On Thursday, Staff Writer Charlie Bonkowsky attended a performance of We Don’t Own The Rights To Any Of This by Noa Rui-Pinn Weiss and Miranda Brown at Barnard’s Movement Lab.
Staff Writer Grace Novarr overcame her fear of public dancing at a workshop hosted by Barnard’s Movement Lab.
On Saturday night, Columbia Ballet Collaborative held their fall performance at the Ailey Citigroup Theater in west midtown. Internal Editor Sarah Kinney and staff writer Elle Ferguson (both of whom are ballet-ers themselves) attended the performance to see what they had in store. What they found was an enticing and experimental showcase of ballet in all its forms. […]
There are so many performances on campus in the lead-up to finals that it can be hard to keep track of them all. Bwog is here to give you hand; we sent Bwogger Aliya Schneider to photograph (and eventually review) Orchesis’ semesterly show, because chances are you have at least one friend in it who […]
Last night, Staff Writer Becky Novik attended Onyx‘s spring showcase, and was blown away by the talent and energy of the performers. The group’s second performance is tonight at 8:30pm in the Lerner Black Box. Long story short: I didn’t want it to end and was genuinely sad when it did. And now the long story: […]
Dedicated patron of the arts and Bwog Arts Editor attended the Miller Theatre last night to watch a series of five dance performances featuring Columbia University and Barnard College students. There will be an additional show tonight at 7:30 PM; tickets are still available through Miller Theatre ($12 with CUID). I always love the experience of attending performances […]
Tamasha Rising is Friday, April 8 (tomorrow!) from 7:15 to 11pm, in Roone Arledge Auditorium. Held every spring by Club Zamana, Tamasha attracts over 1000 undergraduates, graduates, alumni, and parents. This talent showcase is designed to promote South Asian culture and to encourage campus unity. This year’s show will include performances by: Raas Bhangra Dhoom Taal […]
Here at Bwog, we’re always looking to immerse ourselves in the buzzing display of on-campus culture, whether that be news, theatre, or dance. This is how we ended up spending our Thursday night at the Columbia University Ballet Ensemble’s rendition of Cinderella, running for one night only in the Roone Alredge Auditorium. I’m notorious for […]
French fanatic and fastidious Bwogger Rachel Deal brings coverage of French hip hop, with an emphasis on both hips and hopping. Last Thursday evening, The Maison Française hosted a talk about French Moves, a book by Felicia McCarren on urban dance practices of minorities in France. The speakers were McCarren herself, who is a French professor at […]
Two Barnard seniors, Julia Discenza and Marjie Shrimpton (BC ’14) have taken on the challenge of creating, directing, and producing a collaborative piece of evening-length dance. What does evening-length entail in the dance world? An evening-length dance piece is a piece of choreography greater than 60 minutes usually that tells a self-contained story of some sort. […]
CoLab, the Columbia/Barnard interdisciplinary student arts organization, held their first performance of their spring showcase last night. Their final two performances are today at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Glicker-Milstein Theatre in the Diana Center; tickets are free but can be reserved in advance on the CUArts site. To give you a taste […]
While you may recognize her name from the captions of innumerable Bwog illustrations, Louise McCune expresses her artistic appreciation of a more sensual form in her review of Orchesis’ new show. If you could only get your hands on the program, piece titles like “Bird Girl,” “Feral,” and “Late Anthropocene” should give you a clue […]
Where Art Thou?, Bwog’s Wednesday feature, encourages you, as usual, to stay on campus and have some free/kind of free fun this weekend. If you’re a dance aficionado, this is the weekend to stay on campus and watch your peers roll around on stage and stuff. If you’d like your loosely dance-related event featured here, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Thursday […]