Close fall quarter with a bang on Wednesday night with free Portillo’s, trivia, music, board games, and performances by your favorite RSOs. The house with the highest attendance will win $100 and the runner up will win $50.
December 3, Reynolds Club, 9 p.m. –12 a.m., free.
This quarter’s mix of UT plays concludes with the fiery Shakespearean classic Macbeth during reading period. Known in the theater community as The Scottish Play due to its cursed nature, Macbeth is a timeless tale of power, paranoia, and the prophecies of witches.
December 4–6, Logan Performing Arts Center, 7:30 p.m., $6 in advance or $8 at the door
Rockefeller Chapel will be bringing together a host of ensembles this weekend to perform Handel’s Messiah on campus. The Motet Choir, Chicago Men’s A Cappella, and various university choral groups will be singing.
December 5, Rockefeller Chapel, 7:30 p.m. and December 7, 3 p.m., $5 with UCID
Vends + Vibes: An Arts Marketplace
This Sunday there will be a wintery marketplace of local artists’ and entrepreneurs’ unique creations and treats and even open studios of artists-in-residence with music by local DJs including an artist-in-residence, Ayana Contreras. There will be artist-led craft sessions for kids and an open bar for adults.
December 7, Arts Incubator and Washington Park, 10 a.m., free
Oh, So Suite! A Nutcracker-Filled Night of Ballet and Ballads
UBallet hosts its very first holiday gala featuring an a cappella performance by Voices in Your Head, narration from comedy group Occam’s Razor, and of course ballet excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker suite with live chamber music. Desserts and hors d’oeuvres will be served.
December 4, Ida Noyes Hall and Cloister Club, 7 p.m., $12 in advance or $15 at the door
Artsy Study Series
Free snacks, coffee, and social study breaks are offered at all the following unique study spaces.
Study at the Rock
December 4, Rockefeller Chapel, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. with gentle yoga from 4-5 p.m., free.
Study at the Smart
December 4, Smart Museum of Art, 9 p.m.–12 a.m., free.
Study at the Logan Center
December 5, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 9 p.m. – 12 a.m., free.
Study at the Arts Incubator
December 6, Arts Incubator, 12–4 p.m., free
Shuttles will be running between Regenstein Library, South Campus, and the Arts Incubator every 30 minutes.
Study at the Oriental Institute
December 7, Oriental Institute, 7 p.m. – 12 a.m., free.