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‘Flight’ Takes Physical Storytelling to New Heights

‘Flight’ Takes Physical Storytelling to New Heights

Caroline Zemsky, Contributing Writer
September 28, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Theater

In a cleverly choreographed work of theater and acrobatics, the classic novel "The Little Prince" is reimagined in "Flight" for this year's Fringe Encore Series.

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Adele Performs Soulful Confessions

Adele Performs Soulful Confessions

Dakshayani Shankar, Contributing Writer
September 26, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Music

Adele's concert last Thursday at Madison Square Garden featured her at her most candid, motherly self yet.

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‘Body Alarm’ Hits a Nerve in the Best Way

Arimeta Diop, Contributing Writer
September 26, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Theater

Winsome Brown's latest production "Hit the Body Alarm" combines texts from sources as far-flung as James Joyce and John Milton to create an absolutely stunning performance.

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New York Film Festival: Week One

New York Film Festival: Week One

Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor
September 26, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Film, Film Festivals

WSN gives a brief preview of the first week of the New York Film Festival, including reviews of "Moonlight," "The Son of Joseph" and "I, Daniel Blake."

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Starry Nights and Violet Lights

Starry Nights and Violet Lights

Cristal Gonzales Nunez, Contributing Writer
September 26, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, TOP STORIES

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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“Goat” Illuminates Hazing But Fails to Account for Greater Issues

“Goat” Illuminates Hazing But Fails to Account for Greater Issues

Zach Martin, Editor-at-Large
September 23, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Film

Andrew Neel's new film "Goat" brilliantly addresses the issue of hazing within university Greek life, but falls shorts in more than a few other ways.

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Tisch Alum Jason Lew Shares His Journey

Tisch Alum Jason Lew Shares His Journey

Tony Schwab, Staff Writer
September 23, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

Tisch graduate Jason Lew gives NYU the scoop on what it's like to work as an actor, writer, and director after leaving Tisch, and the scoop on his latest film.

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Staff Recs: Best Brangelina Moments

Staff Recs: Best Brangelina Moments

WSN Staff
September 23, 2016
Filed under ARTS

Tisch graduate Jason Lew gives NYU the scoop on what it's like to work as an actor, writer, and director after leaving Tisch, and the scoop on his latest film.

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When Regret(te)s Become Great Decisions

When Regret(te)s Become Great Decisions

Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor
September 22, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Music

The Regrettes brought a bit of LA sunshine and fun to the New York garage rock scene with their "cupcake" songs and spunky attitude during their Webster Hall show on Sept. 21.

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Anthology Film Archives Series Celebrates Female Filmmakers

Anthology Film Archives Series Celebrates Female Filmmakers

Carter Glace, Staff Writer
September 22, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Film

The Anthology Film Archives' latest series, “Woman With a Movie Camera: Female Film Directors Before 1950," puts the women who have been erased from film's history back in their rightful, respected place.

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New Drag Show Is As Close to Whitney As You Can Get

New Drag Show Is As Close to Whitney As You Can Get

Joseph Myers, Staff Writer
September 22, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Theater

Kevin Smith Kirkwood creates a tribute to Whitney Houston that is almost as good as the original in his latest show, "Classic Whitney: Alive."

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