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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, January 19

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Chicago Barn Dance Company

The Chicago Barn Dance Company hosts a dance tonight at 7pm at the Irish-American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox Ave., with Tribune columnist Eric Zorn as guest caller. A beginners workshop starts at 6:30pm. Admission is $7 at the door, $5 for students.

Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde @ Portage Theater

The Silent Film Society presents Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde, the 1920 version starring John Barrymore, with live organ accompaniment tonight at 7:35pm at the Portage Theater, 4050 N. Milwaukee Ave. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door.

The Heartless Bastards @ Metro

Soulful rock band the Heartless Bastards will play at Metro, 3730 N. Clark St., tonight. They will be promoting their new album, Arrow. Doors open at 8pm, and the show starts at 9pm. Tickets are $16, 18+



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