The Short List: Winter 2018

Galapagos wildlife

The Columbia Alumni Association’s Alumni Travel Study Program combines vacation and education through guided expeditions, often with Columbia faculty. Upcoming trips include “Wonders of the Galápagos” in February, “Sailing the Windward Islands” in March, and “River Life along the Dutch Waterways” in April. 



Miller Theatre continues to investigate the quintessentially American art form in its latest jazz series. Saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa performs with his Indo-jazz fusion trio on February 9, and bassist Linda May Han Oh takes the stage with her quintet on March 2. 



The magical world of the Ziegfeld Follies comes to life at Florenz Ziegfeld & Joseph Urban: Transforming Broadway, an exhibition of drawings, set models, photos, and other memorabilia from the collection of famed set designer Urban. Through February 15 at the Rare Book and Manuscript Library in Butler Library. 



Audit world-class courses in the arts and sciences, with major discounts offered to those age sixty-five and older. Applications for the spring 2019 semester are open until January 5.  



A forty-two-foot-long pixelated landscape, hand-printed with woodblocks, covers the walls of the Miller Theatre lobby in Recode II: La Dorada, from Dominican-American artist Joiri Minaya. The installation, created in partnership with the Wallach Gallery, questions the idealization of tropical places. Through June 28.