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Morningside Lights Artist Talk with Alex Kahn and Sophia Michahelles

What is processional art? The idea of the parade evokes the imagery of marching bands, elaborate floats, large Macy’s Day balloons, and a chaos of noises coming from the excitement of both the on looking crowds and the procession itself. … Continue reading

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CAAL Alumni Artist Spotlight: Katie Lupica ’11CC

Portrait and a Dream is a darkly comic memory play that rebounds across time and space. It follows three young people as they navigate the treacherous waters of relationships, careers and brunch. Written by Columbia student Jacob Marx Rice and … Continue reading

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Rooftop Films: “Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same”

Since its inception in 1997, Rooftop Films has become the cornerstone of the grassroots film industry in New York. This non-profit organization gives indie filmmakers well needed exposure while providing access to some of North America’s most obscure titles. It … Continue reading

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Desenrola Pops Its (North American) Cherry at the 9th Cine Fest Petrobras Brasil – NY

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD – LOTS OF ‘EM!!! Since its inception in 1995, the Inffinito Festival Circuit has successfully increased the visibility of Brazilian cinema in the international market.  There are currently ten Brazilian film festivals under the Inffinito brand, and … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Belongs to Me

This past weekend, L Magazine’s Northside Festival highlighted Brooklyn’s high saturation of culture and its surrounding enthusiasm.  Armed with a press badge, Nathan Albert, CC ‘13 reports: On Friday evening, June 17, I arrived at the bandshell set up in … Continue reading

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UCB’s Sketchfest 2011

Since its inception in 1996, The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (UCBT) has become the mecca for great, cutting-edge, comedy in the city. The former home of the New Harmony Strip Club has spruced itself up (well… sort of), and now … Continue reading

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TED, the non-profit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, has seeded another project in the heartland of creative thinkers: Brooklyn, NY. Welcome TEDxBrooklyn 2010. TEDxBrooklyn is a local, self-organized off-shoot of big TED, where x = independently organized TED event. This … Continue reading

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