Arts and Culture

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


Zodiaque Dance Ensemble (ZDE) celebrates its 20 Anniversary with COOL HUNTING. Director Jeanne Fornarola’s COOL HUNTING looks at trends in action, in the pursuit of the cutting-edge trends and behaviors in specific groups of people.


The University at Buffalo Arts Collaboratory Healthcare Initiative welcomes visiting artist Jacqueline Donachie from Glasgow, Scotland for two free public film screenings on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 from 12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. and Thursday, March 1 from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Tickets are free and can be reserved on the Center for the Arts website.


More than 250 performers and volunteers will mark the arrival of the Chinese New Year with an afternoon-long celebration on Feb. 17 at the UB’s Center for the Arts.


As part of an ongoing review of graduate programs, the UB College of Arts and Sciences has announced a plan to strengthen the English department’s doctoral program and improve the program’s long-term competitiveness.


The UB Confucius Institute and the Chinese Club of Western New York will mark the arrival of the Chinese New Year with a diverse program celebrating Chinese culture on Feb. 17 at UB’s Center for the Arts.


Christopher Romano embarked upon a two-year journey through the manipulation of light and metal as design materials. The result is a signature architectural structure nestled in the shadows of three iconic buildings on Buffalo’s historic East Side.


Innovative sound and visual composer Olivier Pasquet will discuss the architectural and musical contexts of his evolving site-specific piece titled “Lloyd’s Mirror” during its premier on Feb. 12.


Novelist, literary critic and environmental activist Margaret Atwood, author of “The Handmaid’s Tale,” which inspired the television series of the same name, will deliver the March 9 “Humanities to the Rescue” keynote address.


Cristanne Miller, SUNY Distinguished Professor and Edward H. Butler Professor of English at UB, has received the MLA’s biennial Prize for a Scholarly Edition for her book, “Emily Dickinson’s Poems: As She Preserved Them.”


Nickell — a former stage magician and private detective — has a long track record of debunking paranormal events.