Campus Happenings

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Monticello Wakes Opera Performance

There are a number of exciting things happening on campus this semester! Be sure to plan your next visit around one of these great activities.

Race for Success
Saturday, March 5
Lawton Plaza
Dust off those running shoes and help support local schools through this annual 5K/1K. Thousands of participants turn out for this great community event. All proceeds benefit schools in Westchester, Playa Del Rey, and Playa Vista.

Special Games
Practice Day: Saturday, March 12 | 9am-1pm
Big Day: Saturday, March 19 | 9am-2pm
An LMU fixture since 1977, the Special Games is a student-run event whose mission is to engage with and serve individuals with special needs. The games take place over the course of two Saturdays, during which participants and their coaches engage in non-competitive activities, including arts & crafts, dancing and other fun games.  If you are interested in the Special Games, either as a participant or a coach/volunteer, please contact, or 310-338-2728.

Chekhov Fest!
March 9 – 20
In celebration of the great Russian playwright, LMU will present Chekhov’s masterpiece, Three Sisters, side by side with the Tony Award-winning play Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, a comedic adaptation of notable Chekhov themes.  Tickets available at

The Three Sisters
Mar 9, 11, 13, 15, 17 & 19 | 8:00pm; Mar 12|2:00pm

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Mar 10, 12, 16, 18 & 20 | 8:00pm; Mar 13 & 19| 2:00pm

12th Annual Guitar Festival
March 18 – 20, 2016
Murphy Recital Hall
This festival weekend is chock full of performances by world renown classical guitarists. From Andrew York and Cameron O’Connor to the Kupiński Duo, there is bound to be something of interest for all guitar lovers.  For more information visit:

From Clay to Cloud
January 23 – March 20
Laband Art Gallery
Featuring Nuala’s Creed’s Internet Archivist Sculptures, this exciting exhibition looks at past and present archival practices and asks what are we saving, how will others be able to access it, and what will our cultural legacy be for the future? The exhibition will also include several interactive displays including a listening station, a gaming room featuring archived video games, and live demonstrations of rare book digital archiving.