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A look back: best of songs

Rachel Hunt, Assistant A&E Editor

December 3, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

15. Katy Perry- “Teenage Dream” Katy Perry re-emerged on the scene this year and quickly released hit after hit that blew everyone out of the water. Sexy and confident, Perry brought to life some boys’… and girls’ dreams in the hot video filmed for the single. Even without it, the song itself...

The Buzz

December 3, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Friday, December 3 Players Theatre Group presents Gutenberg! The Musical! to CWRU before we leave for break. Two men, twenty characters, and lots of hats. The production is directed by Cyrus Taylor and stars Stephen Berg and Nick Pilla. For more information check out their Facebook page. Location: Blackbox Theater...

Magic of Mr. CWRU uses talent, gusto to benefit East Cleveland

Magic of Mr. CWRU uses talent, gusto to benefit East Cleveland

Melanie Sayre, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

At 7:30 on the cold Friday night of Nov. 19, magic was happening in Schmitt Auditorium. As a highly anticipated event on campus, people were buzzing with excitement about Sigma Psi’s Mr. CWRU. The male beauty pageant fundraised this year for the East Cleveland Neighborhood Center, with the theme of...

Sex and Dating: The rules of attraction

Bridgit XX

November 19, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

We’ve all heard the story of the good girl who falls for the guy from the other side of the tracks. Sure it’s cliché, but there’s some truth to the “opposites attract” theory—the girl has been sheltered her whole life, and she’s intrigued by the boy’s recklessness, by his entirely different...

CARES hosts vegan feast, panel in hopes of debunking myths, addressing concerns

CARES hosts vegan feast, panel in hopes of debunking myths, addressing concerns

Rachel Craft, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Last Friday, Nov. 12, the Case Animal Rights and Ethics Society (CARES) held its biggest event of the semester, Compassion Feast and Ask-a-Vegan Panel. About 75 students and community members attended to share an entirely plant-based dinner, after which the panel was opened for discussion. Most guests...

The Buzz

November 19, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Friday, November 19 There are a multitude of parties to attend this weekend! One of the best happens to be the Delta Epsilon Rave that will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Cleveland. Bring donations in exchange for glowsticks and “rave kits”; all the money goes to a great cause! DJs will be...

Gold Motel speaks on album, artistic processes

Gold Motel speaks on album, artistic processes

Rachel Hunt, Assistant A&E Editor

November 19, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

“I’ve [thought] about this before… about how there is so much material in the world. How it’s almost impossible to choose what you want to sound like. Kind of like someone who’s never sang before can just choose. ‘Well, what style of singer do I want to be?’ I can just start out of nothing;...

Hitting the Spot: Atlantic/Pacific

Hitting the Spot: Atlantic/Pacific

Adam Wisniewski, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

This week, UPB’s Spot Night presents Atlantic/Pacific, two musicians from Brooklyn whose intertwined fates inevitably brought them together in a living room to lay down some ambient indie folk tunes. The duo, comprised of John Herguth and Garrett Klahn, dropped their first full length album, Meet Your...

Documentary “Inside Job” a frightening account of current financial crisis

Documentary “Inside Job” a frightening account of current financial crisis

Paul Brinnel, Contributing Reporter

November 19, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

Director Charles Ferguson has possibly made the scariest film of the year. It has no monsters, no twists, an incredibly linear narrative and a PG-13 rating. This withstanding, Ferguson’s new documentary, Inside Job, is truly terrifying. Its simple tagline tries to prepare its viewers: “The global e...

Music department caps semester with variety of concerts

Music department caps semester with variety of concerts

November 19, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

The CWRU Music Department is in the midst of presenting a wealth of concerts that its numerous ensembles and musicians have been working toward throughout the semester. The season began in many ways with CWRU’s two jazz ensembles under the direction of Paul Ferguson, who performed two Mondays ago with...

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