Arts & Entertainment

October 23, 2014, 7:02 AM

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

Top Stories

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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, 1:29 AM

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

 
Oct 23, 2014, 1:14 AM

With its mixture of video and fusion of interpretive dance and ballet, "johnbrown" encourages audience to question the legacy of John Brown and examine its contemporary significance.

Oct 23, 2014, 1:14 AM

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

Weekend

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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.

Oct 2, 2014, 6:38 AM

In this week’s issue, Coco Dowling looks at the 15th annual EstroGenius Festival, which puts on plays for, about, and largely written by women.

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 23, 2014, 1:14 AM

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

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 16, 2014, 4:50 AM

In the bathroom at Rao’s, there’s a picture of Frank Sinatra with the words, “I feel bad for people who don’t drink.

Oct 16, 2014, 4:43 AM

William Steakin Jr. explains the battle for hearts and minds in the phone industry that will dwarf the upcoming midterm elections.

Dance

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Oct 12, 2014, 7:28 PM

The MaMa Project attempts explore ideas of performer and spectacle through dance.

Oct 9, 2014, 11:22 PM
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Alicia Graf Mack, GS '03 speaks with Spectator about her experience with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre and the role that Columbia has played in her dance education.  

Oct 9, 2014, 4:28 AM
In its 11th year, Fall for Dance is still a source of ingenuity in the dance world.
Oct 9, 2014, 1:16 AM

The Pacific Northwest Ballet's is performing works by some of dance’s most competent choreographers at the Joyce this week.

 

Film

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Oct 23, 2014, 1:28 AM

Star of “Force Majeure” Johannes Kuhnke talks to Spectator about the themes and making of the acclaimed Swedish film.

Oct 23, 2014, 1:29 AM

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

 
Oct 16, 2014, 5:02 AM

William H. Macy directs Billy Crudup and Anton Yelchin in his heart-wrenching directorial debut Rudderless.

Oct 16, 2014, 4:39 AM

“Community” creator Dan Harmon discusses being the subject of a documentary and why some hipsters aren’t so bad.

 

Miscellaneous

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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.

Oct 9, 2014, 5:37 AM

Get some cold weather fashion inspiration from people with historically strong sweater game.

 
Oct 2, 2014, 5:14 AM
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Katie McMahon points out a few of many Hollywood hits that failed to pass the Bechdel test for sexism in film.

Food & Drink

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Oct 23, 2014, 1:14 AM

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 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’.”

Oct 23, 2014, 1:15 AM

Boasting Lady Gaga, Arcade Fire, and Cold War Kids as alums, CMJ Music Marathon is set for another year to introduce on-the-rise artists to new audiences.

Oct 16, 2014, 5:13 AM

Kindness’ second full-length album “Otherness” hones in on the British songwriter’s craftwork, but ultimately loses the production glory with which his first album glistened.

Style

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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. 

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.

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 23, 2014, 1:14 AM

With its mixture of video and fusion of interpretive dance and ballet, "johnbrown" encourages audience to question the legacy of John Brown and examine its contemporary significance.

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.

 
Oct 15, 2014, 12:10 AM

Dan Hoyle presents his solo show about technology and human interaction on Thursday.