Eulis Cathey knows the Queen City well. Cathey, a Sirius XM radio host and Buffalo native, understands jazz’s deep roots in the city’s history. Now he wants to help continue this tradition and bring Grammy-winning saxophonist and flutist Kenny Garrett to the Tralf Music Hall on Saturday.
College graduation is a significant milestone for many students. Graduation parties are gone, but it is still a time for celebration. Buffalo is known for wings and beef on weck, but that doesn’t mean there is a lack of fine dining in the area. The Spectrumcompiled a list of restaurants that are fancy enough to convince your mom that you took care of yourself for the last four years.
A late lineup change didn’t impact this year’s Spring Fest’s turnout. And it didn’t impact the crowd’s energy either. Opener Rich the Kid pulled out of his slot on Friday, just one day before he was set to open for Lil Baby and A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie. But his replacement, New York rapper Young M.A, didn’t feel anything like a replacement.
Young M.A is replacing Rich the Kid in Saturday’s Spring Fest lineup, according to a Student Association press release.
Any Spring Gala tickets that are still unclaimed by Friday at 5 p.m. will be made available on Monday at 10 a.m. on a “first-come-first-served” basis at the SBI ticket office, according to Student Association President Gunnar Haberl.
“The Threepenny Opera” has been pushing boundaries for 91 years. And UB’s Theatre and Dance Department is continuing that push. There will be an advisory sign on the door for “risque” content on the opening night of the play this week.
Sean Ryan never knows when he has to jump into a role. He has to be available at “any given notice” as an ensemble understudy in the “RENT” national tour. Ryan performs as a swing –– an understudy for ensemble roles –– for the character Mark. But just a couple years ago, he was gracing stages at UB.
Shep Gordon’s parents brought their son to a Queens Greyhound station in the summer of 1964 and loaded his bags onto a midnight bus to Buffalo. Once Gordon got off the bus, he and a friend decided to hitchhike all the way to Buffalo State College, where they heard “beautiful women” attended school.
Hollywood is gearing up for a summer full of blockbusters but that doesn’t mean April has any less of a selection. Audiences have been anticipating big-name films from superhero flicks to female-driven comedies. The Spectrum compiled a list of what to look out for this month.
The Buffalo Chips are sending off their seniors and celebrating their 24th anniversary this Friday. The Chips, UB’s all-male a cappella group, have won several awards and recently released their EP “Shout.” This Friday, the Chips will take to Slee Hall for the annual Spring Fling show. This concert will feature Exit 8, SUNY Geneseo’s coed a cappella group.
Faculty from around the country discussed music, technology, history and politics in Baird Hall on Monday during a symposium.
The Student Association announced the lineup for this year’s Spring Fest last Monday. The May 4 concert will feature rappers Rich the Kid, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie and Lil Baby. Students’ reactions to the announcement have been mixed, but generally positive.
Buffalo is known for its famous food. But locals know that food isn’t the only thing these restaurants have to offer. The city is also known for its famous music scene. Many restaurants are able to combine the two for the ultimate Buffalo experience. The Spectrum has compiled a list of restaurants that offer live music near South Campus.
Spring Fest 2019 is set. The Student Association announced co-headliners A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie and Lil Baby and opener Rich the Kid as performers on Monday.