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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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Bookslut reading @ Hopleaf

Bookslut presents the latest in its series of monthly readings. Tonight's reading starts at 7:30 PM at the Hopleaf in Andersonville (doors open at 6:00), and features authors Joshua Cohen (A Heaven of Others), Jesse Ball (Samedi the Deafness) and Brian Bouldrey (Honorable Bandit: A Walk Across Corsica). The event is free and open to the public. See the Bookslut site for full details. Hopleaf: 5148 N. Clark Street.

Monkey Business @ Film Center

The Gene Siskel Film Center presents a month-long salute to the comedy stars of the 1930s; specifically, the Marx Brothers, W.C. Fields and Mae West. Today's film is the Marx Brothers classic Monkey Business, with Groucho chasing after gangster moll Thelma Todd. Hot cha cha! The film screens this evening at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $9, $7 for students, $5 for Film Center members and $4 for SAIC students. Film Center: 164 N. State. (312) 846-2600.

Candidate Forum @ Erie Neighborhood House

Illinois Senate District 2 (representing West Town, Humboldt Park, South Logan Square, Hermosa, and Craigin) candidates William Delgado (D) and Proco "Joe" Moreno (D) discuss what they would do if elected to the General Assembly. Sponsored by A+ Illinois, Erie Neighborhood House, BUILD, Inc., and K-12, Inc., and moderated by Dan Ponce of ABC Channel 7 News. 6:30 p.m. 1347 W. Erie St. For more info, visit the Website.

Primary Elections @ History Museum

As part of the Chicago History Museum's free In the K/NOW series, political analysts lead a discussion of the candidates. 1601 N Clark, 6:30 PM. Reservations required: call 312-642-4600 or visit the website.



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