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Dec

8

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Pictured: student performers right before finals trying to get you to come to their show.

New York City is packed with amazing culture and inspiring art, but sometimes it’s difficult to break the Morningside-bubble and experience it all first-hand. “Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable lectures, events, and performances for the literary/musically/theatrically-inclined on campus.

On Campus:

  • Columbia’s Pops Orchestra is performing today at 2:30 in Wien Lounge and 8:30 in Lerner 555. Come for free admission and delightful selections from Black Panther, Princess Mononoke, Lord of the Rings and more.
  • At 6:30 PM today, head over to the Ella Weed Room in Milbank for KCST Presents: Shakescenes! an exciting sample platter of scenes from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, As You Like It, Macbeth, and other plays. Refreshments and holiday cheer provided.
  • Once you’ve had your fill of Shakespeare, slide on over to Lerner at 8 PM for the final performance of Black Theatre Ensemble’s Booty Candy! by Robert O’Hara. The show is a series of vignettes grappling with “religion, revenge, queerness, commodification, language, and family (or lack thereof)”. Tickets $3.50 with CUID.
  • On Monday at 7 and 10 PM, head to Roone for the 13th annual XMAS: Columbia’s full-length, student-written holiday musical! Tickets $5.50 with CUID.
  • Tuesday at 8 PM, check out SHARP A Capella’s 7th Annual Winter Performance in the Lerner Black Box. SHARP promises it will be “bringing the heat” with soulful tunes and new and exciting stuff.
  • On Friday at 7:30, Earl Hall hosts the Vivace Chamber Singers’ Good Vivbrations! Columbia’s contemporary choral group will be singing pieces by Moretn Lauridsen, Josef Rheinberger, and many more.

Off Campus:

  • This Tuesday at 6:30 PM, the New York Transit Museum hosts Drawing Inspiration: New York City History in Comics. Columbia professor Karen Green will join curator Jodi Shapiro and comic artists Stan Mach and Peter Kuper to discuss how comics bring the people and stories of New York to life. There’s also a visual exhibit, of course. Tickets $10.
  • Thursday through Saturday at 8 PM, snap up your student tickets for Doubleplus: Fana Fraser + Burr Johnson at the Theater at Gibney 280 Broadway. Curated by Kimberly Bartosik, this evening of experimental theater splits the bill between Fana Fraser’s “new formula for power” BBB, and Burr Johnson’s Chimera, a “study on the textures of movement.”

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Dec

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Curl up with a mug of this and watch some horny German teenagers.

New York City is packed with amazing culture and inspiring art, but sometimes it’s difficult to break the Morningside-bubble and experience it all first-hand. “Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable lectures, events, and performances for the literary/musically/theatrically-inclined on campus.

On Campus:

  • This Thursday through Saturday at 8 PM (plus a 2 PM Saturday matinee), CMTS Presents: Spring Awakening, the Tony Award-winning rock musical about late 19th century German teenagers coming of age and discovering their sexuality. Get there early to buy rush tickets.
  • Also Thursday through Saturday, see the Barnard Theater Department’s production of Colony Collapse in the Minor Latham Playhouse. From the event page: “Narrated by the ghost of a missing 15 year-old girl, and woven together by a chorus of parents of lost and missing children, Colony Collapse explores the cost one family is willing to pay for a second chance at living.” Tickets from $5.
  • What’s that chill in the air? It’s time for Baccantae a capella’s final concert of the semester, Brr-chantae! Head to Sulzberger Parlor this Friday at 8 PM for holiday classics, new arrangements, and a preview of Baccantae’s upcoming project.
  • Columbia’s all-inclusive dance group and largest performing arts club, Orchesis, has been gearing up for a big one: head to Roone this Friday at 8 or 10:30 PM for their Fall 2018 concert, “Versace on the FloOrchesis”. Tickets $6 with CUID.

Off Campus:

  • This Thursday, 7 PM at the Morgan Library & Museum, join MacArthur Fellow/award-winning artist Julie Mehretu and author Jonathan Safran Foer for La Conversazioni: Films of My Life, a conversation about the films that have inspired their lives and work. Visitors will also get access to the exhibit It’s Alive! Frankenstein at 200. Tickets free with CUID.
  • Join the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) for BAM Pregame, a special set of performances for students. For just $10, you get snacks, drinks, and your choice between 3 enthralling works of acrobatics, opera, dance and physical performance: Humans, Kreatur, or Greek.

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Nov

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Will you still love me when I’m no longer young and beautiful?

New York City is packed with amazing culture and inspiring art, but sometimes it’s difficult to break the Morningside-bubble and experience it all first-hand. “Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable lectures, events, and performances for the literary/musically/theatrically-inclined on campus.

On Campus:

  • Miller Theater’s Pop-Up Concerts series continues with Isabel Lepanto Gleicher, a rising talent in the flute scene. From the website: “For her solo debut at Miller, she has curated a program of flute works that are perfect for the intimate setting of a Pop-Up concert.” See it free On Tuesday, 6 PM.
  • Also on Tuesday (12 PM), Amherst Professor Klára Móricz comes to the Harriman Institute to discuss one of the most interesting phenomena in enduring Russian culture: the near-worship of Pushkin. In “Pushkin Divided,” she will discuss how Pushkin was appropriated differently by the Russian emigrant community in 1930s Paris, and by the Soviet Russian state.

Off Campus

  • Tonight at 7 PM, head down to Performance Space New York for Acephalous Monster, a theatrical exhibit by Ron Athey. The “Acéphale” is the headless man, a symbol of transformation between man and god, between the mundane and the radically sacred. Student tickets $15. https://ci.ovationtix.com/203/production/997583?performanceId=10316520
  • Monday, 8 PM, The Tank. High by the Beach: The Odyssey meets Lana del Rey. I don’t know what this is. But. I want to go. Tickets $10.

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Nov

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This is why we can’t have nice things, Leontes.

New York City is packed with amazing culture and inspiring art, but sometimes it’s difficult to break the Morningside-bubble and experience it all first-hand. “Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable lectures, events, and performances for the literary/musically/theatrically-inclined on campus.

On Campus:

  • This Thursday through Saturday at 8 PM, KCST presents: The Winter’s Tale. KCST plays the lesser-known Shakespearean comedy dark, exploring the space between recovery and loss as King Leontes destroys his family in a jealous rage. Show up early to get on the waitlist for free tickets.
  • They’re creepy and they’re kooky… they’re coming to an auditorium near you! Thursday at 8 PM and Friday at 10, make sure to check out CMTS’ The Addams Family, based on the classic comic/TV show/movie series about a lovable supernatural family.  Tickets $8 with CUID.
  • Friday through Saturday, see CUP’s production of Almost, Maine in the Lerner Black Box. Blending elements of physical comedy and magical realism, John Cariani’s “serious comedy” tells the stories of 19 people, dealing with different kinds of love on the same cold night. Tickets $5.50 with CUID.
  • Next Sunday, Nov. 18 at 11 AM, it’s the CU Wind Ensemble’s Fall Concert: Journeys in Music. Come for the wonderful sounds of David Maslanka, Shostakovich, Johan de Meij, and more! Featuring Dr. Paul Cohen on saxophone.

Off Campus

  • Today and tomorrow (Saturday and Sunday), Parasol Projects in the Lower East Side is presenting the Isle of Dogs Art Show, an official artistic tribute to Wes Anderson’s stop-motion film Isle of Dogs. The exhibit and book will showcase the work of over a hundred artists and sculptors.
  • Columbia Ballet Collaborative’s Fall Performances are this weekend! Next Saturday at 8 PM and Sunday at 3, head downtown to the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for professional-quality student ballet, featuring works by Zhongjing Fang, Silas Farley, Kosta Karakashyan and more. Tickets $10 with CUID.
  • Not enough ballet for you yet? Now through Sunday, Check out CUBE’s Swan Lake at the Manhattan Movement and Arts Center in Midtown! The classic ballet tells the story of a princess turned into a swan by the curse of a sorceress. Tickets from $10.

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Nov

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The Columbia University Bach Society!!

Just because it’s a short week doesn’t mean there aren’t still cool events happening on campus! Today, Bwog brings you a combined Where Art Thou, Bucket List, and Science Fair – or, all your options for procrastinating on midterms in one handy place.

Where Art Thou?

Bucket List and Science Fair are after the jump

Oct

27

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Curioser and curioser.

New York City is packed with amazing culture and inspiring art, but sometimes it’s difficult to break the Morningside-bubble and experience it all first-hand. “Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable lectures, events, and performances for the literary/musically/theatrically-inclined on campus.

On Campus:

  • “She, herself, said it”: Tonight at 8 PM, head to Miller Theater for Composer Portraits: Kate Soper, whose “theatrical chamber music masterpiece” Ipsa Dixit blends music with Greek theater and screwball comedy. The multi-talented composer will perform with members of the Wet Ink ensemble. Tickets from $7.
  • It’s midsemester concert for Uptown Vocal, Columbia’s student jazz a capella group! Come to Wien Lounge this Tuesday at 7:15 PM for S-UV-ERstition… if only to find out what the title means.
  • Thursday through Saturday at 8 PM, the Columbia Blue Glaze Theatre, which showcases Asian-heritage talent in the performing arts, presents 99 Women directed by Genevieve Wang (BC ’21). The story synthesizes oral histories from 99 women from all over the world. Reserve your free tickets.

Off Campus:

  • • You know that feeling you get when you watch a Studio Ghibli movie and everything seems beautiful and whimsical and right with the world? That feeling wouldn’t be possible without the incredible work of composer Joe Hisaishi. Next Friday at Carnegie Hall, Hisaishi will conduct a full orchestra and choir with scores from Princess Mononoke, My Neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away, and other movies.
  • The La MaMa Puppet festival, which showcases cutting-edge puppet theater by artists around the world, begins this Thursday at The Downstairs with Wunderkammer | Cabinet of Curiosities. A trio of puppeteers bring a cabinet of strange and mystical marionettes to life. Also check out Tian Wen by Hua Hua Zhang, a stunning “dreamscape” based on a classic Chinese poem. Student tickets $20.

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Oct

20

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Not exactly the Beat Generation.

New York City is packed with amazing culture and inspiring art, but sometimes it’s difficult to break the Morningside-bubble and experience it all first-hand. “Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable lectures, events, and performances for the literary/musically/theatrically-inclined on campus.

On Campus:

  • Tomorrow at 7 PM, head to Roone Auditorium for Chamak: Night at the Bazaar, a fabulous fashion show and performance hosted by CU’s Organization of Pakistani Students. Tickets $5 with CUID.
  • This Thursday through Saturday at 8 PM, NOMADS – Columbia’s group for student-written theater – presents The Other Side, a new play by Eden Gordon. It centers around the lives of Beat Generation writers Joyce Johnson and Elise Cowen. Tickets $5 with CUID.
  • Also Thursday through Saturday, CU’s Shakespeare and Shakespeare-adjacent troupe, KCST, presents Mourning Becomes Electra: A Eugene O’Neill play based on the Greek epic Oresteia. This postwar drama centers around Orin and Lavinia Mannon, a brother and sister seeking revenge on their mother for their father’s death. Free RSVP here.
  • Tired of all this drama? For a few laughs, come to Third Wheel Improv’s Saturday night show in Lerner, Third Wheel Gets Ghosted.

Off Campus:

  • This Monday, head to the NYPL on 5th avenue for The Language of Crises: a book talk with essayist Rebecca Solnit. Her new collection Call Them By Their True Names deals with “battles over meaning, place, language and belonging – pillars that define the crises of our time.” $25 rush rickets.

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Oct

13

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No Gatsby-themed party can ever prosper. For example, my Gatsby prom made me miss the ACT.

New York City is packed with amazing culture and inspiring art, but sometimes it’s difficult to break the Morningside-bubble and experience it all first-hand. “Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable lectures, events, and performances for the literary/musically/theatrically-inclined on campus.
On Campus:

  • The Hindu festival of Navaratri starts this weekend! At 8 PM tonight, Hindu Students Organization invites everyone to Low Library to learn about Navaratri – an evening of free Indian dinner, music and Garba dance. Free RSVP through Eventbrite.
  • Katherine Wilkinson’s directing thesis LORDES  premieres Wednesday through Saturday at the Lenfest Center for the Arts. Inspired by the work of feminist writer Audre Lorde, an ensemble of 50 women relive Lorde’s battle through her final poem.  Free tickets for CUID holders with code AUDRE.
  • This Thursday through Saturday, check out CU Players’ The Great Gatsby in the Glicker-Milstein Theater. Adapted by Simon Levy from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel – it’s bound to be more interesting than your high school English class. Tickets $6.50 with CUID.

Off-Campus:

  •  It’s never too early to shop for Christmas presents… for yourself. Today until 5:30 PM, head to Grand Bazaar NYC for the Handmade Bazaar: a shopping festival of fashion, art, jewelry, housewares, food and more from talented makers. Free admission.

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Oct

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Help me, Control Top, whoever the fuck you are, you’re my only ho

New York City is packed with amazing culture and inspiring art, but sometimes it’s difficult to break the Morningside-bubble and experience it all first-hand. “Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable lectures, events, and performances for the literary/musically/theatrically-inclined on campus.

On Campus:

  • This Thursday, 9 PM in the Glicker-Milstein Theater, Control Top fixes the MTA. It’s about damn time an improv comedy group did something about that.
  • This Friday, Oct. 12 is Chinese Students’ Club 2018 Night Market: Illuminate! Head to Low Plaza at 6 PM for a capella performance, lion dance, sketch comedy, bubble tea and food. Stop by CCSC’s table to win a cool shirt.
  • On Saturday, celebrated French actress Jeanne Balibar performs Les Historiennes at the French Institute, grappling with the lives and struggles of three historical women: Violette Noziere, a criminal, Delphine Seyrig, an actress, and Pascoa, a slave. But if you can’t make it to Midtown (or you don’t like subtitles), head to Buell Hall this Friday instead. “Women’s Voices, Women’s Stories” is a roundtable conversation with Balibar and the three historians who researched and wrote about the women she explores in Les Historiennes. They will discuss how to give life to women from the past, and the different kinds of emancipation those women experienced.

Off Campus:

  • Wednesday at 6:30 PM, 79-year-old lesbian artist Barbara Hammer comes to the Whitney for The Art of Dying. In this performative lecture, Hammer will ruminate on her experiences of making art while living with cancer. Free standby tickets will be available an hour before the start time.
  • This weekend at The Tank, it’s the premiere of The Amazing Story Machine, a play jam-packed with physical comedy, puppetry and live music. The Grimm family are about to reveal their new Story Machine when the device malfunctions, forcing them to find brand new ways of storytelling. Tickets $20, check site for dates.

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Sep

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This is your brain on imperialism.

New York City is packed with amazing culture and inspiring art, but sometimes it’s difficult to break the Morningside-bubble and experience it all first-hand. “Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable lectures, events, and performances for the literary/musically/theatrically-inclined on campus.

On Campus:

  • Concerts, concerts everywhere! Looking for vocal acid jazz? Sahana Narayanan and the Faculty house have you covered this Wednesday. Prefer Latin jazz? Acclaimed musicians abound this Thursday at the Event Oval. Rather try something a little new, like groovy Brazilian choro? Regional de NY is performing next Saturday at the Miller Theater. Rather stick to the basics? The quintessential Julliard String Quartet would love to see you at the Broadway Presbyterian Church on Thursday. Check event pages for ticket information.
  • There’s a new art exhibit up at the Harriman Institute, and it involves baby Stalin. Head to the International Affairs building this Tuesday for an opening (yes, wine) and talk with Anne Bobroff-Hajal about her exhibit, Peasants, Clans, and Effervescent Absolutists. Her pieces explore how Russia’s ruling elites have exploited the population throughout history to retain power.
  • Third Wheel Improv sneaks in the first show of the semester this Friday, October 5th at 9 PM. Head to John Jay Lounge for Third Wheel Improv Finds its Real Dad to find out if you ARE or ARE NOT Third Wheel Improv’s father.

Off Campus:

  • Tomorrow at 5 PM, head to Common Notions publishing house in Brooklyn for a talk with Silvia Federici about her new book Witches, Witch-Hunting and Women. Federici examines the modern war on women in the context of 16th- and 17th century witch hunts, revisiting the themes of Caliban and the Witch.
  • Comic Con starts this weekend! Do you have your tickets? There’s no missing out on one of the world’s largest celebrations of comics, pop culture, art, cosplay and more.

Catherine the Great via the Harriman Institute

Sep

22

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You wished you looked like this in 7th grade.

New York City is packed with amazing culture and inspiring art, but sometimes it’s difficult to break the Morningside-bubble and experience it all first-hand. “Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable lectures, events, and performances for the literary/musically/theatrically-inclined on campus.

On Campus:

  • This Wednesday and Friday, head to the Miller Theater for the New York premiere of Proving Up, a new opera by Missy Mazzoli and Royce Vavrek. Proving Up is the harrowing tale of a family in post-Civil War Nebraska pursuing the American Dream. Check the event page for ticket pricing.
  • Love films, but think they could be a little more? (I know, I miss Shrek 4D too.) Next Saturday, Sep 9, check out Raba at the Lenfest Center: a collection of cinema pieces performed with live musical accompaniment, described by textura as “a multi-dimensional presentation that feels expansive and inviting.”

Off Campus:

  • Quick! What was your favorite phase you went through as a teenager? If you said your pop punk/Avril Lavigne phase in 7th grade, you’re objectively right. Head downtown to Le Poisson Rouge to see Pop Punk High, an original musical comedy featuring skateboards, excessive eyeliner and the ghost of Avril Lavigne. Tickets from $25, check the site for dates.
  • Monday at 7pm, everyone’s favorite feminist bookstore Bluestockings is hosting Get On The Stage: an open mic showcasing the voices of trans, nonbinary and queer people of color. Check out the Facebook event page to become a speaker or attendee (free!)

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Sep

15

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Now, it WILL be on display until June, but you won’t get free wine.

New York City is packed with amazing culture and inspiring art, but sometimes it’s difficult to break the Morningside-bubble and experience it all first-hand. “Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable lectures, events, and performances for the literary/musically/theatrically-inclined on campus.

On Campus:

  • Next Thursday, Sep. 20, head to Miller Theater for the opening of Redecode II: La Dorada, a new installation from Dominican-American artist Joiri Minaya. Minaya explores and deconstructs “tropical” design, especially in relation to the female subject, as an exotifying invention of the Global North. Come for a conversation with Minaya and Wallach Art Gallery curator Deborah Cullen.
  • Sep. 14-16 and Sep. 20-23, the Lenfest Center for the Arts is hosting NY Indie Guy: Ira Deutchman and the Rise of Independent Film, honoring the work of CU Film Professor Ira Deutchman in distributing, marketing and producing hundreds of independent films. Check out the Lenfest site for a full lineup of the groundbreaking films being screened each evening, many of which boast a Q&A talkback with the filmmakers or performers. ($8 per film with CUID)

Off Campus:

  • Next Friday, September 21 is College Night at the Frick Collection! All undergrad and grad students are invited to this Gilded Age-era mansion for a free night of live music, gallery talks, sketching, and more.
  • This weekend, World Maker Faire returns for its 9th year to the New York Hall of Science in Queens. It’s one of the East Coast’s biggest science fairs, showcasing new technology, innovation, art, fashion and much more. Check out the website for the lineup of workshops and events.

Recode II: La Dorada via the Miller Theater

Sep

8

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Disclaimer: they may not look like this in September.

New York City is packed with amazing culture and inspiring art, but sometimes it’s difficult to break the Morningside-bubble and experience it all first-hand. “Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable lectures, events, and performances for the literary/musically/theatrically-inclined on campus.

On Campus:

  • Tomorrow (Sunday) from noon to 8pm, head to Sakura Park at West 122nd and Riverside for the Sakura Park Festival: an exciting, global selection of live music, dance, games, and activities led by renowned artisans. Check out the website for the full lineup of activities and to RSVP.
  • If your academic year doesn’t begin with Slovak organ music, did it even really start? Head to the James Chapel next Saturday, September 15 for a welcome concert featuring Jan Michalko. The distinguished organist will perform works by Ilja Zeljenka and L’udovit Rajter as well as Bach, Rinck and others.

Off Campus:

  • Tonight, Sep. 8 is your last chance to see the Drilling Company’s Bryant Park Shakespeare performance of Macbeth. Head to Bryant Park at 7:00 P.M. to see this mid-1800s-styled take on the Shakespearean classic. Bring a friend and a blanket – it’s free!
  • Tomorrow, head to Brooklyn to check out the Queer + Trans Asian Short Film festival at Secret Project Robot. For a night of Taiwanese comfort food and films celebrating queer & trans Asian experiences, RSVP for free to the 4pm or 6pm showings.
  • Love tea? Want to settle a debate with your boyfriend who thinks coffee is better? Don’t care about tea, but love art? Now until Sep 22, go downtown to Room For Tea NYC, an interactive exhibit celebrating the diversity of humanity’s favorite drink. Tickets $24.

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Apr

21

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Keep an ear out for the music of your friendly neighborhood Arts Editor!

New York City is packed with amazing culture and inspiring art, but sometimes it’s difficult to break the Morningside-bubble and experience it all first-hand. “Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable lectures, events, and performances for the literary/musically/theatrically-inclined on campus.

On Campus:

  • KCST’s 2018 Spring Show, Hamlet, premieres this Thursday starting from Low Plaza. The show invites audience members to travel around campus, using all of Columbia as its stage. Join KCST in bringing new life to the world’s most famous play, as the tension between an established world of power and an ensemble of misremembered ghosts is stretched to the breaking point. See it for free Thursday and Saturday at 8:00 PM, or attend the midnight “drunk showing” on Friday.
  • Also this weekend, come to Roone Auditorium for Columbia’s oldest performing arts tradition: the 124th Annual Varsity Show, an original student musical that parodies life at Columbia. Tickets start at $8.50.
  • Tomorrow at 6:30 PM, head to Lerner Black Box for “Make it Tappen!”, UnTapped’s 2018 Spring Showcase. The show will feature three student-choreographed pieces, a collaboration with CU Bellydance, and live improvisation. Head there early to get on the waitlist to purchase tickets!
  • This weekend, the New Opera Workshop invites you to the Glicker-Milstein Theater for Die Fledermaus, a night of masquerading, champagne, and revenge! Performances are at 8pm on Friday, April 27th and Saturday, April 28th. Free for CUID holders.

Off Campus:

  • Tomorrow at 6 PM at Symphony Space, The Dancing Monks of Assam, India perform Sattriya: An Odyssey of the Spirit, a form of dance-drama performed to honor Vishnu in his flute-playing Krishna incarnation. Tickets start at $35.
  • This Wednesday, 7 PM at the Brooklyn Museum, join a panel of renowned curators, playwrights and actors for Conversation: Aristophanes and Political Satire. They will examine how the political plays of Aristophanes can question and criticize abuses of power in the modern age. Free RSVP here.

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Apr

14

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Me leading my drunk friend out of 1020.

New York City is packed with amazing culture and inspiring art, but sometimes it’s difficult to break the Morningside-bubble and experience it all first-hand. “Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable lectures, events, and performances for the literary/musically/theatrically-inclined on campus.

On Campus:

  • This Tuesday at 8 PM, join Columbia Students for Justice in Palestine for Palestinian Cultural Night in Lerner Auditorium. The night will feature music, dance, fashion, speakers, food, merchandise and more. RSVP here.
  • This weekend, see CUP’s production of “Eurydice” by Sarah Ruhl. A play about love, loss and language, this reimagining of the Orpheus myth follows Eurydice as she descends into the underworld. Head to the GMT on Thursday, Friday or Saturday at 8 PM. $5.50 CUID tickets here.

 

Off Campus:

  • This Thursday through Friday, check out Artexpo New York 2018 in Hell’s Kitchen, where you’ll get an inside look at the innovations of more than 400 artists and galleries worldwide as they showcase their latest works. Student admission $15.
  • Next Sunday, April 22, head to the American Museum of Natural History for EarthFest, a museum-wide festival of art, science and culture in honor of Earth Day. Tours, films and art installations, performances, yoga and more! Free with museum admission.

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