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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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Wednesday, March 22

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Check, Please! new season starts

Everybody's favorite restaurant review program Check, Please! returns for a new season of reviews by plain old folks. Tune into Channel 11, WTTW, tonight at 8:00 PM.

Approach @ Ai Gallery

The opening reception for Ai Gallery's new exhibit, "Approach," will be run from 6:00-10:00 PM. The exhibit is curated by Research & Development and includes manipulated objects by JB Daniel as well as collaborations by Industry of the Ordinary. Ai Gallery is located at 676 North LaSalle Drive (at Huron). For more information, visit the website of Ai Gallery or R&D.

Winter Bike to Work Day

Like it's sibling in the summer, the Winter edition of Bike to Work Day coming up features hot beverages and goodies at Daley Plaza today from 7 to 9am. The Chicagoland Bicycle Federation hosts activities, a raffle with prizes and the chance to congregate and meet up with your fellow cyclists.

Daedelus, Atomly and Plus Device @ Sonotheque

As part of the electronic music series Your Formula Life, Sonotheque presents a solid billing tonight, courtesy of an event co-sponsored by Chicago's own HEFTY Records. Daedelus and Derek Plaslaiko spin DJ sets, and there'll be performances by Atomly and Plus Device. Watch the Transmission page for more details. 1444 W. Chicago. Ten dollars admission. Things start rolling at 10pm.

Chicago Indymedia Fundraiser with CIRCA

Chicago Indymedia is holding a fundraiser tonight from 7pm to 10:30pm at Acme Artworks Community, 2418 W. Bloomingdale. The Clandestine Insurgent
Rebel Clown Army
(CIRCA) is the special guest for the evening, and will be showing films of their escapades (such as shutting down an army recruitment center in Leeds and blocking highways at the G8 in Scotland), along with updates on the situation in Oaxaca and an episode of Chicago Indymedia's nationally-broadcast TV series, Chicago
Independent Television. Food and drink will be served. Suggested donation is $10, or pay what you can. More info here.

Bike the Drive Registration Open

If you're obsessive-compulsive about riding in Bike the Drive, registration opens today.



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