Washington Square News

Say Hello to ‘Hi, I’m Chris’

Say Hello to ‘Hi, I’m Chris’

By Michael Muth, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

Gallatin sophomore Chris Bottone (also known as Hi, I'm Chris) released his debut mixtape “The Disappointing Tape” earlier this month.

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‘Tehran Taboo’ Is a Minor Masterpiece

‘Tehran Taboo’ Is a Minor Masterpiece

By Tristen Calderon, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

“Tehran Taboo,” an Austrian-German animated film by Ali Soozandeh, moves through the interwoven lives of three women in Tehran, Iran, each desperately trying to make a future from complicated romantic or sexual circumstances.

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Live-Action ‘Aladdin’ Controversy Casts Shadow on ‘Black Panther’

Live-Action ‘Aladdin’ Controversy Casts Shadow on ‘Black Panther’

By Guru Ramanathan, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

If you were ready to applaud Disney for its efforts towards casting minorities on “Black Panther,” its upcoming “Aladdin” live-action remake says otherwise.

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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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Zadie Smith Talks New Book ‘Feel Free’

Zadie Smith Talks New Book ‘Feel Free’

By Alex Cullina, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Books

Acclaimed novelist, essayist and short story writer Zadie Smith gave a talk at Barnes and Noble, where she covered a wide range of topics in her essays.

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‘Black Panther’ Breaks Barriers On Screen and Off

‘Black Panther’ Breaks Barriers On Screen and Off

By Zuleyma Sanchez, Deputy Social Media Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Marvel’s latest superhero story "Black Panther" hasn’t yet hit theaters, but it’s already catalyzing change for all future films of it genre.

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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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The Undeniable Versatility of Morgan Keller

The Undeniable Versatility of Morgan Keller

By Spencer Mullen, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

NYU sophomore Morgan Keller captivated audiences with her acoustic set on Saturday night at The Bitter End.

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A Taste of (Mid)Summer for Your Valentine’s Day

A Taste of (Mid)Summer for Your Valentine’s Day

By Brooke LaMantia, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

The Frog and Peach Theatre Company's production of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream" is timely for your winter woes and last-minute Valentine’s Day plans.

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‘The Red Turtle’ Director Discusses French Animation

‘The Red Turtle’ Director Discusses French Animation

By Rene Bennett, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

The inaugural Animation First festival, hosted by the French Institute Alliance Française, featured a Q&A with "The Red Turtle" director Michel Dudok De Wit this past weekend.

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