We all have 'em: hilarious or embarrassing public transportation stories. In a city like Chicago, it's pretty hard not to have heard a transportation story or two that will permanently be etched into your brain. If you haven't heard a good one in awhile Read more

Formal | Loose | Painting

This Thursday is our opening reception for our latest exhibit, Formal | Loose | Painting. Join us for refreshments, to speak with the curator, Jennifer Murray, and of course, to appreciate the contemporary abstract art! This event is FREE and will be held in the Ralph Read more

fml: How Carson McCullers Saved My Life

The time has finally come! Our third mainstage production, fml: How Carson McCullers Saved My Life will be featured on our Newhart Family Theatre stage these next two weekends! Join us for this contemporary play that explores cyber-bullying, homophobia and the complexity of being a Read more

Prism Walls: Sexual Identity and the Expression of Desire

This Thursday the Newhart Promenade will be featuring our new gallery exhibit, Prism Walls: Sexual Identity and the Expression of Desire. Join us for this FREE event from 5 - 6:30 PM to get a first look at the art which examines the moment when self-preservation and the Read more

Worlds Collide in Winning Works

Posted on by Maia Dillane Posted in Dance, Explore Chicago, Weekend Update | Leave a comment

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It’s a special thing when two mediums of art come together to create something truly special. Coming this March, The Joffrey Ballet will team up with The Museum of Contemporary Art to host the 5th Annual Winning Works ballet production. This program will feature the members of the Joffrey Trainee Program and Studio Company performing three original works in the Edlis Neeson Theater in the Museum of Contemporary Art. Choreographers Jennifer Archibald, Abdul Latif and Stephanie Martizes are all winners of the 5th annual Choreographers of Color competition. Performances will be held Saturday, March 7 at 3 PM and 7 PM as well as Sunday, March 8 at 3 PM. Tickets range from $10-22 and are selling fast! Be sure to check out this unique and sure to be inspiring performance.

For more information and to purchase ticket click here!

Twilight: The Musical

Posted on by Dina Puthenpurakal Posted in Around Town, Theatre | Leave a comment

Remember the Twilight series by Stephanie Meyer? Remember all of the vampires, wolves and drama that it entailed? While I haven’t personally heard much about the series in the past few years, but this year the series is celebrating it’s 10th anniversary and the Gorilla Tango Theatre wants to celebrate it with you! All Our Twilight, the musical version of Twilight will be recreated onstage in the next few weeks! This adaptation will cover all four books of the series and is a 90 minute event full of intensity. For showtimes and tickets, visit the event’s page. Don’t miss out on reconnecting with your inner supernatural senses!

Screen Printing on Fabric

Posted on by Sarah Ali Posted in Around Campus, Get Involved | Leave a comment

Photo-Screen-on-Fabric-3-585x370Ever wanted to create your own graphic t-shirt? While here is a class that can help you out! Spudnik Press Cooperative is holding an eight week long course in order to provide students a chance to acquire various printing skills in order to become proficient in screen printing. This class will end with an individual project that will accumulate the skills learned into a personally relevant project. Elsie Forer will be running the class.

The class is eight weeks long and beings on Saturday, March 7, running every Saturday from 10 AM – 12:30 PM. Registration is $220 and can be done here.

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