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...

Chickens and Evolution Come to the New York Public Library

What came first — the chicken or the egg? This question has puzzled philosophers for years, but now it seems that we need to modify our question: what came first — the human or...

The Roast of Vegetables Serves Up Fresh Produce Puns

Vegetables: some people love them; most people hate them. Therefore, they make the perfect subject for a roast, both literally and comedically. On March 25, Brooklyn’s Union Hall hosted “The Roast of Vegetables,” featuring...

Staff Recs: Best Shows to Binge on a Snow Day

Here at NYU, students and faculty were treated to a snow day on Wednesday and for many, at the peak of midterms season. Some of us braved the icy weather for a hard’s day...

Hulu’s ‘Hard Sun’ Is Drama at End of the World

When audiences first meet Elaine Renko (Agyness Deyn), she is dragging herself out of her burning house, fighting for her life after being stabbed and beaten. For the pixie-haired heroine of “Hard Sun,” the...

Jérôme Bel’s ‘Gala’ Comes to Skirball

Skirball Center for the Performing Arts hosted the New York City premiere of Jérôme Bel’s “Gala” this past weekend —a show that features a cast of 20 dancers of varying ages and levels of...

Michelle McNamara Searches for Killer in New Book

What does it take to catch a killer? Michelle McNamara may have some answers. In her book “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark,” she chronicles her search to find the Golden State Killer. Her search...

Conversations From the ‘Field’ with Anna Deavere Smith

HBO partnered with the 92nd Street Y last Monday, Feb. 19, to bring actress and Tisch professor Anna Deavere Smith’s one-woman show “Notes from the Field” to the big screen. Smith’s stage show, which...

‘Toe Pick’ Skates into Audiences’ Hearts

2018 is shaping up to be Tonya Harding’s year. From a controversial appearance at the Golden Globes to the Oscar nominated biopic, “I, Tonya,” chronicling the figure skater’s rise and fall, it seems that...

Bobst Exhibits History of Political Activism at NYU

Revolutions are needed just as much now as they were in the ’60s. With Parkland vigils, Black Lives Matter and LGBTQ+ support seminars happening daily, there are noticeable parallels between today and NYU’s storied...

Pete Holmes Converses Second Season of ‘Crashing’

This week, WSN spoke to comedian Pete Holmes about the second season of his HBO series “Crashing.” The series stars Holmes as a semi-autobiographical version of himself struggling to make a name for himself...

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...
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