As of January 1, 2016, Gapers Block has ceased publication. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Thursday, July 18

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Walking Club Kickoff @ Meyering Playground Park

The kickoff event of a South Side Chicago Park District walking club will take place at 5pm at the Meyering Playground Park, 7140 S. Martin Luther King Dr. $5. Visit the Chicago Park District website for more information.

Talib Kweli @ House of Blues

Between the success of The Beautifiul Struggle, forming his own imprint in Blacksmith Music, and releasing quite a bit of new material (including the recent Madlib collaboration, Liberation, which first saw life as a digital download), Talib Kweli is a very busy man. The BK emcee comes Chicago on tour, and tickets are available from LiveNation. Doors at 6, show at 7.

 

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