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“Love Never Dies” comes to Cleveland

Victoria Radcliffe, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Theatre & Dance

From Jan. 9 to 28, “Love Never Dies,” the sequel to the popular musical, “The Phantom of the Opera,” was put on at Playhouse Square, marking the first time the production has toured in America. A special note in the program by creator Andrew Lloyd Webber states he is “thrilled that Clevelan...

IMPROVment: A unique organization for a fun experience

IMPROVment: A unique organization for a fun experience

Mary McPheeters, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

Jan. 20 marked the first of many IMPROVment shows that will be put on throughout this semester at Eldred Black Box. IMPROVment is the only short form improv comedy troupe on campus and its shows are free and open to the public. Although IMPROVment is a theater organization, auditions are open to anyone...

Catch a movie this weekend

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

February 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Feb. 2   What: CWRU Athletics Throwback Weekend - Basketball Where: Adelbert Gymnasium Time: 6 p.m. Women, 8 p.m. Men Notes: Free admission; CWRU vs. Brandeis   What: MIX: Soul Where: Cleveland Museum of Art Time: 6-10 p.m. Notes: $15 admission; Dance an...

Music and Fun

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Jan. 26   What: CWRU Department of Music Colloquium Where: Harkness Chapel Classroom Time: 4 p.m. Notes: Free admission; Case Western Reserve University’s Elizabeth Tracy (CWRU) “Innovators in the Classroom: In-Service Teachers Creating and Implementing Secondary N...

Jolly Scholar attracts unexpected crowd with butterbeer

Jolly Scholar attracts unexpected crowd with butterbeer

Yvonne Pan, Contributing Reporter

January 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

More than two decades after “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling was published, it is hard to name a more timeless novel published recently. Even today, tributes to the series are ubiquitous, from the upcoming release of a game called “Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery” to ...

Relax after the first week of classes

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

January 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Jan. 19   What: 2018 MLK Convocation: Nikole Hannah-Jones Where: Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Ballroom, Tinkham Veale University Center Time: 12:45-1:45 p.m. Notes: Free admission; Case Western Reserve University honors Martin Luther King, Jr. with this year’s celebratio...

CMA celebrates MLK Day, legacy

CMA celebrates MLK Day, legacy

Yvonne Pan, Contributing Reporter

January 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemorates the life work of one of the most influential civil rights leaders in history. King’s legacy lives on through this holiday and the celebration held in his name. I stumbled upon the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA)’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration on Mond...

Celebrated organist performs at CMA to standing ovation

Celebrated organist performs at CMA to standing ovation

Ann Marie Smetona, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

The organ is not the first instrument that comes to mind for a crowd-pleasing act, but distinguished Italian organist Davide Mariano received a standing ovation after his solo performance at the Cleveland Museum of Art on Sunday, Jan. 14. Only 30 years old, Mariano has already garnered a series of pres...

Music Department, Performing Arts host annual concert

Weiwei Kong, Contributing Reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

On Dec. 2, the Case Western Reserve University Department of Music and CWRU Performing Arts proudly presented “Windi & Jazzi XXIX: Music of the Stage and Screen.” In this annual concert, Symphonic Winds and both campus Jazz Ensembles performed together for the audiences. Symphonic Winds is under...

Check out concerts over the weekend

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Dec. 8   What: Mac and Memes Where: 2345 Murray Hill Rd. Time: 5-7 p.m. Notes: Free admission; mac and cheese, memes, cocoa, crafts and cookies with Murray Hill Community Council.   What: Five to Nine Where: Sears think[box] Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Notes: ...

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