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What to do this weekend

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 2, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Sept. 2 (7:10 p.m.), Saturday, Sept. 3 (7:10 p.m.), and Sunday, Sept. 4 (4:10 p.m.): Indians vs. Marlins at home Friday, Sept. 2 to Saturday, Sept. 3: Stupid F**cking Bird,  Eldred Theater, 7 p.m. both nights Saturday, Sept. 3: CWRU vs. Chicago, Noon, DiSanto Field Saturday, Sept 3: Rock ...

Uptown warms up at outdoor festival event

Uptown warms up at outdoor festival event

Sanjana Krishnakumar, Contributing Reporter

January 29, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

Clevelanders gathered together to celebrate the winter season at the Fire & Ice event last Thursday, Jan. 22. This winter festival, presented by Toby’s Plaza, is a continuation of summer’s activities series that incorporates local businesses and attracts more people to the Uptown area. While everyone...

CWRU docs rock

Anne Nickoloff, Arts & Entertainment Editor

December 11, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Theatre & Dance

Case Western Reserve University has a nerdy sense of humor, and on Friday December 12th, the medical students will get to perform every medical spoof they can think of. This will be at, of course, the annual Doc Opera, held this year in the Cleveland Masonic Auditorium. This year’s theme, “A...

K.Flay on a Tuesday

K.Flay on a Tuesday

Anne Nickoloff, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 16, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Tucked in the dark back room of Mahall's 20 Lanes, a group of over 50 hipsters gathered on the evening of Oct. 14, waiting for indie rapper K.Flay to take the tiny stage. Leather jackets, piercings, skinny jeans and flannel shirts were in abundance. Many of the hipsters sipped cheap beer out of mason...

Steven Wright, king of the one-liners, coming to Cleveland on Oct. 26

Julia Bianco, News Editor

October 16, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

“You can’t have everything. Where would you put it?” Steven Wright is a master of this type of one-liner. Bizarre, carefully put together jokes that crack an audience up with just a few words. He paces the stage as he delivers his jokes, deadpan and understated, flipping quickly from one joke...

The Lucas Bros. heading to Cleveland on Oct. 13

The Lucas Bros. heading to Cleveland on Oct. 13

Julia Bianco, News Editor

October 9, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Keith and Kenny Lucas have mastered speaking in harmony. In their five years performing stand-up comedy together under the name The Lucas Bros., the identical twin brothers have become experts in the delicate art of playing off of each other, using the rare instance of having two comics on stage to navigate...

IBM’s Watson Supercomputer Coming to Lerner College of Medicine

Owen Bell, Games and Tech Reporter

November 16, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Games, Local Events, This Week

IBM’s Watson, the computer that won Jeopardy in 2011, will be going to school at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. Unlike its time on national television, though, this time, Watson will be working with a purpose. In three years, the programmers, IB...

From Bollywood to Hollywood

From Bollywood to Hollywood

Elaina Lin, Theatre and Dance Reporter

November 16, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Music, This Week, Top Stories

What's that? Justin Timberlake? No wait. Party rock is in the house? Hold on. Instead, it’s the sound of Indian-fused musical elements. A unique a cappella group on campus, Dhamakapella is dedicated to bringing this combination of contemporary American music with popular Bollywood hits. "It's the...

“Get Your Head Into Trivia” at the Happy Dog

Katy Witkowski, Music Reporter

October 19, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Local Events

As groups of people wearing winter coats and beanies walk through the door, they stop at the table at the front which holds two piles of papers – one is the answer sheet to the trivia game, the other a set of 10 pictures which constitutes the first round. “Usually we get around 15 to 20 teams,” ...

West Side Market Celebrates Centennial

Grace Francisco, Food Reporter

October 13, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Food, Local Events

“Wake up to life!” a vendor snaps. The pace inside the West Side Market on the intersection of Lorain Road and West 25thStreet does not slow for anyone. Packed wall-to-wall are over 100 vendors in this historical space. A continuous stream of bustling customers eagerly wait to purchase the gleaming...

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