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Unconventional ‘I’ll Leave You With This’ Has Audience Off-Guard and in Hysterics

Unconventional ‘I’ll Leave You With This’ Has Audience Off-Guard and in Hysterics

Lily Dolin, Contributing Writer
September 28, 2016
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In his quirky, unique comedy show at Union Hall, Jordan Carlos hosted a lineup of comedians whose initiative was to perform their closing skit first. The result: total hilarity.

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Starry Nights and Violet Lights

Starry Nights and Violet Lights

Cristal Gonzales Nunez, Contributing Writer
September 26, 2016
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In a collaborative video-dance project, past and present NYU students created a stunning visual presentation called "Violet Lights" as part of the university's Inauguration Week.

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“An Occupation of Loss” Supports The Expression of Grief

“An Occupation of Loss” Supports The Expression of Grief

Natalie Breuer, Contributing Writer
September 21, 2016
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Taryn Simon's limited-run exhibit at the Park Ave Armory, "Occupation of Loss," explores the complex way we have come to regard the sensation of grief in a way that bulldozes the taboo around expressing it.

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On Seeing Black Holes and Smelling Clouds

On Seeing Black Holes and Smelling Clouds

Katherine Borkov, Contributing Writer
September 21, 2016
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In her first solo presentation in New York, Katie Paterson explores the concepts and dark depths of space with her exhibit "From Earth into a Black Hole."

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Feminism Revisited in X-Plicit Art

Feminism Revisited in X-Plicit Art

Emily Conklin, Contributing Writer
September 19, 2016
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Maccarone's new exhibit "Coming to Power: 25 Years of Sexually X-­Plicit Art by Women," revisits a famed feminist collection with 25 years' worth of additions that explores the themes of sexuality within femininity.

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Ruth Shively’s ‘It Girls’ Really Do Have It All

Ruth Shively’s ‘It Girls’ Really Do Have It All

Courtney Marino, Contributing Writer
September 16, 2016
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Ruth Shively's exhibition "It Girl," a selection of her charcoal and graphite drawings of women inspired by fashion photography, is stunning in its ability to capture the depth of a person with a simple black-and-white color scheme.

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Ieva Mediodia, ‘Emergent Behavior’ Creator, Paints Life’s Questions

Ieva Mediodia, ‘Emergent Behavior’ Creator, Paints Life’s Questions

Lucy Lu Cao and Sara Miranda, Contributing Writers
September 15, 2016
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Ruth Shively's exhibition "It Girl," a selection of her charcoal and graphite drawings of women inspired by fashion photography, is stunning in its ability to capture the depth of a person with a simple black-and-white color scheme.

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NYU Class Clowns Usher in the New Year with a Laugh

NYU Class Clowns Usher in the New Year with a Laugh

Katherine Armstrong, Contributing Writer
September 14, 2016
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NYU's Marquee Welcome (Back) Week event hosted class clowns from all four classes, bringing the audience to fits of laughter.

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“Pegasus” Brings Humor in Strange Skits

“Pegasus” Brings Humor in Strange Skits

Lily Dolin, Staff Writer
September 14, 2016
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Amanda Xeller's stand-up comedy show "Pegasus" finds its hit-and-miss humor in her strangely unique skits.

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Steinhardt Trio’s Exhibit Pokes Fun at Control

Steinhardt Trio’s Exhibit Pokes Fun at Control

Carter Glace, Staff Writer
September 12, 2016
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NYU Steinhardt students Lilli Bitucci ‘14, Audrey Tseng ‘15 and Olivia Chou ‘14 opened their exhibit "I am only in control of vegetables," a never-too-serious take on nihilism, this past week.

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Zayn Malik to Collab with Dick Wolfe on 1D Series

Zayn Malik to Collab with Dick Wolfe on 1D Series

Jordan Reynolds, Entertainment Editor
September 8, 2016
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Solo artist and former One Direction member Zayn Malik is officially collaborating with "Law and Order" producer Dick Wolf to create a television series based off of Malik's time in 1D.

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Tisch Alum Tackles 9/11 in Comedy

Tisch Alum Tackles 9/11 in Comedy

Jordan Reynolds, Entertainment Editor
September 6, 2016
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Tisch alumnus Billy Domineau speaks about his spec-script that imagines what "Seinfeld" would have done if it covered 9/11.

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