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Jérôme Bel’s ‘Gala’ Comes to Skirball

Jérôme Bel’s ‘Gala’ Comes to Skirball

By Devanshi Khepartal, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Jèrôme Bel attempts to redefine our perception of dance, bodies and structure with the New York City premiere of "Gala."

Michelle McNamara Searches for Killer in New Book

Michelle McNamara Searches for Killer in New Book

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Comedian Patton Oswalt remembers wife Michelle McNamara and her final book “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark” at talk at the New York Public Library.

Conversations From the ‘Field’ with Anna Deavere Smith

Conversations From the ‘Field’ with Anna Deavere Smith

By Devanshi Khetarpal, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

HBO partnered with the 92Y on Monday to bring actress and Tisch professor Anna Deavere Smith’s one-woman show “Notes from the Field” to the big screen.

‘Toe Pick’ Skates into Audiences’ Hearts

‘Toe Pick’ Skates into Audiences’ Hearts

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

2018 is shaping up to be Tonya Harding’s year. The infamous story of the 1994 attack on Nancy Kerrigan has now come to Dixon Place in “Toe Pick.”

Bobst Exhibits History of Political Activism at NYU

Bobst Exhibits History of Political Activism at NYU

By Julia Fields, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

“Narrative and Counternarrative: (Re)defining the 1960’s” displays stories, photographs and mementos from the various revolutions that occurred right on NYU's campus throughout the ‘60s.

Pete Holmes Converses Second Season of ‘Crashing’

Pete Holmes Converses Second Season of ‘Crashing’

By Jillian Harrington, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Pete Holmes discussed the genesis of his show "Crashing."

New Twist on Old Classic with ‘Anna’

New Twist on Old Classic with ‘Anna’

By Devanshi Khetarpal, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The CUNY Dance Initiative and John Jay College in Collaboration with Dušan Tỳnek Dance Theatre showcased the World Premiere of "Anna" last Friday and Saturday with middling results.

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.

Staff Recs: Best TV Friend Groups

Staff Recs: Best TV Friend Groups

By Ryan Mikel, Anubhuti Kumar, Alejandro Villa Vásquez, Natasha Roy, and Natalie Whelan

February 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

In light of Galentine’s Day recent passing, the WSN Staff compiled a list of our favorite friend groups on television.

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.

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.

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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