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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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ABT and Royal Ballet School Showcase Talent at Skirball

ABT and Royal Ballet School Showcase Talent at Skirball

Ryan Mikel, Contributing Writer
February 16
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Last weekend, the Skirball Center hosted the American Ballet Theatre Studio Company and the Royal Ballet School in an awe-inspiring and "en pointe" night of grace and precision.

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FIT Celebrates the Modern Woman of the 1960s

FIT Celebrates the Modern Woman of the 1960s

Natalie Breuer, Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, TOP STORIES

The Museum at FIT's latest exhibit holds not just the fashion that influenced that era, but pieces like Yves Saint Laurent's tradition-defying Le Smoking suit, one of the most iconic pieces of women's evening wear in Western history.

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Horde of Stars Brings ‘In Dubious Battle’ to the Screen

Horde of Stars Brings ‘In Dubious Battle’ to the Screen

Carter Glace, Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

James Franco's latest exploits in film adaptations of classic literature bring us "In Dubious Battle," a star-studded but relatively adequate project.

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Finding Validation in the Music(k)

Finding Validation in the Music(k)

Isabel Beebe, Contributing Writer
February 15
Filed under ARTS, Music

Clive Davis Institute student Maxwell Musik, better known by his moniker Wolfe, caught up with WSN on making music and finding himself within his songs.

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Porn Pays Tuition at a Cost in “Exposed”

Porn Pays Tuition at a Cost in “Exposed”

Annaluz Cabrera, Contributing Writer
February 14
Filed under ARTS, Performance, Theater

"Exposed" is a new play based on the true story of Mariam Weeks, the Duke University Freshman who took on a porn star persona to pay her college tuition.

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Khaya Sings for Any Genre

Khaya Sings for Any Genre

Connor Gatesman, Contributing Writer
February 14
Filed under ARTS, Music, Music, NYU, TOP STORIES

Clive Davis sophomore Khaya talks about her music, the importance of sound versatility, songwriting, performing and her upcoming single release.

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The Power of Pettibon’s Pen

The Power of Pettibon’s Pen

Emily Conklin, Staff Writer
February 14
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Raymond Pettibon's new exhibit "A Pen of All Work" takes the fine lines of his pens and charges them to examine the blurred lines of social inequities.

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What We’re Listening To: The Grateful Dead

What We’re Listening To: The Grateful Dead

Gilchrist Green, Music Editor
February 14
Filed under ARTS, Music

In this week's edition of What We're Listening To, we've gathered an hour of Grateful Dead tracks because we're still not over how cool our own professor / professional Deadhead Ken Aigen is.

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Sight and Sound Showcases Student Cooperation and Talent

Sight and Sound Showcases Student Cooperation and Talent

Anastasiya Shelest, Contributing Writer
February 14
Filed under ARTS, Film

This semester's Sight and Sound Showcase, the culminating effort of Tisch's Fundamentals of Sight and Sound Film, Studio and Documentary courses, more than rose to the challenge of creating a short film in just two hours.

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