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TKTK Session with Amelia Murray

TKTK Session with Amelia Murray

By Woojung Kim, Staff Writer November 27, 2017
Our third TKTK session of the semester features Amelia Murray, a singer-songwriter in Steinardt.

Daniel Caesar performed at the Music Hall of Williamsburg on Nov. 22 for his “Freudian” world tour.

Caesar Serenades Brooklyn

By Xin-Rui Lee, Contributing Writer November 27, 2017
Last Wednesday, Daniel Caesar hypnotized an audience at the Music Hall of Williamsburg.
On Nov. 28, NYU Gallatin students will hold the Gallatin Mental Health Arts Festival to increase awareness of the issue.

Gallatin Mental Health Festival

By Joshua Jones, Contributing Writer November 27, 2017
This Tuesday in the Jerry H. Labowitz Theater, Gallatin is holding an arts festival centered on mental health from 5-9 p.m.

The 40-foot tree stands in George Balanchine’s “The Nutcracker” is one of the focal set pieces in the performance.

Not My Nutcracker: An A-Z Guide

By Ryan Mikel, Entertainment Editor November 27, 2017
A guide to choosing which production of "The Nutcracker" is best for you and yours.
Former NYU professor James Franco directs and stars in ‘The Disaster Artist’

James Franco Turns ‘Disaster’ Into Masterpiece

By Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor November 27, 2017
Over 15 years ago, Tommy Wiseau made a film called "The Room." Now, James Franco has created a film about that film, "Disaster Artist," which comes out this Friday.
TKTK Session: Lexi Riese Balances Power With Grace

TKTK Session: Lexi Riese Balances Power With Grace

By Connor Gatesman, Music Editor November 20, 2017
Our second TKTK session of the semester was Lexi Riese, a junior singer-songwriter in Gallatin who's focused on the intersection of music and identity.
NYU Tisch Dance held a Master Performance Workshop in the Jack Crystal Theatre, including 5 works created collaboratively by undergraduate and graduate students.

Tisch Dance ‘Masters’ Elegance

By Julia Fields, Staff Writer November 20, 2017
NYU Tisch School of the Arts hosted their Master's Performance Workshop, as a showcase of the Dance Master BFA program's class of 2018.
At Kimmel on Nov. 18, students and faculty gathered for the New York Dance Marathon to raise money for Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation.

NYDM Raises $600,000 for the Kids

By Jemima McEvoy, Managing Editor November 20, 2017
The annual New York Dance Marathon took place over the weekend, with NYU Greek Life raising $600,000 for the kids.
Bombshell is a documentary about Hedy Lamarr, the most beautiful woman of her time, who is also the secret inventor of Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS Communications.

The ‘Bombshell’ That Changed the World

By Amelia Reardon, Staff Writer November 20, 2017
Alexandra Dean's new documentary focuses on Hedy Lamarr and her role in shaping pop culture.
The David Zwirner Gallery in Chelsea is currently displaying Yayoi Kusama’s “Festival of Life,” and has become a popular Instagram selfie location.

Infinite Possibilities With Kusama

By Devanshi Khetarpal, Staff Writer November 20, 2017
Yayoi Kusama’s Instagram-ready "Festival of Life" is on display at the David Zwirner Gallery in Chelsea.
This week WSN staff discuss their favorite seasonal beverages like drinking hot chocolate for Christmas season.

Staff Recs: Seasonal Beverages

WSN staff members give their takes of the best seasonal beverages.
“Sweet Virginia” is the new film by director Jamie Dagg, as it explores the lives of Sam (left) who has been affected by the murders committed by Elwood (right), in a small town in Alaska. The film opens in theatres Friday, Nov. 17.

‘Sweet Virginia’ is a Tense Western Thriller

By Ali Hassan, Contributing Writer November 17, 2017
Jamie Dagg's newest film "Sweet Virginia" is a meticulous combination of genres.