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Studio-A-Rama rocks through the rain

Studio-A-Rama rocks through the rain

JP. O’Hagan, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Top Stories

In the normally quiet courtyard behind the Mather Memorial Building, music broke through the silence last Saturday night, Sept. 10. The 35th annual Studio-A-Rama brought hundreds of people to a hidden corner of the Case Western Reserve University to enjoy performances from 11 bands throughout the da...

CIM student hosts afternoon jam session on WRUW

CIM student hosts afternoon jam session on WRUW

Chrismaly Vidal, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

WRUW 91.1 FM hosts an eclectic group of shows, and the schedule changes regularly. To help you discover new shows to follow, we’re interviewing radio show hosts about their backgrounds and the concepts behind their programs. This week we talked to Perry “Wolfbrother” Wolfman, who hosts the...

Studio-A-Rama highlights local acts

Studio-A-Rama highlights local acts

Chrismaly Vidal, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Summer and music festivals go together like hot dogs and barbecues. This Saturday, give the season one last hurrah at Studio-A-Rama, the annual music festival hosted by WRUW 91.1 FM, Case Western Reserve University’s campus radio station. The station has been around for 48 years, and has run Studio-A-Rama...

WRUW 91.1 gives students a chance to redo high school prom with second annual Punk Prom

Temi Omilabu, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Did you miss your high school prom, or was your high school prom an experience you would rather not revisit? If you would like the chance to redo the promenade that marked the end of your high school years and ushered you into college, or even if you had a blast and would like to do it all again, WRUW-FM...

Wednesday night dance party

Wednesday night dance party

Anne Nickoloff, Arts & Entertainment Editor

February 19, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Top Stories

At the end of the RJD2 concert last Wednesday, Feb. 11, RJD2 (aka Ramble Jon Krohn) stepped down from the stage, slapping hands and thanking his loyal Case Western Reserve University audience. Sweat trickled down his face. The room started to clear, guests walking out with glow sticks wrapped around...

WRUW and UPB bring dance act to CWRU

WRUW and UPB bring dance act to CWRU

Anne Nickoloff, Arts & Entertainment Editor

February 8, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

University Program Board and Case Western’s radio station WRUW are both known for putting on concerts, whether it is Spot Night, Studio-a-Rama, the Fall Concert or Punk Prom. The two groups have finally collaborated to put on a show that breaks away from what both organizations are used to doing....

From the rearview mirror: WRUW’s Studio-A-Rama

Tracy Boachie, Arts & Entertainment Reporter

September 9, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Music, What to do this Week

Disclaimer: A band's name that performed at the festival contains profanity. This is not intended to offend, and the content of this article does not necessarily represent the views of The Observer or Case Western Reserve University.  Live from Mather Memorial courtyard, WRUW-FM 91.1’s 32nd annu...

A Morning With WRUW: Swing-a-Verse with Brian Tietz

A Morning With WRUW: Swing-a-Verse with Brian Tietz

Anne Nickoloff, Music Reporter

September 28, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Music

I stood outside the Mather Memorial Building, hoping that someone inside heard me ring the doorbell. It was cold, and I usually was not walking around campus at nine in the morning.      Thankfully, someone came to my rescue and I rushed through the open doors of the campus radio station.  ...

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