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Horrific Female Coming of Age at What The Fest?!

Horrific Female Coming of Age at What The Fest?!

By Devanshi Khetarpal, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

If you enjoyed Julia Ducournau’s “Raw,” “Blue My Mind” will likely be right up your alley. The coming-of-age film with a dark, fantastic twist explores the bizarre reality of a teenage girl trying to find her way through puberty and high school.

NYU Grad Explores Love and Marriage in India

NYU Grad Explores Love and Marriage in India

By Devanshi Khetarpal, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Books

In her new book "The Heart is a Shifting Sea," NYU grad Elizabeth Flock explores the most human and intimate aspects of love and marriage in India.

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."

‘Concert for George’ Celebrates Harrison’s 75th Birthday

‘Concert for George’ Celebrates Harrison’s 75th Birthday

By Devanshi Khetarpal, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

In honor of the Beatles' George Harrison’s 75th birthday, “Concert for George,” will be re-released in select theaters around the country.

Conversations From the ‘Field’ with Anna Deavere Smith

Conversations From the ‘Field’ with Anna Deavere Smith

By Devanshi Khetarpal, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

HBO partnered with the 92Y on Monday to bring actress and Tisch professor Anna Deavere Smith’s one-woman show “Notes from the Field” to the big screen.

New Twist on Old Classic with ‘Anna’

New Twist on Old Classic with ‘Anna’

By Devanshi Khetarpal, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The CUNY Dance Initiative and John Jay College in Collaboration with Dušan Tỳnek Dance Theatre showcased the World Premiere of "Anna" last Friday and Saturday with middling results.

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 Professors Issue

The Professors Issue

By Connor Gatesman, Music Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story

NYU is well-known for it's wide range of talented professors. In the Professor Issue, WSN interviewed some of these individuals with the intent of learning how and why they do what they do.

George Baroud Explains History Through a Photographic Lens

George Baroud Explains History Through a Photographic Lens

By Devanshi Khetarpal, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

George Baroud is both a classicist and photographer. In an interview with WSN, he explains how the two are connected.

Infinite Possibilities With Kusama

Infinite Possibilities With Kusama

By Devanshi Khetarpal, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Yayoi Kusama’s Instagram-ready "Festival of Life" is on display at the David Zwirner Gallery in Chelsea.

Drag​ ​Fairytales​ ​at​ ​NYU​ ​Skirball

Drag​ ​Fairytales​ ​at​ ​NYU​ ​Skirball

By Devanshi​ ​Khetarpal, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

"Once Upon a Drag" took place at NYU Skirball and saw drag queens reinterpreting fairy tales for today's children.

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.