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Pilobolus Bends Bodies, Minds

Pilobolus Bends Bodies, Minds

Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor
November 28, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

NYU Skirball is currently hosting the mind- and body-bending dance company Pilobolus, featuring everything from OK Go to Vivaldi in their inventive dancing.

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Windows to Childhood at Kimmel

Windows to Childhood at Kimmel

Thomas Miritello, Contributing Writer
November 28, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, TOP STORIES

Margaret Morrison's exhibit "Playtime" features eerily photorealistic paintings of childhood playthings, on view now at NYU Kimmel Center.

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Look At Your Art and Touch It, Too

Look At Your Art and Touch It, Too

Emily Conklin, Staff Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

The Brooklyn Art Library's new initiative "The Sketchbook Project" allows visitors to handle the workings of the creative mind in a way few people ever can — by seeing artists' sketchbooks.

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Lemme Stretches Comedy to a Series

Lemme Stretches Comedy to a Series

Jessica Tien, Contributing Writer
November 17, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Comedian Mike Lemme opens up on his inspiration and how to find your own particular brand of comedy (hint: it involves a lot of practice).

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‘Democratic Forest’ Asks What Story We Want

‘Democratic Forest’ Asks What Story We Want

Emily Conklin, Staff Writer
November 16, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

The exaggerated and striking colors of William Eggleston's photographs highlight the false worlds we have come to live in, telling a story some may not want to hear.

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As the Neighborhood Goes, So Do We

As the Neighborhood Goes, So Do We

Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor
November 14, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, TOP STORIES

"There Goes the Neighborhood," the exhibit currently on display at NYU's Barney Building, gives diversity to the BFA's sense of neighborhood through its exploration of mediums and texture.

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The Future of News Is 360

The Future of News Is 360

Lily Dolin, Staff Writer
November 14, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

As the New York Times' initiative The Daily 360 gains traction in its quest to create one 360-degree video each day, the growing implications of its effect on journalism have become more and more visible.

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‘Youniverse:’ The Slowest Part of New York

‘Youniverse:’ The Slowest Part of New York

Emily Conklin, Staff Writer
November 11, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Apexart's newest exhibition, "Youniverse," takes the urgency out of New Yorkers' lives and offers a space to appreciate the joyousness of living.

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Marilyn Minter Turns Beauty Conventions on Their Head

Marilyn Minter Turns Beauty Conventions on Their Head

Christina Cacouris, Contributing Writer
November 8, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

As one might expect, Marilyn Minter's new show "Pretty/Dirty" at the Brooklyn Museum plays on beauty standards — but it does much, much more.

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Does Internet Redefine Celebrity?

Does Internet Redefine Celebrity?

Thomas Miritello, Contributing Writer
November 7, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

With the rate at which we watch television declining and the rise of YouTube as a place to create a celebrity career, what does that mean for our understanding of fame?

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Fake Weddings, Real Feelings

Fake Weddings, Real Feelings

Lizzie Essiedu, Contributing Writer
November 2, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Huge displays of splendor and amorous declarations reign free at the events put on by Big Fake Weddings, where already-married couples renew their vows in clever marketing attempts to demonstrate wedding photographers' skills.

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Senior Showcase Features the Best of NYU

Senior Showcase Features the Best of NYU

Emily Conklin, Staff Writer
October 31, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

The artsier side of NYU was given a moment to shine during the Class Activities Board's senior showcase, highlighting artists from the class of 2017.

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