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The Scene: Panopticon presents a unique blend of sounds

Despite a brief respite last weekend, it appears that winter is indeed here. Not that there’s anything wrong with that, for winter is perhaps the greatest season of them all for musical introspection. Trapped inside increasingly small rooms, facing painful temperatures outside, the soul opens to the magic of music. To celebrate this turn of […]

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Stan Lee became a hero in his own right, leaving a legacy

Zeke Martin Contributing Writer Stanley Martin Lieber, better known as Stan Lee, the creator of the Avengers, the X-Men and Black Panther, passed away on Nov. 12.  Thousands have payed tribute to Lee in the wake of his passing, including Tokyo Comic Con, which unveiled a memorial to him at this year’s convention.  And at […]

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Wooster Bluegrass Jam plays for the community

Holly Engel Staff Writer Since the early 1900s, bluegrass music, a mixture of country, folk, gospel and blues, has inspired musicians throughout the world with its unique rhythms and harmonies. So, it is no surprise that bluegrass has eventually woven its way into the Wooster community. Wooster Bluegrass Jam is an unchartered group of musicians […]

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Mumford and Sons struggle to find their own sound in “Delta”

Waverly Hart Managing Editor Solidifying themselves in the alternative rock genre, Mumford and Sons released “Delta” on Nov. 16, marking their fourth studio LP. The 14-track album marks an even further departure from the traditional folk sound for which Mumford and Sons originally became famous.  Featuring the electric guitar and other synthetic sounds, the album […]

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Irish Dance club Blackbirds performs at Common Grounds

Elena Morey A&E Editor Ever wondered what it would sound like if someone taught six Clydesdale horses how to beautifully tap dance to Christmas music?  Well, on Nov. 30., the Irish Step Club Blackbirds performed at Common Grounds.  They had their festive Christmas socks on and most had the Blackbirds shirt.  The music and the […]

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“Anastasia” is a fairy tale take on a significant piece of history

Elena Morey A&E Editor “Anastasia,” the historical musical sensation that has become a Broadway hit, is slowly sweeping the nation.  Off-Broadway and currently on their national tour, the show has stirred some mixed reactions.  The show is set in two prominent countries in the early 1900s, Russia and France.  Act I focuses on Russia at […]

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