“Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable lectures, events, and performances for the literary/musically/theatrically-inclined.

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Columbia University Orchestra Presents Spring 2023 Concert

  • April 16 and April 22 at 7:30 pm in the Roone Arledge Auditorium
  • The orchestra will perform arrangements by Samuel Barber, Johannes Brahms, and Igor Stravinsky. Tickets are free and can be reserved here.

Movement Lab: Lion Dance as a Vessel for Joyful Celebration by Student Artist in Residence Christina Duan

  • April 18 to April 21 from 2:30 to 6 pm in Barnard’s Movement Lab
  • This installation by student artist Christina Duan uses videography, projection, and sound to explore what it means to be a lion dancer beyond the performance.

Movement Lab: Play Lab by Student Artist in Residence Rosie Elliott

  • April 19 from 1 to 2 pm in Barnard’s Movement Lab
  • This interactive installation created by artist in residence Rosie Elliott explores what it means to play messily, freely, and non-productively. 

Barnard’s Visual Arts Class of 2023 Presents Becoming/ Unbecoming: A Senior Thesis Exhibition 

  • Opening reception April 20 from 6 to 8 pm in the Louise McCagg Gallery, on view from April 17 to April 30
  • This exhibition, curated by Piper Marshall, will feature work from Barnard’s graduating class of Visual Arts majors. It will be open for viewing from April 17 to April 30, but the opening reception will be held on April 20. 

Sti Cazzi Players Presents Cowboy Mouth

  • April 21 and April 24 at 9 pm at Alpha Delta Phi (526 W. 114 St)
  • Sti Cazzi Players will put on this “independent, sexy, jazzy, experimental play” written by Sam Shepard and Patti Smith. It follows an anthropomorphic crow who kidnaps and holds hostage an anthropomorphic cat, along with a character called “The Lobster Man”. 

Barnard/ Columbia Dance Showcase

  • April 21 (7 pm) and April 22 (2 pm, 7 pm) in the Miller Theatre
  • This performance will feature Barnard and Columbia student dancers performing new works by Chanel DaSilva, Dormeshia, Dual Rivet/Jessica Smith & Chelsea Ainsworth, and Troy Schumacher. Tickets can be found here and are available for a discounted price with the promo code “CUDANCE10” and a valid CUID.

Onyx Presents ONYX-RATED

  • April 22 at 6 pm in the Lerner Black Box
  • Onyx, Columbia’s Hip-Hop Dance Troupe, will present its annual showcase in the intimate Black Box theater on the fifth floor of Lerner Hall. Tickets can be purchased here.

Cowboy via Bwarchives.