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Columbia Ballet Celebration: CBC’s Fall Performance

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.  […]

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Bwog Reviews: Love Is An Open Doorchesis

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 […]

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No Longer A Drought: Bwog Reviews Onyx’s Spring Showcase

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: […]

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Bwog Reviews “Barnard/Columbia Dances At Miller Theatre”

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 […]

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Tamasha Rising Tomorrow Night!

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 […]

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Bippity Boppity Ballet: CUBE’s Cinderella

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 […]

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LectureHop: The Cultural Politics Of French Hip Hop

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 […]

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World Premiere Of Evening-Length Dance At Columbia

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. […]

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Review: CoLab Spring Showcase

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 […]

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Orchesis Embraces Animalistic Tendencies

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 […]

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Where Art Thou?

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 events@bwog.com. Thursday […]

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QuickTix: Making a Difference Edition

QuickTix exists to help you use your CUID and the TIC to the fullest (and save some money while you’re at it). It runs every other Wednesday. Most popular events at the TIC: Columbia University Players present Chase Scenes: Oct 14th – 15th QUAM presents GenderF*ck: Qrave: Oct 15th Met Opera Satyagraha: Dec 1st Kenneth Cole Engagement […]

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Where Art Thou?

Bwog’s kind-of-new Wednesday 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 (basically all the cool events your friends are in/on/at). If you would like your mysterious-due-to-copyright-laws Action Film Screening posted on Bwog, now you can! E-mail us at events@bwog.com. Today! The […]

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CU Bhangra: A Little Light Before the Finals Tunnel

Guys, you’ll never believe this: Mark Hay was there! Just past the doors of Roone Arledge Auditorium last night, a chubby and balding older man spasmodically twirled about to the sharp rap of a dhol over a loud speaker. As he twisted about in what could have been a reenactment of Monty Python’s Ministry of […]

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Photobwogging: Sabor Inferno

Last night Sabor, Columbia’s largest Latin dance group, performed its show Inferno: Our Divine Comedy.  Before the show, the line to enter Roone was out the door and down towards the 115th street gates, and the show was packed indeed.  Inferno featured singing, dancing and spoken word, directly or indirectly revolving aroung the axis of […]

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