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The Grahams: Country’s New Yorker Face

The Grahams: Country’s New Yorker Face

Carter Shelter, Contributing Writer
February 23
Filed under ARTS, Music

Managed by Steinhardt Senior Zach Daniels, The Grahams provide straightforward country music that makes their concerts a thrill.

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NYU Alum Performs His Own Funeral

NYU Alum Performs His Own Funeral

Sarah Jackson, Contributing Writer
February 23
Filed under ARTS, Theater

In his one man show "Funeral," NYU Alum Joe Charnitski reflects on life through the eulogies he's delivered for his father and grandfather.

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NYU Student in the Running to Win $100,000 Jeopardy Prize

NYU Student in the Running to Win $100,000 Jeopardy Prize

Ryan Mikel, Contributing Writer
February 23
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, TOP STORIES

Stern freshman Mohan Maholtra talks competing on "Jeopardy! College Championship," his love for history and how he prepared for the game show.

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What We’re Listening To: Oscar Soundtrack Bests

What We’re Listening To: Oscar Soundtrack Bests

Gilchrist Green, Music Editor
February 22
Filed under ARTS, Music

Prepare yourself for the emotional roller coaster that's sure to be this year's Academy Awards ceremony with our staff's picks for the best soundtrack songs from Oscar-nominated films!

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Anthology Revives Tax Shelter Films

Anthology Revives Tax Shelter Films

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
February 22
Filed under ARTS, Film

In its new series highlighting films made during the rush of production following Canada's revolutionary Cost Allowance Act, the Film Anthology Archives is showing "Blood Relatives," a murder mystery with grits and twists abound.

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Looming Large, Imperially Taking Charge

Looming Large, Imperially Taking Charge

Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor
February 22
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Under the current contentious political climate, tensions were especially high — and discussion was especially warranted — at the panel discussion event for KJCC's "Museum of the Old Colony" exhibit.

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Ebeling: The Jazz Cat’s Pajamas

Ebeling: The Jazz Cat’s Pajamas

Connor Gatesman, Contributing Writer
February 21
Filed under ARTS, Music

Philadelphia's sending its coolest cats to NYU, and WSN sat down with Lucas Ebeling, a Philly transplant in the Steinhardt jazz program.

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StageWorks Shines Light on Shakespeare

StageWorks Shines Light on Shakespeare

Amanda Quinn, Contributing Writer
February 21
Filed under ARTS, Theater

With a hearty nod towards the Shakespeare classic "Twelfth Night's" leanings towards queer identity, Tisch Drama StageWorks brings hilarity and uproar to the stage.

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Steinhardt Artists Celebrate Black Experience, Excellence

Steinhardt Artists Celebrate Black Experience, Excellence

Phyllis Lam, Contributing Writer
February 21
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

As Black History Month continues, the Steinhardt Art & Arts Professions department has opened "jux-ta-po-si-tion," taking in what it means to be a black artist in today's America.

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Tisch to Manchester: Family, Grief and Writer’s Block

Tisch to Manchester: Family, Grief and Writer’s Block

Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor
February 21
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

Before he faces the nerves and excitement of finding out which of six Academy Award nominations he won this week, Kenneth Lonergan spoke with WSN about his latest film, "Manchester By the Sea," and what he feels when looking back at his time at Tisch.

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Staff Recs: Best Local Cinemas

Staff Recs: Best Local Cinemas

WSN Staff
February 16
Filed under ARTS, TOP STORIES

Mid-winter is prime movie-theater-going time. This week, WSN staff help you out for a date-night spot or a justification for staying in.

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Hercules Segers’ Otherworldly Beauty at the Met

Hercules Segers’ Otherworldly Beauty at the Met

Phyllis Lam, Contributing Writer
February 16
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, TOP STORIES

The Met's new exhibit of Dutch Golden Age painter Hercules Segers' landscape prints is a stunning display of an artist that influenced Rembrandt himself with his fine-tuned skill and innovation.

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