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Summer Flicks: All Bark, No Bite

Summer Flicks: All Bark, No Bite

Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor
August 28, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

Every summer, millions of people seek the air-conditioned oasis of movie theaters, where the latest installments of beloved franchises contain enough explosions to sedate just about anyone. Or so the story usually goes. This summer has seen a dismal showing at the box office due to unimaginative or ... Read more »

The Best and Worst Songs of Summer 2016

The Best and Worst Songs of Summer 2016

Dejarelle Gaines, Highlighter Editor
August 28, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Music

You can almost hear the end credits rolling as classes start and summer fades away. Whether it be lounging poolside, jamming front row at a concert or taking a road trip with the besties, our summers all retain a common denominator: music. Now, whether you listened to your own finely curated playlis... Read more »

Netflix Shows For Your Next Study Break

Netflix Shows For Your Next Study Break

Jordan Reynolds, Entertainment Editor
August 28, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Every college student knows that the only way to properly take a break from studying is to kick back and relax with some Netflix. While its movie selection may be lacking, there’s no denying that the TV shows Netflix has to offer are some of the best. Without further ado, here is my list of the Bes... Read more »

Start the Semester Off on the Write Foot

Start the Semester Off on the Write Foot

Alli Pierson, Theater & Books Editor
August 28, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Books, Theater

Whether it’s Writing the Essay, Cultural Foundations or any other text-based course you are taking this semester, most students will inevitably have to write multitudinous essays. Though reading and writing are not everyone’s favorite pastimes, these classes can still be enjoyable. Here are some tip... Read more »

Learn to Appreciate the Art of Cooking

Learn to Appreciate the Art of Cooking

Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor
August 28, 2016
Filed under ARTS

Once the whole ordeal of moving in is over (and trust me, it’s always an ordeal), there comes a moment of glorious realization: you’re finally here. In college. In your own place, at least for the next eight months. And whether you get along with your roommates or not, whether you have a definit... Read more »

September NYC Arts Calendar

September NYC Arts Calendar

Gilchrist Green, Music Editor
August 28, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Music

Music: September 2-4: Summer’s End Music Festival (including Guerilla Toss, Tall Juan, Kississippi, Honduras, & Beth Israel) - Hosted by Invertebrate Music, an NYU-run music label. Passes are $10 each day, or $30 for the whole weekend. Location – Aviv, 496 Morgan Ave, Brooklyn September 3: Huma... Read more »

Q&A: X Ambassadors Talk Tour Life, New Album Plans at Free Press Summer Fest

Q&A: X Ambassadors Talk Tour Life, New Album Plans at Free Press Summer Fest

Hannah Shulman, Multimedia Editor
June 12, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Music

Whether it be on the radio or on stage, the X Ambassadors — you may know them from their hits like "Renegades" and "Jungle" — deliver a powerful sound that translates into a captivating live show. The Ithaca rock band is currently hitting up festivals across the world, a tour which saw the gro... Read more »

Pity Sex Talk ‘White Hot Moon’ and Going Global

Pity Sex Talk ‘White Hot Moon’ and Going Global

E.R. Pulgar, Staff Writer
May 2, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Music

WSN sat down with Sean St. Charles, the co-lyricist and drummer of Pity Sex, to discuss their new album "White Hot Moon."

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‘Waitress’ Is Good Enough to Eat

‘Waitress’ Is Good Enough to Eat

Emma Gold, Contributing Writer
May 2, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Theater

The musical "Waitress" has come to Broadway with music and lyrics from Sara Bareilles.

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In Conversation with Sculptor Sir Anish Kapoor

In Conversation with Sculptor Sir Anish Kapoor

Angela Dizon, Staff Writer
May 2, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Sir Anish Kapoor came to 92Y on the Upper East Side to discuss his legendary sculpting career.

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‘Butterfly’ Remake Pins Audience

‘Butterfly’ Remake Pins Audience

Hailey Nuthals, Highlighter Editor
May 2, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Theater

The latest production from Brits Off Broadway is an adaptation of the opera "Madame Butterfly."

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Though Born Without an Umbilical Cord, ‘Viktoria’ Ties Together a Tale of Maternal Love

Though Born Without an Umbilical Cord, ‘Viktoria’ Ties Together a Tale of Maternal Love

Zuzia Czemier-Wolonciej, Staff Writer
April 29, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Film

"Viktoria" tells the story of the relationship between a mother and her baby girl born without an umbilical cord.

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