Tag Archives: New York

Alumna Artist: Photographer: Elena Chan

From Thailand to Madagascar, Photographer Elena Chan has no trouble connecting with the people opposite her lens. She offers us photos that capture deeply connected moments in her travels and life.  Elena invited CUArts to join her, and a group … Continue reading

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Columbia Grads Take to the Fringe with “Attack”

“The game kills, but you’re right, it is the only worthwhile pursuit.” So says one of the characters in The Cadre’s Art of Attack, which opened at the La MaMa Experimental Theatre last night as part of The 14th Annual … Continue reading

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Big Brothers in the Museums

When we go to museums, either for Art Hum or because we (secretly!) enjoy it, we go to look. We watch how a certain brushstroke creates a new effect, how a certain angle of light reveals a new dimension on … Continue reading

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LateNite Theatre Goes Off-Broadway

Hello CUArts, This summer, LateNite Theatre—the campus theater group devoted to producing original student productions with a flair for the bizarre—took its signature after-hours style off-campus to the Manhattan Repertory Theatre with Next Door. Next Door is a program of … 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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New York City Gets a Tourist Lane…

If you haven’t been following the Gothamist’s extensive coverage of the speculation surrounding the mysterious appearance of the “Tourist Lane” on the sidewalk of 5th Avenue, then you’ve missed out on some pretty wild gossip. (Even Mayor Bloomberg got involved!) … Continue reading

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