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Thursday, June 13, 2024
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Maren Morris performs at the Granada Theater in Dallas, Texas.

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."


“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.

UB Society and Computing Club discussed the complexities of AI in art in their first meeting.

Pixels or Picasso? UB club explores AI art

Society and Computing Club (SOCO) hosted their first event of the semester, “Pixels or Picasso,” on Sept. 13. Attendees from a wide variety of disciplines — some tech-related, some not — discussed the history and future of AI in art and society. 

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Expanding the boundaries of instrumental music

“The William Blake Cycle: Unseen, Unbodied, Unknown” electrified Lippes Concert Hall this past Friday, Sept. 8. The show, a culmination of a decade’s worth of collaboration, expands the boundaries of instrumental music. 

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