Category Archives: Programs

Musical Mentors Collaborative Provides Lessons to Those in Need

Musical Mentors Collaborative, a student-run organization based primarily at Columbia, held their end-of-semester recital Saturday, December 15, to celebrate the progress of their students. The organization seeks to provide free musical instruction and shares much in common with the famed … Continue reading

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The Ballet Goes to P.S. 175

While the undergraduate community at Columbia may be familiar with the polished performances of the Columbia Ballet Collaborative, the group also contributes to the surrounding community in less visible ways to students. Two autumns ago, the dancers piloted an outreach … Continue reading

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Classical Music Made Simple

Before I attended a Late Night Rose Concert at the Chamber Music Society last week, it would be safe to say I had never seen classical music performed outside of an academic setting. Even after Music Hum, it’s hard to … Continue reading

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Before the Procession: Building a Lantern for Morningside Lights

As a Resident Adviser on Columbia’s campus, there are few things I get more excited about than the prospects of a program that I don’t have to plan. So when I first saw posters advertising Morningside Lights, I yanked one … Continue reading

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Build your Morningside Light

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” –Pablo Picasso Welcome back to the Arts Initiative at Columbia! As your fall classes commence and begin to wash the summer dust from your brains, let the Arts Initiative … Continue reading

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Artwork as lovely as its home

Founded in 1825, The National Academy integrates a museum, art school, and an honorary association of artists and architects “dedicated to creating and preserving a living history of American Art.” The museum is housed in the Beaux Arts townhouse, which … Continue reading

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A Visual Introduction To Student Selects at the Columbia University Film Festival

This year marks the first time the Columbia University Film Festival will be hosting Student Selects, in a screening on campus at Miller Theatre on May 12. The program features the 8 best films out of the 42 screened at … Continue reading

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