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PartyNextDoor surprises with EP, “Seven Days”

Shivalika Keni, Copy Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

On Sept. 29, PartyNextDoor surprised his fans with an EP, “Seven Days.” The record was released the same day Halsey’s world tour kicked off, which features Party and Charli XCX. The EP has seven tracks, all of which were created in a week, and features Rick Ross and Halsey. He is yet to ...

Juggling to the extreme

Juggling to the extreme

Sanchi Kalra, Contributing Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Case Juggling hosted the sixth annual Cleveland Circus Public Show. From beginning to end, the juggling show was extremely entertaining, featuring Case Juggling and several guest performers. The audience first got a taste of what was in store when the Master of Ceremonies (MC), Ben “The Viper” H...

A solid comeback for the queen of country pop

Matt Hooke, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

After 15 years of radio silence, the highest selling female artist in country music history Shania Twain has finally returned with the release of “Now.” During her 15 year hiatus, she fought against Lyme disease, which caused her to suffer from dysphonia, a vocal cord disorder that makes the voice r...

Celebrate CWRU homecoming weekend

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Oct. 6   What: Student Performances with Reception (Homecoming event) Where: Thwing Atrium Time: 2-3:30 p.m. Notes: Free admission; music, dance and theater performances.   What: Alumni Authors Showcase and Reception (Homecoming event) Where: Kelvin Smith Libra...

Throwback Playlist of the Week Oct 6 – 12

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Jerry Keller - “Here Comes Summer” 50’s- “Here Comes Summer” by one-hit-wonder Jerry Keller shot to number one on UK charts in 1959. Play this on your early morning walks to the quad and ponder why a song called “Here Comes Summer” made it to number one in the fall. This song reminds me...

Museum Meets “The Jazz Age”

Ann Marie Smetona, Contributing Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Showcasing glamor, extravagance and liberation, "The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s" opened at the Cleveland Museum of Art on September 30, the first major museum exhibition devoted to American artistic preference and lifestyle during the 1920s. The result of a collaboration between the Cl...

Theater undergraduates to act with the Cleveland Public Theater

Victoria Radcliffe, Contributing Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Theatre & Dance

JP Peralta and Nailah Mathews, both third-year theater students, have secured roles in shows with the Cleveland Public Theater. Peralta is acting as Zhang Sallerendos in Eric Coble’s “The Family Claxon” starting this weekend, Oct. 5, and Mathews as Kreesha and Wan in Lisa Langford’s “The Art...

Makeup tips for students on a budget

Hanna Kadlec, Contributing Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Style

Essentially, you can do a lot without breaking the bank. You just need to get creative.The makeup artist (MUA) community has achieved a large following, meaning a lot more people are getting into using makeup themselves. Unfortunately, most beauty buffs use products that the average person can’t affo...

Pop perfection almost peaks

Alex Clarke, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Demi Lovato has a fan base that has followed her from her days on the Disney Channel. But Lovato is on her sixth studio album, “Tell Me You Love Me,” and has little to no trace of her past self. She is an adult woman, singing about relationships on every single track, with all the tones of adult...

UPB announces “Trick or Trap”

Smruthi Maganti, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

On Oct. 28, the University Program Board (UPB) will be once again hosting the fall semester concert, now called “Trick or Trap.” Featuring A$AP Ferg and 3Lau, “Trick or Trap” is exclusive for Case Western Reserve University students, staff and faculty. While undergraduate students will be able to reserv...

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