17 February, 2011
Weekend festivities at Mel’s or Campo are old hat, pretentious downtown clubs are crowded and off-putting, and the Brooklyn warehouse party scheme has lost its edginess. What’s an adventurous Columbia student to do?
The new game in town is something called the soul party. These parties inspired by soul music—from crooning Aretha Franklin to spiced-up Afro-Caribbean and R&B beats and culture—can be spiritual experiences. At the least, they offer the chance to dance one’s heart out. [Full Story]