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Wednesday, August 17, 2022
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Gabriela Ortiz

The Grammy nominations this year are bound to stir up some controversy, somehow. With Madonna and Prince’s snubs, from Kendrick Lamar’s (pictured) 11 nominations, there is a story in everything. As for the winners and losers, however, we can only speculate.

And the Grammy nominees are…

While the Grammys are not meant to award artists based on commercial success, its impact on popular culture remains prevalent and every year millions of people tune in to watch their favorite artists win.

As Halloween and the scary movie season comes to a close, heavy-hitting Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday releases are right around the corner. “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2,” “Spectre” and “Creed” are all huge, multi-million dollar productions set to be released this month with the potential to break box office records.

​The Spectrum’s November movie guide

This month’s film releases cater to all moviegoers, including a new James Bond film, a brand new Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie onscreen collaboration and even a Charlie Brown movie. Here are November’s scheduled releases.

Morgan Arnett is one of ten new MFA students in the Department of Art this semester. Her work, displayed during one of the Center for the Arts' opening exhibitions, deals with the inner state of human beings as well as feminism and the biology of the body.

New MFA student Morgan Arnett is ready to leave her mark on Buffalo

Before this summer, 24-year-old Master of Fine Arts (MFA) student Morgan Arnett had never been anywhere outside of her hometown of Pensacola, Florida. Arnett, whose work was displayed during the Center for the Art’s “Say Hello to our New MFAs” exhibit in August and September and is currently centered in Studio 214B in the CFA, is one of ten current MFAs studying at UB.

On Tuesday, the UB Piano Club hosted its first club event of the year, a concert in SU theatre. The concert was open to any musicians. Paul Sottnik (pictured) travelled from SUNY Fredonia to take part in the performances.

UB Piano Club builds to a crescendo

Alex Schwartz wants students to know that the UB Piano Club is an open community that can help foster musical talent. “We have our concerts to get the word out there,” Schwartz, UB Piano Club president, said. On Tuesday, the UB Piano Club held its first official concert of the fall semester. 


Da$h brings the Skrewface

Back in April of this year, DA$H dropped a bomb on us with his Metro Boomin’ produced track “Mudd Walk” but has remained quiet since then. Now, DA$H is back, sending us into a bass heavy, trap trance.

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