Annual Student Art Competition Applications


The Annual Student Art Competition will be here before you know it! The 2015 competition will open January 22 and the Fine Arts department will be accepting applications beginning December 1! So brush off your artwork or start thinking up some artsy ideas because Read more

DIY/XX


Now is the time to check out DIY/XX, Self-published graphic novels, mini comics and zines by women! The exhibition is FREE and now open to the public! Highlighting the work of women, this exhibition is curated by Tom Greensfelder and includes pieces of writing, drawing, and DIY Read more

Review and Reflect With Us!


Our Faculty Biennial: Review Reflect will be running until December 7 in the Newhart Promenade. Head on over to see the past and present works of the Loyola Fine Arts Faculty. All of the works will be displayed in with FREE access for all with public viewing hours Wednesday-Friday from 1-5 Read more

Theatre

The Ghost Brothers of Darkland County

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

Ghost BrothersLooking for a good way to relax after all of that Black Friday shopping? Come attend the performance of Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, a dark tale full of lust, jealousy, and revenge. Not only does it include the typical, tragic love triangles but also actor/writer/producer Billy Burke who played Charlie Swan from the infamous Twilight Saga. What helps makes this play unique is the musical accompaniment. While the play’s narrative is fantastic, the blues ‘n’ roots music is what unravels the inner mechanics of the different characters. Written by the spectacular Stephen King, this is one play that you simply cannot miss!

Does history tend to repeat itself? Will the McCandless family be destroyed again just like it was in the previous generation? Or will it be saved? Find out at the Oriental Theatre on Friday, November 28.

Check out the performance’s official website!

For event details, please click here.

National Theatre’s “Frankenstein”

Posted on by Elizabeth Draus Posted in Film, Theatre | Leave a comment

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Rejoice! The Royal National Theatre‘s 2011 production of Frankenstein will be rebroadcast into cinemas and staged in theatres nationwide.  This dynamic production stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, who alternate between the iconic roles of Victor Frankenstein and his monster.  The actors — who both took away awards for their performances — bring Mary Shelley’s novel to life, granting audiences the opportunity to empathize with both the monster and his creator.  To fully immerse the audience in the original novel, this stage adaptation sticks to its source material remarkably well.  Equally as stunning as the cast and script is the set design, whose minimal layout only serves to add to the imaginative atmosphere of the production.  The show is also aided by the powerful sound design, at times light and whimsical, while at other times equally dark and foreboding.  The story takes us from the monster’s first moments of life to his disastrous confrontation with his creator.

Between the star power, staging, the superb script, and soundtrack, you’re not going to want to miss this!   For more information and to find theaters and tickets, click here.

2014 Causes A Scene

Posted on by Halligan Kilroy Posted in Around Town, Laugh your socks off, Theatre | Leave a comment

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Whiskey Wry Productions  presents 2014 Causes A Scene, a satirical look into this year. If sketch comedy is your forté, this is the show for you. After a year of wild political scandals, Hollywood drama, and American triumphs, the witty cast of Whiskey Wry Productions set out to examine the shenanigans of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, the controversy over the Hobby Lobby birth control debate, The World Cup, and much more. This event will take place at Gorilla Tango Theatre in historic Bucktown, premiering November 29, and running every Saturday until December 19. Click for more information regarding this show, or to purchase tickets today!