New York was shaken Tuesday when 28-year-old Australian actor Heath Ledger was found dead in his SoHo apartment. Within hours, it seemed everyone had heard the news, and a large crowd formed around the building on Broome Street.
With its twisting and turning plot and not-so-loosely veiled allegories, Into the Woods is far more than just “happily ever after”.
Though he notoriously falls from glory at the end of Act 5, tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow shall Macbeth live on, on stage and in film and, curiously enough, in opera. Giuseppe Verdi adapted three of the bard’s plays, Macbeth being the first, and they premiered in Florence in 1847.
When Claire Danes makes her entrance in the opening scene of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, she is unrecognizable. With her hair unbelievably messy under a large hat and her face covered in soot, she hardly looks like the woman whose glamour shot graces the playbill and advertisements.
The renowned New Yorker Festival had more in store for Columbia students this year than ever before.
In the midst of a field of self-promoting campaign books, one presidential candidate’s new volume stands out.
Camouflaged amidst the colorful awnings and outside seating of the restaurants in the mid-80s on Amsterdam, there is a foodie's paradise.
Ever wonder what Abraham said to Isaac as they rode back to Beersheba after the incident on the mountain? Simon Rich has. The conversation, as he imagines it, goes like this: "How about some ice cream, Isaac? No? Are you sure? I'll tell you what, I'll get us some ice cream. Want some ice cream?
America lost a great artist and charming man on Sunday. Due to his modesty, the art of Sol LeWitt, who died after a long battle with cancer, always garnered more attention than the man himself-he would rather have the bold colors and shapes of his well-known wall drawings speak for themselves.
Along with, I imagine, the majority of students at this school, I worked incredibly hard inside of the classroom and on a variety of extracurricular activities to attain admission to Columbia.
May 17, 11:47pm
Whoops, while you were all enjoying your first day of freedom/moving out day/time wherever you are since you finished your finals like a week ago and have already gotten out... Read More
May 16, 6:03pm
Thanks to all who submitted photos to our Instagram contest! After a close race, there’s a clear winner: @alemineo’s photo, seen below: We’ll use the picture as our cover photo... Read More
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