Arts & Entertainment

This week in arts and entertainment history saw the premieres of two monumental movie classics and two radical moves by legendary artists. Here are five anniversaries of iconic moments in pop culture history. “Singin’ in …

Sports

Chicago’s biggest sports teams congratulated the Loyola’s men’s basketball team on advancing to the Final Four after its 78-62 win over Kansas State University March 24. In their largest margin of victory in the 2018 …

Arts & Entertainment

Prepare for The Ramblers’ Sweet 16 game versus Nevada with The PHOENIX’s pre-game playlist. Go Ramblers!

Arts & Entertainment

The Belvederes, a dynamic blues-rock-soul group out of northwest suburb Bartlett, is part of a dying breed in today’s indie music scene. The band’s unique blend of old-school Americana and modern, soulful vocals set it …

Breaking

Comedian Hannibal Buress’ mic was cut after making a joke about the Catholic Church’s history of child abuse during his Saturday night Colossus performance, attendees said. Colossus is an annual, two-night show held by Loyola’s …

Arts & Entertainment

“Thoroughbreds” is a taut, well-structured thriller from first-time director Cory Finley. A former playwright, Finley proves his directorial chops by giving his stage-friendly script a riveting screen adaptation full of tense relationships, deliberate pacing and …

Arts & Entertainment

The Gene Siskel Film Center (164 N. State St.) will host its 2018 “Hollywood on State: Where You’re the Star” Oscars party. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. March 4. More information, such as ticketing, …

Arts & Entertainment

The latest film from science fiction visionary Alex Garland (“Ex Machina”) is an eerie, mind-bending trip into a gorgeous environment littered with metaphors and symbolism. Simultaneously a philosophical piece of science fiction and pulse-pounding horror …