The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

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Capitalist Greed, Gluttony and Fear: Why I Couldn’t Take My Eyes Off ‘Spirited Away’
The 20-year-old film “Spirited Away” tied my 5-year-old shy and frightened immigrant self to my 19-year-old rising college sophomore self.
‘Jupiter’s Legacy’ Shines as Short-Lived New Superhero Franchise
“Jupiter’s Legacy” is a new Netflix show based on a comic book about a group of superheroes trying to deal with issues in the modern world.
The New Hollywood: South Korean Cinema Is Refreshingly Original and Genre-Bending
South Korean films have reached major streaming platforms and have finally started to gain the massive popularity they deserve in the US.
Marvel’s ‘Loki’ Shows Why the God of Mischief Is the Best Villain in the Cinematic Universe
The first episode of “Loki,” released on June 9, blew expectations out of the water and reminded fans why they love the titular character.
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Falcon and Winter Soldier actors Sebastian Stan and Anthony Mackie stand at SDCC with the Captain America shield
‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Reveals Characters’ Hidden Depths
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Now Transmitting: Live DJs Take Over Times Square
A graphic image of a video game character from Mortal Kombat in a kicking pose.
When Will We See the First Great Video Game Movie?
ailey seniors perform benefit concert over Zoom
Alvin Ailey’s Benefit Unveiled in a New Virtual Format
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Ram Jams: Tyler, the Creator’s ‘CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST’
The latest album release from Tyler, the Creator finds influence in a wide variety of sources and demonstrates his growth as an artist.
Ram Jams: ‘This Thing of Ours’
Does he ever sleep? A little over a month since the release of his last project, The Alchemist is back with a signature eight track album.
Ram Jams: In ‘OK Orchestra,’ Drums, Violins, Insecurities, Oh My!
New York-based indie-pop band AJR released their fourth studio album, “OK Orchestra,” on March 26, and it is so much more than just OK.
‘Fearless’ Has Grown Up and So Has Its Audience
The rerelease of Taylor Swift’s sophomore album adds new maturity to markedly adolescent songs about young love and loss.
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The GREEN
Lincoln Center Turns Into The GREEN for the Summer Season
By OLIVIA STERN May 28, 2021
Lincoln Center is trading in its concrete for green space this summer as part of its Restart Stages program with "The GREEN" installation.
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Minga Prather on Dancing From ‘Revelations’ to Pools of Water
Minga Prather, an Ailey graduate, has "nothing to prove, everything to share" as she dances through uncertain times and virtual shows.
Broadway Is (Almost) Back in Business
Gov. Cuomo announced the reopening of select Broadway venues for live performances at limited capacity starting April 2.
Fordham Theatre Presents Studio Fest
Fordham Theatre hosted its first-ever Studio Fest, a virtual festival showcasing eight student productions.
’Tis the Season for a Virtual Dance Season at Alvin Ailey
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has been curating their first-ever Virtual Winter Season, with performances spanning from Dec. 2-31.
‘American Dreams’ Uses Reality TV Tropes to Discuss Political Identity
The highly parodic play depicts a world in which the only way to gain U.S. citizenship is by competing in a live online game show run by the government. 
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A screenshot of works at The Comma showcase titled "Caelum" by Elizabeth Cini and "The Closeness of Space (A Celestial Sonnet)" by Maia Nunez
Fordham’s Literary Journal The Comma and Coming Together
The Comma’s second annual showcase, titled COMMaUNION, presented 12 collaborative projects in different mediums.
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A Blue Christmas
Chelsea Market’s ARTECHOUSE gallery hosts "Celestial," an immersive exhibit dedicated to Pantone's Color of Year, Classic Blue.
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Hell’s Kitchen Free Store Is Priceless
The Free Store is more than just a store. It’s a communal space for gathering, connecting and exchanging ideas.
Spring Strolls for Zoom-Exhausted Souls
After a year of Zoom classes and endless screen time, here are some great walks to take around campus for some tech-free fun.
CAB’s Winter Market Celebrates Black History Month
On Thursday, Feb. 25, Fordham CAB held its Winter Market on the outdoor plaza, featuring Black-owned businesses.
FLC’s Black History Month Committee Holds Hybrid Painting Event
Fordham’s Black History Month Committee celebrated the month by hosting a paint night both virtually and in-person.
Artist Antonio Garcia on Capitalism, Self-Discovery and Staying Sane During COVID-19
The New York City artist explains how life, before and during the pandemic, has influenced the way he creates art.
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