Arts and Culture

News about UB’s arts and humanities programs and related events. (see all topics)


Infants raised in homes where they hear a single language, but spoken with different accents, recognize words dramatically differently at about 12 months of age than their age-matched peers exposed to little variation in accent, according to a recent UB study.


The popular entertainer will perform at the Center for the Arts on December 16th during his final world tour. Proceeds benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Buffalo. 


The award-winning fiddlers bring their new holiday concert to the Center for the Arts on December 10th. 


The Department of Theatre & Dance will present the popular, award-winning musical November 16-19 & November 30-December 3 in the Center for the Arts.  


James Joyce’s ‘Finnegans Wake’ is considered one of the English language’s most difficult reads.


Adam Savage (MythBusters) and Michael Stevens (YouTube's Vsauce) bring their new tour to the Center for the Arts on Wednesday, November 22nd. 


Carol Berman knows Cayo Santiago well. She's been doing research there since 1974 and is among the scientists calling attention to the island, home to a unique free-ranging population of rhesus monkeys and the researchers charged with their care in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.


Animated films can provide critical opportunities for adults to discuss end-of-life issues with children according to a new study by a UB researcher who specializes in end-of-life communication.


The acclaimed guitar duo brings their 10th anniversary tour to the Center for the Arts on November 17th. 


Dance company founded by UB alumna Claire Jacob-Zysman to be in residence and perform at the Center for the Arts on November 4th and 5th.