Posts Tagged ‘free events’
Bored? Need a break from studying? Nothing to do tonight?
The Ferris Reel Film Society and Barnard’s Office of Orientation and Activities are teaming up to host a free screening of Love Actually at 8:00 p.m. The event will be at 202 Altschul.
Definitely check it out!
The other day, I had an epiphany. We’re at a pivotal point in the school year here at Columbia. Housing is ruining friendships and the registrar is ruining careers, seniors are gearing up to graduate and yet even still nearly everyone you run into this weekend will be drunk.
Yes, it certainly seems like there’s something about the prime weather we get during the last few weeks of school that brings out the best in the lions (before finals, that is). I, however, am of the opinion that the absolute best of the lions have a propensity for food. Free food. Just so we’re clear—this is the post on how to get free food on campus.
As with all things, I was first invited on Facebook. At final count, 668 people were supposedly attending. My cultural companion and I, having greeted one another on the steps of the Met, flashed our college IDs at the desk, effectively forgoing a donation with little to no guilt, and settling in, could not help but note that the auditorium where this free event was taking place—a night with Cinema 16 at the Met—couldn’t have seated more than 300. We also took time to comment on the comfort of the seats—they slide back ever so slightly—and the rather womb-like effect of modern event spaces, aggregated here by a warm striated wood. More »
The Lincoln Center staff person was starting to hate me. I had called, no less than three times, wanting to know when the free tickets were going online. He did not know. Or he wouldn’t tell me. Regardless, his coy secrecy led to my walking around with my iPad flipped open in dangerous subway stations (via that map that tells you where your Apple electronics are most likely to get stolen).
The new Film Society of Lincoln Center was celebrating its grand opening with a weekend of free movies. Finally, capitalizing on an obsessive nature that rivals on unhealthy, I was able to grab a ticket to the film marathon, which ran from 10 on Saturday night to 11 on Sunday morning. Six films.