Photography exhibit captures Iran in the 19th century

Capturing the lifestyle of past Iranian shahs through an artistic lens, “The Eye of the Shah,” opened Oct. 22 at NYU’s Institute for the Study of the Ancient World. The exhibit brings the development...

New Twist on Old Classic with ‘Anna’

Presented by the CUNY Dance Initiative and John Jay College in collaboration with Dušan Tỳnek Dance Theatre, the World Premiere of “Anna” was showcased at the Gerald Lynch Theatre of John Jay College last...

‘One Punch Man’ Season 2 Pulls Its Punches for Now

“One Punch Man” was an instant hit with anime fans in 2015, taking the internet by storm with memes and parodies featuring its dopey, bald star. A second season was soon announced, but in...
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A Starving Artist’s Guide to Arts Events This Weekend: Oct. 5 to Oct. 8

It’s finally almost the weekend, and not just any weekend, but a long one. Whether you call it Fall Break, Columbus Day or Indigenous People’s Day, the city has a slew of affordable arts...

Cultural Criticism and Croissants

When Gao Youjun, also known as Tango, started a “drawing-a-day” blog to satisfy a bet in 2010, he never expected his sketches to become modern-day masterpieces. The feeling of seeing the modern world through...

Bill Hader and Alec Berg Talk ‘Barry’

Hitman actor is not an occupation you hear about every day, but that odd career path and the lifestyle that comes with it is exactly what HBO’s latest venture “Barry,” seeks to explore. The dramedy...

‘Left Front’ exhibit is radical

Just under the Silver Center for Arts and Science, Grey Art Gallery is displaying a gallery of artwork from the red decade. “The Left Front: Radical Art in the ‘Red Decade’ 1929-1940” captures the...

The Politics of Joy in ‘RIOT’

“RIOT,” Irish theater collective THISISPOPBABY’s multi-genre theater piece, is 100 minutes of spectacle –– both joyful and political –– as it pivots between deadly serious and ridiculously fun. Co-presented by NYU Skirball and the Irish...

Cantor Screens Feel-Good Show

As part of the Kanbar Event Series, the Cantor Film Center hosted a free screening on Thursday evening of the new comedy “Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life.” The show, which airs on Fox,...

NYU Proves It Can Dance

On Feb. 6, 12 dancers took to the stage to perform everything from ballroom and jazz to contemporary and hip-hop, proving that NYU can, in fact, dance. The third annual “So You Think NYU Can...

‘Moun Room’ offers immersive gallery experience

Thomas Houseago’s new installation “Moun Room” could be looked at as the coolest play fort ever. For a young child, or anyone who loves a good fort, “Moun Room” is fun to explore. There...

‘Forbidden NYU’ Turns 18

The College of Arts and Science Theatre presented “Forbidden NYU” Friday night, where performers sang classic Broadway hits, but with lyrics to fit all things NYU. They discussed the insane tuition, the cliques and...
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