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Celebrate CWRU homecoming weekend

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Oct. 6   What: Student Performances with Reception (Homecoming event) Where: Thwing Atrium Time: 2-3:30 p.m. Notes: Free admission; music, dance and theater performances.   What: Alumni Authors Showcase and Reception (Homecoming event) Where: Kelvin Smith Libra...

Museum Meets “The Jazz Age”

Ann Marie Smetona, Contributing Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Showcasing glamor, extravagance and liberation, "The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s" opened at the Cleveland Museum of Art on September 30, the first major museum exhibition devoted to American artistic preference and lifestyle during the 1920s. The result of a collaboration between the Cl...

Ohio City Street Festival is a spotlight for the market

Ohio City Street Festival is a spotlight for the market

Chloe Mieras, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

Ohio City has a diverse group of people and businesses that just five years ago were in desperate need of a way to showcase their city and the great people, food and entertainment it holds. The fourth annual Ohio City Street Festival held on Sunday, Sept. 24, gave the city this opportunity once agai...

Begin fall with on-campus shows and the Farm Harvest Festival

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Sept. 29   What: Under the Sea Carnival Where: University Hospitals: Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital Time: 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Notes: Project Sunshine’s annual carnival; crafts, games, prizes and more.   What: 6th Annual Cleveland Circus Juggling Festival (thru O...

Taste of Shaker Square supports film festival

Hope Yashnik, Contributing Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Soothing saxophone music fills the room. Plates of mouth-watering, multi-ethnic food from several local restaurants are everywhere. Chatter about the film festival can be heard throughout the second annual Taste of Shaker Square. This fundraising event was held Sept. 23.  It raised money to help the Gre...

CWRU meets anime at Sakuga Night

Weiwei Kong, Contributing Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

“Sakuga” is a Japanese term meaning “drawing picture in a vivid way.” It is the term used in anime to describe moments when the animation quality increases, usually for the sake of making a dramatic point or bringing more life to the scene. Sakuga Night took place on Monday, Sept. 25 at Happy Dog at Eucl...

CMA sidewalk gallery features chalk fest

CMA sidewalk gallery features chalk fest

Chloe Mieras, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) has always been a place that embraces new artists and gives young people an outlet for their creative juices. On Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 16 and 17, the museum celebrated its annual Chalk Festival. Those juices were on full display all around the building in the form...

Here’s what to do this weekend at CWRU and in Cleveland

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Sept. 22   What: Ohio Wizard of Oz Festival (through Sept. 24, hours vary) Where: Longwood Park, Macedonia Time: 3-6 p.m. Notes: Free admission; vendors, special attractions and food trucks line the yellow brick road. Learn more at wizardofozohio.com.   What: Case for Sig...

Relax all around Cleveland this weekend

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

September 15, 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...

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...

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