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Visitors “Walk All Over Waterloo” in celebration of area revitalization

Visitors “Walk All Over Waterloo” in celebration of area revitalization

Rachel Hunt, Assistant A&E Editor

September 24, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Waterloo Arts district in Cleveland, Ohio has seen its share of problems throughout the years. This half mile block of storefronts on Waterloo Rd. between E. 152nd and E. 160th streets, was once a hangout for gangs of all kinds. From the days of the Irish Mob around the 1970’s and the Danny Greene...

Worst Case Scenario: Art for art’s sake

Ryan Shoup, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It’s about time this column delves into yet another deep Case Western Reserve University mystery, even more obvious and crazy than previous topics: public art work. First, I want to point out that I’m not bitter about public works of art. In fact, I am a devoted fan of the ‘Free’ stamp in...

The Buzz

September 24, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This weekend:   Players Theater Group tries their hand at recreating the classic Alice in Wonderland for their first production of the school year. After the opening night performance, Improvment will be doing an impromptu set at 10 p.m. immediately following the show. Alice will run for three...

Sex and Dating: Communication breakdown

James Love, Ph.D.

September 24, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Let’s face it; dating is complicated. But why? Because people are complicated. You can’t treat them like particles whose entire masses are at their centers of mass, you can’t cut them up into a million tiny pieces and then take their integrals (well you shouldn’t, anyway), and you certainly won’t...

Hitting the Spot: Serena Maneesh

Hitting the Spot: Serena Maneesh

Adam Wisniewski

September 24, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Spot Night is going international for the first time this semester with Serena Maneesh hailing all the way from Oslo, Norway. Contrary to what one would derive from the name, and the fact that many of their tracks feature female vocals, Serena Maneesh is a five-piece band whose name can be roughly interpreted...

First-ever Farm Harvest Festival kicks off tomorrow

Rachel Craft, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Tomorrow, the Student Sustainability Council (SSC) and Case Western Reserve University Farm will be co-hosting the first-ever Fall Harvest Festival at Squire Valleevue Farm. Much like past years’ Halloween at the Farm, the festival will expose students to goings-on at the University Farm, of which...

Asia Town’s Mooncake Festival offers scant food and performances, far less than expected

Asia Town’s Mooncake Festival offers scant food and performances, far less than expected

Melanie Sayre, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Stretching across cultures, the sun and the moon are symbolically powerful. Many have turned them into deities and gods to pay their respects. For the moon, generally considered to be a female god for various reasons, there is Artemis of the Greeks and Khons of the Egyptians, Arma of the Hittites and...

Artists and other community members chalk up CMA

Artists and other community members chalk up CMA

Eileen Sabrina Herman, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts

The twentieth anniversary of the annual Chalk Festival held outside of the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) kicked off to a good start last Saturday, Sept. 18. The weather was clear, the humidity low, and all of the attendees appeared to have a blast, especially the many children that were happily chalking...

Delta Gamma hosts entertaining, philanthropic Anchor Splash

Delta Gamma hosts entertaining, philanthropic Anchor Splash

Amanda Brown, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Delta Gamma made a splash when its annual Anchor Splash fundraiser took over Veale's Natatorium last Friday. All proceeds from ticket sales and raffles helped to benefit Delta Gamma’s national philanthropy project, Service for Sight, which offers aid to the blind and visually impaired. The sorority...

The Buzz

September 17, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Friday, September 17 It is time for CWRU Habitat for Humanity’s annual Let’s Shack Up event. Participants get into teams and use creativity and thrift to create a shack to live in for the night out in the elements. There will be free food, games, and entertainment with proceeds benefiting Habitat...

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