Content warning: This post discusses anti-Black violence, police brutality, and sexual assault regarding the 1989 Central Park Jogger case.
It is the worst of times, and the most liminal of times. Reading week snuck up on us with a slap and here we are during finals: broken, disheartened, and yearning for summer (why is it still
Surprise! Columbia is actually a bit more cultured that you might think: we have a gallery! Bwogger Peyton Ayers brings you a detailed review of Columbia’s very own Wallach Art Gallery’s latest exhibition.
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. On Campus A History of Echoes Part II: Sound of Trans […]
In light of the numerous tragedies, a fellow Columbia student Alexandra Bass will be leading an event today at 1 pm, where people could “come together outside on campus to create a mural composed of drawings, words, and images that answer the question “what makes you happy?” Celebrating our differences and recognize our similarities, this art […]
Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the […]
Recently, the Met Breuer Museum held an exhibit of art by Kerry James Marshall. Bwog sent Bwogger Leo Bevilacqua to review the exhibit. The Met Breuer’s recent retrospective of Kerry James Marshall’s work titled “Mastry” had a fascinating response to masterpieces of western literature, art, and philosophy. Marshall, having been raised in segregation, had a different […]
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. Tuesday, October 25th Ensemble Signal Plays More Reich, 6:00 PM, Miller […]
Amanda Ba is a Columbia College freshman who is taking Lit Hum while also running online clothing business. This week, Bwogger Victoria Arancio admired dogs with Ba and discussed her plans for her art and for her first year at Columbia. Bwog: Give us insight into the amazing life of Amanda Ba. AB: I was born in Columbus, […]
Bwog is a fan of music, as you may tell from our frequent playlists. We don’t often include classical music on those playlists but, maybe we should? Last night, new bwogger Tamara Barriot headed to the Miller Theater to check out renowned American composer Steve Reich (soon-to-turn 80!) with the group Ensemble Signals. What she heard […]
Nobody puts baby in a corner, sure, but what about putting a campus in a box? Myles Zhang, CC ’19, has done just that with one of his latest projects, which features a miniature Columbia inside a vintage cigar box. Myles has a blog and a YouTube page where he displays his photography, ink drawings, watercolors, and even sculptures. Now that […]
Looks cool, right Tickets for the 122nd Annual Varsity Show go on sale today! Get yours here. The show is on April 29th and 30th at 8 PM. There will also be a matinee on May 1st at 2 PM along with a night show at 8 PM. Whether or not you went to the West End […]
“City And Landscape in the Ottoman Aleppo: Experiencing Architecture, Narrating Space,” was the next lecture in the Department of Art History and Archaeology’s “‘Islamic Art:’ Disrupting Unity and Discerning Ruptures series,” presented by Heghnar Watenpaugh, professor of Art History at the University of California, Davis. We sent staff writer Romane Thomas to check it out […]
How well do you understand disabilities, seen or unseen? Bwog sent staffer Jessa Nootbaar to V-Day’s performance of student narratives about disability, and her response is loud and clear: whether you are familiar or unfamiliar with disabilities (especially the later, perhaps), you should attend V-Day’s Respectability tonight or tomorrow. The moment the 17-person cast stood […]
New York-based ballerina Misty Copeland (Principal with American Ballet Theatre), graces the March pages of Harper’s Bazaar with recreations of famous Degas dancer works of art. (Harper’s Bazaar) A few blocks south, old phone booths were replaced with newer, soon-to-be WiFi-equipped phone booths that still look old. Seems fake but ok. (NY Times) If you […]
You’ve seen the tattered blue banner, but have you ever ventured to Schermerhorn’s own Wallach Art Gallery? Fresh off the success of last year’s Romare Bearden exhibition, the gallery now plays host to an impressive selection of etchings and engravings by Dutch master Rembrandt van Rinj. Amsterdam Bureau Chief Henry Litwhiler investigates. Few media lend themselves to […]