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Fighting for Legitimacy, Ballerinas Resort to Rented Basements

Fighting for Legitimacy, Ballerinas Resort to Rented Basements

By Guru Ramanathan, Film Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Arts

WSN speaks to Camille Barbin and Catherine Devine, the faces behind the university's first ballet company, the NYU Ballet Collective.

Best Two-Credit Electives to Take Next Semester

Best Two-Credit Electives to Take Next Semester

By Sherry Yan, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Features

Fall 2018 registration is approaching. Here are some fun 2-credit courses you can take.

Moonlight Ball Says ‘Goodnight’ to the Met

Moonlight Ball Says ‘Goodnight’ to the Met

By Jendayi Omowale, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under Features

The Moonlight Ball is changing venues this year, breaking a 20 year old tradition.

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."

Absofacto Proves Star Power at Brooklyn Music Hall

Absofacto Proves Star Power at Brooklyn Music Hall

By Amelia Reardon, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

Absofacto made a name for himself at the Music Hall of Williamsburg on Friday, and that's a fact.

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.

Experimental Dance at Skirball

Experimental Dance at Skirball

By Devanshi Khetarpal, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts, Top Stories

AUNTS took over Skirball last Friday, Sept. 15, as several downtown artists performed in the hallways and dressing rooms.

Broadway Legend Baayork Lee Visits Tisch

Broadway Legend Baayork Lee Visits Tisch

By 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.

Berenik S/S 2018

Berenik S/S 2018

By Liv Chai, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

As if an engine was revving up, a futuristic buzz of energy was heard as doors opened for the Berenik Spring/Summer 2018 presentation to begin. The collection was light in fabric but saturated in attitude, with pops of animal prints and graphic tees in harmony with suit jackets and drawstring si...

Desigual S/S 2018

Desigual S/S 2018

By Illiana Walingsham, Contributing Writer

September 7, 2017


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

The models came out literally leaping at the Desigual Spring/Summer 2018 runway. Bright colors and elaborate eye makeup instantly set the mood, invoking an almost tribal vibe. Chunky knit sweaters in primary colors were some of the first outfits Desigual flaunted at its show. Ruffles and fringe acc...

Banana Puddin’ Jazz on Avenue C

Banana Puddin’ Jazz on Avenue C

By Khrysgiana Pineda, Theatre & Books Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Rome Neal presents a night of banana puddin’ jazz, vocalists, dance, open mic, and poetry on Avenue C at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe.

Ballet Hispanico Examines Dance and Politics

Ballet Hispanico Examines Dance and Politics

By Ryan Mikel, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Exuding Latin American pride and a wealth of artistry, athleticism and heritage, Ballet Hispanico made its celebrated return to New York City last Tuesday, April 18 at the Joyce Theater. Under the direction of Eduardo Vilaro, the company presented a triple bill of transcendent works by female choreographers ...

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