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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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Friday, October 15

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Green City Market @ Notebaert Nature Museum

The Green City Market has moved indoors to the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum's North Gallery, located at 2430 N. Cannon Drive, and will be selling the same good stuff they're known for from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. today.

Rachel Ray @ Borders

Yum-o! Celebchef Rachel Ray will be signing copies of her book Just in Time at the State Street Borders (150 N. State) at 12:30pm today, and at the Oak Brook Borders (1500 16th St) at 7:30pm tonight. Call the store to make sure you're gingeriffic enough to attend, as the event will be packed.

Local Author Night @ Book Cellar

This month's Local Author Night at the Book Cellar is a special mystery edition featuring all local mystery authors. Come by to listen to Theresa Schwegel (Person of Interest), Tim Broderick (Wall Street Noir), Gerry Doyle (From the Depths), Michael A. Black (A Killing Frost) and Julie Hyzy (State of the Onion) read from and discuss their works. You'll also get the chance to meet the authors and ask them your own questions afterward. Free at 7pm, 4736 N. Lincoln Ave. Call 773-293-2665 for more information.

Reggie Watts @ Lakeshore Theater

The comic gives Chicago a taste of his laughter-producing. Lakeshore Theater, 3175 N. Broadway. 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 and $25 and are available by calling (773) 472-3492 or by visiting the Website.

Coltrane Motion @ Schubas

Hometown electronic-pop tunesmiths Coltrane Motion play a show at Schubas this evening. Butterfly Assassins and Let's Get Out Of This Terrible Sandwich Shop open. Check our Transmission page for the full skinny. 3159 N. Southport. Show starts at 9pm and admission is $5.

B1g t1me at Quencher's Saloon

Chicago's favorite Tom Waits meets '80's schlock-rock combo, B1g t1me plays Quencher's Saloon at Fullerton and Western. 9 PM.

Oasis Documentary @ Five Star

Lord Don't Slow Me Down is coming to DVD, and this is the exclusive Chicago screening. See all sorts of backstage, behind the scenes, groupie, and live footage, and Liam and Noel as they bicker with each other and slag off interviewers. The screening starts at 10pm, and James Vane & pogo spin tunes after. Free schwag as well! 1424 W. Chicago Ave.



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