On Tuesday afternoon, a pigeon flew into a Bwog Staffer’s window and stared into their soul. The moment was so moving the young writer eternalized it in the poem New York Times critics have called
Going to the doctor is scary in and of itself, but going to the doctor by yourself for the first time can be a minefield of confusion and frustration. Bwog is here to help you
Professor DeFries and Coleman talk about their two books and the intersection in problem-solving between nature and polarization.
Staff Writer and lapsed musician Jeff Davis attended a live virtual performance at the Lantern in the Lenfest Center for the Arts last Tuesday of Brandee Younger and Dezron Douglas, a harp and bass jazz
Columbia University’s longtime legal advocate for LGBTQ rights and racial equity steps down from her role as Executive Vice President for University Life to join the Biden-Harris Presidential team.
Olivia Rodrigo’s Drivers License has topped charts since it was released on January 8, and there is nothing like blasting the song while driving through the suburbs and scream-singing to your heart’s content. Here are
To see if he could still feel (and to check out the neighborhood north of 120th Street), Emotional Correspondent Dan Flicker took a walk last night to see Columbia Stages’ production of Phoenician Women. Here is his story. The Phoenician Women prance into their namesake play as a colorful, if occasionally irritating bunch. Giggling and […]
Columbia students get luxury housing– a borough away. Grad students, that is. (NYT) Miller moves to the SoA, takes the Arts Initiative with it. Some are outraged, some aren’t. (Spec) Cue Lit Hum nostalgia (does that exist?) – Jane Austen would have been the coolest aunt ever. (NYT) New York wants to be like Paris; […]
The Visual Arts Class of 2009 will have a double celebration for their work and thesis exhibitions today. The most artistically inclined among us will be hosting Open Studios at Watson Hall at 612 115th Street and Broadway from 4-6. The Thesis Exhibition Opening will follow from 6-8 at the Neiman Gallery in Dodge. Remember […]
Those who still haven’t caught a glimpse of James Franco would be well advised to head to the Columbia University Film Festival beginning tonight at 5:30. The festival, which will screen short films from grad students at the School of Arts Film Program, runs through May 7 at the IFC Center on 6th and West […]
Photo via Yeshiva U. “White shoe impresario” Schuyler Chapin died at his home yesterday at the age of 86. He was dean of the School of Arts from 1975 to 1985. Chapin was known as a master political maneuverer in the arts and a powerful public and private figure, and he once told the Times, […]
Yesterday Bwog wrote about Courtney Hunt’s (SoA ’94) Academy-recognized success. Now, another MFA grad, Cherien Dabis (SoA ’04), is recieving acclaim at Sundance for her first feature film, Amreeka. Amreeka (the Arabic word for America) focuses on a Palestinian woman who takes her son to the United States right before the recent invasion of Iraq, […]
Free theater is one of the many perks of a being a Columbia student. Camino Real is an opportunity to see the work of young professionals that should not be missed. The final two performances are today at 2pm and 8pm at the Riverside Theater on Claremont and 120th St. As Janis Joplin puts it:“Freedom’s […]
Esteemed School of the Arts professor James Schamus received the Venice Film Festival top award, the Golden Lion, for Lust, Caution. The duo saw previous accolades with Brokeback Mountain, which also won the Golden Lion. Directed by Ang Lee and produced and co-written by Schamus, Lust, Caution piggybacks on Brokeback Mountain‘s sexual frankness, garnering the […]
Herein dumpeth Bwog various unrelated chunks of news, information, and gossip… SoA Films Score Big Three films produced by School of the Arts alums have received major accolades. At the Sundance Film Festival, Padre Nuestro, written and directed by Christopher Zalla and produced by Ben Odell (both SoA ’04) took the Grand Jury Prize for best dramatic […]