If orientation is just a little too lame for you, check out these cultural events happening around the city. How would you like to remember your first week of Columbia? Pie eating or museums and films? Bwog staffer Lucy Tang shows you how.
Saturday, September 1
3 pm – P.S. 1 Warm Up
Twisted Ones hosts a Brooklyn/Pittsburgh Underground Rock Celebration with:
DJ Knox Overstreet
DJs Fitz and Brad Truax
Mighty Robot AV Squad
Word of advice to the skinny-jean inclined: Columbia hates hipsters, find kindred spirits here.
August 21 through Sunday, September 2
New York Korean Film Festival
Despite the racial makeup of SEAS, Asians are more than engineers, they also major in film studies!
Wednesday, September 5
8:00pm – 92nd Street Y: Michael Palin of Monty Python with Lorne Michaels
Go hear two founders discuss their respective overrated projects
Friday, September 7
Midnight – UCB Theater –
Aziz Ansari, Paul Scheer and a guest panel discuss chapters 13-22 of R. Kelly’s Trapped in the Closet. Antonioni and Bergman may have passed on, but R. Kelly seems poised to continue the tradition.
Sunday, September 9
8:00pm- 92nd Street Y
A Discussion on Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm
Reminisce the Jewish hey-day of television with other Jews.
US Open ends
Girls in short skirts? Andy Roddick? Anyone? Anyone?
Monday, September 10
MoMA: Richard Serra
Metal has never looked so good.
Saturday, September 16
The Whitney: Summer of Love
This exhibit is a little overdone, unless you’re stoned.
7 pm – KGB Bar – Joshua Furst and Dalia Sofer
Everyone’s mom loved The Kite Runner, but Sofer’s The Septembers of Shiraz is the real literary gem.