Events

Thursday, April 19

Apocalypse, USA Exhibit

Apocalypse, USA Exhibit

In an unstable world, who knows how the world will end—climate change? zombies? the rapture? alien attack? nuclear holocaust? giant rabbits? Join us for a...

Library, 1st and 2nd Floor  
Lindsey Higgins, Empty Spaces

Lindsey Higgins, Empty Spaces 9am

Empty Spaces is an installation inspired by the unfamiliarity within familiar spaces. The work uses color to exemplify the connection between two forms.

C33 Gallery  
Manifest T-Shirt Distribution

Manifest T-Shirt Distribution 9am

STUDENTS – Grab your FREE Manifest t-shirt March 26th through May 9th from the Loft and the Workroom. Have your student ID ready! Workroom Hours: Monday -...

623 S. Wabash Ave.  
Waterworld

Waterworld 9am

Can you see it coming? Late at night when you are in a deep sleep you feel it—breathing like waves across the sea. Waves across time. We never understood...

Glass Curtain Gallery  
Expanding Your Online Presence with Your Portfolio

Expanding Your Online Presence with Your Portfolio 12:30pm

Is your portfolio ready to be shared with the world? Join us at for this discussion about how to promote your portfolio online. You'll learn how to get it in...

Career Center  
CTVA Speaker Series with Aleksandar Hemon

CTVA Speaker Series with Aleksandar Hemon 1pm

Inside the Industry with Award-Winning Writer Aleksandar Hemon (Distinguished Writer in Residence) who was a writer on the entire second season of Sense8 and...

1104 S. Wabash Ave., Room 302  
Mason Jar Luminaries

Mason Jar Luminaries 1pm

Need to brighten your space? Come to the Workroom and make your own mason jar luminary!

623 S. Wabash Ave., Workroom (First Floor)  
Speak Your Truth Creative Writing Collective General Meeting

Speak Your Truth Creative Writing Collective... 4:30pm

Weekly meetings for Speak Your Truth (SYT) from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. in The Loft (916 S Wabash, 4th Floor). Bring some paper and come write with us!

The Loft, Loft Tables  
Wolves

Wolves 5pm

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department presents: Wolves by Steve Yockey Directed by Matthew Masino Ben, a timid and young city-dweller, freaks out...

Classic Studio  
Preserving Us: Documenting Life at the Belmont Rocks

Preserving Us: Documenting Life at the Belmont... 5:30pm

Join Owen Keehnen (LGBTQ Author amd Historian) and Carmelo Esterrich (Associate Professor) as they discuss Keehnen’s efforts to preserve and disseminate the...

624 S. Michigan Ave., Library Reading Room (Room 301)  
Self Defense and Street Smarts

Self Defense and Street Smarts 6pm

Learn how to reduce your risk of being a victim of a crime and ruin an assailant’s weekend if they choose to attack you.

FitnessStudio  
Andrew Gercak Senior Recital

Andrew Gercak Senior Recital 7pm

Senior percussionist Andrew Gercak will give his senior performance!

Music Center, Concert Hall  
Biggest Mouth

Biggest Mouth 7pm

Biggest Mouth is finally here! Come watch these twelve performers battle it out to win $1000 and open for the Manifest headliner! Did we mention we're also...

Metro Chicago  
Student Piano and Strings Recital #5

Student Piano and Strings Recital #5 7pm

Columbia piano and strings students will perform at the Sherwood Concert hall.

Sherwood Community Music School, Concert Hall  
The Art House and Writer/Director Gabe Klinger

The Art House and Writer/Director Gabe Klinger 7pm

Free Special Event: Thursday April 19th - 7PM @ 1104 S Wabash room 504 The Art House will be welcoming special guest Gabe Klinger, writer / director of...

1104 S. Wabash Ave., Room 504  
Abduction: The Musical

Abduction: The Musical 7:30pm

A new, original musical comedy, written and performed Columbia students. A staged concert reading with a portion of proceeds going to Girls 4 Science, a...

1104 S. Wabash Ave., Conaway Center  
The Conference of the Birds

The Conference of the Birds 7:30pm

Without the presence of Simorgh—a mythical bird from Iranian mythology—the birds of the world have no direction. To find their beloved King, the flock must...

Theatre Center, Studio 404  
Student Performance Night

Student Performance Night 8pm

An evening of student choreography.

Dance Center, Theater  

Thursday, April 19