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Relax all around Cleveland this weekend

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

September 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Sept. 15   What: Print Club of Cleveland’s 33rd Fine Print Fair (16 [with lecture]+17 as well, until 5 p.m.) Where: Cleveland Museum of Art Time: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Notes: Free admission; browse and/or buy fine prints and drawings from all over the country. Proceeds benefit CMA...

Anisfield-Wolf honors culture and diversity in writing

Chloe Mieras, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards are a driving force in our society for bringing diversity to the forefront and confronting racism from a literary standpoint. On Thursday, Sept. 7, in the KeyBank State Theater downtown, the Awards celebrated its 82nd year as part of Cleveland Book Week.   The organizati...

UPBeats’ EDM Night thrills at the Jolly Scholar

UPBeats’ EDM Night thrills at the Jolly Scholar

Harrison Bloom, Contributing Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

On Saturday, Sept. 9, I spent my night dancing with my fellow Case Western Reserve University students at UPBeats’s first concert in the semester, EDM Night, featuring Caked Up. Two young DJs were standing on stage taking sips of Red Bull and jamming to their music as I walked into the Jolly Scholar...

Playlist of the Week Sep 15 – 21

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

www.blabbermouth.net “The Line” - Foo Fighters This is pretty much a formulaic Foo Fighters song with a strong guitar, strong vocals by Dave Grohl and powerful lyrics. However, this formula is pretty great, so this is definitely a fun listen. It combines the Foo Fighters’ characteristic sh...

Rising Star hosts artist Lisa Lorek

Rising Star hosts artist Lisa Lorek

Yvonne Pan, Contributing Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

My first venture to Little Italy began on Saturday, Sept. 9, in a cozy coffee shop on Murray Hill Road called Rising Star Coffee Roasters for their Meet the Maker event. The small shop smelled like coffee and potential, and it held true to its name: it hosts events for local “rising stars” to get...

Sam Smith returns with “Too Good at Goodbyes”

Amy Yu, Contributing Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Returning after a hiatus of two years since his last single and three since his last album, Sam Smith tugs on everyone’s heartstrings once again with the emotional ballad, “Too Good at Goodbyes,” the leading single off his sophomore album. In an interview with Zane Lowe of “Beats 1” on Sept. 8, the ...

“Bojack Horseman” Season 4 exceeds expectations

“Bojack Horseman” Season 4 exceeds expectations

Daniel Mottern, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

Most people would agree that I’m a complete and utter emotional wreck. My girlfriend can attest to the fact that if I’m seeing a play, I’ll more than likely be in tears by the intermission. Unfortunately, I can count on one hand the number of TV shows that have had a significant emotional impact ...

Farewell to the old Taylor Swift

Sanchi Kalra, Contributing Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Never one to leave the spotlight for long, Taylor Swift has recently released two new singles. Her first single, “Look What You Made Me Do” was released on Aug. 24, and it took the Internet by storm. She released  “...Ready for It?” soon after on Sept. 3 after releasing a snippet during a co...

The National’s “Sleep Well Beast” showcases chaos in peace

Alex Clarke, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

I am slightly ashamed to admit that this has been my first experience with the band, The National. Released on Sept. 8, “Sleep Well Beast” is the band’s seventh studio album, and I was just one song in on the album when it made a fan out of me. It has come to us as the days start to grow shorter, as the clou...

Jolly Scholar brewery opens its taps

Jolly Scholar brewery opens its taps

Hope Yashnik, Contributing reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

The smells of juicy burgers and barbecue brisket drift through the air. The big game is playing on television screens above the bar, and a satisfying craft beer made right there at the brewery is in hand. The Jolly Scholar was packed during its Launch Party on Sept. 8-10, which featured All You C...

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