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Hooked on Eco-Justice with ‘Ghost Fishing’ Exhibit

Hooked on Eco-Justice with ‘Ghost Fishing’ Exhibit

By Matthew Holman, Book and Theater Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under Arts

The recent poetry anthology “Ghost Fishing: Eco-Justice Poetry and the Diasporic City" has great impacts on both the contemporary and future fabrics of society.

Tribeca 2018: ‘Maine’ Lacks a Main Event

Tribeca 2018: ‘Maine’ Lacks a Main Event

By Matthew Holman, Entertainment Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

Matthew Brown's "Maine" is a film lost in the wilderness.

The Fall of Queer Cinema

The Fall of Queer Cinema

By Matthew Holman, Entertainment Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

“Love, Simon” is not a piece of queer cinema. Well, it’s not the best representation of one.

Moral Conundrums the Price of ‘Admissions’

Moral Conundrums the Price of ‘Admissions’

By Matthew Holman, Entertainment Editor

March 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

“Admissions" is new play from Joshua Harmon that portrays the various stages of anxiety one undergoes when applying to university's with low acceptance rates.

Staff Recs: Who Should Win Best Picture

Staff Recs: Who Should Win Best Picture

By Ryan Mikel, Jordan Reynolds, Alejandro Villa Vásquez, Matthew Holman, and Sayer Devlin

March 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

The WSN Staff makes a case for which "Best Picture" nominees should take home the top prize at the 90th Academy Awards this Sunday.

Finding Wealth of Humanity Through ‘Trinkets’

Finding Wealth of Humanity Through ‘Trinkets’

By Matthew Holman, Entertainment Editor

February 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Off-Broadway musical “Trinkets” is a non-stop party centered on the escapades of trans sex workers in the 1990s New York City.

The Beauty in ‘Eye of the Beholder’ Exhibit

The Beauty in ‘Eye of the Beholder’ Exhibit

By Matthew Holman, Entertainment Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Beauty comes through in “The Eye of the Beholder: Decade-Defining Lids, Lashes, and Brows” –– the Costume Studies exhibit currently on display through NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development.

Skirball Spices Up Spring Semester

Skirball Spices Up Spring Semester

By Matthew Holman, Entertainment Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Spring programming at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts is here to appease academic woes with artistic jolts throughout the upcoming semester.

‘Along for the Ride’ Carries New Weight for Legend

‘Along for the Ride’ Carries New Weight for Legend

By Matthew Holman, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

“Along for the Ride” chronicles the legendary life and career of Dennis Hopper.

The Rise of LGBTQ Cinema

By Matthew Holman, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Uncategorized

With recent films like "Moonlight," LGBTQ cinema has evolved into a flourishing genre, marking how far society has progressed.

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