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Fall 2016
Being a Dog: Following the Dog Into a World of Smell by Professor Alexandra Horowitz Focusing on a dog’s sharpest sense, Horowitz explains how smells change a...
Spring 2016
On a chilly Friday in mid-March, members of the Trisha Brown Dance Company are rehearsing in a church on Clinton Avenue in Brooklyn. Among the flashing arms...
Spring 2016
Since the 2013 release of its first album, Major Arcana , the indie-rock band Speedy Ortiz has developed a growing fan base and garnered critical acclaim. Music...
Spring 2016
Poet Alice Notley ’67 believes that to write “vital” poems, one must always be in a state of rebellion or disobedience. Over a 45-year career during which...
Winter 2016
A TV talk show where women sound off about everything from politics to reality television requires cohosts who can be decisive, irreverent, and opinionated. That’s why it’s...
Winter 2016
Even established filmmakers struggle to raise money to make documentaries. To secure the dollars she needed for her directing debut, Hillevi Loven diligently applied for grants. She...
Winter 2016
The streets of Morningside Heights directly led Charlotte (Charlie) Dinkin to the stage of the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. And while Dinkin got glowing reviews for the...
Fall 2015
In the first scene of Julia Pierpont’s debut novel, Among the Ten Thousand Things (Random House, 2015), 11-year-old Kay Shanley comes home to a mysterious package and...
Fall 2015
For Candice Agree ’79, the path to becoming a classical music radio host wound through an internship with shock-jock Howard Stern and a job at a station...
Fall 2015
Director Adrienne Campbell-Holt’ s desire to collaborate regularly with dynamic playwrights, set designers, and actors could have remained a wish. But, she admits with a laugh, “I...