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‘Ex Libris’ Brings Books to Life

‘Ex Libris’ Brings Books to Life

By Tristen Calderon, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

"Ex Libris" is a surprisingly fascinating documentary about the New York Public Library and its branches that becomes more than its subject matter.

‘In Jackson Heights’ director Frederick Wiseman talks gentrification

‘In Jackson Heights’ director Frederick Wiseman talks gentrification

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

November 3, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

Frederick Wiseman's "In Jackson Heights" explores the intense cultural diversity of the Queens neighborhood. WSN spoke with Wiseman about gentrification robbing neighborhoods of local personality and his documentary style.

NYU ballet center takes main stage after receiving grant

NYU ballet center takes main stage after receiving grant

By Amanda Morris, contributing writer

September 11, 2014


Filed under News

NYU recently unveiled the new Center for Ballet and the Arts.