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five student attendees of the Black History Month paining event hold up their artworks
FLC’s Black History Month Committee Holds Hybrid Painting Event
By ALYSSA DAUGHDRILL
Fordham’s Black History Month Committee celebrated the month by hosting a paint night both virtually and in-person.
Antonio Garcia stands with his art display in a subway station
Artist Antonio Garcia on Capitalism, Self-Discovery and Staying Sane During COVID-19
By AIDAN LANE
The New York City artist explains how life, before and during the pandemic, has influenced the way he creates art.
silhouettes of people dissolving into splashing water for the show "nineveh" in the studio fest
Fordham Theatre Presents Studio Fest
By ANENWOJO OMAGU
Fordham Theatre hosted its first-ever Studio Fest, a virtual festival showcasing eight student productions.
a poster for American Dreams reading "Working Theater presents an interactive digital experience: American Dreams"
‘American Dreams’ Uses Reality TV Tropes to Discuss Political Identity
By SAFET BEKTESEVIC
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. 
Empty dance studio with square marked on the floor in tape
’Tis the Season for a Virtual Dance Season at Alvin Ailey
By SOPHIA ORTEGA
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has been curating their first-ever Virtual Winter Season, with performances spanning from Dec. 2-31.
two dancers dressed in white in front of a fountain for table of silence
A Reimagined Memorial: Table of Silence Photo Gallery
By ESMÉ BLEECKER-ADAMS and MARIELLE SARMIENTO
The 9/11 Table of Silence Project, presented by Buglisi Dance Theatre and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, featured socially-distanced choreography this year.
feet up on the table by popcorn with a movie playing on the tv
14 Romcom Movies For Every Valentine's Day Mood
By ANENWOJO OMAGU
Staff Writer Anenwojo Omagu curates 13 rom-coms for whatever mood you find yourself in this Valentine's Day
Illustration of a cupcake that says "pick flick" on it
The Image of the Politician, Adolescent or Otherwise
By KEVIN STOLL
The dark comedic satire "Election" is a commentary on U.S. politics shown through the lens of a high school election.
TYRON album cover by slowthai
Ram Jams: ‘TYRON’
By ETHAN COUGHLIN
“TYRON” is far more coherent than “Nothing Great About Britain” and shows a positive progression in Slowthai’s career.
the Horizons album cover, a drawing of the sun setting over a horizon of mountains and a lake
The Best Ram Jams of 2020
By VICKY CARMENATE, ETHAN COUGHLIN, CAITLIN BURY, SOPHIA ORTEGA, MADISON SOEYADI, AASTHA AGGARWAL, WARREN CHRISTOPHER GREEN, and MADELINE KATZ
The Arts & Culture staff reflects on the best albums of 2020 focusing on a range of the best releases from Fiona Apple to Chloe X Halle.
a realistic drawing of The Mandalorian with his rifle over his shoulder and a planet in the sky behind him
‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Is Another Hit for ‘Star Wars’
By CHRISTIAN MADLANSACAY
High expectations were exceeded in the newest season of 'The Mandalorian,' which is shaping up to be the best show in the galaxy.
graphic illustration of a movie poster reading "Thanksgiving Movies, old releases, new favorites"
Thanksgiving Movie Memories and Must-Watches
By ISABELLA GONZALEZ
From Charlie Brown holiday specials to Disney favorites like "Moana," there are a plethora of movies to watch this holiday season.