This past Thursday, the Columbia School of Nursing’s Center for Research on People of Color (CRPC) hosted Dr. Amadou Gaye, the second speaker of their Anti-Racism Speaker Series, to discuss his research on the relationship between
Want to decorate your dorm? Afraid of commitment? Halfway through the semester without doing anything for your room? You’ve come to the right place.
On Wednesday, February 24, the Columbia University School of the Arts held a dialogue with writer and cultural critic Lewis Hyde.
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 […]
See a concert, fo’ free! This afternoon the Pacifica Quartet will be performing their first of six installments of the Mendelssohn Quartets. Take in Op. 12 from 12:30-1:30 PM today in the Philosophy Graduate Student Lounge. Then brag about it; Music Hum so got you into this stuff, right?
Do like music and stuff? Well if you do, you’re in luck cause this week CMJ Music Marathon returns to NYC. The marathon features over 1,000 bands almost all with peculiar names. Columbians probably have a slightly distorted perspective on the difficulty of making it in today’s music world due to the providential success of […]
It’s time for our exciting first look at NSOP 2008! Seems as if this year’s festivities will not include the traditional Orientation Concert on the Steps. You’ll recall that last year Clipse performed with the World Famous Vampire Weekend. A Columbia Concerts insider explained that it’s “not entirely clear” why there’s no concert, only that […]
Nervous energy borne of coffee and unfinished CC papers pervaded Lerner as the tech crews set up for Bacchanal’s annual spring concert last night. Kids who arrived at 8 p.m. camped out near the white plastic barricade like they were at Webster Hall ca. 2003 waiting for the Get Up Kids, or maybe Interpol. In […]
The lineup for Barnard Radio’s annual outdoor BBQ and concert has been announced in an email from Milano Chowkwanyun, the Co-Promotions Director of WBAR. The show will take place on Friday, April 25th (on Barnard’s lawn, Nexus be damned) and will feature the following: Wizards of the Coast Bear Food Will Win the War Liturgy […]
Bwog is currently livebwogging from the Low Steps, where we (like many of you) stumbled upon a rock concert. The music was loud (and catchy) as Bwog yelled around in vain trying to figure out what the concert was for. We first ran into Jeffrey Rodriguez, SEAS ’10, of the Intervarsity Christian Fellowship who explained […]
Columbia is more than just “Upper West Side Soweto.” Chromeo’s performance at Bowery Ballroom Monday night showed off the cheekier side of Ivy League music. Despite the recent flurry of hype surrounding Vampire Weekend, they are not the only Columbia-related band selling out Bowery Ballroom. Chromeo anyone? A French grad student and T.A. by day, […]
In which Courtney Douds communes with the poet of misspent suburban youth. I predict this to be the least ironic post ever written for Bwog. This past Tuesday, I attended the first of two concerts given by the band Marilyn Manson and their infamous frontman of the same name at the Hammerstein Ballroom. And though […]
Brandon Wolfeld, Bwog’s newest Arts correspondent, provides an optimistic roundup of his Saturday CMJ experience. (Photos by Armin Rosen.) What brings six bands from as far away as Kansas to a seemingly abandoned lot in Brooklyn? The answer: the College Music Journal’s CMJ festival, an annual 5-day orgy of everything indie. The venue, the Yard […]
No, this has nothing to do with hate crimes, and yes, it happened several days ago. But sometimes things slip through the cracks, and Bwog newbie Beth Gordon says it’s never too late to hear about this band. I’ve been told that if Queens and the Bronx took a shit, it would be Randall’s Island. […]
Working its way up from the Warehouse in Winston-Salem to Webster Hall, Okkervil River has cemented its place among the best in hyper-literate indie rock. Bwog correspondent Max Friedman chronicles his personal journey with Okkervil River. When I first saw Okkervil River play, four years ago, it was at a small, artsy venue in my […]
The Wikipedia article for The Hold Steady says that Daniel Radcliffe has proclaimed the quintet as his “favourite band.” He’s in good company; the formerly Twin Cities-based rockers (now the pride of Brooklyn) have reached the apotheosis of indie stardom. Following the release of their third-life crisis album, Boys and Girls in America, they toured […]