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Creative Technologies Exhibition

Technology-infused artworks from the Art and Art Education Program’s new media studio courses.

Exhibition Dates: Jul 12-Aug 13
Reception: Jul 8, 5–7pm

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Reimagining Education: Teaching, Learning and Leading for a Racially Just Society Copy

Needed now more than ever, Reimagining Education is here to support educators who strive to be anti-racists amid a global pandemic and ongoing racial injustice. Amid the deep frustration with the exacerbation of the racial and socio-economic inequalities and a widening opportunity gap laid bare by the pandemic, there is hope that our field may be shifting away from its over-reliance on>>>

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“Mission: Commission is breaking new ground” – The New York Times

“Rarely are audiences granted this kind of insight into a composer’s process. New works might be given a brief introduction from the stage, a program note or some advance press. What often gets lost is the story of creation — the hiccups and dead ends, the thrill of discovery. And that is central to ‘Mission: Commission.'” — The New York Times     Miller’s new podcast was>>>

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Live from Columbia: Regional de NY Copy

POP-UPS IN THE LANTERN Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 7pm FREE Co-presented with Columbia University School of the Arts The virtual concerts in the Live from Columbia series are filmed live and premiered throughout the 2020-21 season at On-demand streaming will be available immediately after.   The incredibly talented Brooklyn-based choro band, Regional de NY>>>

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Stavros Niarchos Foundation Brain Insight Lecture: Changing Behavior to Fight Racism and Bias Copy

Featuring Dana E. Crawford, PhD, and Courtney D. Cogburn, PhD, moderated by Ariel J. Mosley, PhD CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Registration is required. RSVP by Monday, April 5, 2021. This event will be live-streamed. Changing Behavior to Fight Racism and Bias To change systemic inequalities in our society requires us not only to recognize the impact of racism and white toxicity, but also to work toward>>>

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Religion, Public Policy and Political Engagement

This online course will explore the intersections of public policy, political engagement and religious faith. Several key issues–i.e., poverty, immigration and foreign policy– will be explored through the lens of faith-based groups and leaders that have been at the forefront of advocacy and political engagement work. Resources on activating churches and other faith traditions for political>>>

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MSM String Chamber Orchestra with Kyle Ritenauer, Conductor Copy


12:15 PM EDT
MSM String Chamber Orchestra
Kyle Ritenauer (BM ’11, MM ’15), Conductor
Vald Hontila, Violin
Jennifer Ahn, Violin
Featuring works by Leos Janáček, Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, and Dmitri Shostakovich 


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Untitled Theater Company No. 61 Presents: “Cabaret in Captivity” Copy

A LIVE PERFORMANCE ON THE STREET PART OF NEW YORK CITY’S OPEN CULTURE PROGRAM IN HONOR OF HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY Conceived by Edward Einhorn Developed and Directed by Edward Einhorn and Jenny Lee Mitchell Songs and sketches from the Terezin camp, written during the Holocaust.  Full of satire, bitter humor, and hope, these pieces demonstrate how art became a vital survival technique for the>>>

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Virtual Tour of Columbia University’s Morningside Heights and Manhattanville Campuses with Untapped New York Copy

Please join the Columbia Alumni Association and Untapped New York for a virtual walking tour of Columbia University’s Morningside Heights and Manhattanville Campuses. A guide will virtually lead you through the area over Zoom and answer any questions you may have. We will highlight several hidden gems along the way, and unearth the history of the area from the origins of Morningside Park, to>>>

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Engaging Youth Climate Activists Copy

Recognizing the 2021 Earth Day theme to “Restore Our Earth”, hear from student voices, the New York City Department of Education, and TC’s Center for Sustainable Futures on how to engage youth as agents of restoration and change on the global climate stage. Speakers will examine questions of what motivates youth to mobilize, provide diverse perspectives on addressing and supporting youth climate>>>

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Earth Institute Sunday Song & Story Swap, Featuring Violinist Gwen Laster Copy

Join host Andy Revkin of Columbia University’s Earth Institute for our weekly Sunday Sanity Song and Story Swap featuring a batch of great singers, pickers and poets from around the world. Special guest: Violinist and composer Gwen Laster Send feedback and ideas: Please click here to link to the event page for more information and viewing options. Event Contact Information: Andy Revkin>>>

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Why Pauli Murray Matters Copy

Instructor: Kelly Brown Douglas Date: Friday, Apr. 9, 1:00 – 6:00 pm  |  Saturday, Apr. 10, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Format: This two-day intensive course will be held online, through synchronous sessions. Registrants are expected to attend full-time, for both days. Prior to the course, the instructor recommends that you have read the following sections of Rosalind Rosenberg’s book Jane Crow: The Life>>>

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Virtual Theatrical Release: Kuessipan Copy

Two girls grow up as best friends in a Quebec Innu community. While Mikuan has a loving family, Shaniss is picking up the pieces of her shattered childhood. As children, they promised each other to stick together no matter what. But as they’re about to turn 17, their friendship is shaken when Mikuan falls for a white boy, and starts dreaming of leaving the reserve that is now too small for her>>>

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Waste: One Woman’s Fight Against America’s Dirty Secret Copy

Join us on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at 6:00 PM EST for a public address and conversation with Catherine Coleman Flowers, author of Waste: One Woman’s Fight Against America’s Dirty Secret. REGISTER TODAY Purchase Waste: One Woman’s Fight Against America’s Dirty Secret Read Catherine Flowers’ recent essay for the New York Times summarizing the focus of the book. Each semester, Episcopal Divinity>>>

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Live from Columbia: Attacca Quartet Copy

Co-presented with Columbia University School of the Arts The virtual concerts in the Live from Columbia series are filmed live and premiered throughout the 2020-21 season at On-demand streaming will be available immediately after.   The GRAMMY Award-winning Attacca Quartet, praised by The Strad as “stunning” and for possessing “a musical maturity far>>>

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The Morningside Heights neighborhood is home to the world's leading academic and religious institutions who together, create a truly unique community in which to live, learn, and grow.

Morningside Area Alliance facilitates partnerships between members and is a go-to source for neighborhood information.

Officers of the Board

Brent Dickman, President & Treasurer

Paula Mayo, Vice President

Isadora Wilkenfeld, Secretary


Executive Committee Members

Paula Mayo, Chair | Brent Dickman | Ariana González Stokas | Isadora Wilkenfeld

Committees & Roundtable Leadership

Matthew Camp, Chair: Policy Responders

Brent Dickman, Chair: Finance

Robin Reese, Chair: Communications

Isadora Wilkenfeld, Chair: Nominations