On a night full of fair performances, the Grammy Awards took a political turn toward when A Tribe Called Quest took a stand against President Donald Trump.
The hip-hop group, joined by Grammy-nominated singer Anderson.Paak, began their performance on Sunday night with a medley of classic hits. After a pleasant mixture of hip-hop, legendary rapper Busta Rhymes joined the performers with a mission to shut the show down.read more >>
V-Day is upon us. Whether you’re excited for the holiday, dreading it, or wholly disinterested will depend on your current relationship status and level of ironic detachment.
This week brings us not only the holiday some of us think we are too cool to observe – seriously you think you’re the first person to think say it’s just “too commercial?” Just buy her some dang flowers – but also a new lineup of events and concerts to enjoy.read more >>
UB professor David Schmid said it has been a long time since the U.S. had a president that “knows so little about the arts as Trump.”
President Donald Trump has threatened to defund the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) completely since entering the Oval Office. Without these two agencies, funding for the arts in public institutions would be cut and students would have to pay for private art lessons.read more >>
Ebony G. Patterson uses glamorous accents such as glitter and sparkles to draw viewers into the ideas of gender and death.
Patterson, a Jamaican-born artist, created Dead Treez, an intricate exhibit that draws in viewers through lustrous, vivid hues. Patterson’s work opened on Thursday evening in the first floor wing of the UB Art Gallery in the Center for the Arts. The exhibit’s artwork is inspired by Jamaican-style dancehalls.read more >>
Music is a passionate art, fueled by the emotions of the artists who wrote each song. This week’s Spectrum playlist is aimed toward spicing up your love life by helping you get “in the mood.”read more >>
Brian Jones* was browsing Reddit’s UB page looking for single girls to talk to. Once he found a cute girl, he tried to meet up with her in person.
Jones, a senior economics major, would try to set up dates in person, but every time he tried to meet her in person, she canceled last minute.read more >>
Music fans this week can pick from gigs such as the Red Hot Chili Peppers and get down to the soulfulness of singer Babyface. Whichever sonic route you choose this week, letting loose to these artists will make you forget your scholarly concerns.read more >>
A circle of 15 poles stand in the Student Union flag room. Each pole has signs with identifying statements, such as “I believe in a higher power,” “I identify with no/another political party” and “I live with a disability or chronic illness.”read more >>
Last year was marked by acts like Frank Ocean and Radiohead thoughtfully exhibiting their dexterity through song. Now, 2017 is set to be packed with records by established and rising artists alike. Here’s a peek at what this year will offer.read more >>
For many of us, the first thing you hear when announcing your decision to come to Buffalo is the terrible snow.read more >>
Finals are now upon us. If you yearn to get away from the heavy workload and intense studying sessions in Capen, consider seeing a concert in the next couple of weeks.
Some acts to look out for include singer-songwriter Rick Springfield and soul singers the Platters.read more >>
Salvatore Natale will graduate in Spring 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in media study, but he doesn’t think his UB media classes have prepared him to get a job.read more >>
Since his debut mixtape in 2011, Abel Tesfaye has created a place for himself among pop music’s most popular stars. The Weeknd has invariably watered down his unique style and replaced it with one more tailored for the radio along his journey to stardom. But that doesn’t mean this album isn’t unique.read more >>
Thanksgiving is in the books but not Buffalo’s concert offerings. Some acts stopping by will be R&B artist Tory Lanez and alternative rock band Daughtry.
If you’re fresh out of leftovers from Thursday, fill your appetite with some top tier talent coming to the area.read more >>