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Expanding festival delivers spirit of the season

Expanding festival delivers spirit of the season

Ann Marie Smetona, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

Marking the continued development of the University Circle neighborhood, the upgraded 24th Annual Holiday CircleFest took place at Wade Oval on Dec. 2 and 3. This year, the Holiday CircleFest expanded, lasting for two days rather one, and included a market venue for any interested party to sell its products. Attracting...

Listen to music across campus

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Dec. 1   What: Glow (until Dec. 31 with varied times) Where: Cleveland Botanical Gardens Time: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Notes: Regular admission; creatively decorated trees, whimsical gingerbread houses, live music, a new model train display and more.   What: Pop Vocal Studio Wher...

Thrice comes to Cleveland for first album in three years

Matt Hooke, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Music

Post-hardcore pioneers Thrice are taking their heavy, sophisticated sound to the Agora Theater & Ballroom in Cleveland this Saturday at 8 p.m. The show is part of a nationwide tour, co-headlined with Circa Survive, supporting their record “To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere,” which was released...

Frenship wows crowd at Jolly Scholar

Chloe Mieras, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Case Western Reserve University is no stranger to concerts on campus, and the University Program Board (UPB) is the students’ direct connection to great artists. As a first-year student, when I thought of the Jolly Scholar I thought of good food for a special swipe, but on Saturday, Nov. 18, I got...

Enjoy diverse music on campus

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Nov. 17   What: Mr. CWRU Where: Thwing Center Ballroom Time: 7-10 p.m. Notes: $10 tickets; Sigma Psi’s annual beauty pageant to raise money for the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center.   What: In The Next Room or (The Vibrator Play) Where: Eldred Theater Time: 7...

‘90s-themed Fall Informal totally radical

Chloe Mieras, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

A group of campus organizations teamed up to create the Fall Informal, a trip “Back to the 90’s” in the “totally tubular” Linsalata Alumni Center. The dance was held by University Program Board (UPB), Undergraduate Student Government (USG) and Class Officer Collective (COC) on the evening...

Attend a cultural event or a performance

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Nov. 10 What: Fall Hafleh Where: Thwing Center Time: 6-9 p.m. Notes: Free admission, $5 dinner. Middle Eastern Cultural Association’s annual fall Hafleh including music, dance, henna and more. What: A Nickel For Your Thoughts LIVE 2017 Where: Harkness Chapel Time: 7:15-8:30 p.m. Notes:...

Have fun off campus this weekend

Sarah Parr, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Nov. 3   What: Night Market: Fengjia Where: Thwing Atrium Time: 6-9 p.m. Notes: Free entry but multiple tickets must be purchased for food, games and activities at five tickets for $2 or 14 tickets for $5; Taiwanese American Student Association’s sixth annual night marke...

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...

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