The Observer

Head to toe Tove Lo

Head to toe Tove Lo

Alex Clarke, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Tove Lo has carved out a niche in the music industry that is uniquely her own. Much like Lana Del Ray, some may be skeptical of her antics (singing about drugs and lots of sex), but both artists have never faltered from who they want to be. And now, what Tove Lo does, she does the best. If you don’t...

Frenship wows crowd at Jolly Scholar

Chloe Mieras, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Case Western Reserve University is no stranger to concerts on campus, and the University Program Board (UPB) is the students’ direct connection to great artists. As a first-year student, when I thought of the Jolly Scholar I thought of good food for a special swipe, but on Saturday, Nov. 18, I got...

Pixar’s latest masterpiece set in Mexico

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

From its inception, Pixar Animation Studios has been met with increasing critical and commercial appreciation: from its acclaimed “Toy Story” franchise to “The Incredibles,” “Finding Nemo” and “Ratatouille.” It wasn’t until the “Cars” franchise that the studio met its first roadblock,...

Playlist of the week: Dec 1 – 7

Shivalika Keni, Copy Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

www.genius.com “1000” - N.E.R.D feat. Future N.E.R.D’s new album, “No_One Ever Really Dies,” drops in a little more than two weeks, and the trio released a new single, “1000,” on Nov. 29. It’s the second official single off the album, after the Rihanna collaboration, “Lemon....

Playlist of the Week Nov 17 – 23

Smruthi Maganti, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

“Wanted You” - NAV feat. Lil Uzi Vert On Nov. 9, NAV suddenly dropped his new single “Wanted You,” featuring fellow hip hop artist Lil Uzi Vert. Lil Uzi opens the track, talking to NAV’s girl on the phone, clearing the way for NAV’s verse. The two sound great together as they rap ...

Enjoy diverse music on campus

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Nov. 17   What: Mr. CWRU Where: Thwing Center Ballroom Time: 7-10 p.m. Notes: $10 tickets; Sigma Psi’s annual beauty pageant to raise money for the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center.   What: In The Next Room or (The Vibrator Play) Where: Eldred Theater Time: 7...

“Medea” almost unrecognizable

Madison Avolio, Arts & Entertainment Designer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Theatre & Dance

When sitting down to watch a rendition of a famous Greek tragedy such as “Medea”, surprises are typically unheard of. The audience knows the plot before the entertainment even begins. Medea, the titular character of the opera, is supposed to be a wicked woman who murders her Jason’s wife-to-be...

“Love is never a waste of time”

Alex Clarke, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Sam Smith’s “The Thrill of It All” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart, his first album to do so. So maybe the world doesn’t need to hear anyone say how incredible Smith’s vocals are, how his lyrics are an emotional punch to the gut or how he has made leaps and bounds in production...

A slightly jumbled, but strong unification of the legendary league

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

The DC Extended Universe has been under much scrutiny ever since its inception. The first film, “Man of Steel,” enjoyed a mixed-to-positive critical reception. “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” further divided the wavering fans with its length and somewhat misleading title. “Suicide Squad”...

“Justice League” screened pre-release

Smruthi Maganti, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts

On a rainy Wednesday night in the middle of November, students and community members packed into Strosacker Auditorium on the Main Quad. But this was no class lecture. Instead the audience sat eager waiting to watch a free, early screening of “Justice League,” two days before its official release....

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source
Arts & Entertainment