Arts & Entertainment

September 22, 2014, 12:27 AM

Avery’s new acquisition brings together extensive documents and research on diplomatic architecture.

Top Stories

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Sep 18, 2014, 10:13 PM
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The new Mexican restaurant nearby offers a solid selection of Mexican fare—plus mariachis.

Sep 18, 2014, 4:33 AM

Malcolm Flynn breaks down the best way to usher in fall with alcohol.

Sep 18, 2014, 4:16 AM

No matter the book, a story can only be fully enjoyed in the right setting. So when the dim carrels of Butler just aren’t doing it or the South Lawn seems too cold or congested, what’s the Columbia reader to do?

Sep 18, 2014, 4:38 AM

In 1977, Robyn Davidson began walking from Alice Springs in northern Australia. Nine months and 1,700 miles later, she dipped her toes into the Indian Ocean.

Weekend

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Sep 18, 2014, 5:08 AM

In this issue of Weekend, Anne Marie Bompart takes us to Brooklyn’s Borough Hall for the Brooklyn Book Festival, Paulina Mangubat chats with Bishop Nehru, and Emma Finder reviews ‘Madam Secretary.’

Sep 11, 2014, 4:31 AM

In this week’s issue, Noah Jackson gives us a glimpe behind the scenes of Basilia Soundscape, the anti-music festival; Eboni Boykin reviews “The Green Prince,” about Israel’s youngest informant whose father is a top Hamas leader; and we give you a rundown of the best ice cream in the city to enj

Sep 4, 2014, 5:19 AM

In this issue of Weekend, Zoë Miller writes about the lesser-known New York BDSM community that inspired the actors in ”Smoke” at the Flea Theater, Sally Gao writes about a divine restaurant specializing in eggs, and David Salazar interviews Mutual Benefit’s Jordan Lee.

May 2, 2014, 6:34 AM

In the final Weekend of the semester, Sally Gao talks to the people behind the summer film festival with the best views, Ryan Veling helps you explore Coney Island, Alexandra Villarreal writes about the Tony-nominated “The Cripple of Inishmaan,” and Reuben Berman reviews KCST’s production of “Th

Art

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Sep 16, 2014, 11:40 PM
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Andrea Arroyo honors the power of the female body and spirit in her new exhibit at El Taller.

 
Sep 11, 2014, 3:46 AM
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Get to know illustrator Mac Conner at the latest Museum of the City of New York exhibit. 

Sep 4, 2014, 11:45 PM
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The Wallach Gallery puts funerary art on show with new exhibition. 

Sep 3, 2014, 12:37 AM

Yujin Lee, SoA ’15 curated the show, which opened Sept. 2 and has an opening reception on Sept. 4 at 5 p.m.

Books

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Sep 22, 2014, 12:27 AM

Avery’s new acquisition brings together extensive documents and research on diplomatic architecture.

Sep 18, 2014, 4:16 AM
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Anne Marie Bompart explores this weekend’s upcoming Brooklyn Book Festival, where writers and readers will converge on the borough to discuss literature past and present and the future of the industry.

Sep 18, 2014, 4:16 AM

No matter the book, a story can only be fully enjoyed in the right setting. So when the dim carrels of Butler just aren’t doing it or the South Lawn seems too cold or congested, what’s the Columbia reader to do?

Sep 8, 2014, 10:14 PM

Boylan, who joins the Barnard English faculty this coming spring, discusses her approach to writing in an interview with Spectator. 

Columns

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Sep 18, 2014, 4:32 AM

William Steakin Jr. ponders why Apple fans reacted with such vitriol to the free U2 album rolled out with the launch of the iPhone 6.

Sep 18, 2014, 4:33 AM

Malcolm Flynn breaks down the best way to usher in fall with alcohol.

Sep 11, 2014, 3:40 AM

New columnist Hannah Gorman walks you through the basics of zines.

 
Sep 11, 2014, 3:42 AM

In this week’s column, David Ecker explains why the lawsuit against Kendrick Lamar proves that the culture around music production needs to establish a firm common law around plagiarism in sampling.

Dance

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Sep 16, 2014, 1:12 AM

Barnard's guest artist discussed her novel The Creative Habit and her experiences as a young dancer living in New York City. 

Sep 4, 2014, 4:42 AM

A look at the pieces that Mazzini Dance Collective is bringing to NYC. 

Aug 24, 2014, 5:51 PM

A look at various dance groups to join if you find yourself losing yourself to dance more often than not.

May 20, 2014, 5:06 PM

Dan Pahl, CC ’14, is putting his dreams of being a doctor on hold while he pursues a career in the performing arts after graduation.

Film

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Sep 18, 2014, 4:38 AM

In 1977, Robyn Davidson began walking from Alice Springs in northern Australia. Nine months and 1,700 miles later, she dipped her toes into the Indian Ocean.

Sep 11, 2014, 3:54 AM
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The number one source for Israel’s internal security service, the Shin Bet, was just 17 when he began his career as a spy. He also happened to be the son of a top Hamas leader.

Sep 4, 2014, 4:32 AM

Carroll reviews the film "Frontera" by Michael Berry, which explores the lives of migrant workers.

Aug 24, 2014, 11:03 PM

It’s no secret that New York City is a major film hub, and while it’s good to get out into the city, those whose interests lie in the film world can certainly get their fix here in Morningside Heights. Here’s a list of Columbia’s clubs and organizations that offer opportunities to write, direct, or critically analyze films.

Miscellaneous

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Sep 11, 2014, 3:31 AM

When the heat abates and the lines begin to dwindle, Spec swoops in. In this week’s Best Of, we scout out the chillest ice cream spots in the city.

Aug 24, 2014, 8:45 PM

From student theater on College Walk to late night breakfast in Barnard Hall, Columbia has a number of annual traditions that you won't want to miss.

Aug 11, 2014, 8:58 PM
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Bacchanal announced that a planned concert for Sept. 14 had been canceled, which will cost $55,000.

Jul 22, 2014, 10:35 PM
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The closing is likely due to an ungraded health inspection that cited the restaurant for 63 violation points.

Food & Drink

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Sep 18, 2014, 10:13 PM
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The new Mexican restaurant nearby offers a solid selection of Mexican fare—plus mariachis.

Sep 18, 2014, 3:26 AM

Bryant Park welcomes a tasty fast-casual Indian restaurant.

 
Sep 11, 2014, 4:08 AM
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New York’s first shaved ice place is litte disappointing. 

Sep 8, 2014, 1:00 AM
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Havana Central’s replacement is almost ready to open for business. 

Music

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Sep 18, 2014, 4:36 AM

Hip-hop wunderkind Bishop Nehru on his sound, aesthetics, and working with MF DOOM.

Sep 17, 2014, 1:05 AM

Miller Theatre will open its fall season with a combination of music and theater. 

Sep 16, 2014, 1:12 AM
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Andrew Byrne, GSAS ’99 begins new position as Artistic Director of Symphony Space after eight years of work in music programming at Carnegie Hall.

Sep 11, 2014, 3:25 AM

With smaller attendance than Coachella and other large festivals, Basilica Soundscape is focusing on community and art at its core.

Style

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Sep 18, 2014, 4:16 AM
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The Museum at FIT’s latest exhibit is showing dance devotees and fashion aficionados alike that the two have much more in common than they ever imagined.

Apr 22, 2014, 2:41 AM

Author Rebecca Tuite explores the history of fashion at the Seven Sisters.

Feb 27, 2014, 3:06 AM

Lunar Gala celebrates its 35th anniversary with “Midnight Trance,” commemorating the Year of the Horse.

Feb 7, 2014, 6:13 AM

Extravagance isn’t often associated with the 1930s, but a new Fashion Institute of Technology exhibit is showcasing the decade’s nicest duds.

Television

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Sep 18, 2014, 3:22 AM

Among this year's band of well-written dramas that seem bound for success, “Madam Secretary” stands out as a show that unites lovers of all genres.

Apr 24, 2014, 3:17 AM

ABC's newest medical drama fails to provide serious substance in its portrayal of mental illness.

Apr 21, 2014, 10:03 PM

Season two of "Orphan Black" picks up with Sarah Manning and her clones in this fast-paced sci-fi drama.

Apr 18, 2014, 5:00 AM
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Despite a slow start, a new TV adaptation of "Fargo" looks promising, according to Chancellor Agard.

Theater

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Sep 18, 2014, 3:37 AM
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Our review of “This Is Our Youth,” Kenneth Lonergan’s 1980s-set ode to adolescence starring Kieran Culkin, Michael Cera, and Tavi Gevinson.

 
Sep 12, 2014, 2:18 AM

“Mad Girl’s Love Song” will feature original book, music, and lyrics. 

Sep 11, 2014, 4:00 AM

If you’ve ever wondered if men outgrow comparing their sex lives or calling each other “dude,” the main characters of Stephen Belber’s “Fault Lines” will provide you with a resounding “No.”

Sep 4, 2014, 5:03 AM

A review of a four-play tribute to August Strindberg’s “Miss Julie.”