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. 


Saturday, May 28

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Essay Fiesta @ The Book Cellar

It's the third Monday of the month, which means Essay Fiesta time as the Book Cellar. Featured readers are Write Club host Ian Belknap, Neo-Futurist alum Noelle Krimm, 2nd Story ensemble member Andrew Reilly, Comedian/author/teacher Rebecca Rine-Stone and former editor Scott Smith. Raffle to benefit Howard Brown Health Center. The Book Cellar, 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave., 7pm.

Mikel Avery Group @ Ratchet

Tonight the Mikel Avery Group performs plus film at Ratchet, a weekly jazz and creative music series at Pilsen's Skylark. Avery (drums and film) will be joined by Nicholas Gajewski on bass and Ratchet organizer, Nick Mazzarella on alto sax. 10pm. Donations accepted. 2149 S. Halsted St

Waiting 4 the Bus @ Cafe Ballou

Cafe Ballou, 949 N. Western Ave., hosts Waiting 4 the Bus's open mic night from 7:30pm to 10pm. Singer-songwriters and poets will perform up to three pieces apiece. Might that include you? Free.



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