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Tribeca 2016: David Byrne Led “Contemporary Color” Dazzles at Premiere

Tribeca 2016: David Byrne Led “Contemporary Color” Dazzles at Premiere

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

April 19, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca 2016

Our dispatches from Tribeca begin with a review of "Contemporary Color", a documentary about the color guard concert put on by David Byrne at Barclays Center last year.

Beastie Boys now letting NYU students to use their recording studios

Beastie Boys now letting NYU students to use their recording studios

By Kieran Graulich, Music Editor

October 28, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music, Music

The Beastie Boys will open their recording studio to NYU students so seniors at Clive Davis can share the recording experience of the Grammy Award-winning rock band.

Five up-and-coming bands at CMJ

Five up-and-coming bands at CMJ

By Kieran Graulich, Music Editor

October 14, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music, Music

Here are five new and returning bands making waves at the 35th annual CMJ in New York City.

Dubin’s film career started in dorm

Dubin’s film career started in dorm

By Aicha Fall, Contributing Writer

March 9, 2015


Filed under Features

A profile of alumnus Adam Dubin, director of Beastie Boys' "Fight For Your Right", and his time in his Weinstein dorm room during the 80's

Def Jam celebrates 30th anniversary

Def Jam celebrates 30th anniversary

By Sean McCready, Contributing Writer

October 21, 2014


Filed under Arts, Music

Rick Rubin founded Def Jam Records in his Weinstein dorm room 30 years ago.