“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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Musical Mondays at Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

  • Monday, September 25th, 7 pm, at Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center
  • Musical Mondays include performances by chamber ensembles, instrumentalists, and vocalists, and the formation of chamber groups is facilitated by our Musicians’ Guild Directory.

My Streetscape Photovoice Exhibit

  • Wednesday, September 27, 5-8 pm, The Forum
  • The Opening Night of the My Streetscape Photovoice Exhibit, an exhibit exploring the relationship between urban technology and trust, organized by The Trust Collaboratory at Columbia University in collaboration with the Center for Smart Streetscapes.

Complex Issues: “Pulling the Chariot of the Sun: A Memoir of Kidnapping”

  • Wednesday, September 27, 6:30-8:00 pm, The Lantern, Lenfest Center
  • Poets and Writing professors Shane McCrae and Timothy Donnelly discuss McCrae’s acclaimed new memoir about being kidnapped from his Black father and raised by his white supremacist grandparents.

The Theatrical Imagination of Jean-Philippe Rameau

  • Thursday, September 28, 6:30 pm, Buell Hall East Gallery
  • In this musical conversation, Julia Doe talks with Robert Mealy, Director of Julliard415, and the students from Juilliard Historical Performance, about the orchestral imagination of the revolutionary composer Jean-Philippe Rameau.

12th Annual Morningside Lights Procession: The Open Book

  • Saturday, September 30, 8 pm, Miller Theater
  • Morningside Lights, produced by the Arts Initiative and Miller Theatre, is back with a tribute to books and libraries. Procession of over 50 community-built lanterns from Morningside Park to Columbia University.

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