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Owners renovate Woodward Theater

By: Allison Wisyanski ~Staff Writer~ Woodward Theater, the Over- The-Rhine live music venue, officially reopened for business on Nov. 7. Owners Dan McCabe, Christopher Schadler, Chris Varias and Matt Barth, who also own MOTR Pub across the street, have renovated the 101-year-old building and transformed it into a beaux-arts style theater. Located at 1404 Main … Continue reading

Berta Rojas delights

By: Liz Slocum ~Staff Writer~ As part of the 2014 Xavier University Music Series, the Xavier community was treated to a solo performance by renowned classical guitarist Berta Rojas on Nov. 9 in the Gallagher Student Center Theatre. The two-hour program had classical Latin folk songs, waltzes and salsas by composers such as Manuel M. … Continue reading

“Fear of the Dark” incites applause and awe

By: Zenam Saeed ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier Singers delivered a brilliantly entertaining Halloween performance in their show “Fear of the Dark.” The auditioned performance group, which is comprised of 12 talented and dedicated students under the direction of Danny Manning, sang, danced and spooked on the stage of the Gallagher Student Center Theatre on Oct. … Continue reading

Fall Music Festival

By: Grant Vance ~Staff Writer~ The 2014 Xavier University Fall Music Festival began on Oct. 27 as a kickoff to the Xavier musical season. This annual Fall Music Festival will be held over the course of the week, showcasing many of Xavier’s wide variety of ensemble music groups, including the Chamber Orchestra and Symphonic Winds. … Continue reading

Showcase: Xavier a capella choirs

By: Zenab Saeed ~Staff Writer~ Xavier’s men’s and women’s a capella groups are both anticipating a year full of music and entertainment. Both Harmon-X, the all-male group, and AcaBellas, the all-female group, currently consist of 15 members and serve to provide entertainment through acappella music and performance to the Xavier community and beyond. Harmon-X, which … Continue reading

Xavier Singers hopes to spook and entertain

By: Aiyana Moore ~Staff Writer~ This Halloween Xavier students have not only candy and costumes to look forward to, but also the Xavier Singers premiere of “Fear of the Dark,” a music and dance show featuring a live rock n’ roll band. Xavier Singers is “comprised of 12 of Xavier’s most talented singers and dancers … Continue reading

O’Riley enraptures

By: Liz Slocum ~Staff Writer~ Professional pianist and radio host Christopher O’Riley made an appearance at the Gallagher Student Center Theatre. O’Riley is known to the public not only as a piano recitalist, but also as the host of popular classical radio show, “From the Top,” which introduces new Classical music performers. The show has … Continue reading

Music Series hosts renowned, classical musician The Xavier Newswire’s exclusive interview with pianist and radio host, Christopher O’Riley

By: Nick McGill ~Sports Editor~ Christopher O’Riley is a classical pianist and a public radio host of the show, “From the Top” on National Public Radio in which he highlights young musicians. He is known for his piano arrangements of music by alternative artists. O’Riley performs about 30 concerts a year in addition to hosting … Continue reading

Schnipke takes over

By: Zenab Saeed ~Guest Writer~ Dr. Richard Schnipke has taken over as the director for Xavier’s concert choir. Dr. Schnipke, who was initially hired as the director of music education, is in his second year at Xavier and is now the Director of Choral Activities. In addition to directing Concert Choir, Schnipke directs both the … Continue reading

Video Music Awards sparks controversy

Alex Spindler ~Arts & Entertainment Editor~ MTV hosted its annual Video Music Awards (VMAs) ceremony this past Sunday to record-breaking ratings. Various reports conclude that almost 22 million people watched the ceremony, and the broadcast prompted almost 8,000 tweets per minute. However, beneath the flash and glamour of the Moonman trophies, controversy ensued. This follows … Continue reading

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