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December movie guide

12/07/17 4:40am | By DAVID TUNIS-GARCIA

The holidays are a time to stay home and spend time with family and friends. It’s also a time to trek to the nearest movie theater and pay to sit in silence with a bunch of strangers for a few hours.

At first glance, December appears to be a light month for releases but a closer look reveals a few gems hidden among whatever dad-movie Steven Spielberg is putting out these days. Oh, and the biggest movie of the year.

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Brimstone Blondes

The Brimstone Blondes are straight outta Buffalo

03/10/15 7:34pm | By GRACE TRIMPER

Although formally founded in 2011, Brimstone Blondes have been making music together for six years. Lippman, Joey Rambell and Alex Mersinger, all graduates of City Honors in Buffalo, spent their middle school days hanging out at each other’s houses around the Queen City and banging out pre-pubescent jam sessions on instruments they barely knew how to play.

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Slam Poetry

First official Intercollegiate Poetry Slam is a slam dunk

03/01/15 7:05pm | By ALEXANDER PENNINGTON

UB was given a thorough introduction into the heartfelt, emotional world of slam poetry on Friday night. The sound of snapping fingers echoed throughout the Student Union Theater as the audience showed their respect and appreciation for poet after poet pouring their hearts out onstage, attempting to show off their poetry and stand out in a poetry competition full of talent.

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