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: 




Dirty Faces 

DJ Knox Overstreet 

DJ Weirds 

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.