the salon

the salon

Winter 2015
It’s a great time to be a TV actor in New York City. Never have so many prime-time episodes been filmed in the Big Apple, according to...
Summer 2014
When Carol Berkin arrived at Barnard, she had been a voracious reader all her life but was still “a babe in the woods,” she says. “I had...
Spring 2015
In February, a crowd gathered in The Diana Center for a most unusual book launch: a “mixtape release party” featuring author Asali Solomon and pianist Jason Moran...
Spring 2015
The ABC television network’s Thursday night lineup features three dramas: Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away with Murder, all created by producer, writer, and director...
Spring 2015
When sitting down with Peggy McCay, it’s hard to know where to start—and even harder not to get lost in her past. A working actor for 65...
Winter 2014
Photograph by Nino Cocchiarella
Hearing Zara Lawler play the flute is unlike hearing any other musician in the world play that same instrument. That’s not just...
Winter 2014
When Otessa Marie Ghadar ’04 attended film school in the early 2000s, most of her classmates hoped to make it big in Hollywood. Her more adventurous peers...
Winter 2014
In a professional production of The Sound of Music in St. Louis, her hometown, a 10-year-old Ariane Rinehart played the second youngest of the von Trapp children,...
Winter 2017
The House in Prague: How a Stolen House Helped an Immigrant Girl Find Her Way Home by Anna Nessy Perlberg ’50 Perlberg’s memoir begins in Prague in...
Winter 2017
Emojis—those tiny images of faces and objects that can be added to texts—are everywhere. And now, thanks to Aryn DrakeLee-Williams ’01, there is Ebroji, an app available...