“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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On 4/27, learn about the role of decision-making in jazz improvisation and artistry with the Zuckerman Institute’s Jazz Artist-in-Residence Helen Sung and neuroscientist and amateur jazz guitarist Dr. Michael Shadlen. Get all the livestream details at neighbors.columbia.edu/events.by neighborshub
On display until June 30: The Deluge: On the human costs of rising sea levels, a photography exhibit illustrating the consequences of climate change in communities across the globe. Come by The Forum and see the striking images, which are visible from the sidewalk.by neighborshub
On Monday 4/26, students in grades 6-12 can join EI Live to learn about what rocks and fossils in the Bahamas can tell us about past and future sea level change. Submit questions now via neighbors.columbia.edu/events.by neighborshub
This Saturday, 4/24, join the @harlemwellnesscenter for a Speakers’ Corner about racial healing at Marcus Garvey Park. Get all the details and the list of speakers at neighbors.columbia.edu/events.by neighborshub
Legendary Hip-Hop group @RUNDMC’s very own @THEKINGDMC stopped by The Forum w/ his family for their Covid-19 vaccines at the community pop-up this past weekend. Check out @HHPHorg Vaccine animated videos to learn more about why the vaccine is important for the community.by neighborshub
This spring and summer, @hypothekids is holding free outdoor science clubs on Tuesdays at Johnny Hartman Plaza, Wednesdays at Morningside Park, and Thursdays at Sheltering Arms Park! Stop by for science activities, a puzzle station, homework help, and more. Get the details and register at neighbors.columbia.edu/events.by neighborshub
Develop an idea for a community organization, research a book you’ve been meaning to write, make a creative project come to fruition, or more, all while joining a community of passionate and motivated individuals by becoming an A’Lelia Bundles Community Scholar.
Apply by April 30 to start in fall of 2021.by neighborshub
The West Harlem Development Corporation’s ARISE! program is back this summer, with opportunities for 150 West Harlem high school students to engage with project-based learning and the ideas they want to see addressed in their neighborhood. Apply by April 25 for the paid summer program. Learn more at neighbors.columbia.edu/arise2021.by neighborshub
Applications for NYC’s Summer Youth Employment Program are due Friday, April 23! Youth ages 14-21 can explore career options and develop workplace skills with paid work experience over the summer. Learn more and apply now at neighbors.columbia.edu/events.by neighborshub
West Harlem Arts has launched their inaugural exhibition, Resilience 2021. In an effort to forge connections and support artists working in isolation, West Harlem Arts: Resilience 2021 brings together 16 emerging and established artists living in West Harlem, East Harlem, Central Harlem, Washington Heights, and the South Bronx, who work in mediums of sculpture, painting, photography, and mixed>>>
Tonight at 5:30, join Wafaa M. El-Sadr, Gregg Gonsalves, Dr. Bisola O. Ojikutu, Samuel K. Roberts , Jr., and Mabel O. Wilson for a special episode of the “Black Lives: In the Era of COVID 19” podcast, discussing vulnerability and vaccine inequity. Get all the details at neighbors.columbia.edu/events.by neighborshub
Haitian activist, leader, and scholar Nancy Dorsinville passed away this week and people across our local community and around the world are expressing their condolences and honoring her legacy. Nancy’s work was impressive and varied, including serving as a senior policy advisor to the United Nations Office of the Secretary General’s Special Adviser on Community-Based Medicine &>>>
New York City Council member Mark Levine, Columbia University Wellness Center director Dr. Olajide Williams, and Dr. Rafael Lantigua, dean’s special advisor to Columbia University Irving Medical Center’s Office of Community Service Programs, attended the university’s first-ever community vaccination pop-up event this past weekend. 500 residents from Harlem, Morningside Heights, and>>>
Literacy is a social justice issue. On 4/14, join Bundles Scholar Debbie Meyer as she moderates a panel of educators and literacy experts discussing their journeys to provide adequate instruction for all students. Register now at neighbors.columbia.edu/events.
Applications are due April 30 for the next cohort of Bundles Community Scholars!by neighborshub
Join experts from @columbiacenterforjustice and around the university on Wednesday 4/14 at 4 PM to discuss building a more just society and using the tools of psychology to effect change in our world. Register via neighbors.columbia.edu/events.by neighborshub
Two @barnardcollege students, Carolina Jimenez ‘22 and Sheila Warrick ‘22, are on a mission to make arts supplies and other creative resources available to local youth with their recently launched community arts bin.
Read about how they created the arts bin and their work in the communities they grew up in at neighbors.columbia.edu/artsbin.by neighborshub
What does it mean to be Black and alive right now? Join Kimberly Drew & Jenna Wortham on 4/15 as they use images, photos, essays, memes, dialogues, recipes, tweets, poetry, and more—to tell the story of the radical, imaginative, provocative, and gorgeous world that Black creators are bringing forth today.
Register now via neighbors.columbia.edu/events.by neighborshub
Give back in Harlem this month! Columbia Community Service grantees are looking for volunteers to help with administrative work, program support, Spanish translation, food preparation, tutoring, and more. All kinds of time commitments are available. Find all the listings at neighbors.columbia.edu/news.by neighborshub
The mission of the Bloomingdale School of Music is to provide open and continuous access to high-quality music education, regardless of economic status, ability level, ethnicity, or religious affiliation. Role: Communications and Outreach for Bloomingdale School of Music Fall Semester Responsibilities: Provide support with promoting a remote Fall semester (classes and lessons) to current and new>>>
George Bruce Library in Harlem has events and activities for all ages coming up this month, including this week’s Obscure and Odd Super Villains discussion for teens. Find out about their open book hours, National Poetry Month resources, and more at neighbors.columbia.edu/news.by neighborshub
“We were having the conversation of: ‘Okay, we know that the center is not going to be built tomorrow, so what can we do now that really demonstrates what we want to do and shows the community what we value, what we’re interested in,’” said Warrick. “We were just kind of mentioning things and I was like, ‘What if we do a community fridge, but for art supplies?’” Jimenez and Warick first>>>
View a PDF version of this week’s update What is Happening Columbia Business School Site 7 (Western Site) Completion of exterior wall glass-fiber reinforced concrete unit installations on floors 4 through 11 Preparation and installation of exterior glass doors is in progress Interior fit-outs and overhead mechanical, electrical, and plumbing installation on floors 1 through 11 Three>>>
Bundles Scholars like stonecarver Chris Pellettieri (top center) and arts administrator Adarsh Alphons (top right) have used their access to Columbia resources to work on expanding their nonprofit and education program ideas. • Join a community of creative, curious adults pursuing academic and community projects through the A’Lelia Bundles Community Scholars program. Apply by April 30 for>>>
The GRAMMY-winning Attacca Quartet, passionate advocates of contemporary music, returns to the Miller Theatre for Live from Columbia. Catch the stream on April 6 at 7 PM. Register at neighbors.columbia.edu/events.by neighborshub