Gapers Block

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


GB store

French Kicks, Headlights, Skybox, Flosstradamus and more at Schuba's

Need some sweet lovin' in your life? Well, Sally Mae, bring yourself down to Schuba's (3159 N. Southport) on Weds., January 10 at 9 p.m. to get smitten with the French Kicks, Headlights, local indie/old tymers Skybox, and Eagle Seagull. Local hip hop turntablist/mishmashers Flosstradamus will be playing upstairs. The show is 18+, will run you about $15, and you can find out more by calling 773/525-2508.

Office Space, The Office @ Vic

To celebrate their airing of Season 2 of the original BBC television series "The Office", WTTW is presenting a screening of the Mike Judge film Office Space, along with the first episode of Season 2 of "The Office", tonight at the Vic. The screening starts at 8:00 PM, tickets are $5, and it's an 18+ show. The Vic: 315 N. Sheffield. (773) 472-0449.

Breaking Ground: The Story of the Oriental Institute @ Oriental Institute

View a Chicago Public Television film documenting the history of the Oriental Institute and its current projects. Follow up on the film by walking the galleries with docents. The entire event is free and starts at 2:00 PM in the Oriental Institute's Breasted Hall, 1155 East 58th Street. Visit the Institute's calendar for more information.

Chi*Town Sirens "Ring in the Bruise Year"

The Chi*Town Sirens kick off their 2007 season with "Ring in the Bruise Year," featuring a bout between two new teams, the Killopatras and the Wheelers, at the Lynwood Sports Center, 2030 Glenwood-Dyer Rd in Lynwood. The bout begins at 7pm; shuttle buses leave from Cobra Lounge, 235 N. Ashland Ave., at 5:30pm. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door.



GB store

GB Store

GB Buttons $1.50

GB T-Shirt $12

I ✶ Chi T-Shirts $15