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Alex Carr Talks New Album, Traveling and Isolation

Alex Carr Talks New Album, Traveling and Isolation

By Sara Nuta, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

Songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and Gallatin junior Alex Carr is preparing to release a full-length album with his band.

CAS Dean Gene Jarrett: A Semester In

CAS Dean Gene Jarrett: A Semester In

By Natasha Roy, Managing Editor-at-Large

March 19, 2018


Filed under Features

WSN talks to CAS Dean Gene Jarrett about his present and future initiatives to help students in CAS.

Paul Auster Considers Conflict and Authorship in Discussion About New Book

Paul Auster Considers Conflict and Authorship in Discussion About New Book

By Emily Fagel, Theater and Books Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Arts, Books

Author Paul Auster discussed his newest book at Symphony Space on Feb. 22 with a special reading from the novel by Michael Stuhlbarg.

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.

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.

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.

‘One Drop’ and the Politics of Passing

‘One Drop’ and the Politics of Passing

By Jessica Xing, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

Andrea J. Fulton's "One Drop" explores ancestry, family and the politics that surround them.

Steinhardt Brings Soul to ‘Sister Act’

Steinhardt Brings Soul to ‘Sister Act’

By Emma Hernando, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

Steinhardt brought the 1992 film "Sister Act" to life, this past weekend, with sequin-covered habits and a performance comparable to the most spirited of church services.

The Misters Bring Fervor to Rockwood Music Hall

The Misters Bring Fervor to Rockwood Music Hall

By Connor Gatesman, Music Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

The Misters took to the stage at Rockwood Music Hall, Saturday night, with a clear intent to show everyone a good time.

Thanks, You Too: Responding to ‘Have A Nice Day’

Thanks, You Too: Responding to ‘Have A Nice Day’

By Tristen Calderon, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

“Have A Nice Day” is a Tarantino-inspired Chinese black comedy that follows protagonist Xiao Zhang, a local gang driver who has just stolen one million dollars.

The Two Worlds of a ‘Cage Fighter’

The Two Worlds of a ‘Cage Fighter’

By Alex Cullina, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Joe Carman has a secret. A retired mixed martial arts fighter and the subject of Jeff Unay’s new documentary “The Cage Fighter,” Joe has broken the promise he made to his family to stay out of the ring.

‘A New Brain’ Is a No Brainer

‘A New Brain’ Is a No Brainer

By Alex Cullina, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

Drawn largely from creator William Finn’s own life, "A New Brain" follows a creatively blocked songwriter who is hospitalized with a mysterious brain condition.

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