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, June 24

Gapers Block

Gapers Block on Facebook Gapers Block on Flickr Gapers Block on Twitter The Gapers Block Tumblr


GB store

French Masters Series @ Mon Ami Gabi

Mon Ami Gabi and the Art Institute continue their French Masters art dinners tonight with painter Berthe Morisot. The evening includes a wine reception at 6pm, a multi-course feast at 7pm accompanied by a detailed slide-illustrated presentation of the art of Morisot, featuring works from the Art Institute’s collection, followed by dessert. $65 per person, plus tax and gratuity; reservations are required and can be made by calling Mon Ami Gabi at 773-348-8886.

James Fallows @ Harold Washington Library

Noted journalist James Fallows discusses Iraq in the context of Chicago’s One Book, One Chicago selection, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, this evening at 6 PM. Free, in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium. 400 S. State Street. For more information, call 312-747-1194 or visit the website.



GB store

GB Store

GB Buttons $1.50

GB T-Shirt $12

I ✶ Chi T-Shirts $15