New York keeps NYU laughing with local, student comedy

Watching comedy is a great way to decompress after a hard week of class and lucky for NYU students, New York is one of the funniest cities in the world. For sketch and improv comedy,...

Gallery Intrigues Through Obscurity

“Close to the Chest” is the resulting collaboration between graduate students from the Institute of Fine Arts and undergraduates from Steinhardt’s Department of Art and Art Professions as part of the NYU Curatorial Collaborative....

Female comedians challenge gender stereotypes

Despite the major success of women such as Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Chelsea Handler, Sarah Silverman and Amy Schumer, many still have trouble accepting that women are as funny as men. Handler was the...

‘The Power of Prints’ is Unexpectedly Powerful

The exhibit “The Power of Prints” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is quietly subdued in comparison to some of the extravagant displays in the museum. Upon entering the exhibit, which runs Jan. 22—May...

Student ‘Shot by AR-15’ Subway Campaign Challenges Gun Violence

School of Visual Arts seniors Ji Kim and Andy Koo wanted to raise awareness about gun violence — specifically at the hands of the AR-15. As two students in art school, they decided teh...

‘Aamis’ Team on Their Flesh-Eating Romance at Tribeca

For all the surprises it holds, “Aamis,” writer and director Bhaskar Hazarika’s latest film, looks regrettably generic at first glance. A married clinician named Nirmali (Lima Das) and a younger man, Ph.D. scholar Sumon...

Political Art Gallery Uses Satire to #makeamericagreatagain

Inspired by the current election cycle, art gallery #makeamericagreatagain made its debut at White Box Gallery on the Lower East Side on Tuesday, Feb. 2, coinciding with the Iowa Caucuses. What started out as...

Dancing over acting in ‘Flesh and Bone’

The premiere of the Starz limited series “Flesh and Bone” was held at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts last Monday. The show comes from Emmy-winning writer Moira Walley-Beckett and focuses on the...

Met focuses on Egyptian Middle Kingdom in exhibit

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has a staggering amount of space dedicated to Egyptian art. The right wing of the first floor is almost a day trip in itself, covering thousands of years of...

Show explores Matisse’s creative jolt

With autumn comes Henri Matisse’s invigorating paperworks, currently showcased in “Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs,” at the Museum of Modern Art. The show arrived after five well-received months on view at the Tate Modern in...

Ai Weiwei Challenges Trump’s Wall, DACA Repeal

NYU saw a new addition to its campus this month with the arrival of a massive cage-like structure in Washington Square Park. The installation, called “Good Fences Make Good Neighbors,” was created by Beijing-based...

‘Viral,’ a Collection of NYU Talent

The premise of “Viral Beauty” is one that, by now, is familiar to almost anyone who identifies (or is identified) as a millennial: Marsha Day, played by NYU alum Casey Killoran, is abruptly thrust...
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