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Relax after the first week of classes

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

January 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Jan. 19   What: 2018 MLK Convocation: Nikole Hannah-Jones Where: Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Ballroom, Tinkham Veale University Center Time: 12:45-1:45 p.m. Notes: Free admission; Case Western Reserve University honors Martin Luther King, Jr. with this year’s celebratio...

CMA celebrates MLK Day, legacy

CMA celebrates MLK Day, legacy

Yvonne Pan, Contributing Reporter

January 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemorates the life work of one of the most influential civil rights leaders in history. King’s legacy lives on through this holiday and the celebration held in his name. I stumbled upon the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA)’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration on Mond...

Celebrated organist performs at CMA to standing ovation

Celebrated organist performs at CMA to standing ovation

Ann Marie Smetona, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

The organ is not the first instrument that comes to mind for a crowd-pleasing act, but distinguished Italian organist Davide Mariano received a standing ovation after his solo performance at the Cleveland Museum of Art on Sunday, Jan. 14. Only 30 years old, Mariano has already garnered a series of pres...

Music Department, Performing Arts host annual concert

Weiwei Kong, Contributing Reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

On Dec. 2, the Case Western Reserve University Department of Music and CWRU Performing Arts proudly presented “Windi & Jazzi XXIX: Music of the Stage and Screen.” In this annual concert, Symphonic Winds and both campus Jazz Ensembles performed together for the audiences. Symphonic Winds is under...

Check out concerts over the weekend

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

December 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Dec. 8   What: Mac and Memes Where: 2345 Murray Hill Rd. Time: 5-7 p.m. Notes: Free admission; mac and cheese, memes, cocoa, crafts and cookies with Murray Hill Community Council.   What: Five to Nine Where: Sears think[box] Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Notes: ...

Expanding festival delivers spirit of the season

Expanding festival delivers spirit of the season

Ann Marie Smetona, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

Marking the continued development of the University Circle neighborhood, the upgraded 24th Annual Holiday CircleFest took place at Wade Oval on Dec. 2 and 3. This year, the Holiday CircleFest expanded, lasting for two days rather one, and included a market venue for any interested party to sell its products. Attracting...

Listen to music across campus

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Dec. 1   What: Glow (until Dec. 31 with varied times) Where: Cleveland Botanical Gardens Time: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Notes: Regular admission; creatively decorated trees, whimsical gingerbread houses, live music, a new model train display and more.   What: Pop Vocal Studio Wher...

Thrice comes to Cleveland for first album in three years

Matt Hooke, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Music

Post-hardcore pioneers Thrice are taking their heavy, sophisticated sound to the Agora Theater & Ballroom in Cleveland this Saturday at 8 p.m. The show is part of a nationwide tour, co-headlined with Circa Survive, supporting their record “To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere,” which was released...

Frenship wows crowd at Jolly Scholar

Chloe Mieras, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Case Western Reserve University is no stranger to concerts on campus, and the University Program Board (UPB) is the students’ direct connection to great artists. As a first-year student, when I thought of the Jolly Scholar I thought of good food for a special swipe, but on Saturday, Nov. 18, I got...

Enjoy diverse music on campus

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Nov. 17   What: Mr. CWRU Where: Thwing Center Ballroom Time: 7-10 p.m. Notes: $10 tickets; Sigma Psi’s annual beauty pageant to raise money for the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center.   What: In The Next Room or (The Vibrator Play) Where: Eldred Theater Time: 7...

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