The Observer

Larchmere Festival celebrates local culture

Yvonne Pan, Staff Reporter

July 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

A New York City native, this summer is my first spent in Cleveland and I have not been disappointed. From live concerts every Wednesday at Wade Oval to countless trips to Edgewater Park Beach, I have grown to love Midwestern hospitality and the Cleveland community. My parents instilled a love for flea markets...

Clarke After Dark brings games, fun

Yvonne Pan, Contributing Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

As a North Residential Village (NRV) resident, I try to attend as many events planned by the Residence Hall Association (RHA) as possible, in effort to meet co-NRV residents. I heard about Clarke After Dark, and although I rarely venture to that area of campus, I decided to go. The lures of free food, ...

Enjoy the calm before the storm

Aura Rossy, Contributing Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, April 20 What: Crave It: Food Trucks When: noon-2 p.m. Where: Bellflower Road Notes: UPB will be bringing food trucks to campus near Mather Quad with food from Manna Truck, Jones Bones BBQ and Fortune Cafe. Entertainment will include giant board games, a caricature artist, airbrush tatt...

Charismatic comedians entertain CWRU

Charismatic comedians entertain CWRU

Amy Yu, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Comedy, Local Events

Around 5:30 p.m. on April 13, passersby on Euclid Avenue could spot a line of students waiting to enter Severance Hall stretching outside the building. They were waiting in line for the University Program Board (UPB)’s annual comedy event, “Late Night with Hasan Minhaj and Special Guest Chris D’Elia,...

Speakeasy takes center stage at IMPROVment

Speakeasy takes center stage at IMPROVment

Julia Knight, Contributing Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts, Local Events

A quiet gasp escaped the crowd as the packed Eldred Black Box went completely dark. Rhythmic claps arose from audience members as a well-known theme song rang out in the almost claustrophobic space around us. The players took center stage; we all cheered in enthusiasm for the hilarity that was to co...

Car Club hosts second annual Car Show

Car Club hosts second annual Car Show

Aura Rossy, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

Last Saturday, president Jingsen Huang and advisor Elizabeth Miller welcomed participants of Case Western Reserve University’s second annual Car Show, hosted by the university’s Car Club. Students were welcomed to come park their cars in Lot 84 for display during the event. The show benefited fr...

Students celebrate Holi at CWRU

Smruthi Maganti, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Games, Local Events

Once again, early April at Case Western Reserve University saw students and community members of all ages and cultures gathering in Freiberger Field to celebrate Holi, the Hindu festival of color. Holi commemorates the beginning of spring with traditional food and drink, as well as throwing colored pow...

Blackbear brings crowds despite delay

Blackbear brings crowds despite delay

Yvonne Pan, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018


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

I grew up listening to hip-hop and R&B music in its birthplace of New York City. When the University Program Board (UPB) sent out a survey to choose an artist for a spring concert last November, blackbear was highly requested; I eagerly anticipated his arrival last Friday night, April 6. I arr...

Italian Film Festival opens on campus

Italian Film Festival opens on campus

Smruthi Maganti, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

On the evening of April 2, 150 members of the Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland community walked into Strosacker Auditorium to experience the opening night of the Italian Film Festival USA - Cleveland, featuring Antonio Padovan’s “The Last Prosecco.” The Italian Film Festival - USA...

The Mowgli’s concert boasts impressive turnout

The Mowgli’s concert boasts impressive turnout

Julia Knight, Contributing Reporter

April 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

The Jolly Scholar was electric on Friday night as students lined up to take part in the good vibes brought to Cleveland by the Los Angeles band, The Mowgli’s. The excitement of the concert-goers was evident: While they waited for entry, multi-colored lights emanated from the Jolly’s windows and upbeat...

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