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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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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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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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Student ‘Shot by AR-15’ Subway Campaign Challenges Gun Violence

Student ‘Shot by AR-15’ Subway Campaign Challenges Gun Violence

By Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

School of Visual Arts seniors Ji Kim and Andy Koo raised awareness against gun violence with posters that played on Apple's “Shot on iPhone” ad.

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Gallatin Arts Festival Sheds Light on Star Students

Gallatin Arts Festival Sheds Light on Star Students

By Emily Fagel, Theater and Books Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

Last week, the 2018 Gallatin Arts Festival showcased student talent across multiple disciplines. The festival, which originated almost three decades ago, featured both visual and performance art from students within the Gallatin School of Individualized Study.

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Program Board Launches New YouTube Series

Program Board Launches New YouTube Series

By Anubhuti Kumar, Highlighter Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

NYU Program Board Lectures Chair Kavi Wijayaratne launches a new YouTube series. "NYU PB ASKS," digging into the entertainment interests of the NYU community.

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Bill Hader and Alec Berg Talk ‘Barry’

Bill Hader and Alec Berg Talk ‘Barry’

By Anubhuti Kumar, Highlighter Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Hitman-actor is not an occupation you hear about every day, but that's exactly what HBO's newest show "Barry" explores.

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Chickens and Evolution Come to the New York Public Library

Chickens and Evolution Come to the New York Public Library

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Which came first, the chicken or the egg? This was one of the topics discussed during the event “Chickens & Eggs,” held at the New York Public Library on April 3 and hosted by Isabella Rossellini and Menno Schilthuizen.

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The Roast of Vegetables Serves Up Fresh Produce Puns

The Roast of Vegetables Serves Up Fresh Produce Puns

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Vegetables: some people love them, most people hate them. This past Sunday, a rat pack of comedians roasted vegetables at Union Hall, where they lobbied insults and jabs at the produce.

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Staff Recs: Best Shows to Binge on a Snow Day

Staff Recs: Best Shows to Binge on a Snow Day

By Ryan Mikel, Pamela Jew, Alejandro Villa Vásquez, Jemima McEvoy, Tyler Crews, and Tom Miritello

March 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Whether summer lethargy or winter blizzards are responsible for your next binge-watching stint, WSN is here with a few of our favorite television shows to get the job done.

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Hulu’s ‘Hard Sun’ Is Drama at End of the World

Hulu’s ‘Hard Sun’ Is Drama at End of the World

By Nina Donoghue, Contributing Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Elaine Renko and Charlie Hicks are about to unearth a flash drive revealing the top-secret countdown to human extinction. And by the way, It’s in five years.

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