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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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Staff Recs: Arts for Your Summer 2016, Featuring Beyonce, ‘Hamilton’ and a Farting Corpse

Staff Recs: Arts for Your Summer 2016, Featuring Beyonce, ‘Hamilton’ and a Farting Corpse

WSN Staff
April 29, 2016
Filed under ARTS

The Arts Desk ends the semester with recommendations from our staff on what cultural activities to anticipate this summer.

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‘Sacrifice’ Portrays The Evil of Patriarchal Societies

‘Sacrifice’ Portrays The Evil of Patriarchal Societies

Dejarelle Gaines, Copy Chief
April 28, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Film

"Sacrifice" tells the story of a surgeon who finds a young woman's body after moving into a new house.

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Heather Hutchison Learns from the Sky

Heather Hutchison Learns from the Sky

Qianqian Li, Staff Writer
April 28, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Heather Hutchison's exhibition at Winston Watcher Fine Art incorporates ambient light as its main material.

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‘Viva’ Brings New Life to the Queer Coming-of-Age Tale

‘Viva’ Brings New Life to the Queer Coming-of-Age Tale

Angelica Chong, Contributing Writer
April 28, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Film

Set in Cuba, "Viva" centers on Jesus, whose father does not approve of his desire to be a drag performer.

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Tribeca 2016: ‘Elvis and Nixon’ Shames the Figures it Depicts

Tribeca 2016: ‘Elvis and Nixon’ Shames the Figures it Depicts

Tony Schwab, Staff Writer
April 27, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Film, Tribeca 2016

"Elvis & Nixon," starring Michael Shannon and Kevin Spacey, recounts the story of the two men meeting at the White House.

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Tom Sachs Brings the Beat to the Brooklyn Museum with Boombox Retrospective

Tom Sachs Brings the Beat to the Brooklyn Museum with Boombox Retrospective

Angela Dizon, Staff Writer
April 27, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Tom Sachs makes sculptures out of boomboxes in a new exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum.

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