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Misterwives plays Veale for UPBeats Fall Concert

Misterwives plays Veale for UPBeats Fall Concert

Aura Rossy, Account Manager

October 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Music, Top Stories

As the lights in the Veale Convocation, Recreation and Athletic Center faded out on Saturday, Sept. 29 in anticipation of Misterwives, it became impossible to see over the heads in the crowd. Smoke drifted out from behind a UPBeats sign on stage and gave way to Misterwives as they took in the cheers from...

Enjoy the arts this weekend

Mary McPheeters, Copy Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, What to do this Week

Friday, Oct. 5 What: “Reckless” When: 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 3:00 p.m. on Sunday Where: Eldred Theater Notes: If you missed “Reckless” last weekend, you have another chance to catch the show this weekend. The show is a tale of self-discovery for a housewife who finds h...

Keithley Symposium presents the story behind art at CMA

Morgan McCommon, Contributing Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts, Local Events

On Sept. 28, the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) hosted The Keithley Symposium: “Life as an Object: The Thinker as a Prism.” The symposium consisted of three panels of scholars, artists, conservators, and curators as well as a series of concurrent gallery workshops. Case Western Reserve University...

Ingenuity Fest showcases the innovative spirit of Cleveland

Matt Hooke, A&E Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

The IngenuityFest, an annual three-day celebration of some of the Cleveland’s most creative minds, offered a view of the city’s future while surrounded by remnants of its industrial past. Ingenuity Cleveland and other partners of the Hamilton Collaborative worked together to create the festival. ...

News from Terra Madre: Alice Waters wants to feed California’s kids

News from Terra Madre: Alice Waters wants to feed California’s kids

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Local Events, Top Stories

Alice Waters is a James Beard Foundation Award-winning chef, a political activist and vice president of Slow Food International who wants to feed the students of California. At the U.S. delegates meeting last Thursday, Waters laid out an ambitious plan to work with the incoming governor of California...

Terra Madre Salone Del Gusto: a worldwide sustainable food event

Terra Madre Salone Del Gusto: a worldwide sustainable food event

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Local Events, Top Stories

Every two years, thousands of people descend on Turin, a small city nestled in the hills of northern Italy, to eat, talk, network and party at Terra Madre Salone Del Gusto. Terra Madre is a massive convention organized by Slow Food International, an organization designed around the idea that food should be healthy...

Farm Harvest Festival encourages students to live sustainably

Farm Harvest Festival encourages students to live sustainably

Tracy Wang, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

On Saturday, Sept. 22, Case Western Reserve University Student Sustainability Council (SCC) and the Farm Administration celebrated the ninth annual Farm Harvest Festival at Squire Valleevue and Valley Ridge Farms which aimed to increase CWRU’s environmental responsibility by informing the campus comm...

Concert Across America raises gun violence awareness

Concert Across America raises gun violence awareness

Aura Rossy, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

Last Sunday, Sept. 23 the Cleveland edition of The Concert Across America To End Gun Violence took place in the University Circle United Methodist Church, with performances by local arts organizations including The Karamu House, DuffyLit, Twelve Literary Arts, Cleveland School of the Arts (CSA) and th...

Local musicians highlight intimate Heights Music Hop

Matt Hooke and Aura Rossy, Staff Reporters

September 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Music

On the first day of the three-day Heights Music Hop Festival, Madeline Finn performed poetic songs at Mac’s Backs-Books. Mac’s Backs, a three-story Coventry institution since 1984, feels more like a living room than a concert venue with wood panels and pictures of Cleveland literary legends cove...

Noche Latina makes strong comeback

Noche Latina makes strong comeback

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

Last Saturday, the door to the Jolly Scholar served a double purpose—it let people in and out of the bar and marked the dividing line between the calm, mostly empty courtyard of the Thwing Center and the exuberant bass-filled space of La Alianza’s Noche Latina. A line stretched out the door of Thwing and ...

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