Arts & Entertainment

Foster the People talk art ahead of Rochester show

Venues change, but Foster the People’s commitment to artistic purity has always stayed stable.   

Not Vanilla: The mall that never leaves you

Since I’ve gotten to college, online shopping has stolen my money like no other form of discretionary spending.

Media Matrix: ‘Mourn’ by Corbin

I’ve always loved anime, when I’m in your arms. Let’s watch it all day. No, I’ve never watched anime.

‘Young Sheldon’: Who hath wrought this fresh hell?

Sheldon is a wholly detestable character. At no point does he inspire any sort of empathy from the audience. You find yourself rooting for him to be bullied.

IBTL overcomes its ‘Daddy Issues’

On Saturday, IBTL held their first show of their semester, "Daddy Issues." The setup of the show went like this: An audience volunteer is interviewed for a few minutes about their family, the volunteer returns to the audience, and the group performs a myriad of rapid-fire improvised scenes inspired by the interview.

CSA’s Mid-Autumn Festival brings cross cultural excitement

The Chinese Student Association's Mid-Autumn Festival on Saturday was a three-and-a-half-hour production filled with various performances by groups from campus and the city.

Not Vanilla: Disney channel singers

Mathematically, it does not seem possible that every female star on Disney turns out to be a great singer.

Moses Sumney makes hazy debut with ‘Aromanticism’

Instrumentally and lyrically, the onset of "Aromanticism" feels a lot like mist. It unfurls thick and white around you, but when you stick your hand out into it, all you get is air.

Media Matrix: Dylan Marron faces hate

The hateful comments that Dylan receives on his videos are the inspiration behind his podcast. In “Conversations with People Who Hate Me,” Dylan has a discussion with one of his haters, in which they try to better understand each other’s perspectives.

Peak dad rock reached at tribute concert

Don’t get me wrong, all of the performers were wonderful musicians. Yet, I have one major complaint about the concert: The lack of dynamism that I’d expect at a rock concert.