The small black box is swaddled in thin drapes, streaked with watercolor branches. The fabric winds its way toward the ceiling, where it hangs like acoustic panels for an orchestra or a Milky Way made out of linen....
“The play was about breath before we all started losing ours.”
As the spring term begins, thousands of Columbia students have returned to campus. Despite facing economic challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, many local galleries and art-related businesses continue to offer a diverse array of artistic experiences for Columbia students, ranging from exhibitions confronting the pressing issues of race and gender inequalities to craft and pottery workshops that provide an opportunity to step away from the screen and into the studio....
Who is Alice? Columbia Blue Glaze Theatre provokes thought while promoting East Asian culture in “Alice in Wonderland”
Green, leafy bamboo stalks and a simple white house covered in cherry blossoms fill the stage, which is lit softly in blue hues. All of a sudden, a white rabbit runs across the stage, and the theater transforms into Wonderland....
Sarah lives in a quaint apartment in New York City. Her walls are covered with magazine cut-outs, her desk stacked with books.
Red, fleshy chunks of watermelon skid off the stage into the faces of the audience.
As “Jeune Terre” began, the packed audience sat on raised platforms, fog filling the Barnard Black Box, waiting to be transported to the Louisiana town....
You’ve run the gamut of extracurriculars–you’ve tried to find that one group, club, or society that truly makes Columbia your home, but to no avail. We get it. It can be tricky finding that perfect close-knit community in college, but every Columbia student deserves one....
Columbia professor Hilton Als curates exhibit to celebrate diversity of New York artist Alice Neel’s works
Upon entering the David Zwirner Gallery in Chelsea, visitors are struck by early 20th century New York artist Alice Neel’s oil rendition of the face of Mercedes Arroyo. An influential community organizer in Spanish Harlem, where Neel lived from 1941 to 1962, Arroyo gazes wistfully to her right, one hand slung on the chair she’s sitting on....