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. 

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Friday, January 22

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"Holliday for the Holidays" @ Harris Theater for Music and Dance

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph, presents "Holliday for the Holidays," tonight at 7:30pm. This one night only performance stars Grammy and Tony award-winning actress and singer Jennifer Holliday, accompanied by the Soul Children of Chicago, in a concert to celebrate the holiday season. Tickets are $35-$55 and are available at the box office and online. For more information, call 312-334-7777.

Incubator Show Auditions @ 3429 W. Diversey Ave

The Guild Literary Complex wants writers and performers to help create its new Incubator show, called Unnatural Spaces, a performance about Chicago environmentalism. First-round auditions take place tonight from 6 to 9pm at 3429 W. Diversey Ave, Suite 208. Free!

Reading Under the Influence: Infamy

Reading Under the Influence returns Wednesday, December 7. This historical date, "a day that will live in infamy", lends itself as this month's theme Infamy. Featured readers are Dennis Frymire (SKALD storytelling champion), Cyn Vargas, Brandon Will (worker at The Book Cellar) and Ray Lumpp (a RUI co-host). All will read original work and then host trivia segments.

Stop by RUI in the back room at Sheffield's, 3258 N. Sheffield Ave., $3, 7 p.m.

 

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