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Ron Chernow Explores ‘Grant’ at PEN World Voices

Ron Chernow Explores ‘Grant’ at PEN World Voices

By Emily Fagel, Theater and Books Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Arts, Books

Acclaimed biographer Ron Chernow sat down with MSNBC host Chris Hayes at PEN World Voices Festival this past Sunday to discuss the book “Grant.”

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Hasan Minhaj Talks Muslim Community and the Hustle at PEN World Voices

Hasan Minhaj Talks Muslim Community and the Hustle at PEN World Voices

By Joel Lee, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


Filed under Arts, Books

Hasan Minhaj sat down with Wajahat Ali at the PEN World Voices Festival on Sunday to discuss comedy and being Muslim in the era of President Donald Trump.

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Tisch Alumnus MOZIAH Talks Debut Single and What’s Next

Tisch Alumnus MOZIAH Talks Debut Single and What’s Next

By Kamau Little-Tree Holston, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

WSN sat down with MOZIAH to discuss his debut single “Can’t Stay In One Place" and what’s next for the recent Tisch graduate.

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‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor’ Remembers Mr. Rogers

‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor’ Remembers Mr. Rogers

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

"Won't You Be My Neighbor?" explores the man behind the long running children's show "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood."

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Min Jin Lee Talks Representation at ‘West 10th’ Launch

Min Jin Lee Talks Representation at ‘West 10th’ Launch

By Alex Cullina, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Books

Min Jin Lee, acclaimed author of the bestselling book “Pachinko,” spoke at the official launch of this year's issue of "West 10th," the official journal of NYU's undergraduate Creative Writing program.

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I Tried … Coachella

I Tried … Coachella

By Michael Muth, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival was almost too good to be true.

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European Dance Highlighted at Skirball

European Dance Highlighted at Skirball

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The “V.4 Dance Festival” featured bold contemporary dancers from all across Central Europe at NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts this past weekend.

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Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Speaks At East Village Festival

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Speaks At East Village Festival

By Brooke LaMantia, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Arts, Books

On Wednesday night, Ngugi Wa Thiong'o gathered at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe to discuss his new book “Wrestling with the Devil” and the concept of decolonizing our minds.

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Tisch Gala Celebrates Students, Calls For Change

Tisch Gala Celebrates Students, Calls For Change

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

A call for change in diversity and inclusivity at NYU was at the center of Tisch School of the Arts' annual gala this year.

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Untested Rape Kits Exposed in ‘I Am Evidence’

Untested Rape Kits Exposed in ‘I Am Evidence’

By Guru Ramanathan, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

“I Am Evidence" explores the horrifying reality that there are over 200 thousand and counting untested rape kits in the United States.

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Love (and Dance) Heals all Wounds at Skirball

Love (and Dance) Heals all Wounds at Skirball

By Julia Fields, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Skirball Center for Performing Arts hosted “Love Heals All Wounds” –– an expressive dance performance from the group Movement Art Is that highlighted current social issues

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