The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer

The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

The Observer


Jon Bremner, director of the Splinter Groups production of Into the Woods,. (Ian McKenna/The Observer)

Splinter Group Showcases Non-Theatre Majors with “Into the Woods”

April 15, 2013

Despite the intensity of our theatre program, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) also offers non-theatre majors a change to grace the stage. An organization called the Splinter Group is helping...

(Courtesy of MoMA)

Cindy Sherman: Queen of the ‘Selfies’ Returns to MoMA

April 18, 2012

Photographer Cindy Sherman claims she spent most of her childhood glued to the television, watching old movies.  It was these Old Hollywood films from the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s that are what Sherman...

Copy of MoMA

The Gloves Are Off for Oscar “Contenders” at the MoMA

December 7, 2011

Ever since the emergence of Netflix and On Demand, it seems as though most of today’s generation has been robbed of the good old-fashioned experience of going to see a movie on the big screen. With...

Kathy Griffin and Sarah Silverman are two of the many comedians that will be performing at this years New York Comedy Festival. (Rob Kim/Landov/MCT)

New York Comedy Festival Takes Over NYC

November 9, 2011

The eighth annual New York Comedy Festival has finally returned to take over the Big Apple, and it’s sure to give the city something to laugh about. The festival, running from Nov. 9-13, will...

After a $53 million renovation project, the City Center will reopen with presentations from Sarah Jessica Parker, NYC Ballet and Brian Williams. (Courtesy of New York City Center)

The New York City Center Repeats History with Its Grand Re-Opening

November 2, 2011

Broadway, the Metropolitan Opera and Carnegie Hall; each of these venues can be considered the go-to locations to appreciate the performing arts in New York City. Another locale that has been making...

The New York Musical Theatre Festival celebrates another year on Broadway with a Jane Austen-inspired play. (Courtesy of New York Musical Theatre/The Observer)

The “Sundance of Musical Theater” Returns to Broadway

October 19, 2011

Hipsters, bankers and… Jane Austen? No this isn’t another New York City protest; it’s  the New York Musical Theatre Festival 2011 (NYMF), where new and original shows and talent take on the...

“David, Delacroix and Revolutionary France: Drawings from the Louvre,” examines the French artists’ earliest sketch drawings. (Courtesy of the Morgan Library and Museum)

From the City of Lights, The Louvre Lands in the Big Apple

October 5, 2011

They have the Eiffel Tower and escargot.  We have the Empire State Building and hot dog carts.  It seems like Paris and New York couldn’t be any more different.  Sure they are  two of the most...

Anonymous artist (French 19th Century)/Courtesy of Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Met Exposes New York to a Different Sense of Humor

September 21, 2011

In today’s culture, it seems as though people just cannot get enough when it comes to exploiting and poking fun at the rich and famous. Whether it’s the latest Lady Gaga parody on YouTube or Tina Fey...

A Celebration of the Life of Denise Jefferson

July 23, 2011

Published: November 18, 2010 On Nov. 9, more than 1000 students, dancers and staff from the Ailey/Fordham B.F.A. program gathered in remembrance of Denise Jefferson, the former director and founder...

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