Do Not Sell Von Sell Short

Von Sell exists, so therefore he makes music. Sell is an up-and-coming musician originally from Germany. Now situated in Bushwick, the artist was recently signed to NYU’s Village Records. His clear vocal prowess and...

What to see at the New York Comedy Festival

Watch Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump duke it out in a comedic sketch performed by comedians Anthony Atamanuik and James Adomian at the Bell House on Wednesday. This event is just one of the...

‘Reluctant’ fails to reach its potential

With few highlights, Mira Nair's new film is not as thought-provoking and controversial as expected.

The Realities Behind Working on Set in Tisch

The Tisch School of the Arts is sometimes fascinating and sometimes bizarre. While the school is made up of a variety of majors covering different forms of art, one of its most popular majors...

Catching Up With Coast Modern

Washington Square News recently got the opportunity to sit down with Coast Modern, a duo from Los Angeles that are just breaking into the L.A. music scene. Their music is commonly described as indie...

Dan Croll Explains ‘Adulthood’

U.K. indie pop rock/folk act, Dan Croll, performed at The Brooklyn Bazaar Sept. 7 and displayed his folk meets electronica style. Born in Newcastle-under-Lyme, England, Croll moved to Liverpool when he was 18 and...

‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ should look to comics

The growing relationship between “S.H.I.E.L.D.” and its Marvel film counterparts has made the TV series much more compelling, but there is rich material to be tapped from the comic books.

Waters brings his craft to film retrospective

Lincoln Center will be hosting a retrospective of Waters' work early next month.

‘Spielberg’ Documentary Captures Spirit of Filmmaker

The new HBO documentary “Spielberg” repeatedly makes the claim that Steven Spielberg is the most famous director of all time — and it’s not wrong. For more than 50 years, Spielberg has not only added to cultural zeitgeist throughout many...

WSN Sits Down With Fairground Saints, the Band Touring with Carly Rae Jepsen

The Fairground Saints, an Americana trio currently on tour with Carly Rae Jepsen, recently stopped by Terminal 5 for the GimmieLove Tour. WSN had the chance to talk to the band about songwriting and...

‘In Jackson Heights’ director Frederick Wiseman talks gentrification

Few filmmakers are as consistently prolific as Frederick Wiseman. He has made more than 40 documentaries since his debut with 1967's "Titicut Follies,” an exploration of a mental hospital. Over and over again, Wiseman...

Honest Depictions of a Troubled Teenager Render ‘Standing Tall’ Worthwhile

Adolescent angst is a transcendent topic. Whether you spent your time dyeing your hair and bobbing your head to Panic! At The Disco, or you chain smoked while listening to Die Ärzte, everyone can...
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