Columbia University Bach Society celebrates 20 years of musical camaraderie with “Bach to Bach” concert
Musicians always have each other’s Bachs. Bach-puns aside, the Columbia University Bach Society has promoted companionship alongside musicianship for the past 20 years....
Artist and director Lynette Wallworth uses virtual reality to forge cultural connections through film
Leonardo da Vinci’s “The Last Supper” is not typically thought of as a work that involves cutting-edge technology. However, for Australian artist and film director Lynette Wallworth, the masterpiece represents a daring foray into the use of oil paints—the newest artistic “technology” of da Vinci’s era. Like the vibrant colors introduced by oil paints, Wallworth’s exploration of virtual reality in film offers viewers a more vivid experience....
From just its title, “The Magic Flute” acknowledges its reputation as a lighthearted opera immersed in fantasy and the supernatural, offering the audience a mystical world to inhabit for a couple of hours. However, its reinvention by the Columbia University New Opera Workshop revealed a story both earthly and relatable....
SOPHIE will headline this year’s Bacchanal concert, the Bacchanal Committee announced through a video posted on its Facebook and Instagram accounts on Sunday....
Barnard students dissatisfied with student employment opportunities, administrative transparency, SGA survey reveals
Barnard students are largely frustrated with the current shortage of Barnard jobs available for work-study recipients, the results of the semesterly Desserts After Dark survey, which was presented to Barnard’s Student Government Association on Monday night, have shown. Respondents also expressed in the survey a desire for a more transparent relationship between SGA and the administration and lack of awareness about confidential resources for issues related to Title IX on campus....
With less than two weeks to go until Columbia’s annual Bacchanal concert, the Bacchanal Committee announced that there is still no headliner.
Athena Film Festival explores portrayals of women in traditionally male-dominated genres of science fiction and horror
It is no secret that the film industry is a historically male-dominated field. However, decades of efforts by filmmakers of all genders, working in all genres, have led to incredible strides in representation across the industry....