Two thousand was the number on every Swiftie’s mind as they stared at the dreaded “2000+ people ahead of you” message for hours during Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan Presale on Nov. 15. After spending hours in the queue, only to be kicked out or find no tickets available, many Taylor Swift fans — UB students included — found themselves disillusioned with her massively popular “The Eras” Tour.
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“Noises Off,” Michael Frayn’s English farce, opened this past weekend in UB’s Center for the Arts. Despite being scheduled for five performances, the weekend snowstorm shut down Friday and Saturday’s shows, but the cast rebounded on Sunday with a performance that knocked audiences’ socks — and maybe even their pants — off.
The dimming lights hushed the packed house of the Katherine Cornell Theatre in the Ellicott Complex this past weekend. When the stage lit up again in an eerie red glow, three body parts — a head, arms and legs — stuck out from behind the curtain.
For the first time in history, one artist occupied all Top 10 spots on the Billboard Hot 100 chart: Taylor Swift.
DeaVeon Rhodes showed up to Lockwood Memorial Library looking a little bit different than the other students. She wore her grandmother’s vintage Gloria Lance vest, her mother’s pants, perfect-condition Lisa Carbone shoes that she thrifted for $8 and a necklace from the farmer’s market. She embodied the aesthetic of dark academia.
“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” may be a mouthful of a title, but UB’s fall musical certainly gave audiences a lot to chew on. Featuring five lovable but awkward spelling bee contestants competing for a coveted title, the show immediately catches the audience’s attention with its shocking adult humor, campy costumes and heartfelt narrative.
K-pop artists like BTS and BLACKPINK have become international sensations, but the genre’s influence extends far beyond South Korea.
The sidewalk outside the entrance to Alumni Arena is exploding with pops of color.
Is it possible to give Old Hollywood glamor and serve Puritan realness all at once?
On Saturday night, UB students flocked to Lake LaSalle for the return of Fall Fest, the Student Association’s annual September concert. The free show, last held in 2019, was headlined by rappers Yung Gravy and Fivio Foreign.