Wooden tables with imprints of license plates, topped with paper food trays and plastic forks. Ocean blue walls adorned with ships’ wheels, sea creatures, and a fishing net. Sea-themed light fixtures illuminating the dining room. All these elements evoke the vibrancy, dynamism, and spirit of New Orleans cooking—a spicy, comforting cuisine made more familiar to the Columbia community with the opening of Cajun seafood restaurant Mighty Catch....
“No! I met Art Spiegelman here.” “Our lovely neighborhood bookshop! Please bring it back!” “We DON’T need more empty storefronts.” Post-it notes bearing messages written by everyone, from longtime customers to young children, adorned the now quiet storefront of Book Culture’s location on Columbus Avenue on Thursday afternoon....
Tony Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang speaks of Chinese-American relations, fragility of American democracy at panel on “Soft Power”
“Asian American performers never walk onto an empty stage.”
Revival of 6Days Theater “Brighton Beach Memoirs” presents a depression dichotomy, pairing the dismal and droll
“Don’t you know, Stanley, there’s nothing you could ever do that was so terrible I couldn’t forgive you.”
A woman with curly black hair stares intently at the viewer as fast jazz music plays in the background.
Shop signs written in both English and French, men and women dressed in traditional boubou garments, chefs cooking up fish stew while chatting with customers in Wolof —this reminds one of Dakar, the capital of Senegal. Yet, Little Senegal brings this scene to NYC—just two blocks east of Morningside Park on West 116th Street....
The gazes of three women clothed in brown amid a rich red- and dark blue-painted background greet visitors as they enter the gallery. Vibrant reds and blues of a conflict-inspired poster, photos of Algerian landscapes, and even a pressure cooker and dog collars catch the viewer’s eye as they walk throughout the space, with all of the works of art offering different perspectives of the modern political and cultural state of Algeria....
World premiere of composer Hannah Lash’s opera “Desire” takes place at Miller, touches on creation and self-reliance
A couple lays in bed beneath black covers, surrounded by ominous, cracked walls. Tree branches hang from the ceiling above an onstage string quartet, no conductor to be seen. The strings begin playing an eerie lyrical melody as the woman leaves the bed and enters the garden, about to discover a secret that will amaze yet pain her....
The sound of cricket chirps dominates the tranquil portrayal of water and plants, the sun casting its light on the indigenous village of Kemakúmake, Colombia. The community’s missions: to protect the seeds of nature given to them by the village’s spiritual parents, to honor the spirits through song, and to purify evil within society....
Vendors unloading bins of fresh rhubarb and spinach from their trucks, customers crowding around stands selling homemade bread and jam, sellers chatting with Columbia students about farming techniques and food sustainability—this is a typical day at the Columbia Greenmarket....