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The Politics of Joy in ‘RIOT’

The Politics of Joy in ‘RIOT’

By Alex Cullina, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

“RIOT,” Irish theater collective THISISPOPBABY’s multi-genre theater piece, is 100 minutes of spectacle –– both joyful and political –– being deadly serious and ridiculously fun.

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A Panic Room for the Pedantic

A Panic Room for the Pedantic

By Abe Selby, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

"The first rule of Story Collider is no learning allowed." The troupe, founded in 2010 by physicists Ben Lillie and Brian Wecht, works to to marry scientific discourse with human narratives.

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Peter Hujar: A Lover and a Fighter

Peter Hujar: A Lover and a Fighter

By Jemima McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

The Morgan Library & Museum is currently hosting an exhibit on the works of Peter Hujar, an influential photographer whose art is largely associated with gay life in downtown New York City.

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MoMA Welcomes Paintings by Tarsila do Amaral

MoMA Welcomes Paintings by Tarsila do Amaral

By Eugenia Cardinale, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

An exhibit focusing on Brazilian painter Tarsila do Amaral’s life and career opened at The Museum of Modern Art on Feb. 11.

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NYUAD Exhibit Comes to Washington Square

NYUAD Exhibit Comes to Washington Square

By Devanshi Khetarpal, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

A new photography exhibit portraying refugee life in Djibouti from NYU Abu Dhabi opened at 19 Washington Square North on Feb. 4.

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Finding Wealth of Humanity Through ‘Trinkets’

Finding Wealth of Humanity Through ‘Trinkets’

By Matthew Holman, Entertainment Editor

February 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Off-Broadway musical “Trinkets” is a non-stop party centered on the escapades of trans sex workers in the 1990s New York City.

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Hey Mama, Welcome (Back) to the ’60s

Hey Mama, Welcome (Back) to the ’60s

By Julia Fields, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

You say you want a revolution? Well, the counterculture movement is back, alive and well in Gottesman Exhibition Hall. Tensions surrounding race, politics and sex are captured through various mediums of art exclusively at the New York Public Library.

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The Beauty in ‘Eye of the Beholder’ Exhibit

The Beauty in ‘Eye of the Beholder’ Exhibit

By Matthew Holman, Entertainment Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Beauty comes through in “The Eye of the Beholder: Decade-Defining Lids, Lashes, and Brows” –– the Costume Studies exhibit currently on display through NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development.

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SAG Awards Sidestep the Big Issues

SAG Awards Sidestep the Big Issues

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Hot on the heels of the 2018 Golden Globe Awards, the Screen Actors Guild Awards continued the discussion on gender equality and sexual harassment. The night was filled with touching tributes, awards for NYU alumnus and commentary that failed to address current problems in Hollywood.

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Skirball Spices Up Spring Semester

Skirball Spices Up Spring Semester

By Matthew Holman, Entertainment Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Spring programming at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts is here to appease academic woes with artistic jolts throughout the upcoming semester.

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‘The Post’: A Q&A with Hanks, Spielberg and Streep

‘The Post’: A Q&A with Hanks, Spielberg and Streep

By Ryan Mikel, Entertainment Editor

December 10, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

WSN speaks with Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep and Steven Spielberg about their upcoming movie, The Post.

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