New York City is packed with amazing culture and inspiring art and now with so much of it online for free, there’s never been a better time to experience it first-hand. “Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable lectures, events, and performances for the literary/musically/theatrically-inclined.

Performances and Films:

  • The French Film Festival Mauvais Genres will be continuing on November 4 at 7 pm in the Cowin Auditorium with a showing of Adam by Maryam Touzani accompanied by a discussion after the film with professor Madeleine Dobie.
  • CUIMC’s Broadway Haven Players will be hosting their annual fall show in the Columbia Alumni Auditorium at 8 pm on November 4, 5, and 6. They will be presenting a production of Legally Blonde: The Musical.
  • Barnard’s MeMoSa series continues in the Milstein Center Movement Lab on November 4 at 5:30 pm featuring a work in progress by artist in residence, Nona Hendryx. Hendryx will be “training her avatar ‘Cyboracle,’ interpreting and translating sound of the soul with visuals.”


  • On November 3 at 12 pm the Harriman Institute will be hosting author M. E. Sarotte where they will discuss their new book Not One Inch: America, Russia, and the Making of Post-Cold War Stalemate.
  • Celebrated professor, curator, activist, and author, Lacy M. Johnson will be joining Writing Program Chair Lis Harris in a virutal discussion as a part of the Columbia School of the Arts Nonfiction Dialogues series. The event will be live streamed at 7:30 pm on November 3.

fall joy! via the bwarchives