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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Donald Hall and Andrew Motion @ AIC

Donald Hall is the Poet Laureate of the United States and Andrew Motion is the Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom. Tonight they read together for the first time in stunning Fullerton Hall. 6 PM, Michigan at Adams. Free, but reservations are required: call 312-787-7070 . For more information, visit the Poetry Foundation website.

Downtown Sound Gallery @ Storefront Theater

Curated by Umbrella Music, this music series showcases improvisation-based jazz and new material, and mixes emerging talents with established musicians. Tonight's performance features Dutch saxophonist and composer Jorrit Dijkstra. 7 PM. Free, but tickets are required: call 312-742-8497. 66 E Randolph. For more information, call 312-742-6630 or visit the website.

Stories on Stage: Eyes Wide Open @ Steppenwolf

As part of WBEZ's Stories on Stage live season, Edward Sobel presents three stories "sure to keep you up at night." In the Upstairs Theatre, 1650 N Halsted. 7:30 PM, $20. For more information, call 312-335-1650 or visit the website.

 

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