Arts & Entertainment
Around Town: Cinema désordre
Buffalo Film Seminars to feature The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976)
This Tuesday night, Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian will return to John Cassavetes’ oeuvre; they are showing The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976) at the Market Arcade Film and Arts Centre in downtown Buffalo.
Sweeter with time: Atlas album review
Real Estate’s new album, Atlas, provides a mature sound
With their new album Atlas, Real Estate builds upon past success, creating the same sound with a bit more vocal punch to it.
A different form of art
Fluxus art movement comes to CFA in Yoko Ono Fan Club exhibition
The Visual Arts Gallery in UB’s Center For the Arts has been transformed into an interactive playground of art. The “Yoko Ono Fan Club” exhibit has filled the space. The exhibition revolves around the Fluxus art movement.
A piece of theater magic
Department of Theatre and Dance puts on Shakespeare’s “The Tempest”
“The Tempest,” which was William Shakespeare’s last play, premieres Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. and is being put on by UB’s Department of Theatre and Dance.
A breath of fresh air
Tunes that must accompany your Spring Break
Here are 10 classic tunes to add to your playlist that will help you live – or relive – good times during Spring Break.
UB art exhibit features Buffalo-born artist Rodney Taylor
Paintings experiment with natural textures, human form
Rodney Taylor returned to Buffalo more than 20 years ago, and he now lives here with his wife and three children. His wife is an artist of a different sort: an actress. They’re pursuing their artistic aspirations together while raising three kids.
Meth labs, superheroes and John Hughes
What to watch on Netflix this Spring Break
Make sure all charging equipment is within reach, load up the snacks and make Netflix your best friend for the week.
A fiery fiesta
ISA claims crown at entertaining 2014 International Fiesta
The Indian Student Association (ISA) took home its second straight first-place award at the 2014 International Fiesta Friday night. The event included 14 clubs’ performances, which told tales of love and tragedy – creating an engaging atmosphere for the packed audience – in keeping with the theme of “myths, legends and folklore.”
“The butchery begins”
House of Cards: Season 2 review
In the big pond of American political power, Frank Underwood is neither a big fish nor a wealthy whale; he is a shark and an extremely hungry and ambitious one at that. Season one of House of Cards saw the Democratic South Carolina congressman and House Majority Whip seek revenge for a politically blindsiding betrayal.
‘And the Oscar goes to …’
The Spectrum’s predictions for Sunday’s Academy Awards
With the Academy Awards approaching this weekend, conversation is abuzz about the prevailing question of the Oscars: Who’s going to walk away with the golden accolade?
The year 2013 offered a long list of stellar performances. From historical depth and tragedy to eclectic scenes of drug abuse, the Oscars have something for everyone. But there can only be one winner – and it only seems right to give our thoughts.