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Brooklyn play shows an emperor’s downfall

Polish journalist Ryszard Kapuściński documented the downfall of a dictatorship by interviewing anonymous members of the Ethiopian royal court. So came the challenge for adaptor Colin Teevan and the creative design team who brought The Emperor from London to the Theatre for a New Audience at Polonsky Shakespeare Center in Brooklyn. It’s genuinely amazing to…

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Snooker and crime mix in Bean’s play The Nap

Richard Bean’s latest work, The Nap, is essentially an old-fashioned British crime comedy for the stage, running at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. A comedy ostensibly about snooker — the British variant of billiards — is not exactly one’s first idea of what might contain comedic material. Bean has proven otherwise by managing to extract…

Mac Miller, 26, dies of drug overdose
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Mac Miller, 26, dies of drug overdose

On Sept. 7, 2018, the music industry faced yet another loss with the death of rapper Malcolm James McCormick, known worldwide by his stage name, Mac Miller. According to The Washington Post, the 26-year-old’s apparent cause of death was a drug overdose at his home, where paramedics found Miller dead at the scene. Originally from…

Baruch alumnus opens NYFW show laden with collaboration
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Baruch alumnus opens NYFW show laden with collaboration

Ronnie Fieg, Kith founder and Baruch alumnus, opened new doors with his third New York Fashion Week show, Kith Park, which took place at the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s Duggal Greenhouse. Kith is a New York-based brand that is popular among urban fashion fanatics and is known for its stylish high-end streetstyle collaborations. The runway featured…

Summer Concerts Recap
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Summer Concerts Recap

New York is many things for many different people, however, when it comes to music, one thing most can agree on is that in this city, it is easy to see an unbelievable show every night of the week. From three-day music festival passes, to free concerts, it’s simply undeniable that music is in the…

Father follows digital footprints in Chaganty’s thriller Searching
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Father follows digital footprints in Chaganty’s thriller Searching

A wildly unconventional film recently lured moviegoers back to theaters. Searching, the feature debut for writer-director Aneesh Chaganty, is told entirely through a computer screen — FaceTime calls, news stories, old home videos and YouTube videos. In an interview with Screen Rant, Chaganty expressed that the filmmaking approach used in the film was a fresh…

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