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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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Sunday, January 24

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Project Dine Out with Purple Asparagus at Uncommon Ground

Purple Asparagus, the local nonprofit devoted to promoting and enjoying good food, is hosting its second-annual Project Dine Out at Uncommon Ground from 5-7pm. The evening includes a family-style meal made with locally grown or produced ingredients, such as Gunthorp Farm pulled-pork sandwiches, heirloom tomato bruschetta with fresh mozarella, and carrot and zucchini fritters with Capriole goat cheese. Tickets are $40 for adults and $20 for kids under 13; adults can pay an extra $10 for a drinks package along with their meal. Tickets are available from Brown Paper Tickets. Uncommon Ground is at 1401 W Devon Street.

All Around Us: The Dances of Sybil Shearer on Film @ Julius Caesar

Garfield Park's Julius Caesar is hosting this exhibition in collaboration with the Morrison-Shearer Foundation of Northbrook. Five films show dancer Sybil Shearer in rare and never-before-seen sequences, demonstrating her significance as both a contained and unbounded modern dancer. Regular viewing hours are Saturdays from noon to 4pm, and by appointment. Today, enjoy an opening reception from 4 to 7pm. For more information call 312-823-9355 or visit the Julius Caesar web site.

Artists' Reception for Current Exhibitions @ HPAC

Join the Hyde Park Art Center for an artists'’ reception for a number of current shows. Free. 3-5 p.m. Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Ave. 773-324-5520. For more info, visit the Website.



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