The Observer

ARIELLA MASTROIANNI, Assistant Online Editor Emerita


Journey of a Humbled Artist

July 23, 2011

Published: March 30, 2011 In 2007, as a Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) freshman at the Alvin Ailey/Fordham B.F.A program in dance, Marquet Lee submitted a piece for the annual student...

Molimo Celebrates Black History Month

July 23, 2011

Published: February 2, 2011 February is a special month of the year, not only because it hosts Valentine’s Day, but because it is dedicated to the celebration of black history. Fordham College at...

The Ultimate Christmas Wish List

July 23, 2011

Published: December 09, 2010 SONGS Mariah Carey “All I Want For Christmas Is You” After 16 years of radio play, it really wouldn’t be Christmas without belting along to Carey’s holiday...

Brooklyn Museum Photography Exhibit Draws From Literary Inspiration

July 23, 2011

Published: November 18, 2010 One picture may be worth a thousand words, but for the English conceptual artist Sam Taylor-Wood, it takes only 10 pictures to illustrate a literary classic. “Ghosts,”...

CMJ Catches Robbers on High Street

July 23, 2011

Published: November 3, 2010 It’s about 10 p.m. when Ben Trokan, frontman of Brooklyn-based quintet Robbers on High Street, skims Cameo Gallery’s dinner menu. He orders “The Goddess Sandwich,”...

MoMA’s “Radical Invention” of Matisse is Simplicity in Chaos

July 23, 2011

Published: September 22, 2010 What separates the “Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913-1917” exhibition from other exhibitions presented at the MoMA is that it actually makes sense. This may not...

Mainstage Season Starts with Brilliant Performances, “Unconventional Approach” to “Wedding Band”

May 24, 2011

’Tis the “Season of Strong Women,” according to Fordham’s Mainstage calendar. It also seems to be the season of strong theatrical performances, as audiences witnessed on Oct. 7 with the opening...

Social Issues and Theater Come Together at Fordham

May 24, 2011

In New York City, artists come and go. Some stay with success, and others leave without any lasting impressions. In the case of Cambodian performers Chhon Sina and Ieng Sithul, they came to Fordham University...