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Festival Style: A How-To Guide

Festival Style: A How-To Guide

By Marisa Lopez, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Festival season is upon us and it's time to start planning your outfit lineup.

Conscious Lenses at News and Doc Festival

Conscious Lenses at News and Doc Festival

By Olia Zhang, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

NYU's 2017 News and Doc Film Festival brought short looks into a wide diaspora of cultures, giving the student creators time to show off their "children" in a culminating showcase of their thesis projects.

Politics Play Out at Sundance

Politics Play Out at Sundance

By Laura Tucciarone, Contributing Writer

January 23, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

Amidst the politically divisive days of late, Sundance Film Festival faces its own controversies, from its founders to its participants.

When Is Lennon’s Death Not About Lennon?

When Is Lennon’s Death Not About Lennon?

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

October 27, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

In its world premiere, Ross Howard's new play "Two of Us" takes what could have been a redundant, sentimental story and makes it into a curiously thoughtful tale.

NYFF Week 4: Toiling Along

NYFF Week 4: Toiling Along

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

October 19, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

The New York Film Festival drew to a close with a week of films that ranged from shocking depictions of recovery from violence to British explorations in the Amazon forest in the early 1900s.

The Meadows: Day One

The Meadows: Day One

By Anna Letson and Christopher Mendoza

October 3, 2016


Filed under Featured Multimedia, Multimedia, Multimedia Featured On Homepage, Multimedia Gallery, Music

A good start for the Meadows music festival with Post Malone and J. Cole, among others.

Is the Meadows Music Festival the new Gov Ball?

Is the Meadows Music Festival the new Gov Ball?

By Anna Letson and Christopher Mendoza

October 3, 2016


Filed under Featured Multimedia, Multimedia, Multimedia Featured On Homepage, Multimedia Gallery, Music

To make up for an abbreviated Governor's Ball back in June, the Meadows Music Festival was a home-run at Citi Field.

Deen’s ‘Draw The Circle’ Sparks Transgender Discussion

Deen’s ‘Draw The Circle’ Sparks Transgender Discussion

By Amanda Quinn, Contributing Writer

September 15, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

The F*ck!ng Good [email protected] Festival presents a reading "Draw the Circle," Mushuq Mushtaq Deen's latest play documenting his transition from female to male through dialogue of the people in his life who witnessed his experience.

This Producer Is the Reason You Listen to EDM

This Producer Is the Reason You Listen to EDM

By Kyle Sturmann, Staff Writer

April 14, 2016


Filed under City News, News, University News

Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) producer, Pasquale Rotella, came to NYU to discuss the 5th Annual EDC NY and the rapid spread of the dance music movement.

SXSW Day 3 Recap: Get Inuit and Get Some Rest

SXSW Day 3 Recap: Get Inuit and Get Some Rest

By Zach Martin, Arts Editor

March 18, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

Tuesday was a rest day for the group, recovery from Monday and in anticipation of the insane number of shows on Wednesday. However, we did have time to sit down for a chat with Get Inuit, a “dirty pop” group from Kent, England. That interview will be available later this week but for now, che...

SXSW Day 2 Recap: Into It. Over It., Car Seat Headrest

SXSW Day 2 Recap: Into It. Over It., Car Seat Headrest

By Zach Martin, Arts Editor

March 15, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

Monday's excursion featured sets from Car Seat Headrest and Into It. Over It., as well as an oddly-planned free food giveaway.

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