Culture

“Endgame” matters, whether you like it or not (I did)

“Avengers: Endgame” succeeds as a “Marvel movie” more than as a “movie” in the general sense. I don’t mean to…

Browsing through Rochester’s used bookstores

There are few things like a used bookstore. There’s the distinctive smell, probably a cat slinking around, old records in…

Todd’s ‘The Conduct of Life’ depicts abuse and power

Todd Union’s final production this semester, “The Conduct of Life” from Cuban-American playwright Maria Irene Fornés, opened last Thursday to…

Armed with down-to-earth energy, Neon Trees keeps the rain off D-day’s parade

In short, the name of the game was energy. Glenn came prepared.

‘Sarazanmai’: beneath the surface

“Sarazanmai,”  a newly released anime, has quickly gained popularity for its exploration of human suffering, told through powerful fighting scenes…

Rice Crew’s idolic showcase

Rice Crew was a bit late to start presenting their annual showcase, “IDOL ROOM,” to a fairly large crowd in…

‘Senryu Girl’: a return to simplicity

Out of the many new releases this spring anime season, “Senryu Girl” is a breath of fresh air. Based on…

Not Vanilla: New tricks, old trade

The way me and younger generations consume has dramatically changed. A great example is with comedy. We are used to…

Midnight Ramblers not only survive, but thrive in spring show

The Midnight Ramblers showcased their final performance Saturday to a substantial audience in Strong Auditorium. 14 of the Ramblers started…

‘X’ marks the nostalgic spot in Louvre’s spring show

Spring often brings an air of nostalgia — with the changing weather, the approaching graduation, and the anticipation of new…