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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Friday, August 26
The Downtown Sound free concert series at 6:30pm in the Pritzker Pavilion, 201 E. Randolph St. in Millennium Park, this week features My Brightest Diamond and White Mystery. Seating begins at 5:30pm. Free.
Pride Films and Plays presents the third annual Queer Bits Film Festival tonight at 7:30pm at the Public House Theatre, 3914 N. Clark St. The festival will screen eight short films and three episodes of Chicago-based webseries. Tickets are $10, with $15 VIP seating available.