Arts & Entertainment

January 26, 2015, 11:06 PM

Columbia Law School adjunct professor Scott Horton will speak with Melville House editor Mark Krotov about the recently released print edition of the Senate torture report at Book Culture on Wednesday.

Top Stories

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Jan 30, 2015, 12:39 AM
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At Butler Library, digitization is transforming how researchers and students can access rare manuscripts such as Emily Dickinson’s correspondence.

Jan 29, 2015, 5:29 AM

While not a biopic, “Selma” provides a snapshot of the Civil Rights revolution.

Jan 29, 2015, 3:05 AM

Brooks Wheelan has covered a lot of ground in the past year and a half. The Iowa-native and comedian leapt from working a job at a biomedical engineering lab in Los Angeles into a gig across the country, writing and performing on the 39th season of “Saturday Night Live” (“SNL”).

Jan 29, 2015, 3:36 AM

Rebecca Pottash points out the problems with "The Bachelor."

Weekend

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Jan 28, 2015, 10:28 PM

This Weekend includes Brooks Wheelan, Jessica Pratt, surrealist movies and selfie exhibits.

Jan 22, 2015, 6:46 AM

For the first Weekend of the semester, we cover the 2015 FLICfest experimental dance festival in Brooklyn, interview Suki Kim, a NYTimes best-selling author and Barnard alumna who traveled to North Korea, and more.

Dec 4, 2014, 7:04 AM

For the final Weekend of the semester, Nicholas Cho takes a trip to Williamsburg to examine the life, death, and rebirth of its DIY Music scene, and we talk to Chris Rock about “Top Five,” among other stories.

Nov 20, 2014, 7:16 AM

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

Art

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Jan 29, 2015, 1:53 AM

The vast territory of self-representation is hard to navigate; nonetheless, the National Academy Museum presents its latest exhibit, “SELF: Portraits of Artists in Their Absence,” which sparks a conversation about the changing nature of self-representation and the artist’s motive behind it.

Jan 28, 2015, 11:33 PM

Patrice Aphrodite Helmar’s, SoA ’15, Neiman Gallery show “Born Into This” extends beyond photography, exploring humanity and the traces it leaves behind.

Dec 5, 2014, 2:13 AM

“Power Collage” uses art as a means by which to examine social movements.

 
Dec 4, 2014, 2:25 AM
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TASCHEN is putting out its third “Package Design Book,” featuring interesting artworks that have won worldwide prizes.

Books

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Jan 30, 2015, 12:39 AM
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At Butler Library, digitization is transforming how researchers and students can access rare manuscripts such as Emily Dickinson’s correspondence.

Jan 26, 2015, 11:06 PM

Columbia Law School adjunct professor Scott Horton will speak with Melville House editor Mark Krotov about the recently released print edition of the Senate torture report at Book Culture on Wednesday.

Jan 22, 2015, 7:02 AM

On Saturday, the Goddard Riverside Community Center is hosting a kickoff party for its Big Read Marathon, a three-month series of events that will explore issues of immigration and gentrification in context of the novel “The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears.”

Jan 22, 2015, 2:45 AM

Suki Kim, BC 92, discusses her New York Times bestselling memoir about the time she spent in North Korea.

Columns

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Jan 29, 2015, 3:36 AM

Rebecca Pottash points out the problems with "The Bachelor."

Jan 22, 2015, 2:30 AM

Madison Seely discovers how to become comfortable with herself after getting wine-drunk to “Love Actually.”

Jan 22, 2015, 1:14 AM

Explore the evolution of the hashtag and pick up pointers on correct usage with Sally Gao.

Dec 4, 2014, 2:28 AM

William Steakin argues for the value of podcasts.

Dance

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Jan 21, 2015, 11:59 PM
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This year’s FLICfest, a feature-length dance festival in Brooklyn, gives burgeoning choreographers an opportunity to showcase their talent. One show, produced by a blind choreographer, endeavors to make the audience understand the connection between dance and blindness.

Dec 7, 2014, 10:50 PM

Four Columbia alumnae discuss their current careers in the dance industry. 

 

Dec 3, 2014, 12:36 AM

This Saturday, Barnard faculty member Caitlin Trainor will premiere “Faux Pas,” a modern dance production that recalls performances from Loïe Fuller to Martha Graham, at Manhattan Movement and Arts Center.

 
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.

Film

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Jan 29, 2015, 5:29 AM

While not a biopic, “Selma” provides a snapshot of the Civil Rights revolution.

Jan 29, 2015, 2:32 AM

"I Am Suzanne!" is surrealist and subversively feminist.

Jan 21, 2015, 1:18 AM
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Jodie Foster is set to headline the 2015 Athena Film Festival, which seeks to empower young women and display the importance of their perspective through female-centric films and workshops.

Dec 4, 2014, 2:48 AM
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Director Talya Lavie’s newest film is a look into the banalities of teendom and office work in the Israeli Defense Force.

Miscellaneous

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Jan 29, 2015, 3:16 AM

Explore the good, the bad, and the human condition with the best of modern poetry books.

Jan 22, 2015, 2:21 AM

While most dance movies are rehashed versions of the same improbable romances, they have an almost magical ability to make the choreography, including backflips, look both effortless and impressive.

Dec 12, 2014, 3:57 PM
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The spring 2015 Bacchanal concert will be taking place following a number of changes, the Bacchanal board announced in a press release Friday.

Nov 20, 2014, 6:24 AM

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

Food & Drink

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Jan 27, 2015, 9:51 PM
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Stephanie Nass, CC ’13, gives us the lowdown on her dining club, Victory Club.

Dec 7, 2014, 10:28 PM

The food at Vietnamese restaurant Sugarcane is a mixed bag, with mediocre entrees but a remarkably delicious appetizer.

Dec 1, 2014, 10:45 PM
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Though still struggling to find its footing as a recently opened business, Crafted promises classic deli cuisine for affordable prices.

Nov 25, 2014, 12:18 AM
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The new cafe on 97th and Broadway offers patrons rich coffees and pastries in a relaxed enviorment. 

Music

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Jan 29, 2015, 2:55 AM

A review of Jessica Pratt’s second album, “On Your Own Love Again.”

Jan 22, 2015, 12:36 AM

After 10 years away from the music scene, punk rockers Sleater-Kinney have reconvened with an energetic new album, “No Cities to Love.”

Dec 5, 2014, 2:08 AM
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The CU Gospel Choir, after experiencing expansive growth over the last few years, will perform its largest concert ever on Saturday, Dec. 6.

Dec 4, 2014, 5:59 AM

While “Nail in the Coffin” hopes to provide a fun, last experience at Glasslands before it shuts down due to VICE Media’s takeover of the space, new music venues are hoping to fill the void.

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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Jan 29, 2015, 3:05 AM

Brooks Wheelan has covered a lot of ground in the past year and a half. The Iowa-native and comedian leapt from working a job at a biomedical engineering lab in Los Angeles into a gig across the country, writing and performing on the 39th season of “Saturday Night Live” (“SNL”).

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.

 

Theater

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Jan 29, 2015, 2:02 AM
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Cedars” brings together dance, drums, rap, prose, and texts. “Cedars” is approaching its second and final week of its run at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in association with Mirage Theatre Company and Amerinda Inc.

Jan 22, 2015, 2:41 AM

James Ortiz’s play “The Woodsman” uses the body as a tool to explore the Tin Man’s dark, raw origins.

Dec 9, 2014, 1:03 PM
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XMAS!9 rekindles the holiday cheer in all of us through song, dance, and murder.

Dec 5, 2014, 3:09 AM

This year’s Latenite explores a wide array of topics in the annual anthology.