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UPB brings country artists to Jolly

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

The University Program Board (UPB) has been hard at work this year bringing a revitalized energy to their signature events as they continue to make campus a bit more fun. From the big names they booked for “Trashed Out, Cashed Out” and the revamping of Spot Night into wider reaching concerts rebrand...

What to do this weekend

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Jan. 27 Winter/Spring Season Opening Night Celebration: 7-10 p.m. at Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland. This free event will celebrate the museum's new season with an artist talk, an open art studio, a cash bar and DJ. Cleveland Winter Beerfest 2017: Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. to Jan. 28 at 11:30 p.m. at the H...

Get ready for a night of magic at Yule Ball

Tian Yang, Staff Reporter

January 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

With candles floating around you, with the live jazz music by “wand direction,” you will once again be brought into the wizarding world of Harry Potter as created by CWRUcio Quidditch in this year’s Yule Ball, which is based on the third installment of the series, “Harry Potter and the Prisone...

What to do this weekend: Jan. 20-22

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 20, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Jan. 20 Silent Disco:  9 p.m.-2 a.m. at the Grog Shop. There will be three channels broadcast during the disco. Channel one will feature Indie Dance, Deep House and Nu Disco DJs White Rims and MisterBradleyP. Channel two will spotlight Hip Hop, R&B and Reggae DJs Walk and LoveMuzak. Cha...

What to do this weekend: Dec. 9-11

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor

December 9, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Dec. 9 Wingin’ it Shabbat: 6-8 p.m. at Cleveland Hillel. The last Shabbat before finals begins with wings and more! As usual, services begin at 6 p.m. and dinner is at 7 p.m. Nuestra Cena: 6-9 p.m. in The Linsalata Alumni Center. La Alianza’s third annual Nuestra Cena. Dinner and music wil...

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...

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