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Dancers from different routines in 'The Nutcracker,' such as the Candy Cane dancers and the Sugar Plum Fairy, performed at the event.

‘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.”

To some, the “I Have A Machine Gun Now Ho-Ho-Ho

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.

As the holidays draw near, be sure to take care of your ho-ho-whole person — and your wallet too!

12 Days of Fordham Christmas on a Budget

December 17, 2019

I vowed I would embark on a quest to spread as much joy for as little money as possible this holiday season, and without ever setting foot outside the confines of the Fordham Lincoln Center campus.

Nine Ailey dancers performed to the choirs' live rendition of

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.

Support local businesses by visiting Bryant Park's Winter Village, only a ten minute subway ride from Lincoln Center.

Shopping Locally this Christmas at Bryant Park’s Winter Village

December 4, 2019

Bryant Park has a Winter Village open every day that hosts over 175 boutiques. Here, you can purchase affordable and personable gifts while supporting local New York stores, artists and eateries.

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.

Ailey/Fordham students and alumni (left to right) Marquise Hitchcock, FCLC '18, Maya Addie, FCLC '21, Isabel Wallace-Green, FCLC '19, and Nicholas Begun, FCLC '21, will all perform in this year's show.

Ailey Students Dance in Christmas Spectacular

November 13, 2019

Maya Addie, FCLC ‘21, and other Fordham-Ailey dancers are featured in Radio City Music Hall’s Christmas Spectacular from Nov. 8 to Jan. 5.

One way to make use out of holiday presents you don't want is to donate them to local shelters.

Repackaging Christmas Gifts: Making Better Use of Things You Don’t Want

January 21, 2019

To paraphrase the tidying queen Marie Kondo, your things should spark joy. Here are some helpful tips to purge yourself of unwanted gifts post-holiday season.

Skaters relax at the ice rink at Bryant Park. (COURTNEY BROGLE/THE OBSERVER)

NYC Market Crawl: Battle for the Best Holiday

December 9, 2017

It’s almost that time of year again, the holiday season, where we are anticipating reuniting with friends...

Stores such as Dior (SoHo location) have holiday decorations up in their windows. (Hana Keiningham/The Observer)

Photo Feature: Holidays in the City

January 28, 2016

The Observer Photo Team captured the holiday spirit throughout New York City.  From window decorations...

Going back home for the holidays sounds fun - until you have to deal with your family. (HANA KEININGHAM/THE OBSERVER)

FCLC’s Holiday Survival Guide

December 6, 2015

By ALYSHA KUNDANMAL Features Co-Editor You finally get to that last unopened present - the one from...

Ring In the Shows & Concerts this Holiday Season

December 22, 2014

By HA-YOUNG GLORIA JUNGStaff WriterPublished: December 10, 2014 The spotlight shines on New York City’s theaters and concert venues, where artists and performers showcase their Holiday spirit. At Fordham College Lincoln Center (FCLC), students are excited for the return of their favorite classics such as “The Nutcracker...