November 17, 2022

Tips for Musicians From Music Alum Parris Fleming

Having toured with numerous artists, including Harry Styles and Tony Allen, Alum Parris Fleming '14 knows how to play the trumpet and much more. He recently shared his lessons learned with Columbia students. 

Alum Cara Lawson's '14 Whirlwind Year Results in Film Screening at Tribeca Festival and Enormous Gratitude

Selected for Rising Voices — which promotes stories by BIPOC filmmakers — Alum Cara Lawson seizes unique storytelling opportunity and sees the helpful side of the film industry.


Columbia Faculty Member Helps Create Upcoming Art on the Mart Exhibit

Graphic Design Faculty Member Guy Villa, Jr.’s "Chicago Design Through the Decades" exhibition opens Friday, November 18, at 7:30 p.m., and will run nightly through December 30 as part of the Merchandise Mart’s Art on the Mart series.

Columbia Faculty and Students Participate in Moroccan Film Festival

CTVA Professor Mehrnaz Saeed-Vafa was a judge at the International Film School Festival of Tétouan in Morocco, which featured films from Columbia students.

Sophomore Fashion Studies Student Awarded Rising Star Scholarship

Created by the NRF Foundation, Rising Star Scholarships help students like Columbia's Mollie Baker gain valuable opportunities to learn about career opportunities in retail and attend the NRF Foundation Student Program in January.


The 26 Best Free Things to do in Chicago | Time Out Chicago

The Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia was named one of Time Out's best free things to do in Chicago.

Music Composer Tomas Videla Representing Argentina at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards | INSC Digital Magazine

Music Composition for the Screen Alum Tomas Videla MFA '19 has been nominated for Best Instrumental. The award ceremony takes place Nov. 16.

ISG Webtoon Original Creator Panel and Q&A

ISG welcomes Webtoon original creators Emily Erdos, Deya Muniz (Creators of Blades of Furry), and Kennedy Homan (Creator of Andy Bass) to talk about their lives in making vertical scrolling comics and having a professional sequential art job. They also offer general freelance artist/illustrator advice! 

November 17
5  - 6 p.m. 
Hokin Hall
623 S. Wabash Ave., Floor 1
Register here

Carl Holmes: Wasted Cigarettes

​​"Wasted Cigarettes" is a multi-media photographic and sculptural series by Carl Holmes that brings awareness to one of the most commonly discarded wastes in the United States. According to a National Park Service 2021 report, 1.69 billion pounds of cigarette waste pollutes the public each year. "Wasted Cigarettes" immerses the viewer in the vast expanse of litter around us and acknowledges the negative impact social smoking has on our public spaces.

Through November 17
C33 Gallery
33 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Floor 1
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AEMMP Live (AEMMP Records 40th Anniversary Showcase)

As we are close to the end of 2022, our student-run record label AEMMP has put together a live showcase for the artists signed to the label. As we continue to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the label, join us for our next event featuring Evan Dawkins, Arktic, and Evyn.

November 18
7 p.m. 
Student Center
754 S. Wabash Ave., Floor 5
Register here

The Morris Hayes Residency Concert

Renowned keyboardist and former Prince collaborator Morris Hayes will perform at the Columbia Music Center Concert Hall on Friday, November 18.

November 18
7 p.m. 
Columbia Music Center Concert Hall 
1014 S. Michigan Ave.
Buy tickets here

Exhibition, Sylvie Harris: The Ancestry of Home

In 2021, Sylvie Harris visited Poland to trace her family’s cultural traditions back to her great-grandmother’s homeland and to examine how they endure in the domestic space. After growing up in a family devoted to tradition and routine, Harris considers the places where these rituals are carried out and how they influence our relationship to the home. Through photographs, video, and textile installations using traditional costume fabric built as functional domestic objects, Harris addresses the importance of home in cultural traditions that endure through generations.

Through November 29, 2022
The Arcade - Columbia College Chicago 
618 S. Michigan Ave., Floor 2
Register here


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