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, June 26

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Super Bowl XLI

We're probably aren't the first to tell you, but the Bears play the Colts in Super Bowl XLI at 5pm tonight. So turn your TV to Channel 2 (or whatever CBS is for you) and settle in for some serious football and some silly commercials.

University of Chicago Folk Festival

The University of Chicago presents the U of C Folk Festival, a three-day event featuring folk music workshops and performances during the day, and concerts in the evening. Among the list of performers scheduled for the evening concerts: the Pine Leaf Boys; Veretski Pass; Vesta Johnson; and the Elkins String Ticklers. The daytime workshops will be at Ida Noyes Hall (1212 E. 59th Street), and the concerts will be at Mandel Hall (1135 E. 57th Street). See the Folk Festival Website for a complete listing of all events.

 

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