HARLEM WEEK, INC., New Heritage Theatre Group, National Black Theatre and Columbia University School of the Arts Office of Community Outreach & Education, are pleased to announce “The Year of James Baldwin: A 90th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION” (1924-1987).more
When the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the primetime Emmy Award nominations, three Columbia University School of the Arts alumni were recognized for their outstanding work in television. The three shows they worked on garnered 30 nominations and six wins in total.
In late spring of 2014, Creative Time presented the first large-scale public project by VIsual Arts Program faculty member Kara Walker. Sited in the sprawling industrial relics of Brooklyn’s legendary Domino Sugar Factory, Walker created a physically and conceptually expansive installation—a massive, sugar-coated sphinx.more
On July 7 it was announced that a new musical stage adaptation of the classic film Black Orpheus is being readied for Broadway with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and recent addition to the School of the Arts Theatre Program faculty, Lynn Nottage, writing the book and celebrated stage veteran George C.more
On July 8, Catherine Lacey ('10) publishes her first novel, Nobody is Ever Missing (FSG), which centers around Elyria, who without telling her family, takes a one-way flight to New Zealand, abruptly leaving her stable but unfulfilling life in Manhattan.more
NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 — From July 13 - 18, for the fifth consecutive year, Global Leadership Fellows from the World Economic Forum will be in residence at Columbia University School of the Arts for a series of intensive workshops and programs on the role of the arts in creating strong leaders and in effecting positive social change on a global scale.more
On July 8, acclaimed music critic and author Amanda Petrusich ('03) will release Do Not Sell At Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World's Rarest 78rpm Records (Scribner), a nonfiction exploration of 78rpm records and the insular community that celebrates them.more
The BAMcinématek series BAMcinemaFest, now in its sixth year, aims to introduce New York audiences to a wide-ranging lineup of innovative new films, including the work of emerging voices in American independent cinema and some of the world's most acclaimed filmmakers. This year, four films by Columbia filmmakers were selected to screen.more