Arts/Culture

Curtain Up on Broadway’s Spring Season

As spring blossoms, the curtain rises on Broadway’s preview and premiere season. While enjoying the warmer weather, make your way to some of the most anticipated new shows in town.

Film Focus: Spotlight on Women for Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History month and what better way to celebrate than kicking back and watching classics with female leads and directors . The Fordham Observer is sharing some of our favorites.

A Brazilian Novelist on the Run

A round woman bearing a cigar and a suitcase climbs up an almond tree and promptly disappears. This is the premise for Idra Novey’s debut novel, “Ways to Disappear.”

“Callaloo”: The Dish and The Book

One alumna’s mission to share her Caribbean heritage with the next generation, one folktale at a time.

James B. Donovan, Bridge Builder Then and Now

James B. Donovan is one of America’s unsung heroes, a lawyer who prosecuted German criminals at the Nuremberg Trials in 1945, defended and saved the life of a known Soviet spy and negotiated a prisoner exchange with Cuba.

RestauranTOURISTS: Ramen Noodle Edition

The Arts & Culture editors set out to find the best ramen noodle in Hell's Kitchen.

Bridging the Gap Between Gangsta and Gangster

What’s the difference between gangster films and gangsta rap?

Sound Check: Flow Tribe at The Hall @ MP

On Feb. 12, Flow Tribe gave a performance that can best be described as eclectic and, as they describe themselves, “with the delicacy of a sledgehammer” at The Hall @ MP, a new venue in Brooklyn created by Chef Michael Psilakis.

Ghetto Film School Redefines Filmmaking

Based in the South Bronx, the Ghetto Film School is a non-profit program looking to foster new ideas and support creativity and education amongst the next generation of great American storytellers.

Black History Month Must-Reads

February is Black History Month, and as is true with the other 11 months of the year, it is a wonderful time to dive into the literary works of black writers addressing race in America.