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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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The House Theatre's Love-O-Rama @ Nick's Uptown

The House Theatre hosts its annual dance party benefit, Love-O-Rama, tonight at Nick's Uptown, 4015 N Sheridan Rd., from 7-11pm. The festivities include a live DJ, make-out booth, $3 PBR and a raffle. $15 advance, $20 at the door. All proceeds benefit the House. Tickets are available online or by calling 773-251-2195.

Six-Word Memoirs of Love & Hearbreak @ Book Cellar

Authors Larry Smith and Rachel Fershleiser come to the Book Cellar to share their new work Six-Word Memoirs on Love & Heartbreak. The collection includes numerous six-word expositions on this most confusing emotion of the heart. Free at 7pm at 4736-38 N. Lincoln Ave. Call 773-293-2665 for more information.

World Kitchen Learning Series: Get in the Kitchen

If you've never really cooked but want to fire up your skills, this four-part class will get you going in the kitchen. You can take as many classes in this series as desired. The "Get in the Kitchen" class series starts tonight from 6-8:30pm at the Gallery 37 Center for the Arts, 66 E. Randolph Street. This class is offered through the City of Chicago's World Kitchen learning series. Admission is $30 for single classes ($100 for all four) and pre-registration is required.

Tortoise @ The Empty Bottle

They hit the Chicago music scene in 1990 from all different backgrounds (jazz, rock, punk, electronic) to form a real experimental rock band. Tortoise, who many will tell you were the beginning of indie rock as we know it today, play at The Empty Bottle tonight. The show starts at 10pm. Tickets are $15. 1035 N. Western Ave.

Linda Long @ Green Grocer

Linda Long, author of Great Chefs Cook Vegan, which includes recipes by Charlie Trotter and other great chefs, will be meeting, greeting and taking pre-orders for her book at Green Grocer, 1402 W. Grand Ave. (at Noble) from 4 to 6pm. Bus: 9 Ashland, 65 Grand.



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