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Spend the weekend celebrating the waterfront

Spend the weekend celebrating the waterfront

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

August 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

Saturday, Aug. 5 What: Cleveland Beach Day Where: Edgewater State Park Time: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Notes: Free admission; Must register through the link on their Facebook event to participate in volleyball and sandcastle competitions. What: Free First Saturday Where: Museum of Contemporary Art, 114...

Check out the outdoor market or indoor library conference this weekend

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

July 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, July 28   What: Night Market Cleveland Where: Rockwell Ave & E 21st St, Cleveland Time: 5-11 p.m. Notes: Free admission; Sharing Asian culture with food and retail vendors, bands and performances and more.   What: Cleveland Inkubator Week (July 24-July 29): Open Mi...

French Montana’s “Jungle Rules” roars talent

Shivalika Keni, Copy Editor

July 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

French Montana is back with “Jungle Rules.” The album follows his debut with “Excuse My French,” back in 2013. “MC4” was meant to be his sophomore album but was leaked so Montana released it as a mixtape instead.   Four years later and clocking in at a little more than an hour, “Jungle R...

Over 30 artists converge to let “Grateful” land a few hits

Over 30 artists converge to let “Grateful” land a few hits

Alex Clarke, Staff Reporter

July 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

From its very first song, DJ Khaled’s album “Grateful” is over the top, dramatic and expertly mixed as we’ve come to expect, given his social media presence, especially on Snapchat. “Grateful” is Khaled’s tenth studio album (more like a mixtape, I think) made almost entirely of Grammy-nominated...

For those on campus this summer: Here’s what to do this weekend

For those on campus this summer: Here’s what to do this weekend

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

July 22, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The end of July is quickly approaching. It’s time to get in that last bit of fun before the sprint to the beginning of the fall semester begins. Saturday, July 22 What: Euclid Beach Park Day Where: Cleveland History Center Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Notes: “Old fashioned summer fun,” crafts, ...

Loosen up at the weekly Wade Oval concert

Loosen up at the weekly Wade Oval concert

Kushagra Gupta, Director of Print

July 19, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

Under a blanket of clouds, there was only supposed be rain. That did not deter the band nor the crowd and so on July 12, the weekly Wade Oval Wednesday (WOW) concert carried on for the fifth time this summer. And luckily there wasn’t even a drizzle. After a day in the summer heat and bustle of University...

What to do this weekend Apr 28 – 30

Smruthi Maganti, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, April 28 Macbeth: 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. This will be a modern take on the Shakespearean classic. This production will be set in the modern day world and deal with US federal politics but retain Shakespeare’s genius language. All Players' Theatre Group shows are free, w...

“Aliens” tells immigrant stories

“Aliens” tells immigrant stories

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter

April 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Theatre & Dance, Top Stories

This past weekend Eldred Theater was brought to life with the uniquely reassuring play, “Aliens with Extraordinary Skills.” With a plot centering on a naïve Moldovan clown, her girl crazy clown partner and the acquaintances they make after moving to New York as illegal “aliens” (hence the name), ...

“DAMN.,” a timely masterpiece

Kevin Smith, Executive Editor

April 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

On April 14, Kendrick Lamar released “DAMN.,” an album that reflects the reality of a troubled and conflicted man. The album comes in a political climate that has caused many to question their identity and sense of place in America. This album provides a window into Lamar’s struggles as a Black ...

L’Abatros, Chinato owner opens well-crafted brewery

L’Abatros, Chinato owner opens well-crafted brewery

Mike Suglio, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food, Top Stories

  Clevelanders have grown to love Zack Bruell’s restaurants.  The owner of the acclaimed dining establishments Parallax, L’Albatros and Chinato (to name a few) has become Cleveland’s most prolific restaurateur. Bruell loves new challenges and has tackled French, Italian and Asia...

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