On November 1, Performa 13, a biennial featuring new works of visual and performing arts, will come to over 40 venues in New York City. Performa focuses on cross-generational, cross-disciplinary artistic collaboration and supports the work of well-established artists as well as up-and-comers.more
Current third-year MFA student Paul Taylor recently won an Emmy award for his work as Executive Producer on The Interrupters, a film about Chicogoans who stand up to the violence in their town and try to interrupt it with positivity.
The film has won many critical and festival awards in addition to the Emmy and has screened as part of PBS' Frontline.more
Director of the Acting Concentration, Andrei Serban has been awarded Best Director by the Hungarian Theatre Critics Association for his production of Tony Kushner's Angels in America, which played at the National Theatre of Budapest in April. The production was one of the biggest hits in the theatres history, with tickets selling out several months in advance.more
School of Arts Film alumna Nicole Holofcener's ('88) latest film Enough Said opened to a very impressive average of $60,000 per screen, according to The Wrap. The film was actor James Gandolifini's final film before his passing in June, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus' first return to the big screen since 1997.more
This month, the Columbia Alumni Association, in conjunction with the Columbia Alumni Leaders Weekend, will host its annual Columbia Alumni Authors Book Fair, a casual conversation and book signing with alumni who have written and published books recently.
Authors featured at the event have had their book published within thmore
This is How You Say Goodbye: A Daughter's Memoir (St. Martin's Press) is the first book from Victoria Loustalot ('10), who published this memoir in September 2013. The story follows her travels to Cambodia, Stockholm, and Paris in the wake of her father's struggle with HIV.