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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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Friday, July 19

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The Life and Work of Landscape-Gardener O.C. Simonds @ CAF

The Chicago Architecture Foundation's Lunchtime Lecture series this week features Barbara Geiger, author of Low-Key Genius: The Life and Work of Landscape-Gardener O.C. Simonds, discussing her book and signing it. The event runs from 12:15pm to 1pm in the CAF Lecture Hall Gallery,
224 S. Michigan Ave. Free -- bring your lunch.

Tomorrow Never Knows 2012: Glass Candy @ Lincoln Hall

Tomorrow Never Knows, a five-day music festival happening at various Chicago venues, starts tonight with performances by Glass Candy and Chromatics at Lincoln Hall. The show starts at 8pm, tickets are $15, and it's an 18+ show. For online ticket purchasing, please see the Lincoln Hall Website. [See the full TNK 2012 lineup.]

President Barack Obama @ UIC Forum

President Barack Obama will be at the UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Rd., today at 3pm with special guest Hill Harper and musical guest Janelle Monae. General admission tickets are available at $100 each.

Soup and Bread @ Hideout

The Hideout (1354 W Wabansia) hosts Soup and Bread, which is a casual soup-eating event and fundraiser for a local food-related charity. Donate what you can; eat what you will. Event runs 5:30-7:30pm.



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