Happening in the World: World Health Organization Director Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus met with Chinese government officials as the death toll from the coronavirus continues to rise. The mayor of Wuhan confirmed to CNBC that there are
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Samwise Gamgee, greatest friend in the world and gardener extraordinaire gives us a speech to uplift us in the darkest of times
It is a cold hard fact that students forget what they learned in school over summer vacation…but winter break is shorter and so we must remember more of what we learned, right? Right??
New York City is packed with amazing culture and inspiring art, but sometimes it’s difficult to break the Morningside-bubble and experience it all first-hand. “Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable lectures, events, and performances for the literary/musically/theatrically-inclined on campus.
Bwoggers Vivian Zhou and Eliza Staples review Latenite, Columbia’s silliest theatre tradition and the only one for which a review could include the phrases “‘beeps’ and ‘boops,'” “orange morph suit,” and “hair emporium.”
Bwogger Eliza Staples went to Columbia Ballet Collaborative’s Fall Performance, which was a beautiful display of skill and artistry here on campus.
Bwog writer Solomia Dzhaman reviews the Saturday matinee of the recent MFA Acting Thesis production of Where Do We Live by Christopher Shinn, directed by Ron Van Lieu.
Dance enthusiast and Staff Writer Alyse Rovner reviews Barnard/Columbia Dances at New York Live Arts, and is here to tell you it’s worth the subway ride downtown.
Staff Writer Victoria Borlando attended the Thursday night premiere of Columbia University Players’ modern adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull in the Lerner Black Box Theatre. It was an emotional rendition of this classic play, but it struggled with its production. Here are Victoria’s thoughts.
This weekend, Bwog staffer Jessica Hu had the chance to attend NOMADS’s (Columbia’s theatre group for student-written plays) showing of “Linguistic Features of AAVE”, a moving play that represents the daily lives of black women in America, written by Kay Kemp (CC ’22) and directed by Madison Hatchett (BC ’22).
Donna Qi attended the final performance of KCST’s production of Charles Mee’s adaptation of The Bacchae by Euripides, entitled The Bacchae 2.1. The show was directed by Carolyn Friedman (CC ‘21) and produced by Mario Garcia (CC ‘21) and Mira Soni (CC ‘21). Qi had a lot of fun viewing the chaotic and tragic fun […]
This Wednesday, I had the honor of going to a talk by Dael Orlandersmith, an award winning African American playwright, hosted at the Lenfest Center for the Arts. Orlandersmith was raised in East Harlem for most of her young life, and still lives in the city to this day. She began her talk with a […]