As of January 1, 2016, Gapers Block is on indefinite hiatus. The site will remain up in archive form while we evaluate our options, which may include a redesign or sale.
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Tuesday, August 30
The 10th annual Guerrilla Truck Show returns tonight from 5:30 to 9:30pm, centered on the corner of Aberdeen and Fulton Market. Check out the latest product design, furniture concepts and art by dozens of designers, shown in the backs of moving trucks and in area galleries and businesses. Free.
Chicago Artists Resource presents "Music Journalism in the Digital Age: Gatekeepers and Curators," a panel discussion at Co-Prosperity Sphere, 3219-21 S. Morgan St., from 6:30 to 8:30pm. Panelists include Jim DeRogatis of WBEZ's "Sound Opinions," Ferrari Sheppard of Stop Being Famous, Leor Galil of the Reader, Ernest Wilkins of the Redeye, and Arasia Magnetic, formerly of KevinNottingham.com. J. Johari Palacio of CAR moderates. The event is free; RSVP requested.
Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., welcomes the March Fourth Marching Band and Liquid Soul tonight at 8pm. Tickets are $14. 21+
Every Tuesday in June, Theater Oobleck presents an evening of performance and music at the Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave. Tonight's program is "Row, Voyager", based on Schoen's song cycle "The Voyage". The program begins tonight at 9pm, and admission is a suggested $5 at the door.
Homeroom presents Procreativity 101: Making Art Babies tonight at 9pm at the Hungry Brain, 2319 W. Belmont Ave. Visual artists Alberto Aguilar and Lise Haller Baggesen, curator Allison Grant, poet Jennifer Steele and artist Tselanie Townsend discuss "ways to imagine motherhood, imitate art and how to live and die with art and one another." Fred Sasaki and Seth Vanek host. $5 suggested donation. 21+