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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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Saturday, July 13

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Schadenfreude Rent Party @ Gallery Cabaret

Sketch comedy ensemble Schadenfreude will perform their monthly new content showcase at 8 PM at Gallery Cabaret, 2020 N. Oakley in Chicago’s Bucktown. The suggested donation is $10. Visit or call 773.489.5471 for more information.

GB Holiday Get-Together @ Black Rock

Gapers Block is holding its monthly Get-Together a little early this month to avoid stepping on your (and our) New Year's Eve plans. Come on down to Black Rock, 3614 N. Damen, tonight from 9pm to midnight or so. We'll be in the back room, with boardgames, beer and holiday treats. See you there!

Gogol Bordello @ The Metro

Based in Brooklyn but claiming members from all over the globe, the "gypsy-punk" ensemble Gogol Bordello will be playing at the Metro this evening. Doors open at 6:00pm, with Valient Thorr and Dan Sartain scheduled to open. See the Transmission page for further info. 3730 N. Clark St. Tickets are $18.

Fluffybadbad Release Party @ Rotofugi

Local toy designers Oh No! Doom are celebrating the release of their first product, Fluffybadbad, "the cutest, most deadly plush toy in the whole wide world," at Rotofugi tonight from 6pm to 9pm. Complimentary drinks will be served, DJs Trey, Inglish and Mode will be spinning, and the cash register will be ringing. 1955 W. Chicago Ave. More info here.



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