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The best of both worlds

11/16/17 2:01am | By BRENTON J. BLANCHET

The UB Concert Band, led by music department Professor and Director Jon Nelson, joined the Genkin Philharmonic for their annual fall performance at Slee Hall. The two groups came together to present “A Young Person’s Guide to the 20th Century.”


Salty or sweet?: Hot takes on Drake and Future project don’t matter – it’s not that deep

09/22/15 8:23pm | By BRIAN WINDSCHITL

Drake and Future’s most recent project has been out for two days – since its drop, the mixtape has been examined and analyzed from every aspect imaginable. Some common criticisms that have arisen so far: “I thought it was going to be better,” or “It’s not as good as Drake and Future’s old stuff,” and “It didn’t live up to its hype. It’s not that deep.


HBO reigns supreme amid lowest-rated Emmys ever

09/22/15 8:15pm | By BRIAN WINDSCHITL

During the 67th edition of the Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, HBO-produced shows won 14 major awards, including best drama, comedy, movie and miniseries. HBO shows like “Game of Thrones”and “Veep” won five of the 10 main Emmy award categories, including the two keynote awards for the night, Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Comedy Series.


Buffalo's theater season kicks off with 34th annual Curtain Up!

09/20/15 6:09pm | By BRIAN WINDSCHITL

On Friday, the 34th edition of Curtain Up!, held by the Theatre District Association of WNY and M&T Bank, kicked off the theater season in Buffalo. Curtain Up! is a promotional event held to celebrate the beginning of the theater season in Buffalo. Hundreds of theater fans dressed and came out to enjoy performances, food, outdoor bars and live music for this year’s annual theatre kickoff.


The Grapevine

The grapevine

09/20/15 4:08pm | By BRIAN WINDSCHITL

As summer draws its final breaths and fall is ushered in, Buffalo enters a new season for music activity. In this weekly installment of The Grapevine, Buffalo exhibits a large variety of artists and venues, ranging from outdoor Indie rock concerts at Artpark lawn to hard, head-mashing electro in the intimate Waiting Room. Come out and see your favorite artists perform or get out and discover new ones – take your pick.


UB Piano Club trying to build ‘from ground up’

09/18/15 2:18am | By BRIAN WINDSCHITL

Until recently, Alex Schwartz would never have described himself as artistic.

Schwartz, an electrical engineering major, never touched a piano in his life until about three years ago when his mother bought him and his brother a keyboard.

He said it changed his life.

“My whole life I thought I wasn’t artistic and then I started playing piano,” Schwartz said.


Da$h brings the Skrewface

09/18/15 1:36am | By Gabriela Ortiz

Back in April of this year, DA$H dropped a bomb on us with his Metro Boomin’ produced track “Mudd Walk” but has remained quiet since then.

Now, DA$H is back, sending us into a bass heavy, trap trance.


Fall movie guide

09/18/15 1:29am | By Alexandra Saleh

The end of the September opens to a year of new releases seeking to engage audiences of all sorts. Films of the fall are set to portray the realities of life and consequences of moral relativism to its audiences while also creating a community of comedic refuge.


Fall Fest fallout: UB students angry about long lines and limited capacity of Fall Fest

09/15/15 9:16pm | By BRIAN WINDSCHITL

Even four days after the Student Association’s annual fall concert, UB students are still talking about the unrelenting rain, painstakingly slow lines and limited space in Alumni Arena. All undergraduate students who pay the mandatory student activity fee of $104.75 a semester get into the concert for free with a student ID, but once the 6,500-arena capacity had been reached Saturday, students and ticketholders alike were refused entry.


Travis Scott Rodeo album review

Travis Scott survives the Rodeo

09/10/15 4:52pm | By Tomas Olivier

Travis Scott's album Rodeo is a reminder to Scott’s listeners that the rapper is still as much of a partier and “turn up” enthusiast as ever, but now has a newfound understanding of the negative effects of partying.