Gapers Block has ceased publication.

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.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Monday, August 2

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Growing Up Geek @ Chicago Cultural Center

Chicago ScriptWorks presents a staged reading of John Loprieno's new screenplay, which won this year's IFP/Chicago-CSW contest, at 7 PM in the Claudia Cassidy Theater. $5. RSVP suggested: call 312-264-0123 or email rsvp [at] chicagoscriptworks [dot] org.

The Roots/Talib Qweli @ Congress Theater

Freshly the new jewel in Def Jam's crown, The Roots rock the Congress on July 31 at 9 PM. Tickets $27 (available here). 2135 N. Milwaukee Ave, (773) 252-4000.



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