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Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel will grace Barnard/Columbia with his presence and insight

In what may be his last time, Bwog’s Amazing Art Attendant Alex Katz takes us on a magical journey through the paintings and photographs, the discussions and explorations, and the music and drama in Morningside Heights and beyond. Tip an event you think is interesting to


  • John Cage: The Sight of Silence at The National Academy Museum. The exhibit showcases 60 works created from Cage’s time as artist-in-residence at the Mountain Lake Workshop and some graphic scores, recordings, and performances. Free with CUID.


  • An Evening with Elie Wiesel in the Diana Event Oval at 6 pm. Join writer, Nobel laureate, and human rights leader Elie Wiesel for an important conversation as he shares his wisdom on the power of memory and the desire for resolution. Seating not guaranteed. Doors open at 5:15 pm.
  • Composer Portraits: Jonathan Harvey in Miller Theater at 8 pm. Ensemble Signal surveys the spectrum of Harvey’s spiritual explorations, performing works inspired by a moving Renaissance altarpiece of the crucifixion and the ancient Sanskrit hymns of the Rig Veda. $7 with CUID.


  • Liga Filipina: Taste of the Philippines in Lerner Party Space at 6:15 pm. An all-you-can-eat buffet with live music from The Morningsiders and Jeffers to support child literacy. $7 with CUID.
  • Quam Presents: Welcome to Homo Hollow in the Glicker-Milstein Black Box at 7 pm. The Eggplant Faerie Players of Idyll Dandy Acres, a queer farm in Tennessee, grace Columbia University with a whimsical, thought-provoking performance.


  • Exhibition Tour—After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age in The Metropolitan Museum at 7 pm. In this exhibition, discover various ways in which artists have used digital technology to alter the photographic image over the past twenty years. Free with CUID.

Elie Wiesel via Wikimedia Commons

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