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Take a break and think of home

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter
December 9, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Nov. 30, the Class Officer Collective (COC) held its third annual “Almost Home for the Holidays” event for first- and second-years in the Tinkham Veale University Center Ballroom. The event, held before exams began, provided attendees with home-style food, free shirts, candy and performa...

The tradition of Winterfest

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

The Observer spoke with Armaan Hasan, the former president of Spartan Winterfest, about what students can expect from this year’s concert. Q: What is your role in Spartan Winterfest? A: I’m involved in a little bit of everything. I was president last year, so I and other former [executive b...

What to do this weekend: Dec. 2-4

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Dec. 2 MIX at CMA: Next: 5–9 p.m. at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Enjoy music, drinks and celebrate the close of the museum’s first century and the holiday season. $8/$10 at the door. CMA members free. Heinen’s Holiday Wine Show: 5–8 p.m. at Heinen’s downtown. Sample 40 wines fo...

Travel to Africa

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter
November 18, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

When I heard that Case Western Reserve University’s African Students Association (ASA) was hosting The Cuisine Expo, I knew that it was an event I had to attend, as the opportunity to experience a diverse cultural event at CWRU was one I couldn’t pass up. Coming into the event, I expected an evenin...

What to do this weekend

Alex Clarke, A&E Editor
November 11, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday: Fall Hafleh: 6-10 p.m. at The Spot. Case Western Reserve University's Middle Eastern Cultural Association’s annual Fall Hafleh. Arabic food (including dinner and desserts!), entertainment and dancing. Entertainment includes DJ Inaya, Bellydancer Ameera and A J Y A L Dabke Group. Tickets are $5...

N.E.W.T.: Harry Potter in the most stereotypically CWRU way

N.E.W.T.: Harry Potter in the most stereotypically CWRU way

Tian Yang, Staff Reporter
October 28, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

“Do you remember how Harry got his invisibility cloak?” “Write down the gift Hagrid gave Harry on his birthday.” “Can you recall the name of the house elf Harry set free from Malfoy?” Sitting there at the rehearsal quietly, I knew I was not ready for this mock trivia game. But when I ...

What to do this weekend

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor
October 28, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Oct. 28 Flavor of Fall: Pumpkin Beers: 5-8 p.m. at Heinen’s Downtown. Sample 10 different pumpkin beers for $5 per person. Watsky x Infinity Concert: 9-11:30 p.m. at Musica (51 E Market St, Akron, Ohio 44308) CWRU CKI Haunted House 9 p.m.-12 a.m. at the Thwing Center. Haunted House th...

What To Do This Weekend

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor
October 14, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Oct. 14 Family Game Night: Mysteries in the Museum: 5:30-8 p.m. at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Hands-on games in the atrium and a ghostly scavenger hunt through the galleries. Have their own version of MouseTrap, Minute to Win It challenges and a giant chess game. Get prizes for solving a ...

Homecoming Dance a flop

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter
October 14, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Walking to the Tinkham Veale University Center on Oct 8, I had reasonable expectations for “Tinkerball”, the annual Homecoming dance put on by the University Program Board. I didn’t want to get my hopes up too high in case they were crushed, despite having heard the event was a big hit last year....

Amy Schumer Comes to Cleveland

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter
October 14, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Comedy, Local Events

Walking into The Quicken Loans Arena (The Q)  Oct. 6 I was prepared for quite the show from America’s comedy “Sweetheart” Amy Schumer. Known not only for her stand up but for her movie, “Trainwreck” (which takes place in Cleveland), she has quickly become one of the biggest names in comedy....

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