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The wait is finally over! We're excited to announce our next mainstage performances for the 2015-2016 season. We know that you're all dying to see the shows, so here is an opportunity to get a head start and buy all of your tickets in Read more

2015 Senior Exhibition

Don't miss the opportunity to wish our senior art majors farewell at the 2015 Senior Exhibition! Join us for an opening reception on Saturday, April 18 from 2-5 PM at the Ralph Arnold Gallery and the Newhart Promenade. Can't make it then? Don't worry! Read more

Free Documentary Screening

Posted on by Elizabeth Draus Posted in Around Town, Explore Chicago, Film, Free, General | Leave a comment

rsz_the_burden_one_sheetInterested in environmental issues? Politics? International conflict? Well then, you may want to check out this documentary which happens to deal with all three. May 26, The Music Box Theatre will be hosting a free screening of The Burden, a documentary on the subject of the United States’ dependency on foreign oil and the effect that it has on U.S. servicemen and women.

Following the screening, a discussion panel featuring filmmaker Roger Sorkin, Director of Federal Business Development at Canadian Solar Kevin Johnson, and Executive Director of the Center for National Policy Michael Breen will be held . Not only are Mr. Johnson and Mr. Breen experts in their respective fields, but their experience as Iraq War veterans provides them with first-hand insight into the ongoing circumstances facing U.S. soldiers each day.

The screening is free and will be held at 7:30 PM on Tuesday, May 26. For more information and to reserve tickets, click here.

Welcome to Me

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When Alice Klieg (played by Kristen Wiig), a young woman with Borderline Personality Disorder wins the lottery, her life is suddenly turned on its head. Welcome to Me follows Alice as she is catapulted into the high life overnight and leaves living off government benefits behind. Alice decides to use her new found wealth to fund a her own talk show where she discusses a range of random subjects, be it making a meatloaf cake, shaming her high school bullies, or neutering dogs. As her talk show becomes increasingly popular, her personal life continues to spiral out of control. Find out if Alice will be able to fix damaged relationships with her loved ones as she approaches a breaking point.

Welcome to Me is now playing at the Music Box Theatre! For more information and to tickets, check out their website.

Spring Affair

Posted on by Victoria Lesnicki Posted in Around Town, Dance, Explore Chicago | Leave a comment
SCD_NOMI SPRING_760x390Bringing together Chicago’s finest talents is Nomi Dance Company’s spring performance, Spring Affair. Employing a spectrum of difficult skills, Nomi employs complex stunts, athleticism, and beautiful intricacies in this performance and shows how they earned their noted reputation. Performing vibrant themes in their own unique style are some of Chicago’s most sought after choreographers like Monique Haley, Stephanie Martinez, Joshua Blake Carter and Nomi’s own, Katie Carey. There is no way you will leave the theatre without feeling inspired!
This one night only performance takes place on Saturday, May 23 at 8 PM at Athenaeum Theatre. Tickets range from $12 to $32 and feature a 25% off discount when using the code nomideal’ at checkout. Tickets can be purchased here, and other information about the event can be found here.
Hope to see you there!
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