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The Student Voice of Fordham Lincoln Center

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RACHEL JARVIS, Arts & Culture Editor Emerita

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The festival runs from April 13 -24 and will feature movies, TV shows and various panels.  (SOFIA ALVAREZ/ THE OBSERVER)

Fordham Lincoln Center’s Guide to the Tribeca Film Festival

April 5, 2016

Founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff in the wake of 9/11, the Tribeca Film Festival is New York City’s most popular film event of the year. Every spring, world-renowned and up-and-coming...

Willie Giest of The Today Show, Megan Colarossi and Nicholle Wallace appeared on UCBs February Night Late. (SOFIA ALVAREZ/THE OBSERVER)

“Night Late,” the New Late Night at the UCB

March 10, 2016

What could be better than a late night talk show on television? A parody late night talk show put on by the Upright Citizen’s Brigade (UCB)- for only $5: The old stomping grounds of comedians like Amy...

The Callaloo book series aims to promote cultural literacy amongst children (PHOTO COURTESY OF CALLALOO)

“Callaloo”: The Dish and The Book

February 26, 2016

Callaloo, a stewed dish made from either dasheen or spinach is a staple in every West Indian Household. It can be served with saltfish or crabs and fungee (foon-gee), on the side of some oxtail and rice,...


RestauranTOURISTS: Ramen Noodle Edition

February 24, 2016

Mee Noodles Dish, Location, Price, Delivery: #20 (Ramen with roast chicken and boiled egg). 795 9th Ave, corner of 53rd and 9th. Across the street from Holey Creme. $8.05. Free Delivery via Seamless. Rachel:...

Ariella Mastroianni plays Rebecca is SIXTY DAYS at Cherry Lane Theatre. (PHOTO BY CATHERINE POWELL / COURTESY OF ARIELLA MASTROIANNI)

Alumna Makes Off-Broadway Debut

January 28, 2016

On Jan. 26, 2016, Ariella Mastroianni (FCLC ’13) made her Off-Broadway debut as Rebecca in “Sixty Days,” written and directed by John Faughnan, “To Redemption” at Cherry Lane Theatre: a theatre...

Comedian Stephen Colbert arrives at the Kennedy Center Honors gala in Washington, D.C. (OLIVIER DOULIERY/ABACA PRESS VIA TNS)

What Seeing Colbert Live Taught Me About the “Real Stephen Colbert”

November 25, 2015

On Friday, Nov. 6, 2015 I went to a taping of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” at the Ed Sullivan Theater. It was supposed to be a bunch of FCLC students wearing Fordham paraphernalia to get...

Thousands of people packed 6th Avenue in New York City to watch marching bands, colorful floats and celebrities march along in the Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 27, 2014. (Roy Caratozzolo III/TNS)

FCLC’s Guide to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

November 25, 2015

If you stay on campus or commute to school on Thanksgiving Day, you wouldn't be able to miss the parade if you tried. On Thursday, Nov. 26 at 9 a.m., the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade kicks off at 77th...

Trevor Noah, host of The Daily Show. (PETER YANG/COMEDY CENTRAL VIA TNS)

How to Go to a Taping of “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah”

October 28, 2015

I always wanted to be one of those anonymous cackles on the laugh track and one of the obnoxious clappers in the crowd of a popular TV show. So on Wednesday, Oct. 4, I went to a taping of the new “Daily...

Lana Del Rey performs in 2014.  (YUI MOK/PA WIRE/ABACA PRESS VIA TNS)

Lana Del Rey Sings Less About the Blues

September 27, 2015

“We both know that it’s not fashionable to love me, but you don’t go cause there’s truly nobody for you but me…" are the opening lyrics to “Honeymoon” on the namesake album by two-time Grammy...

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