Baird Harper teaches creative writing at Loyola. His first novel, “Red Light Run,” is a collection of short stories linked together into one cohesive narrative that takes place in a leafy Chicago suburb. The book …

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and moviegoers can start looking forward to this holiday season’s most anticipated theatrical releases. No matter what your taste is, you can certainly find something you will love this winter.

Writer and director Margaret Betts’ (“The Carrier,” “Any Given Sunday”) new film, “Novitiate,” strays far from the obedience and purity its name suggests, revealing the human flaws that mark even the most spiritually inclined. Delving …

Tony Award-winning actor, lyricist and composer Lin-Manuel Miranda spoke at a press conference at the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture (3015 W. Division St.) in Humboldt Park Nov. 1. The event advocated …

After a three-year absence from the Billboard charts, Maroon 5 finally dropped their sixth studio album, “Red Pill Blues,” Nov. 3. The 15-track album is littered with features from rappers such as Kendrick Lamar, Future, …

Loyola’s competitive coed acapella group, Counterpoint, put on an energetic and passionate fall concert in Mundelein’s Palm Court last week. Complete with a lively crowd, multi-color lights and killer harmonies, the Nov. 4 concert filled …

Audiences first witnessed the rock ‘n’ roll phenomenon “School of Rock: The Musical” on Broadway in 2015. Now the guitar shredding, aspiring rock star Dewey Finn and his band are here in Chicago, bringing their …

The latest installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) “Thor: Ragnarok,” premiered in theaters Nov. 3, and everyone’s favorite characters are back for more action-packed fun. “Thor: Ragnarok,” the third addition to the franchise, took …