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Tribeca 2018: ‘Bobby Kennedy for President:’ A Glossy Tribute

Tribeca 2018: ‘Bobby Kennedy for President:’ A Glossy Tribute

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

The Netflix docuseries “Bobby Kennedy for President" explores the life of the New York Senator before his tragic assassination in 1968.

European Dance Highlighted at Skirball

European Dance Highlighted at Skirball

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The “V.4 Dance Festival” featured bold contemporary dancers from all across Central Europe at NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts this past weekend.

Chickens and Evolution Come to the New York Public Library

Chickens and Evolution Come to the New York Public Library

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Which came first, the chicken or the egg? This was one of the topics discussed during the event “Chickens & Eggs,” held at the New York Public Library on April 3 and hosted by Isabella Rossellini and Menno Schilthuizen.

The Roast of Vegetables Serves Up Fresh Produce Puns

The Roast of Vegetables Serves Up Fresh Produce Puns

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Vegetables: some people love them, most people hate them. This past Sunday, a rat pack of comedians roasted vegetables at Union Hall, where they lobbied insults and jabs at the produce.

Michelle McNamara Searches for Killer in New Book

Michelle McNamara Searches for Killer in New Book

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Comedian Patton Oswalt remembers wife Michelle McNamara and her final book “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark” at talk at the New York Public Library.

‘Toe Pick’ Skates into Audiences’ Hearts

‘Toe Pick’ Skates into Audiences’ Hearts

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

2018 is shaping up to be Tonya Harding’s year. The infamous story of the 1994 attack on Nancy Kerrigan has now come to Dixon Place in “Toe Pick.”

SAG Awards Sidestep the Big Issues

SAG Awards Sidestep the Big Issues

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Hot on the heels of the 2018 Golden Globe Awards, the Screen Actors Guild Awards continued the discussion on gender equality and sexual harassment. The night was filled with touching tributes, awards for NYU alumnus and commentary that failed to address current problems in Hollywood.

‘Complicit’ Captivates With Intimate Photographs

‘Complicit’ Captivates With Intimate Photographs

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Matthew Morocco's "Complicit" at Gallatin Galleries is a jarring and beautiful look at the human experience.

Top 10 SNL Political Sketches

Top 10 SNL Political Sketches

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Staff Writer Lily Dolin shares her personal Top 10 political sketches from "Saturday Night Live."

HBO’s ‘The Deuce’ Has Grit

HBO’s ‘The Deuce’ Has Grit

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

HBO's new original series "The Deuce," focuses on New York in the 1970s, and the emergence of mainstream pornography films.

The Future of News Is 360

The Future of News Is 360

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

As the New York Times' initiative The Daily 360 gains traction in its quest to create one 360-degree video each day, the growing implications of its effect on journalism have become more and more visible.

The Many Faces of ‘Modern Love’

The Many Faces of ‘Modern Love’

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

A live recording of NPR's renowned podcast "Modern Love" proved to be as thought-provoking and entertaining as the podcast itself, with the additional splendor of seeing the show live.

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