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Slow Train Hosts Romantic Annual Multilingual Poetry Event

Slow Train Hosts Romantic Annual Multilingual Poetry Event

Katie Lucey
February 17, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Features, Literature & Poetry

Some say that love is a universal language. This idea was explored Monday evening at Love in Many Tongues, a multilingual poetry reading at Slow Train Cafe. The Oberlin Center for Languages and Cultures organizes Love in Many Tongues each year as a way to promote the dozen languages offered at Oberli...

Despite Technical Difficulties, Burnett’s Set Proves Successful

Despite Technical Difficulties, Burnett’s Set Proves Successful

Samuel Rueckert
February 13, 2015
Filed under ARTS, Music, Recent Stories

Slow Train’s live sound is not equal in quality to its coffee, but College senior Autumn Burnett’s song-writing talent shone through at her Saturday night performance despite technical issues. Minutes before performing, Burnett sat at a table with a couple of friends, calmly sipping a glass of r...

Concert Preview: The Feeyadellfiya Orchestra

Ross Chait, Staff Writer
February 22, 2013
Filed under ARTS, Music

This weekend at The Slow Train Café, The Feeyadellfiya Orchestra, a group of Conservatory students, will perform two sets of tunes written and inspired by Ornette Coleman, one of jazz music's most renowned living legends. Coleman, a multi-instrumentalist and composer, born in 1930 in Forth Worth,...

Fundraiser to Help Oberlin Community Services

Sophia Fast
December 14, 2012
Filed under Campus News, Community News, Features, NEWS

The Oberlin Pottery Co-op is making over 500 mugs for the fourth annual Empty Mugs fundraiser this Monday, Dec. 17. Conservatory students will perform an hour-long brass and organ concert consisting of holiday songs before ending the concert with a sing-a-long. “This event is a really great stress-free...

Slow Train Team to Open New Coffee Shop

Stephanie Atwood
November 2, 2012
Filed under Community News, NEWS

Even though it is a stormy Monday morning, the Slow Train Cafe is bustling. With a lengthy line to order coffee and all but one small corner table occupied, the café is approaching maximum capacity. This increasing demand for space has driven the managers of Slow Train to open a new café underneath...

Story Time with Dan Chaon Delights a Full Audience

Madeline Raynor
September 28, 2012
Filed under ARTS, Literature & Poetry

“We’re glad we had such a big turnout, but we’re not surprised.” These were the opening remarks of Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Lynn Powell as she welcomed her colleague Dan Chaon to the stage for his reading this past Sunday night. She was no doubt referring to both the...

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