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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Wednesday, December 6

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Chicago Force Tryouts

The Chicago Force women's football team is holding tryouts today at North Central College from 9am to noon. There is a $20 tryout fee, you need to bring a photo id and wear gym shoes and comfortable indoor attire. More info is available on their website.

Valentino Achak Deng @ 826 Chicago

Valentino Achak Deng, a Sudanese refugee and the subject of the new Dave Eggers book What is the What, will be speaking this evening about the book at 826 Chicago, the nonprofit writing and tutoring center. The event starts at 7:00 PM, and is free and open to the public. 826 Chicago: 1331 N. Milwaukee. (773) 772-8108.

MLKJr. Tribute w/ Kahil El' Zabar Quartet @ Sonotheque

"I HAVE A DREAM" : A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Master percussionist/composer/educator Kahil El' Zabar Quartet will perform their critically acclaimed Afro-centric hypnotic creative jazz tonight at Sonotheque starting at 8pm and running until 2am. Come celebrate the voice of freedom in this special night at Sonotheque with live jazz, spoken word, and comedy. Tickets are $15 (adv.)/$20(door). Sonotheque is located at 1444 W. Chicago Ave.



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