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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, July 17

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Everything Is Terrible! @ Hungry Brain

Everything Is Terrible, the infamous video blog, hosts another disturbing video show tonight at Hungry Brain (2319 W. Belmont, near Western). Tonight's theme: "Summer Fun!" So expect plenty of disturbing beach party action. The show starts tonight at 9pm, and admission is free!

Ashes of American Flags: Wilco Live @ Gene Siskel

Screening until June 3rd, Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St. presents Ashes of American Flags: Wilco Live at 8:15pm today. Americana remains the theme in every sense, and Wilco fans and newcomers alike will revel in the superbly produced concert footage filmed in iconic locations, reflecting on the changing small town landscape. Tickets are $10 for general admission, $7 for students, $5 for members and are available at the Film Center Box Office.

Scott Burns @ MCA's Tuesdays on the Terrace

Tuesdays on the Terrace kicks off tonight at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Grab some friends and blanket for a relaxing evening on the garden lawn while listening to some of the city's most legendary and innovative jazz musicians. Tonight's performance is by Scott Burns. Snacks and beverages, including wine and seasonal cocktails are available for purchase. 5:30-8pm. 220 E. Chicago Ave. Free.

Grand Opening @ Saki

Come out tonight to Saki, 3716 W. Fullerton Ave. for some good tunes! Saki is a music store with art, books and zines for your reading pleasure. For your listening pleasure, Chicago's very own Hollows open at 6pm and the psychedelic trance outfit, Sadhu Sadhu follow at 7pm - for full listings visit Saki.

 

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