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The Wrecks “Turn It Up” at the Leopard Lounge

The Wrecks “Turn It Up” at the Leopard Lounge

Chris Prenatt, Culture Editor

November 19, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Reviews, Showcase

If you walked by the Leopard Lounge located inside the Town Ballroom at 681 Main St. Saturday night, you could only hear the sounds of young girls screaming incredibly loud, as if Justin Bieber was playing a gig there. But it wasn’t Bieber, it was the California based rock group The Wrecks. Formed...

Vans Warped Tour to End Next Year

Vans Warped Tour to End Next Year

Chris Prenatt, Culture Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s the end of an era. Earlier Wednesday, Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman announced that the 2018 Vans Warped Tour will be its final cross country run. “Today, with many mixed feelings, I am here to announce that next year will be the final, full cross-country run of...

Popular Musician Accused of Sexual Misconduct With a Minor

Popular Musician Accused of Sexual Misconduct With a Minor

Chris Prenatt, Culture Editor

November 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase

First it was Harvey Weinstein, then it was Kevin Spacey, and then Louis C.K. Now we have a new name to add to the list of famous men who’ve been accused of sexual allegations with women: Jesse Lacey. Lacey has been the lead vocalist and guitarist for the legendary Long Island, N.Y., emo band Brand...

New Found Glory Celebrate 20 Years of Pop Punk at Town Ballroom

New Found Glory Celebrate 20 Years of Pop Punk at Town Ballroom

Chris Prenatt, Cutlure Editor

November 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Reviews

If you went to the Town Ballroom on Friday night at 681 South Main St., you witnessed one of the greatest pop-punk bands of all time playing two of their classic albums in their entirety to celebrate 20 years as a band. Legendary pop-punkers New Found Glory formed in Coral Springs, Fla., in 1997 and...

Review: Casting Hall’s Deranged Durang is Deranged Mess

Review: Casting Hall’s  Deranged Durang is Deranged Mess

Edwin J. Viera, Opinion Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, OPINION

Casting Hall’s latest production has more than earned its title, even though it’s not written by anyone at Buffalo State. Deranged Durang is a series of one-act plays written by Christopher Durang. The play, directed by Shaun McLaughlin is based on comedic works despite being nauseating works th...

Homecoming recap: Students deemed King and Queen in Bengal Royalty Showcase

Homecoming recap: Students deemed King and Queen in Bengal Royalty Showcase

Brian Harrell, Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase, Student Lifestyle

The Bengal Royalty showcase was a night of entertainment and elegance fit for the homecoming king and queen. The night, which started around 8 pm, was complete with music, gourmet finger sandwiches, and nonalcoholic champagne. After most of the peasantry (the student body) had taken their seats, the...

The Man with the Razor

The Man with the Razor

Gary Cordova, Reporter

October 23, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase

Good Looks Hair and Fashions serves as an up-scale barbershop located at 1685 Hertel Ave. in North Buffalo. This shop is known to be a facility that caters to all cultures and proves to be a staple of the community, keeping its doors open successfully since 2006. 36-year-old Thomas Barwell is the...

First Annual HRVST Festival is a Success

First Annual HRVST Festival is a Success

Chris Prenatt, Culture Editor

October 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, City, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Reviews, Showcase

With a lineup featuring acts like Lo Moon, Joywave, and Phoenix, the first annual HRVST Festival went off without a hitch.

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Local Singer-Songwriter Shows Us His “Little Vision” on New Album

Local Singer-Songwriter Shows Us His “Little Vision” on New Album

Chris Prenatt, Culture Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Reviews, Showcase

If you want proof that the Buffalo music scene is still alive and kicking, Rob Falgiano is your answer. He is one of the most prolific singer/songwriters in the area, playing with artists like Three Dog Night, Jakob Dylan, and Chris Trapper in the past. On Falgiano’s ninth studio album Little Vis...

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