Events

Wednesday, September 18

Backstory: LaToya Ruby Frazier, Ron Jude and Guillaume Simoneau

Backstory: LaToya Ruby Frazier, Ron Jude and...

Recognizing both the allure and the inherent fiction of image-based narrative, the three artists in this exhibition, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Ron Jude, and...

Museum of Contemporary Photography  
Celebrating William Russo: Exhibition

Celebrating William Russo: Exhibition

William Russo was a distinguished composer of jazz, rock, symphonic music, operas, ballets, film scores, and music-theatre works. He founded the Columbia...

Library (624 S Michigan)  
Chicago: A Celebration

Chicago: A Celebration

Exhibit of photographs by Archie Lieberman of different Chicago neighborhoods created for the book, Chicago, published in 1980 with photography by Archie...

Library (624 S Michigan)  
College Archives: Behind the Scenes

College Archives: Behind the Scenes

Learn about the work College Archives staff performs to create access and highlight collection materials for research. Gain knowledge about material related...

Library (624 S Michigan)  
Construction

Construction

This exhibition addresses how artists invent new realities by challenging old constructs of race, gender, and national identity. These artists use a variety...

Wabash Campus (619 S. Wabash)  
Department Snapshot: Marketing Communications

Department Snapshot: Marketing Communications

The exhibit focuses on the history of the advertising curriculum at Columbia College from its first coursework in 1946 to the present day.

Library (624 S Michigan)  
Fall 2013 Third Party Book Charge Ends

Fall 2013 Third Party Book Charge Ends

The Third Party Book Charge ends on Wednesday, September 18th. Visit www.colum.edu/bookcharge for more details.

 
Legible / Illegible

Legible / Illegible

A showcase of typefaces that explore the limits of legibility, the elements in this display derive from books housed in the Library Special Collections....

Library (624 S Michigan)  
Len Strazewski: Five Collaborations

Len Strazewski: Five Collaborations

First installed last fall in the Faculty Lounge, this exhibit highlights comic stories that Len Strazewski wrote or co-wrote from the mid-1980s to the...

Library (624 S Michigan)  
WAC Crawl: Lowrider Showcase

WAC Crawl: Lowrider Showcase 12:00am

Don't miss the lowrider showcase on Wabash between Roosevelt and 8th street organized by CCC alumni and the Latino Alliance!

 
Art in the Library: Fall 2013

Art in the Library: Fall 2013 8:00am

Art in the Library provides an inviting setting to showcase the talent of our own community of student, faculty, staff, and alumni artists. Established in...

Library (624 S Michigan)  
2013 Albert P. Weisman Award Exhibition

2013 Albert P. Weisman Award Exhibition 9:00am

2013 Albert P. Weisman Award Exhibition September 3 – October 11, 2013 Reception: Wednesday, September 18, 5 – 7pm Part of the Wabash Arts Corridor...

The Arcade  
Shades of Darkness

Shades of Darkness 9:00am

September 3 - November 1, 2013Opening Reception: September 18, 5-8pmShades of Darkness is focused on building connections between current students and recent...

C33 Gallery  
Slow Read

Slow Read 9:00am

September 3 – November 2, 2013Opening Reception: September 18, 5-8pmPart of the Wabash Arts Corridor Crawl Slow Read presents the work of five Chicago...

Glass Curtain Gallery  
DIY: Photographers and Books

DIY: Photographers and Books 10:00am

A second iteration of an exhibition exploring print-on-demand photo books. Originally curated by Barbara Tannenbaum for the Cleveland Museum of Art, DIY:...

Center for Book & Paper Arts  
Form and Expression: The Written Word

Form and Expression: The Written Word 10:00am

This exhibition surveys books, drawings, manuscripts and collaborations by American Calligraphic artist Thomas Ingmire. Collaborating poets and artists...

Center for Book & Paper Arts  
Tango: An Introduction to the Embrace and Technique

Tango: An Introduction to the Embrace and... 1:30pm

Paola Bordon will introduce us to the origins and evolution of tango dance and music. Join us for a dance workshop including the Basic Step and the tango...

Dance Center (1306 S. Michigan Avenu)  
C4Cycling Bike Tune-Ups

C4Cycling Bike Tune-Ups 2:00pm

C4Cycling Bike Tune-Ups will be happening Wednesdays & Thursdays (weather permitting) from 2-4pm in front of 623 Wabash! Suggested $5 donation gets you chain...

Wabash Campus (623 S. Wabash)  
Illustrate Chicago

Illustrate Chicago 2:00pm

Local artists will be doing live sidewalk chalk art under the theme, "Illustrate Chicago" along the West side of Wabash Ave. on Sept. 18th for the WAC Crawl!...

Elephant Room, Inc.  
Core Mat Class

Core Mat Class 3:00pm

This is a full body exercise class using Pilates, yoga and calisthenics that focuses on strengthening the midsection, hips and butt in every exercise. Shape...

Fitness Studio  
Dr. Kim's Student Welcome Address

Dr. Kim's Student Welcome Address 3:30pm

Please join the 10th President of Columbia College Dr. Kwang-Wu Kim in his first welcome address to the student body to celebrate the beginning of a new...

Film Row Cinema  
Faculty ColumbiaCrawl Kick-off Reception

Faculty ColumbiaCrawl Kick-off Reception 4:00pm

On September 18, Louise Love, Vice President for Academic Affairs/Interim Provost, will host a reception for Faculty and Staff at the at the Faculty Center...

Alexandroff Campus Center  
Self Defense Class

Self Defense Class 4:30pm

Learn how to avoid becoming a victim of a crime and repel an attack at various levels of force. This class will develop self-confidence, discipline and peace...

Fitness Studio  
"Multicultural America"

"Multicultural America" 5:00pm

Join us during the WAC Crawl to view our current exhibition, "Multicultural America", by local artist Sam Kirk. The artist will be present throughout the...

Elephant Room, Inc.  
Acoustic Kitchen - Columbia Crawl

Acoustic Kitchen - Columbia Crawl 5:00pm

Special "Columbia Crawl" edition of the Acoustic Kitchen open stage. Open to all acoustic musicians/singers of the Columbia College community.

HAUS @ Quincy Wong Center  
Art in the Library: Fall 2013 Opening Reception

Art in the Library: Fall 2013 Opening Reception 5:00pm

Art in the Library provides an inviting setting to showcase the talent of our own community of student, faculty, staff, and alumni artists. Established in...

Library (624 S Michigan)  
Celebrating Columbia's History: Dr. Lya Dym Rosenblum exhibition opening reception

Celebrating Columbia's History: Dr. Lya Dym... 5:00pm

In 1974 Dr. Lya Dym Rosenblum came to Columbia College Chicago as Associate Academic Dean. During more than twenty-five years (and nearly as many titles!),...

Alexandroff Campus Center  
Celebrating William Russo

Celebrating William Russo 5:00pm

William Russo was a distinguished composer of jazz, rock, symphonic music, operas, ballets, film scores, and music-theatre works. He founded the Columbia...

Library (624 S Michigan)  
Chicago: A Celebration

Chicago: A Celebration 5:00pm

Exhibit of photographs by Archie Lieberman of different Chicago neighborhoods created for the book, Chicago, published in 1980 with photography by Archie...

Library (624 S Michigan)  
College Archives: Behind the Scenes

College Archives: Behind the Scenes 5:00pm

Learn about the work College Archives staff performs to create access and highlight collection materials for research. Gain knowledge about material related...

Library (624 S Michigan)  
ColumbiaCrawl: Deaf Art

ColumbiaCrawl: Deaf Art 5:00pm

Art highlighting the political and cultural aspects of the American Deaf community of the 20th and 21st Centuries will be found here. Artists such as Ann...

33 E. Congress  
Construction Reception

Construction Reception 5:00pm

This exhibition addresses how artists invent new realities by challenging old constructs of race, gender, and national identity. These artists use a variety...

A+D Gallery  
DIY (Visits Chicago) Opening Reception

DIY (Visits Chicago) Opening Reception 5:00pm

DIY (Visits Chicago) : Photographers and BooksSeptember 18—December 7, 2013Opening Reception: September 18, 5-7pm | In association with Wabash Arts Corridor...

Center for Book & Paper Arts  
Department Snapshot: Marketing Communications

Department Snapshot: Marketing Communications 5:00pm

The exhibit focuses on the history of the advertising curriculum at Columbia College from its first coursework in 1946 to the present day.

Library (624 S Michigan)  
Form and Expression: The Written Word

Form and Expression: The Written Word 5:00pm

Form and Expression: The Written WordSeptember 18-December 7, 2013Opening Reception: September 18, 5-8pm | In association with the Wabash Arts Corridor (WAC)...

Center for Book & Paper Arts  
Free Lunch – Senior Work from Interactive Arts and Media

Free Lunch – Senior Work from Interactive Arts... 5:00pm

Free Lunch invites you to indulge your artistic appetites in a creative buffet of media arts. This exhibition highlights IAM’s diversity and innovation, with...

Hokin Gallery  
Games in the Lobby

Games in the Lobby 5:00pm

Student designers will display media games and provide interactive media experiences, open to visitors in the 916 S. Wabash lobby.

Wabash Campus (916 S. Wabash)  
HHSS Peek-a-Boo Show

HHSS Peek-a-Boo Show 5:00pm

The Department of Humanities, History and Social Sciences presents a showcase of our annual Kamoinge-Ferman Scholarship student fundraiser events: I Love the...

618 Building  
Internet and Mobile Media Cafe'

Internet and Mobile Media Cafe' 5:00pm

Student work will be on display in a variety of genres for a variety of audiences. Teachers and student producers will present and discuss video projects on...

Wabash Campus (916 S. Wabash)  
Joffrey Ballet's Final Tech Rehearsal of Russian Masters

Joffrey Ballet's Final Tech Rehearsal of... 5:00pm

Watch as Chicago’s premier ballet company, The Joffrey Ballet, rehearses Russian Masters including choreography by George Balanchine, Yuri Possokhov and...

50 E. Congress Parkway  
Leaders of the New School Blues Festival

Leaders of the New School Blues Festival 5:00pm

The First Annual Blues Day Festival: Fernando Jones presents "Leaders of the New School"

Buddy Guy's Legends  
Legible / Illegible

Legible / Illegible 5:00pm

A showcase of typefaces that explore the limits of legibility, the elements in this display derive from books housed in the Library Special Collections....

Library (624 S Michigan)  
Len Strazewski: Five Collaborations

Len Strazewski: Five Collaborations 5:00pm

First installed last fall in the Faculty Lounge, this exhibit highlights comic stories that Len Strazewski wrote or co-wrote from the mid-1980s to the...

Library (624 S Michigan)  
Lyricist Loft: YOUMedia at Harold Washington Public Library

Lyricist Loft: YOUMedia at Harold Washington... 5:00pm

If you are a poet, musician, comedian, writer or dancer join us for YOUmedia's open mic night to share your talents. Arrive early to make sure you get on the...

Harold Washington Library Center  
NSPB Passport to the WAC

NSPB Passport to the WAC 5:00pm

NSPB's Passport to the WAC is an event incorporated to the Wabash Arts Corridor Crawl Event and will help promote the businesses around the Wabash corridor....

 
Open House at Anchor Graphics

Open House at Anchor Graphics 5:00pm

You’re invited to take a look around Anchor Graphics, Columbia’s own collaborative hand printmaking studio. Stop in and view some of our recent artist in...

Anchor Graphics  
Opening reception and award ceremony: 2013 Albert P. Weisman Award Exhibition

Opening reception and award ceremony: 2013... 5:00pm

2013 Albert P. Weisman Award Exhibition September 3 – October 11, 2013 Reception: Wednesday, September 18, 5 – 7pm Part of the Wabash Arts Corridor...

The Arcade  
Opening reception for Slow Read

Opening reception for Slow Read 5:00pm

Slow Read September 3 – November 2, 2013Opening Reception: September 18, 5-8pmPart of the Wabash Arts Corridor Crawl Slow Read presents the work of five...

Glass Curtain Gallery  
Opening reception: Shades of Darkness

Opening reception: Shades of Darkness 5:00pm

September 3 - November 1, 2013Opening Reception: September 18, 5-8pmPart of the Wabash Arts Corridor Crawl Shades of Darkness is focused on building...

C33 Gallery  
Papermaker’s Garden Dedication Ceremony

Papermaker’s Garden Dedication Ceremony 5:00pm

Columbia College Chicago razed the building which once housed Buddy Guys’ Legends and created the Papermaker’s Garden in its spot. The urban garden showcases...

754 S. Wabash Ave.  
Roosevelt University's Chicago College of Performing Arts Performances

Roosevelt University's Chicago College of... 5:00pm

Music and theatre students from one of Chicago's most esteemed Universities will perform selected works for your enjoyment

Roosevelt University  
ShopColumbia Reception

ShopColumbia Reception 5:00pm

ShopColumbia, Columbia's student and alumni art boutique, features original designs created and inspired by Columbia artists. Spanning all media and...

ShopColumbia  
Sound Art Surround Installation

Sound Art Surround Installation 5:00pm

The Sound Art Showcase, featuring student works in 8-channel surround from Master Class in Sound Art.

Congress Center  
TicToc Performance Showcase for WAC Crawl

TicToc Performance Showcase for WAC Crawl 5:00pm

TicToc is Columbia College Chicago's showcase of time-based work in performance, spectacle and installation. Throughout the event, TicToc artists will be...

Columbia College Chicago campus  
TicToc: Artist with Child

TicToc: Artist with Child 5:00pm

The window space will be converted into an artist studio for Anni Holm. Accompanied by her 1 year old son, the artist will attempt the impossible task of...

Congress Center  
TicToc: Hula Hooping

TicToc: Hula Hooping 5:00pm

Kelly Strycker will showcase her expert hoopdance skills.

1104 S. Wabash  
TicToc: Mono/Di

TicToc: Mono/Di 5:00pm

Exploring the terms of an interdependent relationship, Elena & Erin will walk down Wabash Avenue bound together by the mass that they carry; eventually to...

Wabash Avenue between Harrison and 11th  
Using the Arts to Teach and Learn

Using the Arts to Teach and Learn 5:00pm

This is an interactive experience. Play with art materials in ways that connect to teaching and learning.

Reggio Emilia Studio  
WAC Crawl Fashion Studies Launch 2013: Revisited

WAC Crawl Fashion Studies Launch 2013: Revisited 5:00pm

Come join the Fashion Studies department as we showcase mini collections from six recent Fashion Design graduates. A light reception will be provided.

618 S. Michigan Avenue  
WAC Crawl at Hilton Chicago

WAC Crawl at Hilton Chicago 5:00pm

All WAC Crawl attendees are invited to join us at 720 South, on the lobby level of the Hilton Chicago to receive a 50% discount on food!

Hilton Chicago  
WAC Crawl at Mercat a la Planxa

WAC Crawl at Mercat a la Planxa 5:00pm

Ay Ay Ay, WAC Crawl Attendees! Enjoy the city's best tapas bites for $5!

638 S. Michigan Ave.  
WAC Crawl at Robert Morris University

WAC Crawl at Robert Morris University 5:00pm

"War and Peace" is a collection by RMU's current student Anastasia Khabirova Musick. The exhibition consists of nature tableaux, stunning portraiture and...

401 S. State Street, Chicago IL  
Wabash Arts Corridor Crawl: Backstory Reception

Wabash Arts Corridor Crawl: Backstory Reception 5:00pm

The Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP) welcomes Columbia College Chicago students, faculty, staff and the general public from the Wabash Arts Corridor...

Museum of Contemporary Photography  
Willow Chicago

Willow Chicago 5:00pm

Experience a jazz quartet performance with live painting as well as a group photography exhibit. Complimentary refreshments will be served.

Willow Chicago  
Woof and Drash: Weaving the Jewish Experience

Woof and Drash: Weaving the Jewish Experience 5:00pm

These 85 miniature tapestries in this debut exhibition by Norwegian-born artist Berit Engen are small in size (most no bigger than 9 x 6 inches), but pack a...

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership, 610 S. Michigan Ave.  
WAC Crawl Event at DePaul's Merle Reskin Theatre

WAC Crawl Event at DePaul's Merle Reskin Theatre 5:15pm

DePaul School of Music will offer three 40-minute programs beginning at 5:15 p.m. at the Merle Reskin Theatre. The concerts will feature a wind trio, a...

DePaul's Merle Reskin Theatre  
Button Making

Button Making 5:30pm

Buttons and more buttons, who does not love buttons! Join the Student Activities and Leadership office in a button making extravaganza. This event is free...

Wabash Campus (916 S. Wabash)  
Nicole Wilson, Tony Trigilio, & David Trinidad Poetry Reading

Nicole Wilson, Tony Trigilio, & David Trinidad... 5:30pm

The Department of Creative Writing presents its Fall 2013 Poetry Reading Series, featuring Nicole Wilson, Tony Trigilio, and David Trinidad. NICOLE...

Alexandroff Campus Center  
Crawl up to the Big Screen

Crawl up to the Big Screen 6:00pm

Cinema Art + Science celebrates talented students and their creative work re-visiting Big Screen XVII by showing off some of the best animation, narrative,...

Film Row Cinema  
Dance at the Crawl!

Dance at the Crawl! 6:00pm

Dance at the Crawl! Come on down for unique dance performances- West African, Hip Hop and more! 6-7pm. You don't want to miss it.

Stage Two  
GLAM SLAM- Intergenerational Queer Poetry Reading

GLAM SLAM- Intergenerational Queer Poetry Reading 6:00pm

The Intergenerational Queer Dialogue Project is an initiative of the LGBTQ Office of Culture and Community that encourages intergenerational dialogue between...

Library (624 S Michigan)  
Open Guitar Jam

Open Guitar Jam 6:00pm

Let's make music together! Bring your guitar or borrow one of ours. We'll lead you through the songs. No experience necessary to jam with us!

Sculpture Garden  
SPB Presents Misun, Daryn Alexus, and Deer Emerson

SPB Presents Misun, Daryn Alexus, and Deer Emerson 6:00pm

Come see emerging artist Misun perform at the Conaway Center. "Misun continues to deliver amazing music left and right" -Earmilk MagizineColumbia's own...

1104 Center  
TicToc: Guitar Jam

TicToc: Guitar Jam 6:00pm

Join faculty from Columbia's Sherwood community music school for a guitar jam. Bring your own guitar or use one of ours!

Sculpture Garden  
WCRX-Citing: Beats and Greets!

WCRX-Citing: Beats and Greets! 6:00pm

Students from our Club DJ classes will spin and play their newly created beats to keep the lobby jumping. WCRX-FM will be on the air as you tour our...

Congress Center  
Black Student Union Meeting

Black Student Union Meeting 6:30pm

Join us every week as we discuss topics on education, uplifting the community, and obtaining successful careers.

618 Building  
Faces of Women

Faces of Women 6:30pm

Structured around the rhythm of a dance, filmmaker Désiré Ecaré weaves a rich tapestry of textures and cadences of life in the Ivory Coast in his film Faces...

Hokin Hall  
Tours of Jones College Prep

Tours of Jones College Prep 6:30pm

Visit Jones College Prep's new state-of-the-art facility, featuring advanced learning labs, an auditorium theater, gymnasium, and more.

Jones College Prep  
Department of Creative Writing Open Mic

Department of Creative Writing Open Mic 7:00pm

Students from the Department of Creative Writing will read excerpts from their short stories and novels-in-progress.

618 Building  
The Improv Series

The Improv Series 7:00pm

The Improv Series is a performance hosted by the Columbia College Chicago Improv Club and will showcase club members performing a variety of styles of...

Wabash Campus (623 S. Wabash)  
WAC Crawl at East-West University

WAC Crawl at East-West University 7:00pm

Light display on East-West University buildings, including its new Student Life Center

829 S. Wabash Ave.  
Yoga Class

Yoga Class 7:30pm

Whether it’s your first yoga class or you’re a seasoned pro, you ‘ll enjoy this restorative mind/ body class. Develop balance in your life; Namaste.

Fitness Studio  

Wednesday, September 18

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