December 11, 2015 - 11:31am
The talented student group has recreated the world of the anti-Vietnam War movement and the sex revolution.

What Theatre, Syracuse’s student-run theater group, began with eight architecture students at Syracuse University.

Originally named Warehouse Architecture Theater, the group was formed in 2006 by Danton Spina and Alex Coulombe as a way to provide architecture students a creative outlet besides working within their major.

December 1, 2015 - 11:38pm
Director Paul Barnes and the Syracuse University Drama Department bring the well-known childhood story to life during the holiday season.

Peter Pan brings a delightful amount of fun to Syracuse Stage with just a sprinkling of fairy dust. Based on the novel by J.M. Barrie, and directed by Paul Barnes in co-production with Syracuse University Drama Department, this production combines high thrill with magic and wonder.

December 1, 2015 - 11:24pm
Matilda packs the Landmark Theatre during its week long showing.

Matilda is an entertaining, smash hit filled with all the delights of Roald Dahl, and certain to make an audience fall in love with this beloved character all over again.  Written by Dennis Kelly with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, the First National Tour of the musical arrives at the Landmark Theatre fresh off of Broadway. The show opened on Dec. 1 and will run until Dec. 6.

November 12, 2015 - 1:52pm
Bring Your Own Vinyl Night, a weekly event at Funk 'N Waffles, draws students and community members to try out a new way of listening to music.

In a world of easily accessible digital music, listening to a vinyl record can be seen as either for older generations or contrarians. The format has seen a resurgence in recent years, but it still carries the mark of an item reserved for only serious collectors and aficionados. To the uninitiated, vinyl records can seem mysterious and a little intimidating.

November 5, 2015 - 10:19am
University Union’s indie concert series brings artists wise beyond their years.

Sitting cross-legged on the ground wearing the skinniest of skinnies, cowboy-esque boots and a silk baseball jacket, 19-year-old Raury awaits his grand entrance. Three bars in he bolts on stage, snags the microphone and the crowd erupts. He meets the roar with the opening lines of “Forbidden Knowledge” from his recently dropped album All We Need.

October 29, 2015 - 11:01am
For those who like their horror films in small bites, or love to binge watch, we suggest classic anthology horror movies to watch this Halloween.

Everyone celebrates Halloween differently. But, whether you’re passing out candy to trick-or-treaters or dancing away your responsibilities in a sexy Donald Trump costume, it’s likely that you’ll find yourself watching a scary movie at least once this weekend — either in its entirety with a group of friends, or on cable in between rings of the doorbell. No matter your viewing habits, might I suggest a horror anthology film this year?

October 28, 2015 - 1:11pm
Review: The Tony-winning show comes to the Syracuse OnCenter, where the magic of the original Broadway show shines through despite script changes.

As musical theater fans would likely tell you, The Producers is one of the funniest musicals of the 21st century. Written by Mel Brooks, the musical was adapted from his 1968 film into a 2001 Broadway musical. Starring Nathan Lane as Max Bialystock and Matthew Broderick as Leo Bloom, the musical won three Olivier awards and a record-breaking twelve Tony awards.

October 24, 2015 - 8:48pm
Comedy Central stars Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson crack up the crowd at Goldstein Auditorium.

The stars of Broad City visited the Syracuse University on Saturday to share a little about what they have learned so far in their rapidly flourishing comedy careers.

A nearly capacity Goldstein Auditorium crowd heard Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson’s perspectives on their transition from a web series to cable TV success, starting their comedy careers at Upright Citizens Brigade and deflecting constant questions about being female in a predominantly male-centric profession.  

October 22, 2015 - 11:22pm
Country music stars Darius Rucker, Cam and David Nail stopped in Syracuse on their Southern Style Tour.

Country music fans packed the Oncenter War Memorial Arena in downtown Syracuse Thursday night to listen to Darius Rucker and other Nashville stars. David Nail and Cam opened up for Rucker as they made their stop in Syracuse on their Southern Style Tour.

October 21, 2015 - 7:53am
See how far we've come since Doc and Marty McFly were sent to the future in Robert Zemeckis’ 'Back to the Future Part II.'

For those unfamiliar with Robert Zemeckis’ Back to the Future Part II, today — October 21, 2015 — is the day that 1985’s young Marty McFly was zapped to in order to prevent his son from participating in a robbery with the grandson of bully Biff Tannen. Of course, no time-travel adventure comedy would be complete without a considerable amount of butterfly effect blunders.