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NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

WSN sat down with Sean St. Charles of Pity Sex to discuss the band and their upcoming tour.

Pity Sex Talk ‘White Hot Moon’ and Going Global

By E.R. Pulgar, Staff Writer May 2, 2016
WSN sat down with Sean St. Charles, the co-lyricist and drummer of Pity Sex, to discuss their new album "White Hot Moon."
“Waitress”, directed by Diane Paulus, stars pop singer and songwriter Sara Bareilles, which is currently playing at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 256 W 47th St.

‘Waitress’ Is Good Enough to Eat

By Emma Gold, Contributing Writer May 2, 2016
The musical "Waitress" has come to Broadway with music and lyrics from Sara Bareilles.
In Conversation with Sculptor Sir Anish Kapoor

In Conversation with Sculptor Sir Anish Kapoor

By Angela Dizon, Staff Writer May 2, 2016
Sir Anish Kapoor came to 92Y on the Upper East Side to discuss his legendary sculpting career.
Brits Off Broadway is performing Ramesh Meyyappan’s “Butterfly” at the 59E59 Theater at 59 East 59th Street through May 14.

‘Butterfly’ Remake Pins Audience

By Hailey Nuthals, Highlighter Editor May 2, 2016
The latest production from Brits Off Broadway is an adaptation of the opera "Madame Butterfly."
Peter Dowling's film,

‘Sacrifice’ Portrays The Evil of Patriarchal Societies

By Dejarelle Gaines, Copy Chief April 28, 2016
"Sacrifice" tells the story of a surgeon who finds a young woman's body after moving into a new house.
Heather Hutchison's solo exhibit,

Heather Hutchison Learns from the Sky

By Qianqian Li, Staff Writer April 28, 2016
Heather Hutchison's exhibition at Winston Watcher Fine Art incorporates ambient light as its main material.

‘Viva’ Brings New Life to the Queer Coming-of-Age Tale

By Angelica Chong, Contributing Writer April 28, 2016
Set in Cuba, "Viva" centers on Jesus, whose father does not approve of his desire to be a drag performer.

Tribeca 2016: ‘Elvis and Nixon’ Shames the Figures it Depicts

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer April 27, 2016
"Elvis & Nixon," starring Michael Shannon and Kevin Spacey, recounts the story of the two men meeting at the White House.
Tom Sachs Brings the Beat to the Brooklyn Museum with Boombox Retrospective

Tom Sachs Brings the Beat to the Brooklyn Museum with Boombox Retrospective

By Angela Dizon, Staff Writer April 27, 2016
Tom Sachs makes sculptures out of boomboxes in a new exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum.
Riz Ahmed is one of the stars in HBO's new upcoming crime series,

Tribeca 2016: New HBO Crime Series Promises an Honest Procedural

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor April 27, 2016
Tribeca Film Festival hosted a preview screening of the first two episodes of "The Night Of," starring Riz Ahmed and John Turturro. The show will premiere on HBO in July.
'High-Rise' Falls Short

‘High-Rise’ Falls Short

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor April 25, 2016
"High-Rise," a highly anticipated title at TFF starring Tom Hiddleston, centers on the class hierarchies of the residents in a tower.
AMC’s miniseries “The Night Manager” is a captivating mystery adapted from John le Carre’s novel.

Avengers Star Manages the Night in Miniseries

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer April 25, 2016
"The Night Manager" is a new miniseries on AMC starring Tom Hiddleston as a hotel manager who is recruited to infiltrate an international arms network.