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Love (and Dance) Heals all Wounds at Skirball

Love (and Dance) Heals all Wounds at Skirball

By Julia Fields, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Skirball Center for Performing Arts hosted “Love Heals All Wounds” –– an expressive dance performance from the group Movement Art Is that highlighted current social issues

Jérôme Bel’s ‘Gala’ Comes to Skirball

Jérôme Bel’s ‘Gala’ Comes to Skirball

By Devanshi Khepartal, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Jèrôme Bel attempts to redefine our perception of dance, bodies and structure with the New York City premiere of "Gala."

ABT and Royal Ballet School Showcase Talent at Skirball

ABT and Royal Ballet School Showcase Talent at Skirball

By Ryan Mikel, Contributing Writer

February 17, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Last weekend, the Skirball Center hosted the American Ballet Theatre Studio Company and the Royal Ballet School in an awe-inspiring and "en pointe" night of grace and precision.

De Blasio, Bartiromo examine city issues at Skirball Center

De Blasio, Bartiromo examine city issues at Skirball Center

April 18, 2014


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Ward Pettibone/WSN New York City Mayor and NYU alumnus Bill de Blasio examined city issues in a discussion moderated by fellow NYU alumna and Fox Business Network anchor Maria Bartiromo on April 17 at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. During the discussion, which was sponsored by the...

Omar’s Oration: De Blasio must speak out against 2031 during visit

Omar’s Oration: De Blasio must speak out against 2031 during visit

April 15, 2014


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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will participate in a conversation on April 17 at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts as part of the Speakers on the Square series. As the new-mayor-smell vanishes, it is time for de Blasio to get to work and begin tackling the city’s endless to-do list. During this week’s discussion, he will reveal the issues that he plans to prioritize in the coming years, both in the city and at NYU. As de Bla...

Weinstein’s Jonathan Evans takes grand prize at 11th annual UVL

Weinstein’s Jonathan Evans takes grand prize at 11th annual UVL

By Valentina Duque Bojanini, Contributing Writer

March 7, 2014


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The 11th annual Ultra Violet Live talent show took place at the Skirball Center for Performing Arts on March 6. Sixteen musicians, dancers, comedians and poets took the stage to showcase talent from all over the NYU community, in New York and abroad. Hundreds of students participated in prelimina...

NYU community raises money for Typhoon Haiyan relief

NYU community raises money for Typhoon Haiyan relief

November 22, 2013


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The force of Typhoon Haiyan that struck the Philippines on Nov. 7 affected close to 10 million people, and as many as 4,000 people have died. In an effort to raise money and awareness, the Student Senators Council hosted NYU Can Help: Philippines Relief Benefit Concert last night in the Skirball Center f...

Mystery Concert aims to entertain wide range of students

Mystery Concert aims to entertain wide range of students

September 3, 2013


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  Tonight at 6:30 p.m., the doors of the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts will open for the annual Mystery Concert. Free and organized by the NYU Program Board, the show’s central gimmick is the secrecy of performing artists. Past performers have included Animal Collective, The Shins and Ghos...