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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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Saturday, October 16

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Composer/Trombonist George Lewis @ MCA

Esteemed composer and master trombonist George Lewis presents, in collaboration with the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), a series of works on the Museum of Contemporary Art's performance stage (220 E. Chicago Ave.), starting at 3 p.m. Includes five compositions, two of them by Lewis, one by Chicago flautist, composer, and fellow AACM member Nicole Mitchell, and one each by Steve Lehman and Tyshawn Sorey. Plus, with the early start time, you'll still be able to get home for kickoff! (If you're into that kind of thing.) Tickets are $28, $22 for members, get tickets here. More information in Transmission.

Super Bowl Party @ Empty Bottle

For those of you not terribly interested in any sporting events that might be happening today, the Empty Bottle has a free Super Bowl party for the music fans! The band scheduled to play is "Football," featuring members of Tight Phantomz, The Pony, Hot Machines and The Guilty Pleasures. The fun starts at 4pm, so come on down! Empty Bottle: 1035 N. Western. 773-276-3600. 21+



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