Archive for category: Arts and Culture

“Fresh Off The Boat” Hits Home for Asian-American Fordham Students

“Fresh Off The Boat” Hits Home for Asian-American Fordham Students

“Fresh Off The Boat,” a sitcom about a family of Taiwanese immigrants raising their family in the U.S., premiered Feb. 4 and continues to capture the attention of television audiences and critics.

Dancing with Ballet Hispanico

Dancing with Ballet Hispanico

Not all college students get an experience like Alvin Ailey/Fordham BFA student Daniel Salas, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’16, who is one of the youngest dancers to sign with Ballet Hispanico Dos, one of the leading contemporary dance organizations in the city for Hispanic dance.

Poets Present Surreal Imagery at ‘Poets Out Loud’

Poets Present Surreal Imagery at ‘Poets Out Loud’

Three poets from different generations share something in common: their inspiration for writing stems from deeply rooted memories, experiences and views of the world. At Fordham College at Lincoln Center’s (FCLC) “Poets Out Loud” on Feb. 17, Alicia Ostriker, Eduardo Corral and Caroline Hagood read poems dealing with cultural and political topics that intrigued and inspired them.

Fordham Theatre Explores Family Dynamics in “How To Light A Fire”

Fordham Theatre Explores Family Dynamics in “How To Light A Fire”

In the studio production, “How To Light A Fire,” director and writer Calla Smith, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) '16, introduces audiences to three estranged sisters, Naomi, Tatum and Alicia, who unite at a campsite their family used to go to when they were kids.

Grey Is the New Red this Valentine’s Day

Grey Is the New Red this Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, audiences nationwide will be viewing the anticipated erotic movie, “Fifty Shades of Grey,” starring actors Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson.

Subway to Stage: Student Choreographs for Global Harmony

Subway to Stage: Student Choreographs for Global Harmony

On Feb. 11, Alvin Ailey’s most recent annual show, Global Harmony, had dancers and choreographers from the professional division bring in many of world’s cultures to life through the art of music and movement.

“The Skin of Our Teeth”: A Story of Humanity & the Individual

“The Skin of Our Teeth”: A Story of Humanity & the Individual

Fordham College at Lincoln Center’s (FCLC) Theatre Program would like to introduce the eccentric Antrobus family: the married couple of 5,000 years, George and Maggie Antrobus; their two children, Gladys and Henry; and their vampire maid, Sabina.

Students Prepare for Summer Music Festivals

Students Prepare for Summer Music Festivals

For many people in their late teens and early 20s, summer is the start of the music festival season. As tickets went on sale this January, students at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC), including myself, are quickly preparing to take advantage of some of the city’s music festivals.

Spotlight Shines on Kalina, Pella-Woo and Apicella-Hitchcock

Spotlight Shines on Kalina, Pella-Woo and Apicella-Hitchcock

From Jan. 29 through March 15, three Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) visual arts professors will be premiering their work, varying from film and digital photography to painting. Theatre and Visual Arts Professor Richard Kalina will be exhibiting modern paintings, Visual Arts Professor Anibal Pella-Woo will present digital color photographs and FCLC Gallery Coordinator Stephan Apicella-Hitchcock will feature black and white photographs.

The Two Sides of Fordham in Film

The Two Sides of Fordham in Film

In modern film and television, audiences see both the good and bad sides of characters associated with Fordham.