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A much needed end to midterms

A much needed end to midterms

Chloe Mieras, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

When midterms are winding down and the weekend of Halloween is upon the Case Western Reserve University campus, students are in desperate need of something fun to do, and the University Program Board (UPB) knows this too well. The groups fall halloween-themed fall concert, Trick or Trap, featured rap...

Enjoy a spooky Halloween weekend

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Oct. 27   What: Pizza, Pie & Alpha Chis Where: Alpha Chi Omega House Time: 5-8 p.m. Notes: $8 tickets; raise money and awareness for domestic violence. Proceeds donated to the Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center in Cleveland.   What: CAN You Survive? Haunted H...

Check out dinners, concerts for a study break

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Oct. 13   What: Gala Latina Where: Tinkham Veale University Center Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Notes: Free admission for undergraduates; dinner, dancing, guest speaker Michael Reyes and more. RSVP on Eventbrite with the link on the Facebook event.   What: Tapping Into Humanity Cha...

Little Italy Harvest Festival showcases local artisans

Little Italy Harvest Festival showcases local artisans

Hope Yashnik, Contributing Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

The art galleries are filled with new, unique exhibits created by local artists and jewelers. Local musicians showcase their talent on a storefront patio. The Columbus Day parade was surrounded by restaurants serving classic Italian cuisine. These and other Harvest Festival events are surrounded by the ch...

Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates culture

Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates culture

Chloe Mieras, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

“Imagine being in a different country and having to celebrate Thanksgiving without your family…” Molly Watkins, head of planning proposed. The Case Western Reserve University Asian Mid-Autumn Festival is a fairly new tradition that gives our international students a little slice of home. On Wedne...

Juggling to the extreme

Juggling to the extreme

Sanchi Kalra, Contributing Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Case Juggling hosted the sixth annual Cleveland Circus Public Show. From beginning to end, the juggling show was extremely entertaining, featuring Case Juggling and several guest performers. The audience first got a taste of what was in store when the Master of Ceremonies (MC), Ben “The Viper” H...

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...

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