The Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State opened two separate exhibitions last month featuring the work and personal items of Buffalo artist Craig LaRotonda.
The SUNY Buffalo State Music Department kicked off its “Celebrate American Music” concert series with the Buffalo Jazztet Oct. 5. “The Birth of Bebop: Tad, Diz, and Monk at 100” was the first of seven concerts in the series the department will host over the school year.
The SUNY Buffalo State Theatre Department opened their production of “Blood at the Root” Sept. 27 in the Donald Savage Theatre Building. The play, based on actual events, focuses on a school in Louisiana where a young African American student decides to take a stand against the silent segregation that is symbolized by a tree in the town.
Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison will speak in Buffalo Nov. 9 at the Kleinhans Music Hall. Morrison, 86, won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction and the American Book Award in 1988 for “Beloved.”
The Buffalo State Theater Department recently hosted an event called “Circle: Dance in the Round,” which created a challenge for the choreographers and dancers. The event was so named because the student performers were actually dancing around the audience.
This week’s show featured headlines from SUNY Buffalo State and conversations about the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day at Buffalo State and the Theatre Department’s “Dance in the Round.”
The SUNY Buffalo State improvisational comedy group Friday Night Live (FNL), which celebrated its 10th season this semester, concluded their seven show run May 5. The FNL cast is comprised of students from Buffalo State, who have to audition to join the group.