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Tribeca 2017: Devils, Demons and Estonian Hijinks in ‘November’

Tribeca 2017: Devils, Demons and Estonian Hijinks in ‘November’

By Hailey Nuthals, Editor-in-Chief

April 25, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

"November" is a chilly and gleefully spiteful dance of 19th-century Estonian villagers, their ruling German barons and helpful demons possessing makeshift bodies of farm tools and discarded bones.

Tribeca 2017: ‘Sensitives’ Documentary as Hyper-aware as Its Subjects

Tribeca 2017: ‘Sensitives’ Documentary as Hyper-aware as Its Subjects

By Hailey Nuthals, Editor-in-Chief

April 25, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

How do you live in a world where the very presence of a cellphone in the room can slur your speech and cause blood in your stool? As it turns out, very carefully.

Staff Recs: Best Outdoor Study Spots

Staff Recs: Best Outdoor Study Spots

By Taylor Rogers, Hailey Nuthals, Natasha Roy, and Sierra Jackson

April 20, 2017


Filed under Arts, Top Stories

It's nearly time for finals, but the sun beckons — the only rational solution? Study outside.

You Can’t Kill Music Videos

You Can’t Kill Music Videos

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Calling music videos dead while projects like Beyonce's "Lemonade" and Taylor Bennett's "Broad Shoulders" is like saying that there are no more trees — it will take a lot more than a few hard years to knock down the art form.

Annual Tisch Gala Honors Danai Gurira, Andre Holland

Annual Tisch Gala Honors Danai Gurira, Andre Holland

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

April 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Theater, Top Stories

The 2017 Tisch Gala honoring alums Danai Gurira and Andre Holland was awash with current and former Tisch students, all gathered to celebrate and support their fellow community members.

Staff Recs: Best Art to Name-Drop

Staff Recs: Best Art to Name-Drop

By Thomas Price, Htoo Min, and Hailey Nuthals

March 29, 2017


Filed under Arts

'Tis the season for a flood of cover letters to be sent to prospective summer internships. Let us help you answer the ever-terrifying interview question that will determine your cool-factor.

Staff Recs: Favorite Songs to Have Fun To

Staff Recs: Favorite Songs to Have Fun To

By Thomas Price, Taylor Rogers, Hailey Nuthals, and Jemima McEvoy

March 24, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Even if it's only been a week of classes after our break, it's still Friday — indulge in some fun, if you know what we mean, and let us suggest a soundtrack for the night.

Staff Recs: Break Book Fantasies

Staff Recs: Break Book Fantasies

By WSN Staff

March 9, 2017


Filed under Arts, Books, Top Stories

As a small ray of light at the end of the midterm exam tunnel, WSN staff has gathered the books that we're looking forward to reading over spring break — outside of class assignments.

NYU’s The Misters Explore ‘Complicated People’

NYU’s The Misters Explore ‘Complicated People’

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

March 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Through three lineups and a host of complications, the ethereal rock band The Misters have persevered. This Thursday, the gang of charismatic chaps will finally release their debut EP "Complicated People."

Daye Jack: Chasing Dreams

Daye Jack: Chasing Dreams

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

March 3, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

Daye Jack's recent stop back in New York — after he left NYU to work with Max Martin on producing his own hip-hop music — affirmed just how much his dream is coming true, and just how important it is for him to encourage the dreams of others.

Looming Large, Imperially Taking Charge

Looming Large, Imperially Taking Charge

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Under the current contentious political climate, tensions were especially high — and discussion was especially warranted — at the panel discussion event for KJCC's "Museum of the Old Colony" exhibit.

Staff Recs: Best Local Cinemas

Staff Recs: Best Local Cinemas

By WSN Staff

February 17, 2017


Filed under Arts, Top Stories

Mid-winter is prime movie-theater-going time. This week, WSN staff help you out for a date-night spot or a justification for staying in.

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