Pilobolus Bends Bodies, Minds

The Pilobolus dance company brands itself in its program notes as “rebellious,” having “ the limits of human physicality” since its founding 45 years ago. Bold as it may be, the claim holds true...

Exhibit proves shocking, thrilling

“Chris Ofili: Night and Day,” the New Museum’s retrospective of the controversial British artist, opens with a shock to the system, the kind that makes it easy to forget that the rest of the...

A Starving Artist’s Guide to Halloweekend: Oct. 26 to Oct. 31

Halloweekend is upon us, which means come Friday the city streets will be flooded with ghosts and witches, vampires and superheroes, and for the third year in a row, a bunch of Donald Trump...

Genius Tisch student turns life into performance art

Framed by the leaves of a nearby tree, Amos Ryan performed the first act of his ongoing performance art series on March 31. Ryan opened the act of his performance by drawing up the...

Artists Responding to Election on Display at Kimmel

Since the election of President Donald Trump last November, the art world has been in turmoil about how to react. But mixed-medium artist Andrea Arroyo didn’t wallow in despair. She quickly turned to her...

Staff Recommendations: Podcasts

“Welcome to Night Vale” by Richard Shu, Deputy Opinion Editor “Welcome to Night Vale” is as good as it’s ever been. Though its buzz has long since peaked, the strange news broadcast about the eponymous supernatural...

Marvel’s Collapsing Multiverse

It becomes more apparent by the day that Marvel Studios is in unstoppable, perpetual motion. Even in the wake of “Iron Fist” — the studio’s first complete critical failure — focus has already shifted...

“Girls” proves Lena Dunham one of TV’s true feminists

Lena Dunham, the director, creator and star of “Girls,” offers a perplexing take on all things feminine in her HBO series. With Dunham and actors Jemima Kirke, Allison Williams and Zosia Mamet revealing their...

Opening Night at City Ballet

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v19PaQ6XF48 The New York City Ballet opened its 17/18 Season Tuesday night with a revival of the seminal ballet, “Swan Lake,” with reconstructed choreography by Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins. “Swan Lake” is one...

The Transformative Cultural Circus of ‘Cuisine and Confessions’

While nine performers glided about in elaborate coordination, effortlessly darting back and forth to the table onstage while executing lifts, flips and other gymnastics, something less spectacular was happening — they were making banana...

Skirball Spices Up Spring Semester

A version of this article appeared in the Monday, Jan. 22 print edition. Email Matthew Holman at [email protected], projects and midterms will all shortly reenter the student body's subconscious and fuel immense mental suffering...

A Starving Artist’s Guide to Events This Weekend: Sept. 27 – 30

Another week of late study sessions, dragging lectures and way more cups of coffee than a healthy human being should drink is coming to an end. If you’re like me, this marks the time...
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