Celebrating The Feast of St. Francis & The Blessing of The Animals at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, October 1st

 

 

 

Blessing of the Animals, St. John the Divine, October, 2017

Celebrate The Feast of St. Francis and Blessing of the Animals with the Cathedral of St. John the Divine on October 1st. Organ prelude will begin at 10:20am, and the service will begin at 10:30am on Sunday, October 1st.

The afternoon fair and pet blessings will be held ~ rain or shine ~ beginning immediately after the service.

Continue reading “Celebrating The Feast of St. Francis & The Blessing of The Animals at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, October 1st”

Get Ready for the 12th Annual Morningside Lights with a Homage to Libraries ~ The Theme ‘The Open Book’

 

 

 

Image via Morningside Lights 2017

Morningside Lights returns with The Open Book, a celebration of the free exchange of ideas and an homage to the libraries that preserve access to knowledge and affirm our freedom to read. Presented in partnership with the Columbia University Libraries and The New York Public Library, each of the 50+ community-built lanterns will pay tribute to a book that inspires, enlightens, and shapes how we see the world.

  • Workshop registration opens on September 6th.

Continue reading “Get Ready for the 12th Annual Morningside Lights with a Homage to Libraries ~ The Theme ‘The Open Book’”

Dead Lecturer/distant relative at Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University

 

 

 

Al Loving, Space, time, Light #1, 1977, Acrylic and paper collage on canvas; 81 x 81 in. © Estate of Al Loving; courtesy Garth Greenan Gallery, New York, NY

Dead Lecturer / distant relative: Notes from the Woodshed, 1950-1980 focuses on works by Asian American and African American artists whose approaches to abstraction provided alternatives to prevailing vocabularies for representation and resistance during the social movements of the 1960s and 70s, and for whom the parameters of visibility continue to remain a problem for thought today.

Continue reading “Dead Lecturer/distant relative at Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University”

Morningside Lights Returns for its 11th Year as an In-Person Event in September, 2022

 

 

 

Image via Morningside Lights, 2017

Morningside Lights is an annual outdoor procession featuring dozens of lanterns built by volunteers from the Columbia University and surrounding neighborhoods during a week of free public workshops. Students, families, and members of the community are all welcome to attend the workshops and procession.

Last year, this beloved event went virtual due to COVID-19. This, their 11th year, Morningside Lights is back with in-person workshops and procession! Save the dates, September 17 through 23rd, with the Procession on September 24th at 8:00pm.

A co-production of Columbia University’s Arts Initiative and Miller Theatre, Morningside Lights is conceived of and directed by Processional Arts Workshop (PAW) under the direction of Alex Kahn and Sophia Michahelles.

Sign up for Workshops Here

Continue reading “Morningside Lights Returns for its 11th Year as an In-Person Event in September, 2022”

Morningside Lights Illuminates the Night with its 10th Annual Event ~ a Virtual Experience on October 26th

 

 

 

Image via Morningside Lights, 2017

Morningside Lights returns for its 10th year, and invites you to come out and PLAY! Join the Event virtually, and be a part of a digitally-linked collection of home-built lanterns, connecting works of Shakespeare to our present-day experience.

Continue reading “Morningside Lights Illuminates the Night with its 10th Annual Event ~ a Virtual Experience on October 26th”

A Virtual Blessing of the Animals at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine

 

 

 

The Blessing of the Animals, St. John the Divine, October, 2017

The Feast of Saint Francis is Sunday, October 3rd and with it, The Cathedral of St. John the Divine will hold the annual Blessing of the Animals from 10am to 4pm. The Cathedral invites the public to a day of music, prayer, joy, blessings and fun in honor of Saint Francis, the patron saint of animals and the environment. While we cannot gather in person this year for the Service or the Outdoor Fair, we’re excited to offer an online extravaganza that will include pet blessings, children’s activities, and a behind-the-scenes look at the history of one of our most beloved days of the year!

Continue reading “A Virtual Blessing of the Animals at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine”

Leander Knust: Transformation-Integration at People’s Garden in Morningside Heights

 

 

Image via leander mienardus knust website

In our ever-changing city, community garden’s still dot the landscape as a growing-place, gathering place, green space for individual neighborhoods. The art installation, Transformation-Integration: Re-Material Wall by artist Leander Knust addresses the recent tsunami of change and displacement throughout our city.

Continue reading “Leander Knust: Transformation-Integration at People’s Garden in Morningside Heights”

Chef JJ Opens ‘FieldTrip’ Harlem + Rock Center + JACX & Co in LIC + Morningside Heights !

 

 

 

Image via #chefjj on Instagram

Famed Harlem Celeb Chef JJ Johnson opened his new Harlem restaurant, FieldTrip in 2019, focusing on a “fast-casual grain concept’ with patrons choosing their own rice or barley bowls. Now, just two years later, Field Trip will open in two additional locations ~ Rockefeller Center on the concourse level in late November, 2020, and a spot at the U.S. Open site in Flushing Meadows, which is set to open one November 11, 2020 at the new Queens food hall JACX & Co.

And now the news from #westsiderag that Chef JJ will be opening a #FieldTrip in Morningside Heights at 2913 Broadway between 113th/114th Streets in the old Aerosoles Shoe Store space. Anticipating opening, Spring 2023.

Continue reading “Chef JJ Opens ‘FieldTrip’ Harlem + Rock Center + JACX & Co in LIC + Morningside Heights !”

AIDS Memorial Quilt at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine

 

 

 

AIDS Memorial Quilt at Cathedral of St John the Divine

Three 12 x 12 foot panels of the AIDS Memorial Quilt are on view at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Each panel contains a name of a victim, who had a close connection to the Cathedral.

Continue reading “AIDS Memorial Quilt at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine”

Harlem Biospace Presents: Riverside Chat @ Columbia University

 

 


A free community event, focusing on government support for Life Science in New York City, will take place on Tuesday, November 21st from 6-8pm. The event will take place at Davis Auditorium of Columbia University, 530 West 120th Street.

Continue reading “Harlem Biospace Presents: Riverside Chat @ Columbia University”