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NYU Professor Featured in Whitney Biennial

NYU Professor Featured in Whitney Biennial

Ryan Mikel, Staff Writer
March 24
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

This year the prestigious Whitney Biennial, the longest-running survey of contemporary American art, features Steinhardt professor Lyle Ashton Harris' "Ektachrome Archive." His interview explores his probing of both the personal and political in his art and the world at large.

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Staff Recs: Favorite Songs to Have Fun To

Staff Recs: Favorite Songs to Have Fun To

Thomas Price, Taylor Rogers, Hailey Nuthals, and Jemima McEvoy
March 24
Filed under ARTS, Music

Even if it's only been a week of classes after our break, it's still Friday — indulge in some fun, if you know what we mean, and let us suggest a soundtrack for the night.

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The Youngest Little Murderer in ‘Prevenge’

The Youngest Little Murderer in ‘Prevenge’

Carter Glace, Staff Writer
March 24
Filed under ARTS, Film

If you can get past the perhaps shocking premise of a murderously manipulative unborn baby, "Prevenge" is a film bursting with talent and artistry.

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Finding a Friend in New Film “Frantz”

Finding a Friend in New Film “Frantz”

Tristen Calderon, Staff Writer
March 22
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

In a world bursting to the brim with art making deeper meanings, "Frantz" is a film that is simply and incredibly beautiful.

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Lewis Watson Sheds Light on New Album ‘midnight’ at WNYU

Lewis Watson Sheds Light on New Album ‘midnight’ at WNYU

Kevin Hannon, Staff Writer
March 22
Filed under ARTS, Music, TOP STORIES

English singer-songwriter Lewis Watson performed live in the WNYU studio, and gave an interview on his new album "midnight" and his recent switch from a major record label to an independent one — and whether this midnight is the evening before or after the light.

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What We’re Listening To: Musical Innovation

What We’re Listening To: Musical Innovation

Gilchrist Green, Music Editor
March 22
Filed under ARTS, Music, TOP STORIES

In this week's staff playlist, check out some musical innovation spanning all the way back to the 50's — and see what ways artists have been trying to break boundaries over the past 60 years.

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Melissa Leo is One to Love in ‘Most Hated Woman in America’

Melissa Leo is One to Love in ‘Most Hated Woman in America’

Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer
March 22
Filed under ARTS, Film

The new Netflix documentary "The Most Hated Woman in America" gives the powerful story of Madayln Murray O'Hair — a woman both admired and hated for her advocacy for separation of church and state before her life was cut short in a brutal murder.

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The Light Comes ‘After the Storm’

The Light Comes ‘After the Storm’

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
March 20
Filed under ARTS, Film

With a painstaking eye for simplicity and detail, Hirokazu Kore-eda's film "After the Storm" breaks down the life of an unexceptionally complex family into something striking and beautiful.

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Concentus Music Marks Two-Year Anniversary

Concentus Music Marks Two-Year Anniversary

Emilia Yu, Contributing Writer
March 20
Filed under ARTS, Music

NYU student Vidisha Jain's music and media company Concentus celebrated its two-year anniversary last week with a rousing concert at the Delancey.

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Jazz Meets Murder in Documentary

Jazz Meets Murder in Documentary

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
March 20
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

Opening soon at the Film Society at Lincoln Center, "I Called Him Morgan" gives proper credit to one of the most tragically underrated jazz trumpeters, Morgan Lee, whose life was cut short at age 33 when his wife shot him during a show in the East Village.

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New Theater Worth ‘The Price’

New Theater Worth ‘The Price’

Kamila Daurenova, Contributing Writer
March 20
Filed under ARTS, Theater

The star-studded cast of "The Price" brings life and nuance to Arther Miller's classic play, with Mark Ruffalo and Danny DeVito bringing its renowned nuance into light.

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A Musical, Canadian Perspective on 9/11

A Musical, Canadian Perspective on 9/11

Kamila Daurenova, Contributing Writer
March 20
Filed under ARTS, Theater

"Come From Away" isn't just the touching true tale of a Canadian town that housed re-routed flights during the aftermath of 9/11 — it's an eerie reminder of the sort of social issues facing us today.

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