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Go zip lining at Holiday Valley, jam out to country music and brunch the right way at 12 Gates with Step Out Buffalo

Go zip lining at Holiday Valley, jam out to country music and brunch the right way at 12 Gates with Step Out Buffalo

Step Out Buffalo, Partner
April 19, 2017
Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories, Step Out Buffalo

CONCERTS = SUMMER You know summer is right around the corner when country artists start rolling into town! *Insert praying hands emoji here* Eric Church comes to Key Bank Center this Thursday on his Holdin' My Own Tour (PSA: Tickets ARE still available) For the first time ever, there will be no suppo...

With ‘Damn.’ Kenderick Lamar remains at the top of his game

With ‘Damn.’ Kenderick Lamar remains at the top of his game

Chris Prenatt, Contributing Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Reviews

Kendrick Lamar gave everyone the album they've been waiting for last Friday, April 14. The album has been anxiously and hotly anticipated since Lamar surprisingly dropped the first single, "HUMBLE," March 30 to rave reviews. With the album finally out, there really is not much to say about it other...

Prenatt’s picks: 50 bands and artists to look out for in 2017 – part one

Prenatt’s picks: 50 bands and artists to look out for in 2017 – part one

Chris Prenatt, Staff Writer
April 15, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Reviews

Although a third of 2017 is behind us, there is still plenty of music to come. While most of you might be listening to your favorite bands from years ago, don't sleep on the up-and-coming talent out there that you aren't paying enough attention to. Over the course of five weeks, The Record will introduce...

Local brewer working to push forward Buffalo’s craft beer scene

Local brewer working to push forward Buffalo’s craft beer scene

Victor Powell, Contributor
April 11, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase

Pearl Street Grill And Brewery has been one of Buffalo’s largest craft breweries since they opened their doors in 1997. In its 20 years of existence they have managed to put a stamp on the local food, patio – and most notably – the craft brewing scene. For the past three years Chris Herr, a...

Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day and go to the first Food Truck Tuesday of the season with Step Out Buffalo

Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day and go to the first Food Truck Tuesday of the season with Step Out Buffalo

Step Out Buffalo, Partner
April 10, 2017
Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories, Step Out Buffalo

FOOD TRUCK TUESDAYS ARE BACK Starting this Tuesday, every Tuesday all summer long in Larkin Square dozens of food trucks from Buffalo, Rochester and beyond come together to celebrate a night of food, music and fun! Enjoy a variety of delicious food and drinks along with live music on The Boardwalk...

Albright-Knox Director’s Lecture focuses on latest installation

Albright-Knox Director’s Lecture focuses on latest installation

Reuben Wolf, Arts Editor
April 5, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE

The second-to-last talk in Albright-Knox's Director's Lecture Series focused on one of the Albright-Knox's most recent acquisition's and installations.  The specific painting, Martin Wong's Liberty Mourning the Death of Her Sister- Beijing, 1989, was acquired by the gallery in 2014 and sat in stora...

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness deliver an epic show at Town Ballroom

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness deliver an epic show at Town Ballroom

Chris Prenatt, Contributing Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Reviews

On Sunday night at Town Ballroom, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness performed to a sold out crowd as part of his Zombies on Broadway tour. Joined by Californian rock band Night Riots and Australian rock group Atlas Genius, McMahon and his band performed for at least two hours at the historic venue in...

Hit the ballpark for a Bisons game, check out Allentown First Fridays with Step Out Buffalo

Hit the ballpark for a Bisons game, check out Allentown First Fridays with Step Out Buffalo

Step Out Buffalo, Partner
April 3, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Step Out Buffalo

BUFFALO BISONS SEASON HOME OPENERThe Buffalo Bisons Season Home Opener is this Thursday at Coca Cola Field. Start your weekend early and head downtown to watch the Bisons take on Scranton at 2:05 p.m.! GREATER ALLENTOWN FIRST FRIDAYSAllentown’s gallery walk, known as “First Fridays” starts this ...

PHOTO GALLERY: FSA Avant Garde spring fashion show

PHOTO GALLERY: FSA Avant Garde spring fashion show

Francesca Bond, Social Media Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase, Student Lifestyle

The Fashion Student Association held their annual spring fashion show 'Avant Garde' in the Social Hall last night. The show featured thirteen different student designers. It began with daytime collections, then transitioned into evening wear and finished with couture. See the looks here:   ...

‘Ghost in the Shell’ is hollow, Hollywood fodder

‘Ghost in the Shell’ is hollow, Hollywood fodder

Reuben Wolf, Arts Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Reviews, Uncategorized

Science fiction is a tricky craft.  On one hand, it evokes themes that make you question your own humanity.  On the other, it can just be a ploy to display big budgets with over-the-top style. Ghost in the Shell falls into both categories.  This makes the film like it had a cohesive narrative with som...

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