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Exploring Perspectives Of Incarceration Through Art

New Staff Writer Anna Eggers attended a book talk by Nicole Fleetwood about her new book Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration sponsored by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

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What Every Performing Arts Group Is Doing This Semester

Updates from this weekend’s Kickoff, hosted by Columbia University Performing Arts League.

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Latenite Fall 2019 Anthology: Squash and Sweet Potatoes

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.”

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No, I’m The Seagull, Nina! Bwog Reviews CUP’s The Seagull

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.

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Night At The Italian Academy: How Does High Fashion Interpret Cultural Heritage?

Thursday night, Caroline Mullooly attended Cultural Heritage Practices & Critical Fashion: How Does (High) Fashion Interpret Cultural Heritage?, a workshop and exhibition at the Italian Academy.

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LectureHop: Paola Antonelli Talks Extinction

Paola Antonelli, Senior Curator of Architecture and Design at MoMA, came to the Lenfest Center to deliver a talk on her recent exhibition at the Triennale di Milano, Broken Nature, and discussed it with Amale Andraos, Dean of the Columbia School of Architecture. Tl;dr, a big chunk of the exposition is coming to MoMA in 2020 […]

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On The Bodies We Bury And What They Leave Behind

This Tuesday, Columbia University was fortunate to welcome Dr. Thomas Laqueur for his lecture “The Aura of the Dead in a Disenchanted World,” as part of the Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life’s series Death and After. Bwog staffer Jane Walsh and Arts Editor Riva Weinstein sat in on the talk. 

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Put On Your Leotards, Folks: Bwog Reviews Third Wheel Improv

Staff Writer Henry Golub braved fierce Friday winds to watch Third Wheel Improv perform in John Jay. He brought cough drops, tissues, and hot water to keep his tuberculosis-like cold under wraps. The nine members of the troupe (I think that they were missing one) stood in a line facing the audience and took turns making off-the-cuff jokes. They used open-ended skits to steer the humor in […]

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Help Shape Up Bwog’s Arts Content And Apply To Be Arts Editor

Are you invited to approximately 900 student productions on Facebook every semester? Do you spend chilly weekend mornings in midtown rushing Broadway shows? Have you ever read a Bwog arts review and thought, “Wow, I could do so much better?” If you answered yes to any of those questions, we have the position for you. […]

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Where Art Thou: Lactose Edition

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: This Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, check out NOMADS’ production […]

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Where Art Thou: Going Global

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: Monday night at Miller Theatre, Arthur Mitchell—the first African […]

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Argus Quartet Kicks off Miller Theater’s 2017-2018 Season

New Bwogger Jacob Snyder dives into the greatly unappreciated world of on campus string performances and finds a solid gem. The artistically-inclined Columbia student would be making a dire mistake to ignore all that our own Miller Theater has to offer. From Christmas music of the English Renaissance to jazz piano, from Euripides to Steve […]

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Where Art Thou: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

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. Wednesday, March 29th On Translating Clarice Lispector with Katrina Dodson, 7:00 […]

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An Evening With The Heteronormative To Homoextraordinary Genius Of Brenda Patterson

Although he doesn’t often go to arts events, Internal Editor and Late Nite Extraordinaire Finn Klauber last night tried his hand out going to a “real” arts event. Although he had only been to Barnard four or five times in recent memory, he found his way to Sulzberger Parlour and the symphonic recital that was […]

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Barbie Prom Night: Genghis Barbie Dominates The Miller Theater

When Managing Editor Betsy Ladyzhets was picking a band instrument in fourth grade, she asked her mom if she could play the French horn, and her mom said no, it was too expensive. Now, after hearing the French horn quartet Genghis Barbie perform at the Miller Theater last night, she is deeply regretting not pushing […]

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