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Film Series Spotlights Women Behind the Camera

Film Series Spotlights Women Behind the Camera

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

August 1, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

Uptown, the Film Society of Lincoln Center is hosting "The Female Gaze," a two-week survey of films shot by women cinematographers. WSN sat down with curators Madeline Whittle and Tyler Wilson to discuss the films that are on display.

Panorama Day Two Brings Janet Jackson Super Fans and A Cappella Performances

Panorama Day Two Brings Janet Jackson Super Fans and A Cappella Performances

By Pamela Jew, Managing Editor of Under the Arch

July 29, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

In a sea of Janet Jackson fans waiting for who they lovingly refer to as “mother,” the muddy, sinking ground below was the only reminder of yesterday’s midday cancelation. Panorama Day Two was in full swing with Saturday-only festival goers only hearing the gossip of yesterday’s weather tragedy....

Panorama Day One Flooded With Rain and Angry Festival Goers

Panorama Day One Flooded With Rain and Angry Festival Goers

By Pamela Jew, Managing Editor of Under the Arch

July 29, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

With the headliner amounting to be Daniel Caesar, Panorama Music Festival was cut short on its first day due to incoming flooding. Randall’s Island, where the festival is held, was evacuated at approximately 5:00 p.m. just as Dua Lipa was about to take the main stage, and Sabrina Claudio’s set had...

Review: Puberty Sucks But ‘Eighth Grade’ Doesn’t

Review: Puberty Sucks But ‘Eighth Grade’ Doesn’t

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

July 13, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Story, Uncategorized

Buckle up. "Eighth Grade" is taking us on a trip down memory lane.

The Many Musical Hats of Matt Rose

The Many Musical Hats of Matt Rose

July 10, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

Matt Rose sat down with WSN to discuss his diverse approach to music, cinema, and theater.

KPR Searches for Nostalgia with New EP

KPR Searches for Nostalgia with New EP

By Connor Gatesman, Music Editor

July 10, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

KPR tries to meld a variety of trending hip hop elements together in his new project, with middling results.

Jungle Was Busy Earnin’ the Crowd’s Love at Recent Brooklyn Steel Show

Jungle Was Busy Earnin’ the Crowd’s Love at Recent Brooklyn Steel Show

By Xin-Rui Lee, Contributing Writer

July 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

A review of Jungle's performance on June 18 at the Bowery in New York.

Governors Ball 2018

Governors Ball 2018

By Pamela Jew and Veronica Liow

June 16, 2018


Filed under Arts

Comprised of city slickers, suburban dreamers and teenage music lovers from all over, Governors Ball rang in its eighth year on Randall's Island. Governors Ball, more lovingly known as Gov Ball, kicks off and sets the bar for the festival season in New York City with headliners like Jack White, Travis...

Brooklyn Kids Festival Tackles Adversity, Bullies and Trump, Too

Brooklyn Kids Festival Tackles Adversity, Bullies and Trump, Too

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

June 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

The Brooklyn International Film Festival held its kidsfilmfest this past weekend, where 15 films tackled prevalent themes in today's political landscape.

Tribeca 2018: ‘Bobby Kennedy for President:’ A Glossy Tribute

Tribeca 2018: ‘Bobby Kennedy for President:’ A Glossy Tribute

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

The Netflix docuseries “Bobby Kennedy for President" explores the life of the New York Senator before his tragic assassination in 1968.

Tribeca 2018: ‘Maine’ Lacks a Main Event

Tribeca 2018: ‘Maine’ Lacks a Main Event

By Matthew Holman, Entertainment Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

Matthew Brown's "Maine" is a film lost in the wilderness.

Tribeca 2018: A Complex Examination of Grief in ‘To Dust’

Tribeca 2018: A Complex Examination of Grief in ‘To Dust’

By Alex Cullina, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

"To Dust" follows Shmuel, a Hasidic Jew, and the grief surrounding his wife's death. It won the audience award at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival.

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