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Broadway Legend Baayork Lee Visits Tisch

Broadway Legend Baayork Lee Visits Tisch

Ryan Mikel, Entertainment Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, TOP STORIES

Tisch Departments of Drama and Dance and Skirball Center for the Performing Arts hosted a masterclass with Broadway legend Baayork Lee.

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‘Brad’s Status’ Finds Humor in Insecurity

‘Brad’s Status’ Finds Humor in Insecurity

Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

September 13, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

"Brad's Status" continues Ben Stiller's foray into indie films, telling the story of one man's mid-life crisis.

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‘Dayveon’ Shows Promise, But Lacks Strength in Its Characters

‘Dayveon’ Shows Promise, But Lacks Strength in Its Characters

Guru Ramanathan, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

"Dayveon," written, produced, directed (and everything else) by debut filmmaker Amman Abbasi, is a coming-of-age gangster film about innocence and loss.

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‘Strong Island:’ A Story of Racial Injustice Told by Those Left Behind

‘Strong Island:’ A Story of Racial Injustice Told by Those Left Behind

Alesha Bradford, Contributing Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

"Strong Island" is a story of injustice, detailing the murder of director Yance Ford's brother during the worst of the Jim Crow era.

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State Champs Shake Up White Eagle Hall

State Champs Shake Up White Eagle Hall

Nicole Rosenthal, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Music

State Champs brought the house down at White Eagle Hall, with six unique acts electrifying the audience.

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‘At the Strangers’ Gate’ Book Talk with Adam Gopnik

‘At the Strangers’ Gate’ Book Talk with Adam Gopnik

Marissa Gabrione, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Books, TOP STORIES

Adam Gopnik spoke intimately about his new memoir at the Strand on Sept. 6.

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‘Trophy’ Disturbs and Enlightens

‘Trophy’ Disturbs and Enlightens

Tyler Stevens, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

"Trophy" is a new documentary about big-game hunting that brings to light the forces behind Cecil the Lion's infamous death.

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HBO’s ‘The Deuce’ Has Grit

HBO’s ‘The Deuce’ Has Grit

Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

HBO's new original series "The Deuce," focuses on New York in the 1970s, and the emergence of mainstream pornography films.

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‘It’ Will Hit Big, But Underwhelms in Every Way

‘It’ Will Hit Big, But Underwhelms in Every Way

Tyler Stevens, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

Stephen King's "It" has tormented children and adults alike for decades, but the newest film adaptation lacks dynamic and thrill.

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‘Ex Libris’ Brings Books to Life

‘Ex Libris’ Brings Books to Life

Tristen Calderon, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film

"Ex Libris" is a surprisingly fascinating documentary about the New York Public Library and its branches that becomes more than its subject matter.

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Dan Croll Explains ‘Adulthood’

Dan Croll Explains ‘Adulthood’

Robert Frezza, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Music

Dan Croll's folk-meets-electronica music style was on display at the Brooklyn Bazaar on Sept. 7. WSN talked with him about his new music and his experience in the music industry thus far.

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