Can I has winter break yet?

As the end approaches and final papers and exams slowly (or quickly) begin to take over our lives, Bwog’s Wednesday Feature Where Art Thou? invites you to indulge in some of the fantastic arts events happening on and off campus! If you would like your event listed here, email


  • Autumn Songs: A Musical, 8 pm and Friday at 8 pm in Roone. CMTS presents Autumn Songs, an exciting, original student-developed show. Told entirely through song and drawing on contemporary musicals including Side Show, Floyd Collins, Violet, Grey Gardens, and The Spitfire Grill, the show explores the complicated relationship between young people and their hometowns, marked by both emotional attachment and a desire to escape. $5 with CUID, $10 without.


  • The Barnard Project at New York Live Arts, 7:30 pm and Saturday at 2 pm at New York Live Arts. Come see Barnard and Columbia dancers perform at New York Live Arts this weekend! The show features new works of four acclaimed choreographers: David Parker, Susan Rethorst, Ivy Baldwin, and Sidra Bell. $12 with CUID, $20 without. 
  • S&M: Quarto wants you to Submit & Mingle, 9 pm – 11 pm in 501 Dodge. At Quarto’s fourth annual S&M event, we invite writers to read aloud any creative work under five minutes. At the end of the night, audience members vote for their favorite piece. The winner is automatically published in Quarto! All are welcome to listen and vote. To sign up to submit and read, go to Free.


  • Art and Activism, 6 pm – 8 pm in the IRC. The IRC and Artist Society are collaborating for Art and Activism. Anyone with a CUID is welcomed to stop by the IRC for figure sketching and/or art viewing. There will be live figure models, food, art supplies to use, and live musical performance by harpist Maia Darme. Free.
  • Fucking A, 8 pm on Friday, 2 pm on Saturday, and 8 pm on Saturday in Lerner Black Box. The Black Theatre Ensemble Presents: Fucking A by Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Suzan Lori Parks.$5 with CUID, $6 without.
  • Jamnesty, 8 pm – 10:30 pm in Earle Hall Auditorium. This concert will raise awareness on the issue of child slavery, and it will fundraise for Polaris Project, which is a human trafficking hotline. Featuring Ace of Cake, String Theory, Jake Snider, and more. Suggested donation of $3.
  • Columbia Classical Performers Concert, 7:30 pm in Philosophy Hall. Classical music and holiday cookies. Free.
  • WBAR Goth Prom, 7 pm – 11:30 pm in the Diana Event Oval. Barnard’s freeform radio station showcases four bands, RL Grime, Leather, Purling Hiss, with haunted wizard Balam Acab headlining. A Goth King and Queen will be named. Free