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.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Sunday, January 24

Gapers Block

Gapers Block on Facebook Gapers Block on Flickr Gapers Block on Twitter The Gapers Block Tumblr


GB store

Chicago Outdoor Film Festival: The Day The Earth Stood Still @ Grant Park

This year's Outdoor Film Festival continues tonight with the sci-fi classic The Day The Earth Stood Still. The movie will be shown for free in Grant Park, and will start tonight at sunset. The Outdoor Film Festival continues every Tuesday night through August 26; check the City of Chicago's Website for a complete schedule of films.

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. For more information call 312-823-9355 or visit the Julius Caesar web site.



GB store

GB Store

GB Buttons $1.50

GB T-Shirt $12

I ✶ Chi T-Shirts $15