Arts & Entertainment

November 25, 2014, 2:13 AM

After moving the event from January to November and experiencing a large drop in fundraising, CUDM saw a small increase in the money raised this weekend compared to fall 2013.

Top Stories

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Nov 25, 2014, 2:13 AM

Adhemar Ahmad, who sells books and plays chess at 112th Street and Broadway, celebrated the release of his first book, “Hannibal Barca,” on Monday.

Nov 25, 2014, 12:18 AM

The new cafe on 97th and Broadway offers patrons rich coffees and pastries in a relaxed enviorment. 

Nov 24, 2014, 12:14 AM
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Eight years after his wake overflowed the Apollo Theater, “the Godfather of Soul” has found his way back to Harlem.

Nov 21, 2014, 2:14 AM

"OUTLET," which opens at Postcrypt Art Gallery on Friday, looks at the ways in which art has adapted to the digital age.

 

Weekend

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Nov 20, 2014, 7:16 AM

This weekend, Annie Leibovitz, Ryan Hemsworth, and Iranian vampires all make appearances in New York City venues.

Nov 13, 2014, 6:42 AM

This issue has everything: “Moby-Dick,” “Foxcatcher,” Best of: Long novels, and an interview with the creators of “High Maintenance.”

Nov 6, 2014, 6:13 AM

Read about the Other Israel Film Festival, what Eddie Redmayne has to say about “The Theory of Everything,” how good Run the Jewels’ new album is, and much more in this issue of Weekend.

Oct 30, 2014, 6:45 AM

From mourning attire and taxidermy fashion trends of the Gilded Age to SXSW prize-winning films and BalletCollective, this issue has you covered.

Art

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Nov 21, 2014, 2:14 AM

"OUTLET," which opens at Postcrypt Art Gallery on Friday, looks at the ways in which art has adapted to the digital age.

 
Nov 20, 2014, 3:31 AM

With her portraits of pregnant woman, Annie Leibovitz has explored the idea of natural fullness more than once. But she abandons this motif in her new photo exhibition at the New-York Historical Society.

Nov 14, 2014, 12:52 AM
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Barnard’s Student Government Association is hoping to bring a new dimension to the conversation about sexual assault by hosting “Creating a Safer Space,” a student art exhibition focusing on sexual assault from the artist’s experiences.

Nov 11, 2014, 9:20 PM

Bearden reimagines Homer’s epic to depict the African American journey in “Black Odyssey.”

 

Books

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Nov 25, 2014, 2:13 AM

Adhemar Ahmad, who sells books and plays chess at 112th Street and Broadway, celebrated the release of his first book, “Hannibal Barca,” on Monday.

Nov 17, 2014, 1:07 AM
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Jasmine Dreame Wagner, CC ’00, talks about her new book of poetry and making it in a field that’s increasingly hard to break into. 

Nov 13, 2014, 5:17 AM
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Moby-Dick Marathon NYC brings “Moby-Dick” and Herman Melville back to where each got its start.

Nov 4, 2014, 11:22 PM
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Three Barnard professors will read selections from their latest fiction projects, some unpublished, on Nov. 6 to help celebrate Barnard’s 125th anniversary.

Columns

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Nov 20, 2014, 5:56 AM

Alex Daniels discusses the downfalls of sequels in regards to "Dumb and Dumber."

Nov 13, 2014, 6:02 AM

Why the Old Fashioned might be the classiest, best drink you never order.

Nov 13, 2014, 5:48 AM

The Internet is a cynic’s utopia, a digital metropolis every bit as fertile as it is nurturing to the concept of the knee-jerk reaction—emphasis on “jerk.” Whether this is a direct result of the delicious anonymity that is possible online or the huge potential reach of our words and unsoli

Nov 6, 2014, 5:02 AM
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How “Nightcrawler” succeeds by being a cinematic rarity these days: an entirely original film.

 

Dance

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Nov 25, 2014, 2:13 AM

After moving the event from January to November and experiencing a large drop in fundraising, CUDM saw a small increase in the money raised this weekend compared to fall 2013.

Nov 20, 2014, 2:45 AM

Lavish to the point of excess, the Mikhailovsky Ballet’s revival of “The Flames of Paris” seeks to woo its first U.S. audience with spectacle.

Nov 17, 2014, 11:45 PM
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Columbia/Barnard Dances gives students the opportunity to showcase their talents for the professional dance community.

 
Nov 14, 2014, 1:18 AM

CBC draws upon visual art and contemporary dance in the group’s biannual dance showcase.  

Film

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Nov 20, 2014, 3:33 AM

Alex Warrick takes an in-depth look at "A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night," a vampire-Western-comic-noir hybrid opening this weekend.

Nov 14, 2014, 2:48 AM

“Love Hunter” explores the experience of real-life ex-rock musician Milan Mumin as he drives a New York City cab.

Nov 13, 2014, 6:02 AM

The experimental camerawork and acting in “Butter on the Latch” provides an unconventional take on the lines between insanity and reality. 

Nov 13, 2014, 5:55 AM

Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, and Mark Ruffalo star in bleak, masterful "Foxcatcher."

Miscellaneous

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Nov 20, 2014, 6:24 AM

A roundup of weird and wacky magazine covers in honor of Kim Kardashian’s Paper Mag cover.

Nov 20, 2014, 6:37 AM
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The Bacchanal executive board listened to student concerned and discussed new policies they’ll implement at the concert on April 4.

Nov 13, 2014, 5:15 AM
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Considering that many of us don’t make time to do the required reading for our English classes, it’s understandable that the idea of reading for pleasure feels foreign. Reading a book over 300 pages sounds daunting and out of the question.

Nov 10, 2014, 12:08 AM

The Harlem Independent Theater—an affordable movie theater, event space, and café and bar on track to open next summer—has launched a campaign to raise $30,000 by Nov. 25.

Food & Drink

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Nov 25, 2014, 12:18 AM

The new cafe on 97th and Broadway offers patrons rich coffees and pastries in a relaxed enviorment. 

Nov 20, 2014, 1:01 AM

TriBeCa's Little Park features tapas-style food.

Nov 11, 2014, 12:36 AM
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The new restaurant and bar brings good food and inexpensive drinks to 94th Street. 

Nov 6, 2014, 3:52 AM

The latest addition to the East Village’s Mexican food scene satisfies with authentic, well-made tacos.

 

Music

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Nov 24, 2014, 12:14 AM
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Eight years after his wake overflowed the Apollo Theater, “the Godfather of Soul” has found his way back to Harlem.

Nov 20, 2014, 6:11 AM

Ryan Hemsworth has been a busy bae.

Nov 14, 2014, 12:59 AM

WBAR looks to grow its community and provide its DJs with a more experimental space with WBanzgerz 2.0: Techno Harvest.  

Nov 13, 2014, 5:26 AM

Antony and the Johnsons’ new live album finds their brand of baroque pop as finely crafted as ever.

Style

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Oct 30, 2014, 12:42 AM

A lecture and workshop at the Morbid Anatomy Museum is looking to revive a long-dead (but still preserved) trend.

Oct 17, 2014, 1:39 AM

Alpha Chi Omega's first annual Runway Warriors fashion show premiers in Lerner Party Space this Saturday.

Oct 16, 2014, 5:18 AM

The Italian jeweler looks back on its creator’s legacy.

Sep 29, 2014, 10:42 PM
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Carlos Huber, GSAPP ’08, on working with J. Crew and what a Columbia-themed perfume might smell like. 

Television

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Oct 16, 2014, 4:29 AM

The annual New York Television Festival provides independent creators with a chance to produce meaningful content that candidly examines life in the 21st century.

Oct 2, 2014, 6:00 AM

At the center of Fox’s “Gracepoint,” are two detectives working to solve the death of a young boy. 

Sep 24, 2014, 1:57 AM
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The “Pretty Little Liars” and “Camp Rock” actor talks to Spectator about acting, and being new to campus life.

 
Sep 23, 2014, 1:22 AM
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Treasures of New York examines Columbia's past and present in a documentary produced by Amanda Kinsey, BC ’00, Business ’12. 

Theater

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Nov 20, 2014, 2:57 AM

The delight that is “I See You” at The Flea Theater begins with a human overture. Two men pad onto the stage dressed identically in slouchy black shirts, mirroring each other's movements and finishing each other's sentences.

Nov 20, 2014, 2:19 AM

The Met Opera’s production of “The Barber of Seville” dazzles with a blend of comic hijinks and masterful singing.  

Nov 19, 2014, 4:44 PM

Bryonn Bain, CC ’95, brings his production “Lyrics From Lockdown” to Miller Theatre on Thursday. 

Nov 19, 2014, 2:01 AM
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CMTS' "The Drowsy Chaperone" premieres this weekend taking a look at musical theater history.