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.
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Sunday, May 19

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Panel on Globalization in Morocco, Iran, and Turkey @ Cultural Center

Dr. Jaafar Aksikas of Columbia College Chicago moderates a discussion of “Trajectories of Globalization” as it affects Morocco, Iran, and Turkey. This free event takes place at 6 PM in the First Floor Garland Room. 78 E Washington Street. For more information, call 312-744-6630 or visit the website.

One Book, Two Cities @ Harold Washington Library

Part of the Chicago’s One Book, One Chicago series of events, this evening’s program addresses how Chicago and Moscow are approaching One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich individually and together. 6 PM, in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium. Free. 400 S. State Street. For more information, call 312-747-1194 or visit the website.

Reading Under the Influence

Featuring special guests Ira Booker and Molly Each, of No Touching magazine, plus regulars Julia Borcherts, Carly Huegelmann, Joe Tower and Amanda Snyder, this month's edition of Reading Under the Influence celebrates baseball's opening day. Admission is $3 with the chance to win some books by answering trivia questions. 7-10pm at Sheffield's, 3258 N. Sheffield. Email thehotreadings[at]hotmail[dot]com for more information.

Rebecca Gilman @ Victory Gardens

Eclipse Theatre presents a discussion with playwright Rebecca Gilman, and staged scenes from her work, this evening at 7:30pm. Free, at Victory Gardens Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. RSVPs are requested; for more information, call 312-409-1687.



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