Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Come On! Feel the Covers! starts off strong

In Kenarden Lodge, , Come On! Feel the Covers!, at the first installment of Covers, students from all class years performed songs about their favorite state or city.† The event is named after Come On! Feel the Illinoise! by Sufjan Stevens, who famously vowed to write an album dedicated to each state.† While that project ended after a whopping two albums, musicians at the covers event played well into the night, featuring music by Sufjan as well as Ray Charles, the Magnetic Fields, Feist and Flo Rida, among others. Performers played on guitar, keyboard, tambourine, harmonica, drum machine and even some brass instruments. Continue reading Come On! Feel the Covers! starts off strong

Comedian Drew Thomas to perform at UG

On Monday, Sept. 14, The College Underground will be hosting comedian Drew Thomas.† The show, open to all College of Wooster students, will run from 10-11 p.m.

After watching some of Drew Thomasí clips online, I have to agree with his biography given on Rooftop Comedy, ìDrewís insight on comedy leaves you with a sense of intimacy that makes women want his number, guys want to grab a beer with him, and everyone laughing all night.” Continue reading Comedian Drew Thomas to perform at UG

REVIEW: MUSIC SONGS

In the new independent music market brought about by the Internet, itís fully possible for a band to have a substantial fan base before releasing a single album.† Garfunkel and Oates, consisting of TV actresses Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci (whom some of you might know as Stephanie Gooch in the last season of ìScrubs”) is one such band.† Their debut album, ìMusic Songs,” which became available on iTunes last week, is comprised of eight of the more popular songs that have been popping up on YouTube for the last few months. Continue reading REVIEW: MUSIC SONGS

Springsteenís exhibit showcases more than music

Add this exhibit to Bruce Springsteenís list of big hits.† The display, entitled ìFrom Ashbury Park to the Promised Land, The Life and Music of Bruce Springsteen,” is a special exhibit located at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio that runs from April 1, 2009 to Spring 2010. The display is the first artifact centered presentation about Bruce Springsteen, an artist known to ìplay every show like it might be his last.” Continue reading Springsteenís exhibit showcases more than music