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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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The Athena Film Festival Is Coming!

The 3rd annual Athena Film Festival will be going on at Barnard next week — February 7-10 —  and featuring some incredible films and guests.  Tonight, for BC students only, there will be a free Athena Global Shorts Watch Party at 7 pm in The Hive, 1st floor of Altschul Hall.  Refreshments will be served. At […]

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Where Art Thou?

Around midweek, Bwog begins to yearn for the marks of high culture. Alex Katz, Art Editor and Representative of All Things Sophisticated, has compiled the area’s best in music, art, cinema, and drama for this week. If you’d like your event included in Where Art Thou, email events@bwog.com. Ongoing Marius at The Storm Theatre. In […]

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Bucket List: Cultural Queries

One of the greatest perks of an Ivy League education is having all sorts of guest lecturers and talks hosted right on campus. Yet many of these great talks are not publicized enough. Enter Bucket List, a weekly feature that aggregates these events in a single location that will hopefully make you realize, like Bwog has, […]

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Lerner Piano Lounge Dwellers: Take It Outside!

If you are in Morningside Heights right now and have nothing to do, or something okay-not-great to do, go to St. John the Divine to listen to people play the piano. But wait! These aren’t just people, and this isnt just any piano! Professional musicians will be playing music all day at the Cathedral in […]

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QuickTix: Fun in the Event Oval

Bwog got so into capital-H-Housing today that we almost forgot that it’s an alternate Wednesday–which, of course, means QuickTix, our biweekly glance at what’s selling on and off campus. Thanks as always to the Arts Initiative for the info. (And a tip: just about all of these–and more!–can be found on our Bucket List.) Tickets […]

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This Band Vampire Weekend Went to Columbia

The world’s best known former Ruggles inhabitants, Vampire Weekend, released their new album Contra yesterday. The album has received positive reviews so far, including  a shockingly high 8.6 from notoriously picky Pitchfork Media.  The band was recently interviewed for a Wall Street Journal music blog, Speakeasy. The band talked about books and wore cardigans. VW […]

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The Guria Benefit! Unrequited Love, Chickpeas, and Dance

Last night, Culture Editor Tony Gong attended Dimensions’ South Asian food/dance/music showcase benefit concert: The Guria Benefit. Despite language barriers and unfamiliar food, Tony rocked out, and even developed a newfound appreciation for vegetarian food. First of all, the decorations at this thing were off the hook. Our hackneyed and usually depressing Roone Arledge, with […]

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Poetry SlamHop: Latino-Carribean Flavor

Last night, Bwog enjoyed the literary and cuisinary culture of the Latino-Caribbean  with the volunteers and novice poets of Voices UnBroken. Bwog arrived to the Voices UnBroken Poetry Slam a little late last night, but there were still plenty of maduros to be eaten and plenty of amateur poets to be heard. The reading drew […]

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LibraryHop: Lincoln Center’s Performing Arts Library

You’ve heard of LectureHops, you’ve heard of RoomHops, and BarHops. Meet the latest species of the Hopping persuasion: the LibraryHop.   Here, Bwog offers a guide to the NYPL’s Performing Arts Library.  Happy studying!  O, autumn! That time of year when yellow leaves, or none, or few, do hang! This may or may not be such […]

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Lerner Party Space Presents: Flan, Among Other Things

Earlier this weekend, Culture Editor Tony Gong attended Liga Filipina’s inaugural “Taste of the Philippines.” Between bites of crispy lumpiang and creamy flan, Tony found a few golden moments of serenity brought on by an atmosphere that could only have been: the Philippines, a.k.a., Lerner Party Space. Never one to pass up an inexpensive meal […]

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“Passport to Columbia”: Columbia, The Mega-Country

Last night, Culture Editor Tony Gong went to CCSC’s massive multicultural event “Passport to Columbia,” and returned a little more appreciative of diverse foods, arts, and Columbia, the nation. His account of the night follows. Some people (naysayers and cynics, mainly) don’t think you need a passport to go to Columbia. “Columbia is a university, […]

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What to Rent—Edison Force

In which BW culture editor Paul Barndt presents a swashbuckling throwback. Now that you’ve had a chance to see Justin Timberlake in Alpha Dog three or four times, rent Edison Force, his feature film debut, a cop thriller also featuring Oscar winners Kevin Spacey and Morgan Freeman, as well as LL Cool J, Dylan McDermott, […]

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