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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Monday, January 24

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Be Fit, Be Green @ Fleet Feet Piper's Alley

You turn the water off while you brush your teeth and always bring your own tote to the grocery store. But do you know that you can make your running green, too? Learn which apparel brands are sustainable, how you can make more environmentally sound decision at the grocery store. The April seminar at Fleet Feet Sports - Piper's Alley will feature a panel of speakers discussing eco-friendly practices for your healthy lifestyle. Speakers will include Fleet Feet Sports owner Dave Zimmer, EcoScene's Aimee Heilbrunn, and Whole Foods' Katherine Melenovsky. 5:30-6:30pm, 4/6 FREE 1620 N. Wells St. Chicago

Death Set, Fake Fictions At Empty Bottle

Children of Leningradsky @ Chopin Theatre

Chopin Theatre's 7 ½ Cinema presents Children of Leningradsky, a 2004 Academy Award nominee for best short documentary about homeless children in Moscow, tonight at 7:30pm. Director Hanna Polak will share her
filmmaking experiences at a reception after the film. The showing is free, but reservations are recommended: or 773-278-1500 .

The Glass Key @ Film Center

As part of its ongoing Roots of Noir series of films The Gene Siskel Film Center presents the 1942 film The Glass Key starring Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake. The film screens this afternoon at 3:00 PM, and again tomorrow night at 6:00 PM. Tickets: $9, $7 for students, $5 for Film Center members, and $4 for SAIC students. Film Center: 164 N. State. (312) 846-2600.



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