The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

Before the “Lumberjack the Monster” Netflix release on June 1, the film premiered in North America at the Japan Society on May 6
‘Lumberjack the Monster’ is a Wild Campy Mess
The crime thriller by Takashi Miike is a fun, wild mystery following a psychopathic lawyer on the hunt for a brain-stealing serial killer.
'Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes' Continues the Epic Trilogy

“Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes” opened a new chapter in the “Planet of the Apes” trilogy on May 10. The film debuted at no. 1 in...

“American Horror Story” Season 12 Finale: The Delicate Conclusion Unveiled
While the first half was a heart-wrenching thriller, the finale of "American Horror Story" Season 12 ultimately left some loose ends.
‘Madame Web’ Joins Sony’s Spider-Man Universe in Film Installment
The latest of Sony and Marvel's film adaptations, "Madame Web" opened to less than stellar reviews and generally negative reception.
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The musical changed the original movie’s setting from 2007 to 2023, but the set design and costumes keep the show feeling timeless.
She Has Teeth Where?
“The Tortured Poets Department” invites the listener into the mind of a tormented artist with a melancholic, dark academia aesthetic. 
Taylor Swift Enters Her Poetry Era
NYU student Rylie Faith brought the pop-punk energy, opening the night with an original song and a cover of Avril Lavigne’s “Sk8er Boi.”
Young Musicians Show Out in Brooklyn Bowl’s Battle of the Bands
O’Brien’s work explores themes of generational continuity between herself and her indigenous ancestors.
A Journey Weaved Through Generations
The Texas-born singer has always been country with past performances at the Houston Rodeo and the Country Music Awards.
Beyoncé ‘Didn’t Go’ Country, Country Music is Black Music

Global popstar Beyoncé released her highly-anticipated album, “Cowboy Carter” on March 29, less than two years after her blockbuster platinum-selling...

Unforgettable Notes from Maggie Rogers’ Newest Album
Written in five days, Maggie Rogers' newest album "Don’t Forget Me" takes listeners on a journey through remembrance.
Parlor Entertainment Nears 30 Years of Jazz Therapy
What began as a way to navigate grief has evolved into a sanctuary for music, healing and community.
Winterfest 2024: Ricky Montgomery’s Private Concert Before Heading to Terminal 5
The 11th annual Winterfest hosted in the Pope Auditorium features soul-stirring melodies and mesmerizing blends of musical styles.
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Although Lorelei is an aspiring musician, she is also a student balancing education and creativity.
Mia Lorelei’s Music is Your Music Too
By ELEANA KOSTAKIS April 21, 2024
Lorelei speaks on her music, sports metaphors and life as a student-musician.
The White Box Theatre was transformed into a small corner of the Bronx with trash cans and graffiti-sprayed brick walls positioned around the stage.
‘Marisol’ Tells an Apocalyptic Bronx Tale
Senior Fabiola Arias reimagines José Rivera's 1992 play "Marisol" following a Latina woman on a surrealist journey in the Bronx
‘The Medea Thing.’ Reimagines the Sin and Sacrifice of a Woman Scorned
The classic Greek enchantress chases revenges and agency in the 1970s in this reimagined version of "Medea."
On the Anniversary of the People Power Revolution: A Retrospective on “Here Lies Love”
The musical about the former First Lady of the Philippines follows her rise to power as one of the most infamous figures in Filipino history.
‘Rhinoceros’ Charges Into Absurdity
The surrealist play at the Kehoe Studio Theatre the dazzles its audiences with ever-changing whimsical costumes.
‘My Sweetest Baby Angel Princess’ Explores Sexual Exploitation
In her senior thesis, playwright and director Vivienne Blouin, FCLC ’24, delves into the exploitation and isolation sex workers face.
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Fordham’s Visual Arts Department’s Senior Showcase Exhibition rotates talented seniors’ work all throughout spring semester.
Fordham’s Visual Department Continues Senior Showcase Tradition

Every spring semester, Fordham University dedicates its gallery spaces at the Lincoln Center campus — the Ildiko Butler Gallery and Susan Lipani...

Before the reading, Ama Birch didn’t rehearse with percussionist Ryan Sawyer, whose set-up consisted of just a snare drum, a hi-hat and a few other auxiliary instruments.
Poet Ama Birch Performs Spoken Word at Lipani Gallery
The Visual Arts Department and Center for Community Engaged Learning feature poet Ama Birch in their second Words & Sounds event.
One of the student-models struts the runway in a red-ruffled dress.
Modeling and Singing at the Sankofa Fashion Show

On April 27, The Caribbean Students Club (CSC) and the Caribbean and African Student Association (CASA) collaborated to host the Sankofa Fashion...

Icons of Girlhood: The Impact of American Girl
A timeless toy with an enduring impact, the American Girl Doll comes to life at the flagship store, charming girls and women alike.
Don’t Pass Up On the Culture Pass
As a collaboration between the city's libraries, Culture Pass offers a convient and affordable way for people to experience the city.
Subverting Oppression Through Zines
The Brooklyn Museum exhibit shows how the esoteric art form has influenced mainstream media and been used as a tool of resistance
Grand Bazaar NYC: A Philanthropic Flea Market
Featuring original, diverse and antique goods, there is much to be found in one of New York City's oldest flea markets.
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