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Washington Square News

A scene from Madeleine Olnek’s new film “Wild Nights with Emily,” starring Molly Shannon and Susan Ziegler as Emily and Susan, respectively.

The Hidden Irreverence of Emily Dickinson

Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor March 19, 2018
“Wild Nights with Emily” uncovers the vivacious and queer life of Emily Dickinson and the poet's relationship with her brother's wife Susan Gibert.
A scene from “Blindspotting,” starring Daveed Diggs as Collin and Rafael Casal as Miles.

Dark Commentary in Enlightening ‘Blindspotting’

Hailey Nuthals, Editor-at-Large March 19, 2018
"Blindspotting" grapples with friendship and the intersection of race and class, set against the rapidly gentrifying Bay Area. The film premiered last week at SXSW.
WSN sat down with NYU alum Matthew Puccini. His new short film, “The Mess He Made,” premiered at the SXSW film festival.

Alum Matthew Puccini Talks SXSW Short Film

Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer October 23, 2017
WSN sat down with NYU alum Matthew Puccini to discuss his short film, "The Mess He Made," the story of a man waiting for the results of an HIV test.
Miss Stevens tells the story of a class field trip that is both awkward and authentic.

‘Miss Stevens’ Succeeds with Awkward Comedy and Stellar Performances

Tye Musante, Contributing Writer September 16, 2016
Julia Stevens' film "Miss Stevens" hits theaters tomorrow to bring audiences a quirky, silly tale of a drama teacher bringing her students on a field trip.
Har Mar Superstar played The Knitting Factory Brooklyn April 14.

Q&A: Har Mar, Future Superstar?

Hannah Shulman, Multimedia Editor April 14, 2016
WSN chatted with singer Har Mar Superstar, in anticipation of his new album "Best Summer Ever" out April 15.

[VIDEO] Chatting With Get Inuit and Blaenavon at SXSW ’16

Hannah Shulman, Multimedia Editor March 31, 2016
In our last batch of interviews with SXSW, WSN chatted with British groups Get Inuit and Blaenavon.
Fantastic Negrito is releasing his debut album The Last Days of Oakland on June 3 via Blackball Universe.

SXSW: The Long, Twisted Journey of Fantastic Negrito

Alex Bazeley, Editor-in-Chief March 28, 2016
WSN spoke with rising Oakland musician Fantastic Negrito at SXSW over spring break.

SXSW All the Rest: Earl Sweatshirt, Neon Indian, D.R.A.M. and more

Zach Martin, Hannah Shulman and Alex Bazeley March 25, 2016
The last few days of SXSW were jam-packed full of artists new and old.

Kids These Days: A Chat with Declan McKenna

Hannah Shulman, Multimedia Editor March 25, 2016
Check out our interview with Declan McKenna at South by Southwest.
Director Trey Edward Shults presents his new film Krisha, a story of addiction and family turmoil.

Visually Stunning “Krisha” Only Tells a Hackneyed Story

Dejarelle Gaines, Copy Chief March 24, 2016
Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at SXSW 2015, "Krisha" tells the story of a woman returning home for Thanksgiving dinner after 10 years away.
Artists at this year’s South by Southwest wear many different styles of clothes.

SXSW: Best and Worst On-Stage Fashion of the Week

Gabriella Bower, Beauty and Style Editor March 21, 2016
Roundup of the best and worst band style from the performers at South by Southwest.
DREAMERS is a cosmic rock band featuring NYU Steinhardt Alum, Nick Wold.

Steinhardt Alum Talks DREAMERS, Jazz

Hailey Nuthals, Highlighter Editor March 21, 2016
WSN sat down with NYU alum Nick Wold, the frontman for cosmic rock band DREAMERS.