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New Korean eatery, BIBIBOP, a tasteful addition to Uptown

New Korean eatery, BIBIBOP, a tasteful addition to Uptown

Victoria Radcliffe, Contributing reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food, Top Stories

Those of you who savor the Yum Yum sauce of restaurants like Happy Dog and Kenko can now rejoice. A new curator of the popular sauce has come to Euclid Avenue. BIBIBOP Asian Grill, an Asian fusion restaurant conveniently located between Potbelly Sandwich Shop and the Cleveland Clothing Company, opened Aug. 8...

Dhamakapella releases EP after winning season

Dhamakapella releases EP after winning season

Dalia Zullig, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Just before classes started Case Western Reserve University’s South Asian Fusion a cappella group, Dhamakapella, released their first EP on Aug. 23 entitled “Riyaaz.” It is available for streaming on all major platforms including Spotify, Google Play and Apple Music. The EP is three songs long,...

“It” a terrifying and fun romp through Stephen King’s world

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Stephen King adaptations are a dime a dozen. These range from classic adaptations such as “The Shawshank Redemption,” “The Green Mile,” “Carrie,” “The Shining” and even “The Running Man” to shoddier adaptations such as “The Langoliers,” “The Tommyknockers” and the recently released “Th...

Playlist of the Week Sep 8 – 14

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter

September 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

“Crybaby” by Paloma Faith Released last week as Paloma Faith’s first single in three years, this song is retro and fun with Faith’s characteristically touchy lyrics. It is rhythmic and reminiscent of 70s and 80s pop and is a nice change from the electro pop and trap rap that pervade the...

“Little Evil” is skillfully playful

Smruthi Maganti, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

Released on Sept. 1, “Little Evil” is a horror-comedy film written and directed by Eli Craig. The movie takes the traditional horror staple of an evil child—as seen in movies like “Orphan” (2009) and “The Ring” (2002)—and gives it a hilarious makeover with the help of its stellar cast, l...

Head back to UPBeats this weekend

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Sept. 8   What: Cleveland Bazaar Where: G.E. Chandelier at Playhouse Square Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Notes: Free admission; local handmade vendors.   What: Study Abroad Fair Where: Tomlinson Hall Time: 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Notes: Get all your questions about stu...

Slight Revision of “The Script”

Alex Clarke, Staff Reporter

September 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

From their very first single, “The Man Who Can’t Be Moved,” released in 2008, to their now fifth album “Freedom Child,” The Script hasn’t strayed much from the formula. The Irish band’s self-entitled first album had hits we can probably all remember, like “Breakeven” and “Live Lik...

Renovated Thwing contains more student spaces

Renovated Thwing contains more student spaces

Kushagra Gupta, Director of Print

September 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

Until recently, students were not allowed to dance in the Thwing Center’s ballroom floor, lest it collapse and they fall through it into the Jolly Scholar. Those rules changed after a thorough renovation of the room over this summer, ranging from new reinforced beams—structurally sound ones—...

Tropical barbecue promotes free concert at Fiji

Chloe Mieras, Contributing Reporter

September 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Phi Delta Gamma (Fiji) made Bellflower Road a little more tropical on Friday, Sept. 1. The Fiji brothers hosted a barbecue to welcome students and provide a relaxing event after the first week of classes, while also promoting their upcoming, rescheduled event, Owl Fest. Member of the fraternities,...

“Harmony” has few high notes

“Harmony” has few high notes

Alex Clarke, Staff Reporter

September 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Instead of trying to be individual dynamic personalities like the Spice Girls, Fifth Harmony is a blended group that makes sure everyone gets equal singing time. However, as they rose to fame, Camila Cabello became the center of attention, and left the group in December of 2016 to go solo—leaving fa...

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