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Maggie Rogers Conquers Emotional NYC Homecoming

Maggie Rogers Conquers Emotional NYC Homecoming

Carter Shelter, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Music, NYU

NYU alum Maggie Rogers returned to New York for a sold-out show full of tears, folk-pop tunes and a Neil Young song turned synth masterpiece.

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What We’re Listening To: NYU/NYC Artists

What We’re Listening To: NYU/NYC Artists

Gilchrist Green, Music Editor
April 18, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Music, NYU

Check out these current NYU artists and NYC locals playing fiery music influenced by the city.

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Did the Chainsmokers Finally Let You Down?

Did the Chainsmokers Finally Let You Down?

Satish Reginald, Contributing Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Music

As the music industry moves away from EDM, so have the Chainsmokers. They've also moved away from good sound in general.

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What to Look for at 2017’s Media-Driven Tribeca Film Festival

What to Look for at 2017’s Media-Driven Tribeca Film Festival

Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor
April 17, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

In advance of WSN's coverage of the annual Tribeca Film Festival, here's some films, television shows and other content to look out for!

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The Show Must Go Wrong

The Show Must Go Wrong

Annaluz Cabrera, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Theater

"The Play That Goes Wrong" breaks the trend of perfection on Broadway with vaudevillian slapstick humor and not a few corpses with an uncanny ability to walk around on stage.

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What We Talk About When We Talk About John Mayer

What We Talk About When We Talk About John Mayer

Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor
April 17, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Music

Talking about John Mayer's ex-girlfriends and very public blunders circa 2012 isn't just irrelevant, it's counterproductive.

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Aliens Land at NYU in New Musical Comedy

Aliens Land at NYU in New Musical Comedy

Ryan Mikel, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

"Aliens Coming: The Musical" mades as many puns as any human can manage, and innuendos that only an extraterrestrial could come up with.

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‘Free Fire’ Is Coordinated Chaos

‘Free Fire’ Is  Coordinated Chaos

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

The deadly hilarious film "Free Fire" parodies an entire era of gangster movies with a veritable cannon's worth of impact and laughs.

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Daye Jack Brings New School Flows to Old School Cool

Daye Jack Brings New School Flows to Old School Cool

Connor Gatesman, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Music

Daye Jack's debut LP "No Data" might follow a concept, but it certainly doesn't follow a pattern — his talent makes every song a masterpiece, and the album more than the sum of its parts.

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Lighting up the Night for 4/20

Lighting up the Night for 4/20

Emilia Yu, Contributing Writer
April 13, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Music

Obviously you've got plans for 4/20, but they're definitely not as good as the Joint Jams showcase — the setlist is stacked with NYU musicians.

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Galantis: Blurring Lines in Voice

Galantis: Blurring Lines in Voice

Julia Saliba, Deputy Video Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Music

The Swedish electronic music duo Galantis don't care about anything other than the creativity of their music — as bandmate Christian Karlsson said, "This is freedom in Galantis."

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‘Age of Empires’ Makes the Expansive Palatable

‘Age of Empires’ Makes the Expansive Palatable

Carter Glace, Staff Writer
April 13, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

The Met's new "Age of Empires" exhibit is not only a once-in-a-lifetime display of art and artifacts from China's Qin and Han dynasties, but an incredibly illustrative picture of the Chinese empire during a time when it coexisted with a global expanse of other great cultures.

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