Upcoming Events

Loft Events

Upcoming Loft events are listed below.

Most events allow for advanced ticket purchases. Advanced tickets guarantee a general admission seat and help cover the Loft's costs to host the event. Advanced tickets are non-refundable. Pay-what-you-can tickets are available at the door 30 minutes prior to most events on a first-come, first-served basis. No one turned away for lack of funds.

Date
Time
7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
The Loft Presents If: Big Ideas with Madeline Miller—Why is If the Most Important Word?
As part of the Loft's fall theme 'If,' the Loft presents Big Ideas with Madeline Miller.

 
Price
Regular $10.00
Member $5.00
Location
The Loft at Open Book
Big Ideas Graphic
Date
Time
5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Bao 20th Loft Anniversary Phi-esta!

Bao and the Loft invite you to celebrate Bao's 20 years of influence at the Loft! Come enjoy a night of Bao-themed festivities, including a reading of new material from the man of the hour. There will be food, drinks, and a specially curated silent auction.

A suggested donation of $20 in celebration of 20 years of service is requested. However, donations of any size are welcome and encouraged. Happy 20th Anniversary, Bao!

Artists
Price
Regular $20.00
Pay What You Can $0.00
Location
The Loft at Open Book
Bao Phi Image
Date
Time
6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Fall 2019 Student and Teaching Artist Reading
The night will begin with the student readers and will culminate with a reading by a teaching artist. Limited reading slots are available to students from in-person and online Loft classes. See listing for details.
Price
Regular $0.00
Member $0.00
Location
The Loft at Open Book
Date
Time
7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
The Loft Presents If: Catfishing on Catnet: Naomi Kritzer with Kelly Barnhill
Hugo-award-winning author Naomi Kritzer discusses her near-future novel, Catfishing on CatNet, about a cat-picture-loving artificial intelligence and its online human friends. Naomi is joined by World Fantasy Award winner and Newbery Medalist Kelly Barnhill in a discussion about coming of age in the 21st century, online friendships, and how much the Internet knows about you. 
Price
Regular $10.00
Member $5.00
Location
The Loft at Open Book
Loft If Theme Marker 2
Date
Time
7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
The Loft Presents If: A Very Star Wars Cabaret
The Skywalker Saga of Star Wars ends this Winter. As part of the Loft's fall theme 'If," this cabaret features writers and thinkers who are also fans of the blockbuster series sharing creative work involving Star Wars. Celebrations, critiques, and creature features abound! Featuring Saymoukda Vongsay, Matthew Kessen, Luis Lopez, Shannon Gibney, and Jodi Byrd.
Price
Regular $10.00
Member $5.00
Location
The Loft at Open Book
If @ The Loft Presents A Very Star Wars Cabaret