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Lunch with the Arts Initiative: Large-Scale Event Production with Monica Moore

Monica Moore has helped produce New York City’s iconic New Year’s Eve in Times Square for the past nine years and discussed her career to date with an audience of students and staff on Friday over pizza. She began with … Continue reading

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GET THEE TO A LIBRARY: What’s on at the Morgan?

The Morgan Library and Museum stands tucked away from the noise and crowd of Midtown. Like its cousin, the Frick, Morgan takes its name, original building, and collection from a 19th-century American financial baron with impeccable taste and the funds … 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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“Revolutionary Ink: The Paintings of Wu Guanzhong” at Asia Society

“Chinese architecture has a complete organic structure; it contains both sensibility and purpose.” -Wu Guanzhong, painter This statement, printed on a wall above one of Wu Guanzhong’s paintings at New York’s Asia Society, holds true not only for Chinese architecture, … Continue reading

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The Key to the City

I have a key to the city—do you? What do you think of when you hear the phrase “the Key to the City?” Foreign dignitaries? Important political leaders? Local heroes? (I personally think of the scene in Bye Bye Birdie … Continue reading

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Historical New York: The Book of Negroes and the African Burial Ground National Monument

It is not uncommon for me to acquire a book, either on my own or as a gift, and then wait years before I finally read it. I love books as objects, and I’m happy just to have them around, … Continue reading

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9 Museums, 3 Hours, 0 Dollars: The 32nd Annual Museum Mile Festival

In the four years I’ve lived in New York, I have, apparently, seen and done very few of the things this city has to offer – working for CUarts has shown me that. Now that I spend my days putting … Continue reading

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