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SEM’s Production of Afflicted: Daughters of Salem is Transformative

SEM’s Production of Afflicted: Daughters of Salem is Transformative

Ella Tolomeo, Contributor

November 20, 2017


Filed under A&E, Showcase

Described by students as powerful and magical, Buffalo Seminary's theater instructor Susan Drozd and her department constructed another impressive production - this time of Laurie Brooks's Afflicted: Daughters of Salem, this past weekend. Done at Buffalo Seminary on November 16, 17 and 18 the ...

Afflicted: Daughters of Salem Opens Thursday Night at SEM

Afflicted: Daughters of Salem Opens Thursday Night at SEM

November 13, 2017


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You've read The Crucible. You may have seen The Crucible. Don't miss this telling of the infamous Salem witch trials written by Laurie Brooks. Get tickets here!...

Hertel Avenue Poutine and Cream

Julianna Scaccia, Contributor

November 6, 2017


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Poutine and Cream has two locations, one on 1488 Hertel Ave Buffalo, NY and the second on 242 Allen St Buffalo, NY. The menu is as expected: burgers, poutine and ice cream. The price range is under $10. One of the more popular items is the Freak Shake. There are five flavors: Fudge Brownie, Cake,...

Elm Street Bakery in East Aurora

Elm Street Bakery in East Aurora

Ella Tolomeo, Contributor

November 6, 2017


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With a rustic wood interior and exposed metal accents, the Elm Street Bakery in East Aurora, NY, gives the perfect modern yet homey feel. Walking into the Elm Street Bakery, you view an enormous brick oven, overhead seating, and packed tables. This family-run bakery offers a range of freshly baked...

Cole’s – Hidden Gem of Elmwood

Cole’s – Hidden Gem of Elmwood

Molly Doyle, Contributor

November 6, 2017


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Out of all the times I have walked in through Cole's big wooden door, there is only one thing I need to order to have a great night: the caprese panini. The fresh mozzarella with basil and tomatoes on olive oil brushed grilled panini bread will always have a special place in my heart. Cole's restaurant...

From a Funeral Home to a Coffee Shop

From a Funeral Home to a Coffee Shop

Grace Heidinger, Contributor

November 6, 2017


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Undergrounds Coffee House and Roastery, located at 580 South Park Ave, is up and coming. After being open for a little over a year, this coffee shop is the new hot spot in Buffalo's Old First Ward. Prior to this building functioning as a coffee shop, it was a funeral home, which is where the name...

Healthy Dining Across the Border

Healthy Dining Across the Border

Cara DeRose, Contributor

November 6, 2017


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 The Play Bar + Grill is located inside of the White Oaks Resort and Spa, just across the street from the Outlet Collection at Niagara, Ontario. Play is the perfect spot to grab something to eat after working out. The restaurant's menu upholds to the healthy lifestyle that is promoted at White Oaks...

Take On the Town and Visit Towne

Take On the Town and Visit Towne

Chelsea Anderson, Contributor

November 6, 2017


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Towne is a Greek restaurant located at 186 Allen Street in Buffalo's busy Allentown neighborhood. The restaurant provides a wide range of food options. During my "visit" I had the pleasure to order the open chicken souvlaki, not to be confused with the souvlaki dinner which comes with pita bread and ...

Perk’s Cafe – Home of Stunning French Toast

Perk’s Cafe – Home of Stunning French Toast

Julianna Scaccia, Contributor

September 25, 2017


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Perks Café sits on the corner of Elmwood and Bryant a modern, calm neighborhood. Inside the attire is casual and the walls are decorated with a wide variety of art such as paintings and photographs. In front of the door, the tables are lined up next to each other in two rows before the high counter...

Creative Outlet for Teens in Buffalo

Creative Outlet for Teens in Buffalo

Xinyang "Amber" Ye '17, Contributor

June 19, 2017


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Standing in a spacious second-floor room with huge windows overlooking the scenery of downtown Buffalo, the Just Buffalo Writing Center (JBWC) brings students from different schools and neighborhoods together to share their literary voices with confidence and passion. As a welcoming place, JBWC has a more fixed schedule for comple...

SEM Musicians Awed at the Spring Concert

https://youtu.be/r0dIxs6A7ew

Jocelyn Yang, Contributor

May 15, 2017


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It was an anxious, joyful, exhilarating time when members of the ensemble, glee club, and Semachords were ready to give an "auditory feast" in the Chapel for the annual Joan Kostick Andrews '48 spring concert on Wednesday night, May 3. Before the performance, Ron E. Martin, SEM's music director and...

Specially Priced Neglia Ballet Tickets

Specially Priced Neglia Ballet Tickets

May 1, 2017


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Neglia Ballet is offering SEM $25 tickets to the Dancing to Live gala performance on Thursday, May 18. Neglia and SEM partner to give Neglia's students a home in our student residences in summer and recently Neglia students have enriched our community during the school year as SEM students. The one-hour show is from 7:30-8:30 PM at the Flickinger Performing Arts Center at Ni...

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