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Monsieur Periné rocks UB Center for the Arts

04/20/17 12:16pm | By MATTHEW IAN DOYLE

Monsieur Periné performed two consecutive shows at the Center for the Arts on Tuesday night in its first-ever Buffalo show. The band, which won the 2015 “Best New Artist” category at the Latin Grammys, is notable for its on-stage quirkiness along with its ability to communicate with the audience. The band mesmerized fans and newcomers alike with a fresh approach to jazz.

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The Grapevine

03/21/17 11:11am | By NICK CIERI

This coming week, most students will be packing their bags to go home for a well-deserved spring break. If you find yourself still in Buffalo this week, however, you should definitely check out these hot shows.

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Talking funny with Brian Regan

03/21/17 10:58am | By DAVID TUNIS-GARCIA

Brian Regan is a comedian’s comedian. You may not have heard of him, but every comedian you do know, knows Brian. He has appeared on Marc Maron’s podcast “WTF with Marc Maron” and Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” where both legends praise Regan for his stand-up skill. Chris Rock gave Regan a cameo in his 2014 film “Top Five” where he steals the scene as a zany radio engineer.

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Easy international recipes anyone can make

03/01/17 8:56pm | By MOLLY DIETZ

If local ethnic food options seem too corporate or expensive, consider making your own. You can expand your culinary horizons without putting a dent in your bank account. UB’s diverse student population help celebrate The Spectrum’sInternational Issue by sharing some of their favorite easy recipes.

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Femi Spectrum

UB student-DJ hits over 1 million plays on Spotify

02/24/17 12:46pm | By Max Kalnitz

Femi Popoola, a junior pharmacy major who goes by the name Frank Pierce, wants his music to sound original and not just another nightclub hit. He has been making music since he was a child and has over 1 million plays on Spotify. He started off making remixes of popular songs on SoundCloud, but strayed away to focus on making his own sounds.

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Lumagination turns off lights

02/24/17 12:17pm | By DAVID TUNIS-GARCIA

The Buffalo Botanical Gardens wrapped up its seventh annual Lumagination display this Tuesday, breaking previous attendance records with help from UB students. During Lumagination, colored lights from across the spectrum transform the plant life of the Gardens.

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