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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...

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...

Head back to UPBeats this weekend

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Sept. 8   What: Cleveland Bazaar Where: G.E. Chandelier at Playhouse Square Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Notes: Free admission; local handmade vendors.   What: Study Abroad Fair Where: Tomlinson Hall Time: 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Notes: Get all your questions about stu...

Tropical barbecue promotes free concert at Fiji

Chloe Mieras, Contributing Reporter

September 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Phi Delta Gamma (Fiji) made Bellflower Road a little more tropical on Friday, Sept. 1. The Fiji brothers hosted a barbecue to welcome students and provide a relaxing event after the first week of classes, while also promoting their upcoming, rescheduled event, Owl Fest. Member of the fraternities,...

Block Party kicks off classes on Magnolia Drive

Chloe Mieras, Contributing Reporter

September 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

The second annual Welcome Back Block Party was a fun and festive event to not only welcome returning students but also introduce first-year students to campus. On Sunday, Aug. 27, members of Delta Tau Delta, Theta Chi, Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT) and Alpha Phi had open arms and open lawns, entertaining studen...

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