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Composer John Luther Adams Brings Alaska To The Miller Theatre

A Bwog staff writer and committed concertgoer delivers a slice of the sounds of the other John Adams of modern composition. John Luther Adams, a standout in the world of American composition and the recipient of Columbia’s William Schuman Award for 2015, closed out a three-concert series of performances this past Saturday at the Miller Theatre. “Extraordinary Listening: […]

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A Bottle’s Odyssey: Poetry About That Empty Bottle In Carman

I. Union The hum of brotherhood, ice and cold condensation as though drawing a universe into oneself and collapsing it, the plow and field in ancient memory, and now: lucidity in glass A declaration: “I am the essence of myself, distilled and then diluted.” II. Displacement Unbound, unwound, gripped by a hand (not yet 21) […]

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CUPAL’s Film Fatale Is Special

Last night, CUPAL’s put on a performance called Special Project: Film Fatale. We sent Film Fanatic Ross Chapman to check it out. I would love to be able to call this show, “An X with a twist,” but with so much going on in CUPAL’s Special Project: Film Fatale, I really can’t explain it that concisely. […]

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PSA: Latenite Fall Anthology This Weekend

Latenite Theatre’s fall performance premieres this weekend! If you’re interested in student-created theater, be sure to get a ticket for one of the performances. You can go tonight or Friday at 11pm or Saturday at either 8pm or 11pm. Check out this teaser below:

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Bwog’s Attempt To Create Art For Morningside Lights

Bwog sent two of its artistically inclined  daily editors to check out the scene at Morningside Lights, a community arts festival. Check out their stunning lantern interpretation of the broadway sheep, and their experiences with additive light! Bwog ventured into the land of the artistic on Friday in celebration of the Morningside Lights Festival. Upon walking into […]

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Fall 2013 Auditions and Interviews

This week may be the first week of classes, but Columbia has more to offer than just academics alone.  So whether you’re into acting, singing, dancing, or just want to try something new, Bwog is here to make sure you’re aware of all the auditions going on this week.  But don’t forget to look up […]

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ClubHop: Musical Mentors

Musical Mentors Collaborative is hosting a fundraising concert this Saturday at 4 pm in Lerner C555 in conjunction with Columbia Classical Performers, and “yes, there will be free food.” Bwog caught up with co-presidents Nisha Hollingsworth and Julia Sayles to find out more about the club. Bwog: So what does Musical Mentors do? Nisha: We […]

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Apply To Be Our Arts Editor

As the great William Shakespeare once wrote, “This above all: to thine own self be true. Apply to be the next Bwog Arts Editor.” Okay, so we kinda butchered that—which is why we need someone who knows about the arts ‘n stuff to join our staff and make sure we don’t do it again. So […]

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The Quiet Rooms of Casa Italiana

Here’s yet another instance of some really important cultural things being totally free and right under our noses. The Silent Strength of Liu Xia is an exhibition at the Italian Academy of the work of house-arrested dissident Chinese photographer Liu Xia, wife of Nobel-winning poet Liu Xiaobo. Conor Skelding stepped inside. I’d never been inside Casa Italiana […]

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Manhattanville Gets Artsy

That was quick! From within the blushing blue Low earlier tonight, PrezBo announced that the recent recipient of the Alexander Hamilton Medal, H. F. “Gerry” Lenfest (LW ’58), has pledged to donate $30 million to a new “multidisciplinary arts venue” in the now ever-growing Manhattanville campus (no wonder he received the award!). The new Lenfest […]

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Hip-Hop Aqualung: Greg Pattillo

Lerner Hall will be presenting a series of free concerts throughout the school year as part of their Live at Lerner concert series.  Earlier today, Greg Pattillo, famous beatboxing flautist, performed with his ensemble PROJECT Trio.  Bwog sat down with Greg for a brief interview, asking him about how PROJECT Trio got started, his own […]

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Where Art Thou? Fresh Edition

Calling all artsy freshpeople and returning students alike! Bwog wants to take a moment to draw your attention to one of our weekly features, Where Art Thou? Every Wednesday, we post a guide to theater and arts happenings in the Columbia community that week. The “Columbia community” doesn’t mean only Morningside Heights—let us know what […]

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Potty Philosophy by a Party Pooper

In Hungarian, some guy took half an hour in the bathroom—and left behind this list “Sentences on Conceptual Parties.” Sol Lewitt muses on the rationality and irrationality of parties.

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Where Art Thou?

Bwog’s new Thursday feature, Where Art Thou?, is here to keep you posted on what’s going on in the A&E department in Morningside Heights and beyond. If you’d like your Happy Birthday Dancing Hampster Circus listed, email us as events@bwog.com. Composer Portrait of Julia Wolfe, tonight at 8 p.m. at Miller Theatre. $25. Jake Snider, Friday […]

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QuickTix: Buy Tickets Not Food

Today is an Every Other Wednesday y’all, which means it’s time to see wtf is up over at the TIC. Tickets sold for on-campus events this week: 695 On-campus events on sale now: Ferris Reel Film Society Presents: Iron Man 2 // 9/23 @ 9:00pm // Lerner Hall // 3 bucks //  Tickets Barnard College Department […]

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