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A decade later: A conversation with Aly & AJ

06/07/18 4:47pm | By BRENTON J. BLANCHET

Aly & AJ is still the sister-powered pop rock group from the golden age of Disney, but Aly and AJ Michalka are no longer under anyone’s creative control.

They make their own decisions.

Last year marked an entire decade since the duo’s last album, “Insomniatic,” an appropriate time for Aly & AJ to release their first independent project “Ten Years.”


UB Con 2015 takes over the Student Union

A magic weekend at UBCon

04/19/15 2:51pm | By TORI ROSEMAN

UBCon, ran Friday through Sunday. People from all over the area came dressed as their favorite characters and participated in a variety of activities, including Magic: The Gathering card tournaments and meet and greets with popular comic artists.


Under the Electric Sky: UB hosts Bingo Players, 3LAU and DNNYD

04/18/15 12:51pm

Alumni Arena, which holds roughly 6,000 people, was packed Friday night for Electric Tundra, UB’s first Electronic Dance Music festival. The festival featured DNNYD, 3LAU and main attraction Bingo Players. Electric Tundra, a Student Association event, was the first of two SA concerts this semester, the second being the SA’s annual Spring Fest concert.


The Woman in Gold stays golden

04/14/15 6:20pm | By REUBEN WOLF

From the trailer, The Woman in Gold might seem as predictable and repetitive as any other movie in theaters. But this movie is a lesson as to why we sit through films instead of just judging them on a two-minute snippet: the characters come to life on screen in a way that flips whatever pre-conceived notions the trailer may have instilled in the viewer.


Rioult Dance: A 20-year legacy

04/12/15 4:40pm | By KENNETH KASHIF THOMAS

Dancing can be a grueling art form – members of Pascal Rioult’s company practice for eight hours a day – three-hour classes and then another two to six hours in the studio for rehearsal.

The work of Pascal Rioult and his company, RIOULT Dance NY, made its way to the Center for the Arts Mainstage Theatre on Saturday night.


Black Box Concert, Cory Lippe

Finding meaning in MIDI at UB's annual Black Box Concert

04/02/15 6:37pm | By BRIAN WINDSCHITL

The annual Black Box Concert, presented this year by The Hiller Computer Music Studios of the Department of Music, showcased six separate performers, ranging from UB graduates, current faculty and other artists invited to perform various soundscapes centered on the manipulation of four-channel media and sound mixing.