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NYFF Week 3: Comedies Within Dramas

NYFF Week 3: Comedies Within Dramas

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

October 12, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

WSN's wrap-up of the third week of the New York Film Festival covers figures from Iggy Pop to the iconic Chilean poet Pablo Neruda whose narratives are told with comedic artistry within their own dramatic tales.

Terrance Hayes Opens Fall Reading Series

Terrance Hayes Opens Fall Reading Series

By Arimeta Diop, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under Arts, Books

Distinguished Poet-in-Residence Terrance Hayes enraptured audience at his poetry reading this past week at Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House.

Tisch Alum’s New Film Thoughtfully Portrays Bipolar Disorder

Tisch Alum’s New Film Thoughtfully Portrays Bipolar Disorder

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

February 17, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Katie Holmes stars as a poet with bipolar disorder in Tisch alum Paul Dalio's debut film "Touched with Fire"

NYU English professor explores intersection of poetry and life

NYU English professor explores intersection of poetry and life

September 13, 2012


Filed under Features

Words have the power to shape people, and can even change the course of their lives entirely. In her new book “My Poets,” NYU associate professor of English, Maureen McLane explores how poetry came into her life at certain junctures and molded her perspective of the world. On Tuesday, McLane spoke...