Arts & Entertainment
‘On the Catwalk’
Songs from keen, fashionable artists
Style is like a Phoenix – it may die but will eventually come back.
And like a Phoenix, style reappears stronger than before.
With this week’s Spectrum playlist, we take artists from the ‘60s through now and break down their fashion and music styles.
Danny Brown preaches to the mob in Buffalo
In the lull leading up to Danny Brown’s performance, security guards broke up two near fist-fights. Brown’s palpable energy fueled a rowdy crowd. The 33-year-old rapper, on the latter half of his international, 48-concert tour, performed at The Waiting Room on Delaware Avenue Wednesday. Brown is on tour promoting his third studio album, Old.
À la Mode: Édition Spécial
There’s a special moment when you pull on your favorite outfit and you just feel like you. You don’t second-guess yourself and you don’t need to hear anyone else’s opinion to know you look great.
Weather got you down? Get up and check out events in Buffalo this weekend
This week's Around Town includes events at the Buffalo History Museum, the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, Helium Night Club, Pausa Art House, the Just Buffalo Literary Center and the West Side Bazaar.
Link, Thor and Ash! Oh my!
UBCon continues to grow as 25th annual conference is held over weekend
Over the course of the weekend, characters of every size and shape from TV shows, video games and comic books flooded North Campus, primarily the Student Union, for the 25th annual UBCon, a weekend celebration of gaming and animeheld by the Strategists and Role Players Association.
More than a memory
Gavin DeGraw leaves fans in awe
Last Thursday, Gavin DeGraw was the headline act at UB’s Center for the Arts. Supported by artists Rozzi Crane and Parachute, the night was filled with screaming girls, scale-breaking vocal notes and powerful musical solos.
Light from a fire extinguished too soon shines on
Marina Keegan’s “The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories” begins tragically – before the cover is even cracked – but ends asserting indomitable strength and hope.
Orphan Black is back
BBC America’s riveting sci-fi show returns for its second season
Featuring high-stakes drama that ensnares clones, cops and rogue scientists in an ever-evolving conspiracy, the first season of Orphan Black managed to straddle multiple genres and defy clichés while delivering breathless action and gut-wrenching revelations.
Feeling artsy? Check out events in Buffalo this weekend
There will be no shortage of culture in Buffalo this weekend. If you check out any of the following events, not only will you get off campus and away from the looming academic buildings, but Buffalo’s city air will rejuvenate you for the homestretch of the semester.
A fantasy play place
SARPA to host 25th annual UBCon
You might see all types of Nerf balls flying through the Student Union this weekend.
Don’t be alarmed. The Strategists and Role-Players Association (SARPA) is hosting its 25th annual UBCon event from Friday to Sunday.