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John Wick: Chapter 2

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter
February 17
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

Resuming where the last one left off, both in story and intensity of violence, “John Wick: Chapter 2” is 122 minutes of action, killing and stunning visual storytelling.  Keanu Reeves reprises his role of John Wick, the guy who goes on a mass killing spree after the Russian mafia kills his dog and... Read more »

Swim and dive competes at UAA championships

Swim and dive competes at UAA championships

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter
February 17
Filed under Fine Arts, Sports, Swimming & Diving

Facing their stiffest competition of the season, the Case Western Reserve University swimming and diving team placed sixth in the men’s and seventh in the women’s meet at the University Athletic Association Championships. Both teams put up noteworthy performances with many season bests and personal ... Read more »

Chats with Christo from Bad Suns

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor
February 17
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Bad Suns returns to Cleveland on Monday, Mar. 6 at The Grog Shop as a part of their “Heartbreaker” North American spring tour. The alt-rockers are back on the road in celebration of their sophomore release, “Disappear Here,” that was unveiled in September 2016. Two years ago Bad Suns had thei... Read more »

Playlist of the Week Feb 17 – Feb 23

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter
February 17
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

  Sampha — “(No One Knows Me) Like the Piano” (Wikipedia.org) The debut album of British artist Sampha “Process”  lives up to its widespread acclaim. With mystical instrumental portions that melt beautifully into electronically produced beats, the album plays out like a dre... Read more »

Euro Wafel Bar returns

Smruthi Maganti, Copy Editor
February 17
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Located in Uptown, under the Triangle Apartments, the Euro Wafel Bar opened its doors for the first time two weeks ago, on Feb. 2 at 6 p.m. With a “buy one, get one free” deal for the first 50 people and free waffles for a month promised to the first ten customers, people started lining up hours ... Read more »

Meet Little Junior

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor
February 17
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Little Junior started in middle school in Toronto, Canada. I had the opportunity to speak with the lead singer/guitarist Rane. Their first release is a dual song record called “Rat Face // Dog Face” that include songs “Cry Baby” and “Psychopath.” The band will be hitting the Grog Shop on Feb... Read more »

What to do this weekend Feb 17-19

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor
February 17
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Feb. 17 Radiate 2017: 9 p.m.-3 a.m. at Cleveland Agora. The sixth annual GLOW fest will have performances by Grandtheft, Dr. Fresch, SunSquabi, Vibe Street and many more. Tickets are $25 in advance and $35 at the door. Glow gear is strongly encouraged. Saturday, Feb. 18 February Cat... Read more »

Ben Affleck autopilots through period crime film

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter
February 17
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

Ben Affleck has been on an incredible roll with his directing career. From the excellent “Gone Baby Gone” to the Academy Award-winning “Argo,” Affleck has demonstrated his deft and absorbing abilities behind the camera as well as in front of it. This year starts off with a new effort from him,... Read more »

LEGO Batman lands light on its feet

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter
February 17
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

Even though “The LEGO Batman Movie” may not be as fun and original as it’s source material of 2014, “The LEGO Movie,” it is jammed packed with the action, campiness and breaking-the-fourth wall humor that was kindly brought to us by “Deadpool” a year ago. The film is clearly made for ch... Read more »

Resident Evil 7 returns to horrifying roots

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter
February 10
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Games

For the past several years, the massive hit horror video game series Resident Evil has seen its fair share of missteps since the groundbreaking release of series marvel, Resident Evil 4, in 2005.  The series’ concurrent film franchise proved to be unoriginal and each successive film was worse than ... Read more »

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