As the cast of the Deltones left the stage, the lights came up on iO's Jason Chin Cabaret theater. Audience members finished their drinks, dropped a few dollars in tips on the tables and navigated their way through the cramped aisles toward the exit.
This weekend, the Miami University Department of Theatre is putting on a set of shows different than a typical performance. Echoes of Miami is a compilation of ten-minute plays written and directed entirely by Miami University students and alumni.
What is a sunflower festival without any sunflowers? Apparently, still a good deal of fall fun.
Many of the artists in Woodland Country Manor, a nursing home off of Somerville Road, know that 3:00 p.m. on Sundays is art time, and will come out of their rooms on their own. Others, however, need a reminder from their partner. I was given a room number and a partner named Corolla. I walked down the hall and knocked on the half-open door of room 305.
There's something different about Miami hockey heading into its first weekend of play for the 2018-19 season against Alabama-Huntsville. And it's not just the three new coaches, eight freshman and two graduate transfers.