Bwog’s favorite Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz tells America like it is. His advice? Listen to the IMF. (Slate) The J-School recently awarded Al Jazeera English with the Columbia Journalism Award for “singular journalism in the public interest.” Bestowed in light of Al Jazeera English’s recent coverage of the 2011 revolutions in the Middle East, this is […]
Watch Hawkma serenely tear at the remnants of her latest victim (RIP, unsuspecting city pigeon). Your mild fascination and disgust will probably not be enough for your attention span to hold out for the whole minute and ten seconds of video, but check it out anyway: Their vicious lacerating techniques may appear the same, but […]
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?
Today, in the Philosophy Hall Graduate Student Lounge, Columbia offers you an event advertised as “casual, fun, and delightful.” Sound like something you might be interested in? Sure it does! Take an hour from 12:30-1:30 to take in another viewing of the Lunchtime Concerts series as the Chiara String Quartet performs K. 458 of Mozart’s […]
A crowd that seemed equal parts elderly folk and clueless young things landing last-minute Music Hum concert reports packed Philosophy Lounge this afternoon to watch the Daedalus Quartet, in residence here at Columbia, perform the pen-penultimate of Haydn’s ‘Sun’ Quartets. The last one they played, explained violinist Min-Young Kim, was the sunniest of the six–this […]
The Local Flavor burrito shop at Broadway Presbyterian on 114th re-opened in early February. They’re currently operating from 11-3 on Tuesdays and Thursdays, so Bwog stopped by today to take some pictures and taste test. The reincarnation of Local Flavor is more or less the same operation as last year – an experimental entrepreneurial project […]