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, February 3

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Sean Chercover Book Release Party

Local author Sean Chercover celebrates the release of his debut novel, Big City, Bad Blood, tonight at Sheffield's, 3258 N. Sheffield, at 8pm. Make up for the complementary snacks and drinks by buying a copy of the book, which Sean will no doubt be happy to sign for you. Free.

Snubfest Stand Up Showcase @ Cornservatory

Snubfest kicks off its 2007 season with six stand up performers at Cornservatory, 4210 N Lincoln Ave. The show begins at 8:00pm. For more information about the night as well as other Snubfest events visit the Snubfest calendar.

Knitflix: World on a String Episode 1 @ Chicago Tourism Center

Bring your needles and yarn and knit while you watch this wide-ranging documentary about the impact of beads on human social development and history. 6 PM. Free. 72 E Randolph. For more information, call 312-744-2400 or visit the website.

What Does It Mean, Dr. King?

Kids can learn all about the civil rights movement tonight at the Chicago Children's Museum, through a 6pm theater production: "What Does It Mean, Dr. King?" Get more info at their web site or call 312-527-1000. The Chicago Children's Museum is located on Navy Pier, 700 E. Grand Avenue.



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