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September 3
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Saturday, September 4 Some of the best Cleveland bands are playing together this Saturday at Now That’s Class on Detroit Rd. in Lakewood. Cloud Nothings, Filmstrip, Safari, and Fangs Out are all on the bill. Get away from campus and chill out at this great event supporting local music. Time: 9 p.m....

Hitting the Spot: Distractions

Hitting the Spot: Distractions

Adam Wisniewski, Staff Reporter
September 3
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Looking for some kind of distraction to pass the time while classes are building up their furious momentum? Fortunately for you, The Spot will be hosting Distractions for the third Spot Night installment this semester on the evening of Wednesday, September 6th. For the uninitiated, Spot Night is an event...

MOCA makes big plans for move to University Circle

MOCA makes big plans for move to University Circle

Rachel Hunt, Assistant A&E Editor
September 3
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts

“Location, location, location”: The importance of this recognizable real-estate quote is something that The Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland (MOCA) knows all too well. For over ten years, the museum has been planning to build a permanent home for its artwork, which will enable them to move out...

Sex and Dating: Gentlemen…

Brigit XX
September 3
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Living in a co-ed dorm, I’ve witnessed the blossoming of many close male-female friendships. I’ve also heard a lot of boys asking their female friends for advice, or simply for an explanation of why girls do the things they do. Men often seem perplexed by the women in their lives, probably because...

Modern music dominates new season for Cleveland Orchestra

Modern music dominates new season for Cleveland Orchestra

John Eldridge, Staff Reporter
September 3
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

As we draw further into the 21st century, the musicians at Severance Hall continue to draw further into the 20th for this year’s concert schedule. The Cleveland Orchestra will open their 2010-2011 season at Severance Hall on Thursday, September 23 with a performance of Igor Stravinsky’s Le Sacre...

The Buzz

August 27
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Monday, August 30 Each and every Monday, Case hosts the Rainbow Farms Farmer’s Market in the atrium of the Biomedical Research Building. Catch them this Monday to eat your fruits and veggies like your Momma told ya! Support locally grown food and bring cash. Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Location:...

Scott Pilgrim epitomizes style over substance in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Scott Pilgrim epitomizes style over substance in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Adam Wisniewski, Staff Reporter
August 27
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television, Games

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World is the story of the eponymous 23-year old veteran video gamer, amateur rocker, and Canadian slacker who encounters the seemingly-magical girl of his dreams, Ramona Flowers, and must secure their relationship the only way he could possibly comprehend - by defeating all seve...

Kate Voegele, Meagan McCormick charm crowd at Welcome Back Concert

Kate Voegele, Meagan McCormick charm crowd at Welcome Back Concert

Mandira Hegde, Contributing Reporter
August 27
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

UPB’s annual Welcome Back Concert on Friday, August 20 provided a fresh, rockin’ start to the highly anticipated “weekend before classes start.” Nashville rocker Meagan McCormick opened the show. Her blend of dusky vocals and contemplative guitar-playing can be classified as “roots rock,”...

Greek Carnival and RHA Casino Night return with enjoyable results

Rachel Craft, Staff Reporter
August 27
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Of all of this year’s Welcome Days activities, last Thursday’s Greek Festival may have been the most welcoming. The field behind Leutner was packed with incoming freshmen and friendly, enthusiastic representatives of over a dozen Greek chapters. The people, the sunshine, and the aroma of deep-fried...

Worst Case Scenario: SEC positively affecting campus

Ryan Shoup, Contributing Reporter
August 27
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

After sitting in many meetings, reading countless Observer articles, and chatting with fellow bitter students, I’ve realized we are closer than ever to campus civil war. Even though Barbara Snyder balanced the budget in a year, provided funding for a new student center, and fixed that annoying cobblestone...

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