As of January 1, 2016, Gapers Block has ceased publication. 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 over the past 12-plus years. ✶
Wednesday, April 26
In preparation for Bike to Work Week, the Chicagoland Bicycle Federation is offering this noontime program, which addresses appropriate clothing, riding at night, carrying and parking your bike, choosing a route, and other commuting considerations. 200 N Columbus Drive. Free. For more information, visit the website.
Curated by Umbrella Music, this music series showcases improvisation-based jazz and new material, and mixes emerging talents with established musicians. Tonight's performance features alto saxophonist Greg Ward. 7 PM. Free, but tickets are required: call 312-742-8497. Gallery 37, 66 E Randolph. For more information, call 312-742-6630 or visit the website.