This Friday: Honors Recital

Presenting a diverse program of vocal and instrumental selections, our Honors Recital will be held this Friday, November 21 at 7 PM! Join us as several performers take the stage at Skowronski Music Hall to present their advanced training in different musical fields. Tickets are $5-10 Read more

Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde

This weekend is the opening of our first second stage performance for this school year, Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde. Join us for this riveting performance based on court case transcripts about playwright Oscar Wilde's "gross indecency with other male persons." Directed by Loyola senior Ryan Stanfield this Read more

Raise the Roof! The House of Bernarda Alba is Here!

Our second mainstage performance is finally here! Opening November 14, The House of Bernarda Alba will be taking the Newhart Family Theatre stage. Written by Federico Garcia Lorca and directed by Loyola's own Ann Shanahan, this play explores the the household of the domineering Bernarda Alba and Read more


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

Crumble (Lay Me Down, Justin Timberlake)

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Jackalope_Crumble_SiteBanner-r-1140x420Feeling weird? Crumble (Lay Me Down, Justin Timberlake) will provide a unique experience for all agesThe plot follows a young tween by the name of Janice and the tragic loss of her dear father. In an effort to cope with the terrible tragedy, Janice begins receiving visits from a young, hunky Justin Timberlake. Timberlake appears to Janice, helping her cope with her sadness and eventually bringing her out of her depression, as well as allowing her to assist her mother in recovering from the loss of her husband.

Presented by Chicago’s own Jackalope Theatre, Crumble (Lay me Down, Justin Timberlake), opens this Saturday, and runs through December 20. Get your tickets today!

Drink! The Sketch Comedy Drinking Game

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Are you 21 or older and sick of playing drinking games like beer pong and flippy cup with your friends? Then come out to Drink! The Sketch Comedy Drinking Game: Best Of Year One, a show that incorporates a new drinking game into comedic sketches with great performers. The seven person cast will guide you through the drunken haze so you and your friends can follow along with the fun. The sketches pay tribute to Blue’s Clues, Superman, Bob Dylan, and many more fun topics.

The show takes place every Saturday night at the Cornservatory, 4210 N. Lincoln Avenue in Chicago, at 11 PM through January 10. Tickets are only $10 and guests are encouraged to bring their beverage of choice for a night filled with comedy and drinks!

The Homestretch

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Screen Shot 2014-11-18 at 4.39.21 PM     The Gene Siskel Film Center presents an exclusive showing of The Homestretch, a film about three homeless teenagers in Chicago on their adventure to create a future for themselves after a lifetime of rejection. The filmmakers follow Roque, an aspiring actor, poet/painter Kasey, and rapper/ entrepreneur Anthony  through the city to find what they’re searching for as individuals. As the three constantly fight to stay alive on the streets and defy the odds, this film also highlights multiple issues regarding race, justice, immigration, foster care and LGBTQ rights.

The Homestretch is being featured at The Gene Siskel Film Center, a program of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, located at 164 N. State Street in Chicago.

Showtimes can be viewed here, and tickets for the film can be purchased here.