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Joseph Brent Talks Mandolins and Musicianship in ‘Oklahoma!’

Joseph Brent Talks Mandolins and Musicianship in ‘Oklahoma!’

January 8, 2020

The mandolinist in the orchestra of the hit Broadway revival looks back on his journey with the show as its closing approaches.

‘Behind the Magic’ Celebrates ‘Nutcracker’ Traditions

‘Behind the Magic’ Celebrates ‘Nutcracker’ Traditions

December 21, 2019

The New York City Ballet gave audiences and dance aficionados a look into the secrets behind the perennial holiday ballet, “The Nutcracker.”

Debating and Classifying the ‘Christmas Movie’

Debating and Classifying the ‘Christmas Movie’

December 19, 2019

Does having Christmas decorations in a movie classify it as a Christmas movie? Kevin Stoll and students weigh in.

Fordham Choirs and Ailey Dancers Perform at Annual Christmas Festival

Fordham Choirs and Ailey Dancers Perform at Annual Christmas Festival

December 17, 2019

The annual Festival of Lessons and Carols fills the Church of St. Paul the Apostle to the brim with people and melodious music.

Cookies and Cocoa: The Best of the West Side

Cookies and Cocoa: The Best of the West Side

December 4, 2019

The Observer takes you through the best places on the West Side to get a cup of hot cocoa and some cookies this winter.

Teaching a Robot How to Draw

Teaching a Robot How to Draw

December 4, 2019

The Tech @ LC Club held the "Robotic Art Therapy" event on Nov. 21 to bridge coding and art.

Review: ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ Honors Mr. Rogers’ Kindness

Review: ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ Honors Mr. Rogers’ Kindness

December 4, 2019

The new Tom Hanks film, succeeds in drawing the audience into the film and making them feel personally touched by Rogers' benevolence.

Ashley Everhart’s ‘Only Time’ Gives a Glimpse into Her Whimsical Mind

Ashley Everhart’s ‘Only Time’ Gives a Glimpse into Her Whimsical Mind

December 4, 2019

Fordham Theatre Program’s Ashley Everhart, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’20, presented “Only Time,” a one-woman comedy sketch show, at The Tank on Nov. 21.

Family Traditions, December Edition

Family Traditions, December Edition

December 4, 2019

As we celebrate the holiday season in New York, three students take us through how they each celebrate their respective holidays.

‘Queen of Hearts:’ Female Filmmaking and Art Collide

‘Queen of Hearts:’ Female Filmmaking and Art Collide

December 4, 2019

Following a screening of Deborah Shaffer and Rachel Reichman's new film about artist Audrey Flack downtown, the co-directors discuss feminism and art.

‘The Room’ Captures Hearts 16 Years Later

‘The Room’ Captures Hearts 16 Years Later

December 4, 2019

On Nov. 15 and 16, Tommy Wiseau from "The Room" answered questions and met fans at a screening of his movie at New York's Village East Cinema.

Music as Mission, Theater as Theosis

Music as Mission, Theater as Theosis

December 4, 2019

Two Fordham Jesuit Priests incorporate art as part of their mission to serve the community.