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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, December 8

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Propaganda @ Drinking & Writing Theatre

Tonight at 9pm in the Drinking & Writing Theatre at Haymarket Pub & Brewery, 737 W. Randolph St., the AWP Conference presents Propaganda, an evening of readings by Matt Bell, Jessica Anya Blau, Blake Butler, Alexandra Chasin, Molly Gaudry, Amelia Gray, Lindsay Hunter, Jac Jemc, Stephen Knezovich, Samuel Ligon, Robert Lopez, Nelly Reifler, Joseph Salvatore, Jason Sommer, Matthew Vollmer and Jess Walter. Free.

Guerilla Girls Opening @ A+D Gallery

Guerrilla Girls: Not Ready to Make Nice, a retrospective of artwork and activism by the Guerilla Girls collective, opens today at the A+D Gallery at Columbia College, 619 S. Wabash Ave., with a public reception from 5pm to 8pm. At 6pm, curator Neysa Page-Lieberman leads a Q&A with members of the Guerrilla Girls at the Conaway Art Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave. Both events are free.

Story Club @ Uncommon Ground on Clark

Come out to Uncommon Ground on Clark for the March installment of Story Club, focusing on the theme of "waiting." Tonight's lineup includes 4 open mic slots and 3 featured readers: TriQuarterly Online Managing Editor Amanda Morris; crafty lady Beth Cummings; and This American Life contributor Julianne Hill. Open mic signup begins at 8; show begins at 8:30 at Uncommon Ground (3800 N. Clark). For more information visit Uncommon Ground or Story Club. This event is free, and reservations strongly recommended to guarantee seating.

Little City Junior Board's Food Frenzy @ Loft on Lake

Lula, Mana Food Bar, and Coco Pazzo are among the restaurants appearing at the Little City Junior Board's third annual Food Frenzy, which takes place tonight at Loft on Lake, 1366 W Lake. Food, drink, raffle prizes and a "Mystery Wine" contest are on the bill. Tickets $60-75.

Return of the Living Dead @ Doc Films

Doc Films, Max Palevsky Cinema in Ida Noyes Hall at The University of Chicago, 1212 E. 59th St., pairs with WHPK to present a series titled "Roxploitation." Tonight's screening is Return of the Living Dead at 9:15pm. Tickets are $5.



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