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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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Apr

8

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If my mom hadn’t cancelled my ballet classes when I was 5, I’d be in Moscow right now.

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 weekend, the Columbia Musical Theater Society (CMTS) presents Into the Woods at the Glicker-Milstein Theater! The classic Sondheim musical, featuring a mixup of fairytale characters from Little Red Riding Hood to Rapunzel, centers around a baker and his wife who accept a strange quest from a witch. See it Thursday, Friday or Saturday at 8 PM or Saturday at 2 PM. $5.50 CUID tickets here.
  • This Friday, April 13, the Columbia Journalism School is hosting a screening and Q&A with the screenwriters of the Oscar-nominated movie The Post. Starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, The Post chronicles the Washington Post’s race with the New York Times to publish the Pentagon Papers in the 1970s. More info here.

Off Campus

  • This Saturday, April 14 at 8 PM, the CU Ballet Ensemble presents its spring production of Coppélia at the Manhattan Movement & Arts Center! This whimsical ballet tells the story of Coppélia, a life-sized doll brought to life by a mysterious doctor. Tickets start at $10.
  • Also on Saturday from 11:30 to 5 PM, celebrate the opening of Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985 at the Brooklyn Museum. With a curation tour, performance and conversation, this program honors pioneering Latin American and Latina artists. See the full schedule and purchase tickets here.

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Mar

31

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Bwog knows about that middle school dance concert. Bwog knows your shame.

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:

  • On Thursday through Saturday, head to the Glicker-Milstein theater at 8 PM to see Asterisk: A New Play. The story focuses on recently-out Nadia, whose attempt to write a play about three historical trans figures is complicated when the figures appear in Nadia’s room – and they’re not too happy. Tickets pay what you want.
  • This Friday, April 6 at 8 PM and 10:30 PM, check out Orchesis’ Spring 2018 show, “What I’ve Been Looking fORCHESIS” in Roone. Orchesis is CU’s largest, all-inclusive performing arts group. Tickets $6 with CUID.
  • On Saturday, the Barnard Dance Department is hosting its inaugural dance-film festival, Moving Body: Moving Image. Featuring Oscar-nominated producer Lisa Cortes, the festival will focus on the brown body and its representation on screen. More info and RSVP here.

Off Campus:

  • This weekend, April 7-8, head down to the Brooklyn Bazaar for the Oddities Flea Market! This exceptional market features medical history ephemera, anatomical curiosities, natural history items, osteological specimens, taxidermy, obscure home decor, jewelry, one-of-a-kind dark art, and more. General admission $5.

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Mar

24

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Kamala Khan, Marvel’s first Muslim superhero.

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.

  • Tomorrow from 12 to 6 pm, Barnard College is holding the NYC Feminist Zinefest! From the website: “Zines are the voice of those who thrive beyond and outside of the margins. Where ideas that were erased from traditional media live on. We love what that space represents – sharp signal of life – clear, full of energy, & with our hearts in community. We want to create more spaces that feel that way.” Head to the 4th floor of Barnard Hall to check out the exhibition.
  • This Tuesday, March 27, Barnard’s Being The First talk series is hosting “Reinventing Superheroes”. Join Barnard professor Hussein Rashid and Sana Amanat ’04 to discuss Ms. Marvel, the first mainstream Muslim superhero, and the future of Muslim and female comics.
  • This Friday, March 30, head to the Miller Theater for Afro-Travel: A free concert featuring the Music of the Yosvany Terry Quintet. The music of Terry and his quintet is informed by a wide variety of musical influences within the African diaspora. RSVP for your free ticket by emailing columbiajazzstudies@gmail.com.
  • This weekend, see Nana Dakin ‘18’s directing thesis, Richard III, at the Lenfest Center for the Arts. An all-female cast redraws the lines of gender and power in a classic tale of ambition, as Richard betrays and manipulates his way to the English throne. See it Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 PM plus a Saturday 2 PM performance. Student tickets free with the code STUDENT.

In the City

  • For my fellow archaeology and art history lovers, the Met has your Olmec and Mayan needs covered: tomorrow at 2 pm, check out the Sunday at the Met lecture, Golden Kingdoms: Forests of Jade. Curators and archaeologists will discuss the expressions of royal power in ancient North and Mesoamerican societies. Free with your free student admission.

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Mar

3

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I haven’t yet figured out why the King’s Crown SHAKESPEARE Troupe does Greek tragedies.

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

  • Tuesday at 6 pm, see pianist and percussionist quartet Yarn/Wire at the Miller Theater. Described as “restlessly curious” (Time Out NY), Yarn/Wire will perform the US premiere of a work by the young, pioneering composer Catherine Lamb. Curvo totalitas is a 45-minute tour de force that seamlessly shifts perceptions, allowing the listener to get lost in its unique sound world.
  • This Wednesday, March 7 in the Lerner Party Space, celebrate International Women’s Week with Columbia University HeForShe and KCST’s production of Electra. The play will run three times consecutively at 8, 9, and 10 pm. The minimum $5 donation goes to benefit UN Women and its Flagship Initiatives.
  • Also on Wednesday, see Performing the Library: the Exhibit at 6 pm in Butler 301. The exhibit explores the stories, ideas, lives, and creative works bound together on pages in Butler Library. The works on display reflect student engagement with the library – all are a result of inspiration and reflection. Reserve your seat here.

Off Campus

  • This Thursday, March 8, it’s time for the Antiquarian Book Fair at Park Avenue Armory! Over 200 American and international dealers will exhibit at the 58th Annual ABAA New York International Antiquarian Book Fair, bringing a vast selection of rare books, maps, manuscripts, illuminated manuscripts, and ephemera.

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Feb

24

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When men have been monopolizing the section discussion for 20 minutes and they ask if I want to “add” anything.

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 Monday, Feb 26, check out “Jerusalem Lives At the Palestinian Museum,” a discussion with some of the figures involved with the recent “Jerusalem Lives” exhibit in Birzeit. This innovative, hard-hitting exhibit was the inaugural of the Palestinian Museum. The panelists will discuss: Why Jerusalem now? In the context of Israeli rule and a scattered nation, can projects like the Palestinian Museum succeed in educating the public, documenting Palestinian histories, and sparking the imagination of justice? The panel will be held at 6 pm in Int Affairs 1501.
  • Miss the Athena Film Festival screening of Lady Bird? Not to worry: Barnard is so proud of our graduate, Greta Gerwig, that the Lenfest Center is holding another screening this Thursday. Head to the Lenfest Center for the Arts at 5:30 or 8:30 pm to see this 5-time Oscar nominated and 2-time Golden Globe-winning film about a high school senior’s humorous struggles with her mother and the pressures of Catholic school. Come dressed in your red carpet best or opt for comfort in sweats! Rush tickets available 15 minutes before the show.
  • This weekend, the Barnard Theatre Department is presenting Jeune Terre, a new play written by Gabrielle Reisman and directed by Alice Reagan. The play tells the story of Jeune Terre, a Louisiana town grappling with the threat of rising waters in its immediate vicinity, and a theatre troupe that arrives just in time for the approaching storm to tell an old story in a new way. Head to the Glicker-Milstein Theatre in Diana LL2 at 8pm all three days, or 3pm on Saturday.

Off campus:

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Feb

17

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I’m the one in the pink sash.

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 6 pm in the Lerner Black Box, come see CMTS’ 24 Hour Musical! Actors have exactly 24 hours to learn their lines, music, staging and choreography before the house lights go up. Your friendly neighborhood Arts Editor will be in it, which is why you should honor her sacrifice of sleep/sanity and go see what is sure to be a highly entertaining show!
  • Monday at 6:15 pm, the Harriman Institute (Int Affairs 1201) is hosting a screening and discussion with the director of Children of Peace: The Story of The First Generation of Children Born After the Bosnian War. The film takes place in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the aftermath of the destructive Bosnian War. As the new generations grew ever more divided, six young people from six divided cities met and decided to do a performance about their mutual thoughts and beliefs.
  • This Friday at 8 pm, and Saturday at 3 and 7 pm, the Center for Science and Society is putting on “Science! The Musical” in Fayerweather 513. Janice, a first year PhD student, has just had her first paper accepted to an academic conference. The only problem is, she hasn’t written the paper yet! In the few short weeks before the conference, Janice must learn to do interdisciplinary science. Will she publish, or will she perish!?

Off campus:

  • This Saturday, Feb 24 from 11 am to 5 pm, you can celebrate the Lunar New Year Festival at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, with performances, interactive gallery activities, and artist-led workshops. Find the program here.
  • Tomorrow at 8:30 pm, UWS bar Prohibition NYC (503 Columbus Ave) is hosting Broadway Night. Come listen to Broadway’s current and future performers sing about love, sex, and heartbreak, including work from composer Sam Balzac (CC ’17). Check out the FB event here and the Prohibition website here.

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Feb

10

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This could be you

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:

  • At 6 pm on Tuesday, February 13, the Mivos Quartet – called “one of America’s most daring and ferocious new-music ensembles” by The Chicago Reader – will be performing a series of original works at the Miller Theatre. Find out more here.
  • At 6 pm on Thursday, February 15, the Miller Theatre will be hosting a screening of Jordan Peele’s Oscar- and Golden Globe-nominated movie, Get Out. This nail-biting horror/comedy centers around a black man who discovers an insidious secret while visiting his white girlfriend’s family. The film will be followed by a discussion and Q&A.
  • The CU Artist Society is hosting Valentine’s Portrait Day this Friday, Feb 16 at 6 pm in Dodge 501. Move in speed dating-fashion around the room, drawing your fellow artists and making new friends! Snacks provided.
  • At 8 pm on Friday and 2 and 8 pm on Saturday, Orchesis is presenting the MaMa Project: SEE ME, an exploration of reflection and spatial analysis through dance. See it at the Minor Latham Playhouse: tickets $7 CUID, $9 non-CUID. Check out the Facebook event here.

Off campus:

  • At 7 pm this Thursday, the Brooklyn Museum is holding Brooklyn Talks: A Tribute to Basquiat. The gallery features works by contemporary artists, who will discuss how one of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s works inspired their life and practice. Tickets $25.
  • From 11 am to 5 pm tomorrow, BAM and the Black Comics Collective are hosting Black Comix Expo in Brooklyn, a day-long expo celebrating comics of color. There will be comic exhibitors, a panel discussion, and a cosplay showcase. Get more information here.

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Feb

3

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Imagine this, but artsy

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:

  • At 6:30 pm this Thursday, February 8, photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier will be talking about how she uses her work to “fight injustice… and create a more representative self-portrait.” The event will take place in the Katharina Otto-Bernstein Screening Room, at Lenfest Center for the Arts (on 129th Street). More details can be found here.
  • Also at 6:30 pm this Thursday, Buell Hall will be hosting a screening of What’s in a Name? (Le Prénom), a film about familial arguments brought to the surface after a the protagonist tells his friends and relatives the name of his future son. The screening will be followed by a discussion in French.
  • Next Saturday, February 10, the International Affairs Building will be the host of a Yugoslav Experimental Film Symposium that “focuses on the marginalized area of the experimental moving image, addressing alternative forms of film, video, and paracinema in the former Yugoslavia that both flourished and were erased from the official historical record.” Events and screenings will take place from 10 am to 5 pm in 1219 IAB.

Off campus:

  • The Mount Holyoke Club of NYC is hosting a “Sip and Paint” night at the Art Studio of New York (on W 96th Street) next Saturday, from 3 pm to 6 pm. The entry cost includes paint supplies, but drinks are BYOB. Find ticket details and more info here.
  • Next Sunday, February 11, soprano Heather Hill will be performing at Riverside Church as part of Riverside’s Beyond the Dream series. Hill’s music will present “songs celebrating the beautiful diversity of America by musically exploring themes of freedom, justice, and unity.” Reservation is required, but tickets are free.

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Jan

27

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No, not this Wednesday

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, Toyin Ojih Odutola, Barnard’s Lida A. Orzeck ’68 Artist-in-Residence, and Mary Sibande, Johannesburg and Venice Biennale artist, will discuss the political role that artists can play in today’s society. The discussion will be moderated by Kellie Jones, Columbia Professor of Art History and MacArthur Fellow. It will take place in the Diana Event Oval, starting at 6 pm.
  • Also on Wednesday at 6 pm, Eduard Gorokhovsky’s “From Siberia To Moscow” exhibit will open in the International Affairs Building. Eduard Gorokhovsky is a Russian Soviet Nonconformist who is known for using photographs to create “intentionally unresolved serial images.”
  • Also on Wednesday, Writers Danielle Dutton and Jen George will be featured in a fiction reading at 7 pm in Dodge Hall. Dutton founded the independent publishing press Dorothy, a Publishing Project, which is now publishing a new book by George.
  • This Thursday, from 8 to 10 pm, the Miller Theater will put on a composer portrait of Raphaël Cendo, known for “sonic and kinetic excess as an exploration of ‘saturation.'” Cendo’s music will be performed by Either/Or and Yarn/Wire.

Off campus:

  • If you are a grad student in the Columbia School of the Arts and are also looking for an excuse to go downtown this Wednesday, check out the “Columbia School of the Arts/NYU Tisch Partnership Mixer.” The event promises “a brief discussion of the different programs, drinks, networking, and inevitable musical theatre discussions.” Register here.

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Jan

20

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No, not this kind of kicking.

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

  • To kick off the semester, the Arts Initiative at Columbia has opened applications for Student Arts Grants. These grants fund non-curricular arts projects of all shapes and sizes! Applications opened last week and they close on March 2. For more info, click here or stop on by the information session on February 2. Best of luck!
  • Next Wednesday evening at 6 pm (Jan 31), stop by the Diana Event Oval for Art & EquityThis event is a discussion between Toyin Ojih Odutola and Mary Sibande on the role of art in the political sphere, focusing on “esthetics, gender, race, and justice.”

Off Campus

  • Looking for some art that isn’t at the Met or the MoMA? Head over to the Bruce Silverstein gallery in Chelsea before the end of the month to catch a beautiful exhibit of photographs by René Magritte. This intimate gallery offers a small scale alternative to the hustle and bustle of more mainstream NYC museums.
  • Opening today is a modern arts instillation in Madison Square Garden by Erwin Redl, Whiteout. The instillation, breathtaking in its simplicity, features hundreds of white glowing orbs suspended from a steel grid. Wander through the park at night for the best experience.

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Dec

2

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These nuts ain’t the only ones that need crackin’ ;)

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:

  • You’ve heard of Orchesis, now get ready for Love Is An Open DoOrchesis! On Friday night, Orchesis (Columbia’s largest performing arts group) is hosting their semesterly showcase in Roone. This year, there are two times: 8:30 pm and 10:30 pm. Tickets are $6 with your ID ($10 for non-Barnumbians), which you can buy at the TIC or online (there’s a link on their Facebook page).
  • Still hungry for more dance? On Thursday night at 10pm and Saturday afternoon at 1:30pm (both in Roone), check out Columbia University Ballet Ensemble’s production of the Nutcracker. Tickets are $7 at the TIC or online.
  • Looking for something a little more lowkey? Head on over to the Furnald lounge on Saturday afternoon at 2pm for Kingsmen’s annual acapella winter concert. The show is free, but if you choose to make a donation, all the proceeds go to UNICEF (so be a good person and give them a few bucks!). Note: if you don’t have swipe access to Furnald, just message Kingsmen via the Facebook event and they’ll put you on the sign in list.

Off campus:

  • David Hockney is at the MET! Well, not him, but his art. Hockney, born in England in 1937, is famous for his delightful paintings and vivid colors. The new exhibit just opened on November 27, so be one of the first ones to go check it out!

 

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Nov

12

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Share your unpopular opinion: skim milk is better than whole milk.

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, Friday, and Saturday, check out NOMADS’ production of Cold Whole Milk, a play written and directed by Sarah Billings (BC’18). Read more about the show and buy your tickets on their Facebook event page!
  • On Saturday night, OPS (Organization of Pakistani Students) is hosting Chamak: Pakistan in Bloom, a fashion show celebrating the beauty and intricacy of South Asian fashion. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased this week on the Lerner ramps or with this link!
  • If you’re lucky enough to not have class in the middle of the day on Wednesday, head on over to Faculty House from 1 to 2pm for Mid-Day Music, a series by the Columbia Music Performance Program. This week, Annie Nikunen (BC ’20) will be playing the flute. Find more info here!

Off Campus:

  • While this is an on-campus group, this Friday night they’ll be performing off campus! Check out Columbia Kingsmen performing at Radio City Music Hall on Friday at 7:30. Tickets can be purchased from their Facebook event ($30 for students, $60 for non-students)!
  • This Friday night from 8 to 10pm the Columbia Ballet Cooperative is performing at the Manhattan Movement and Arts Center! You can check out their Facebook event here. 2017 marks 10 years since CBC was created, so come celebrate their anniversary and enjoy some beautiful ballet!

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Oct

28

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Me thinking about all the cool arts events this week.

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

  • A History of Echoes Part II: Sound of Trans Freedom. This Thursday at 6 pm in Knox, check out the incredible work of Ultra-red, a group of “sound investigators” on Vogue’ology. In collaboration with the Arbert Santana Ballroom Freedom and Free School, as well as the Ballroom Archive and Oral History Project, Vogue’ology is an audio archive dedicated to and created by LGBTQ people of color in NYC, particularly those involved with the House and Ballroom Scene.
  • On Thursday night, Columbia’s School of the Arts is hosting the next segment in their Complex Issues discussion series— this time featuring esteemed playwright David Henry Hwang and director Julie Taymor, the two collaborators who have brought M.Butterfly back to life for Broadway. The discussion will be focused on issues of race, gender, sexuality, religion, and so much more in the realm of theatre. Register for a spot here!
  • A few weeks ago Bwog featured the first of Barnard’s new Here/Say series, which is a series of discussions devoted to the complex relationship between art and current issues. Monday night at 7pm is the second installment of the series, Climate. The Barnard art history and visual arts departments will be discussing how the ever changing natural world is reflected through art.

Off Campus

  • Opening on Tuesday (Halloween!) at the MoMA is Club 57: Film, Performance, and
    Art in the East Village, 1978-1983. The exhibit explores the rippling effect that Club 57 had on the NYC art and club scene in the 70’s and 80’s, particularly in the East Village. Be one of the first to check it out!
  • From November 1 to November 19, Performa 17 is taking over NYC with an incredible series of art installations exploring the relationship between humans, performance, and architecture. According to their website, “Performa is the leading organization dedicated to exploring the critical role of live performance in the history of twentieth-century art and to encouraging new directions in performance for the twenty-first century.” Head on over to their website to learn more about the individual installations and where/how you can check them out!

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