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What happens on Skull Island, stays on Skull Island

What happens on Skull Island, stays on Skull Island

Reuben Wolf, Arts Editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Reviews

The ticket to a successful film nowadays is to make something zeitgeist-y and culturally relevant to today’s times. Kong: Skull Island may be the only film this year that eschews all of that in favor of heavy-handed entertainment. The basic King Kong story is probably the most famous in cinematic histor...

‘Smash the Windows’ is your official soundtrack for Saint Patrick’s Day 2017

‘Smash the Windows’ is your official soundtrack for Saint Patrick’s Day 2017

Christopher Prenatt, Reporter
March 9, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Reviews

Saint Patrick’s Day is just around the corner. Soon, people will be drinking Guinness like it was water, everyone will be wearing green, and the music of Celtic punk bands like Flogging Molly, Dropkick Murphys, and The Pogues will fill the air. However, there is one band that will surely be overlooked:...

Women celebrating women

Women celebrating women

Reuben Wolf, Arts Editor
March 8, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE

The Women and Gender Studies Department is hosting a 3-day event entitled “Women, Social Justice, and Documentary Film.”  The event, which will take place at The Burchfield Penney Art Center, will showcase female-directed documentaries that highlight the various cultural issues that are rarely covered. This...

Party Mardi in E-Ville, check out the Lockhouse Winter Concert Series with Step Out Buffalo

Party Mardi in E-Ville, check out the Lockhouse Winter Concert Series with Step Out Buffalo

Step Out Buffalo, Contributor
March 7, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories

THE MARDI GRAS PARADE Travel to Ellicottville this weekend for the 25th Annual Mardi Gras Parade and other Mardi Gras activities! This event will be all day, Friday to Sunday. If you thought 2016 was a great year for Mardi Gras in Ellicottville, just wait until you see this year's event.  LOCKHOUSE WINTER CONCERT SERIES: V...

A Q&A with The Griswolds before their first headlining show in Buffalo

A Q&A with The Griswolds before their first headlining show in Buffalo

Dan Almasi, Executive Editor
March 3, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories

Australian indie-pop band The Griswolds will play their first headlining show in Buffalo tonight at the Waiting Room. They first got a taste of Buffalo in 2014 as a supporting act for Brooklyn indie-pop band Miniature Tigers at the same venue. Their latest album, ‘High Times For Low Lives’, released...

‘Logan’ breathes new life into the X-Men series

‘Logan’ breathes new life into the X-Men series

Reuben Wolf, Arts Editor
March 3, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Reviews

eThink back to the summer of 2000.  We had just recovered from the Y2K mass hysteria, Bush had just edged Gore, and an unheard of quarterback named Tom Brady was about to be drafted to the New England Patriots in a couple months.  The latest superhero movie was Batman and Robin, and that was a coloss...

Record Style Watch: Spring Transition

Record Style Watch: Spring Transition

Francesca Bond, Social Media Editor
February 28, 2017
Filed under CULTURE, Photo Galleries, Recent Stories, Showcase, Student Lifestyle

In Buffalo, when the temperature nears 45 degrees, heavy winter clothing turns into breezier spring layers. It's the last day of February and students can feel spring coming. This stylish bunch is showing off their spring transition style with lighter jackets, boots, and lots of accessories. ...

Casting Hall Productions to showcase modernized Moliere play

Casting Hall Productions to showcase modernized Moliere play

Reuben Wolf, Arts Editor
February 28, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories

Aaron Moss, SUNY Buffalo State College’s Assistant Theatre Professor, and Casting Hall Productions have come together to produce and showcase an updated and expanded version of Moliere’s The Doctor in Spite of Himself. Since becoming a faculty member in 2014, Moss has directed three student producti...

Sweat out all that Guinness at the Shamrock Run, learn what ‘health food’ really is with Step Out Buffalo

Sweat out all that Guinness at the Shamrock Run, learn what ‘health food’ really is with Step Out Buffalo

Step Out Buffalo, Contributor
February 27, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE

THE WINTER ARTISAN AND FARMERS MARKET Stop by Saturday morning and kick off your weekend the right way at The Winter Artisan and Farmers Market. The Winter Market is open every Saturday from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm located at 346 Connecticut Street, downtown Buffalo in the Horsefeathers building. Come pick up some...

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