Arts & Entertainment

October 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.

Top Stories

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Oct 30, 2014, 12:52 AM

Recent Cambridge grad Ami Jones explores gender and identity in “Shrew,” a one-woman play inspired by Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew” that she performed on Oct. 28.

Oct 30, 2014, 12:52 AM
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Malcolm gets spooky stylish with drink recipes designed to match your Halloween outfit to your beverage of choice this Friday.

Oct 30, 2014, 12:52 AM

The first album from Stalley since signing to Rick Ross’ label is carried largely on the rappers lyrics.

Oct 30, 2014, 12:52 AM

While you could just stroll on down to Westside and get yourself a sterile, styrofoam package of beef/rabbit/turducken, remember that you live in New York City—which, according to the New York Times, has “prob

Weekend

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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.

Oct 23, 2014, 7:02 AM

From interviews with Swedish electronic artists to Edward Snowden, to a New Jersey poetry festival, this issue has everything. 

Oct 16, 2014, 5:55 AM

This issue of weekend has everything: Dan Harmon, Jason Schwartzman, and whatever the heck ZERO was. 

Oct 9, 2014, 5:57 AM

In this week's issue, Alexandra Villarreal writes about the 11th installment of Fall for Dance, David Ecker takes on Thom Yorke’s new album, and we talk to Wyatt Cenac about the Daily Show and his standup.

Art

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Oct 23, 2014, 1:14 AM

“Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection” showcases the metamorphosis of early Cubism, featuring works by Braque, Gris, Léger, and Picasso.

Oct 21, 2014, 1:07 AM

Postcrypt Gallery’s newest exhibit invites Columbia and Wesleyan students to collaborate on visual and performing art pieces. 

Oct 18, 2014, 1:19 PM

James Rieck’s newest collection, on exhibit in the Lyons Wier Gallery through Nov. 8, examines social tensions within the American dream. Inspired by magazine clippings from the late ’60s and early ’70s, Rieck often depicts white, conservative, middle-class subjects.

Oct 16, 2014, 5:24 AM

 

New Guggenheim exhibit “ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow” shines a light on a lesser known art movement of the 20th century.

 

Books

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Oct 14, 2014, 12:35 AM
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In "Word of Mouth: What We Talk About When We Talk About Food," Professor Priscilla Ferguson looks at the constantly-evolving culinary world. 

Oct 6, 2014, 10:22 PM
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"Comics at Columbia: Past, Present and Future” explores the legacy of comics through the collections of famous cartoonists as well as selections from Butler’s archives.

Oct 3, 2014, 12:29 AM

Each month, Columbia Selects gives new authors an opportunity to share their works with both peers and professionals

Sep 22, 2014, 12:27 AM

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

Columns

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Oct 30, 2014, 12:52 AM

Taking responsibility for video games as a medium in light of Gamergate.

 
Oct 30, 2014, 12:52 AM
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Malcolm gets spooky stylish with drink recipes designed to match your Halloween outfit to your beverage of choice this Friday.

Oct 23, 2014, 1:15 AM
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In this week’s Slightly Off-Key, David Ecker examines Neil Young’s new venture, Pono, and explains why it may be doomed to fail.

Oct 23, 2014, 1:14 AM

“Birdman”’s self-awareness allows it to address the issue of superhero commodity in current American film culture.

Dance

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Oct 30, 2014, 12:52 AM

Troy Schumacher's indie ballet company uses the art of David Salle, music of Ellis Ludwig-Leone, and poetry of Cynthia Zarin as a jumping-off point for choreographic exploration in two new works.

Oct 30, 2014, 12:52 AM

“Kontakthof” transports its viewers to a space where mortification and seduction are pitted against each other onstage.

Oct 29, 2014, 1:56 AM

Student dance groups, a fashion show, and ABAKUA Afro-Latin Dance Company will close out Latino Heritage Month on Thursday.

Oct 29, 2014, 1:15 AM

The American Ballet Theatre and Arts Initiative will collaborate on a two-week long exposure to the dance world through performances and classes. 

Film

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Oct 30, 2014, 12:24 AM

Director Margaret Brown talks to Spectator about her new, award-winning documentary “The Great Invisible,” about victims of the 2010 BP oil spill.

Oct 30, 2014, 12:52 AM

Jean-Luc Godard’ 43rd film “Adieu au langage,” delivers both creativity and chaos.

 
Oct 29, 2014, 2:13 AM

A new documentary explores how the British band The Mekons has managed to stay relevant and produce socially conscious content, even after 37 years.

 
Oct 23, 2014, 1:29 AM

“Citizenfour,” is a gripping, suspenseful documentary about former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

 

Miscellaneous

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Oct 30, 2014, 12:52 AM

While you could just stroll on down to Westside and get yourself a sterile, styrofoam package of beef/rabbit/turducken, remember that you live in New York City—which, according to the New York Times, has “prob

Oct 27, 2014, 12:29 AM

Barnard Founder’s Day allowed artistic students and alumnae chance to showcase talent and reflect on their Barnard experiences.   

Oct 23, 2014, 1:29 AM
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This week’s Best Of looks at four of the celebrities who hail from Newark, New Jersey.

Oct 16, 2014, 4:37 AM

As midterms try to drain every drop of happiness from your life, take time to relax and dive into your favorite TV shows. Almost as important as the show itself, a show’s theme song prepares its viewers to enjoy the dramatic and ever-changing stories of the characters.

Food & Drink

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Oct 23, 2014, 1:14 AM
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Offering ramen, curry rices, and tempura, the newly opened Mei Jin Ramen and Dessert Bar is worth an excursion to the Upper East Side.

Oct 18, 2014, 2:14 PM

The Food Network’s Robert Irvine took to Ferris Booth’s action station Friday afternoon.

Oct 9, 2014, 12:08 AM

Brooklyn-based café MatchaBar provides innovative and healthy sources of caffeine with matcha, a Japanese powdered green tea.

Oct 2, 2014, 6:15 AM

The latest eatery from chef Jason Neroni falls flat at times. 

Music

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Oct 30, 2014, 12:52 AM

The first album from Stalley since signing to Rick Ross’ label is carried largely on the rappers lyrics.

Oct 29, 2014, 2:30 AM
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Robbie Lyman, CC ’15, is the head coordinator of Live at Lerner, which brings bands to campus and most recently hosted a talk with performance artist Tim Miller.

Oct 23, 2014, 9:03 PM

Musicologists and tech experts from Columbia and beyond discuss their works bringing early music into the digital domain.

Oct 23, 2014, 1:14 AM

Marcus Joons talks about his Swedish electronic duo Korallreven and its upcoming album, “Second Comin’.”

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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Oct 30, 2014, 12:52 AM

Recent Cambridge grad Ami Jones explores gender and identity in “Shrew,” a one-woman play inspired by Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew” that she performed on Oct. 28.

Oct 29, 2014, 1:28 AM
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“#Cloud$,” an adaptation of an Aristophanes play devised by a Columbia graduate student, combines humorous dialogue with pop music and dance to ask questions about the form and meaning of education.

 

Oct 23, 2014, 1:14 AM
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The Metropolitan Opera debuted John Adams’ “The Death of Klinghoffer” Monday night despite heated protests surrounding the premiere.

Oct 22, 2014, 12:55 AM

KCST’s production of “The Importance of Being Earnest,” opening Oct. 23, will be set in New York during the 1950s.