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UB’s ‘Renascence’ brings poet Edna St. Vincent Millay back to life through song, dance and emotionally intense performances.
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Representation in ‘Renascence’

A musical rebirth: "Renascence" brings poet Edna St. Vincent Millay back to life through song, dance and emotionally intense performances. The show highlighted the meaning and importance of queer representation onstage.


Bad Blood performing at Area 54 | Ethan Barnes (@ethan_barness on Instagram) 
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Buffalo’s hardcore punk renaissance

The palpable energy, the sweat-soaked fans and the raw, unfiltered sound pumping through the crowd created an intimate connection between the musicians and their devoted audience.  In the heart of Buffalo, a city that's seen its share of highs and lows, there beats a relentless pulse: the pounding rhythm of hardcore punk music, alive and thriving. 


Pan-Americana featured many small groups performing works in honor of Latin American composers.
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A musical tribute to Pan-America

 Pan-Americana consisted of Latin American classical pieces dedicated to the Pan-American Association of Composers, an organization that exhibited composers throughout the Americas during the 20th century. 


Maren Morris performs at the Granada Theater in Dallas, Texas.
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Maren Morris vs. country music

Maren Morris is the latest country music giant to raise her voice. Morris, who scored four No. 1 hits on the Billboard Country Airplay chart, announced her departure from the genre with farewell tracks “The Tree” and “Get the Hell Out of Here.” 


Brandan Booker and Alissa di Cristo played the only two roles in the student-directed play "Gruesome Playground Injuries."
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CONTENT WARNING: Gruesome!

“Gruesome Playground Injuries” had its characters — and the audience — in stitches this past weekend at the Katharine Cornell Theater. Part of UB’s student-directed series of plays, the two-actor show follows three decades of Kayleen (Alissa di Cristo) and Doug’s (Brandan Booker) lives.






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