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VIDEO: New Portals Opening Doors, Live at WNYU

VIDEO: New Portals Opening Doors, Live at WNYU

Kevin Schulman, Staff Writer
December 7, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Music

Rising star duo New Portals performed live at WNYU in conjunction with WSN - check out the video here!

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Identity Is a Risky Business for Kevin Allison

Identity Is a Risky Business for Kevin Allison

Jordan Reynolds, Entertainment Editor
December 7, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

NYU alum Kevin Allison talks about his journey from being too "other" to having his own comedy podcast that gives voices to exactly the sort of people he used to be afraid of being - the others.

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Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells JFK’s Story

Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells JFK’s Story

Zach Martin, Editor at Large
December 7, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

The new biopic "Jackie" pays respect to the legacy not only of one of America's most iconic presidents, but the woman who orchestrated his memorial.

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‘The Portal:’ A Movie on the Stage

‘The Portal:’ A Movie on the Stage

December 5, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Theater

"The Portal" takes too much advantage of multimedia tools and comes off more like a bad party than a thought-provoking theater piece.

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Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not

Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor
December 5, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Theater

Before the West Village was bougie, it was the kingdom of the queens.

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NYU Dancer Tests Her Limits

NYU Dancer Tests Her Limits

Natalie Whalen, Staff Writer
December 5, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

NYU alumna Sayer Mansfield has graduated from the university and found her niche in Pilobolus, where she gets to combine dancing and acting for an art all its own.

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“Here I Am” Is Here and Now

“Here I Am” Is Here and Now

Alexandra Pierson, Theater and Books Editor
December 5, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Books

Distinguished Writer-in-Residence Jonathan Safran Foer brought his energy and unorthodoxy to his reading of his new novel "Here I Am" last week.

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Kevin Devine Talks ‘Instigator,’ Social Justice and Musical Growth

Kevin Devine Talks ‘Instigator,’ Social Justice and Musical Growth

Bobby Wagner, Managing Editor
December 5, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Music

In an exclusive interview with WSN, indie artist Kevin Devine gives the details behind his new album "Instigator" and the tricks to his trade.

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A Film That Gives More Than We Asked

A Film That Gives More Than We Asked

Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor
December 5, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Film

Ken Loach's "I, Daniel Blake" gives its audience more than it bargained for with parallels to the populist sentiments that drove Brexit and the working-class frustration riddling America.

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Staff Recs: Best Worst Band Names

Staff Recs: Best Worst Band Names

WSN Staff
December 2, 2016
Filed under ARTS

We all know there are some band names that shouldn't be band names — here's WSN staff's favorites.

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PREMIERE: Clive Davis’ Murielle Drops ‘Walking Out That Door’

PREMIERE: Clive Davis’ Murielle Drops ‘Walking Out That Door’

Lexi Riesenberg, Contributing Writer
December 2, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Music, TOP STORIES

NYU's latest rising star Murielle is premiering her new single "Walk Out That Door" today, and it's a mix of afro-beats and R&B that you won't want to miss.

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Alum’s Film Induces Anxiety From Start to Finish

Alum’s Film Induces Anxiety From Start to Finish

Thomas Price, Deputy Opinion Editor
December 1, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

"The Eyes of My Mother" is what horror movie fans have been waiting for — a breath of fresh fear in a tepid genre lost to jump-scares.

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