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CHRISTINE MORANO, Staff Writer

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Tribeca Film Festival Preview

June 3, 2011

Published: May 1, 2008 By the time you’re reading this, Robert De Niro’s downtown baby, the Tribeca Film Festival, will have already been in full swing for a few days. With its plethora of special...

A Cat Has Nine Lives; An Internet Savvy Human Has Two

June 3, 2011

Published: April 17, 2008 A few weeks ago, I tried to start a “Second Life,” but I failed miserably. In case you haven’t been keeping up with the times, “Second Life,” the self-proclaimed...

Enjoy the Limelight for Now, Ashley Dupre!

June 2, 2011

Published: April 3, 2008 The former governor of New York, Eliot Spitzer, resigned on March 12 after a shattering sex scandal brought his term to an abrupt close. In the ultimate ironic hypocrisy,...

Will Kindle Spread Like Wildfire or Fizzle Out?

June 1, 2011

Published: January 31, 2008 Amidst the madcap gadget-rush of the holiday season, Amazon.com debuted its newest media device, the Kindle. Amazon’s first foray into the “e-reader” business, the...

“Unconfessed” Author Tells All: Q&A: Yvette Christianse

May 30, 2011

Published: December 13, 2007 Sila, an African slave woman, is wilting away in a Cape Town prison, circa 1825. What’s her story? Why was she sentenced to death and then pardoned? Intrigued? Then pick...

Hollywood’s Musical Moonlighters: When Screen Stardom Just Isn’t Enough

May 30, 2011

Published: November 15, 2007 Just because you’re famous doesn’t mean you can pantomime singing well. What compels celebrities to explore their musically creative sides and join bands? Few fail to...

TV-Links Links No More: Web Destination For Free Entertainment Shut Down

May 29, 2011

Published: November 8, 2007 The latest site to experience forced closure in a Napster-like crackdown against anti-piracy, tv-links.co.uk aggregated streaming content into an easy-to-use format. Its...

Student Production of “The Frog Prince” Leaps into the Black Box

May 29, 2011

Published: October 25, 2007 FCLC—The White Box. The Black Box. Pope Auditorium. With three regularly used performance centers, Lincoln Center is the epicenter of theater for Fordham. Every studio...

CMJ 2007: A Reader’s Guide

May 27, 2011

Published: October 11, 2007 MANHATTAN—From Oct. 16  through Oct. 20, Manhattan will become a playground for music and movie lovers alike. The College Music Journal (CMJ) Music Marathon and Film Festival,...

No Mere “Wrinkle in Time;” Madeleine L’Engle’s Death at 89

May 27, 2011

Published: September 27, 2007 FCLC—Third grade: my ambitious, grubby hands held an intriguing novel wrapped in crinkly library binding: “A Wrinkle in Time.” With anticipation, I cracked open the...