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The magnificent seven of Post-Bacc 2020

For those out of the know, the Brandeis fine arts department hosts a post-baccalaureate program every year. The post-baccs are students (from Brandeis and beyond) who have graduated and are looking to spend an extra… Read More...

Overlooked sculptures: a golem for Brandeis University

There is a metal man stalking the theater building. Students of lower campus know this one well, though its history has largely been forgotten for a few years now. Created over the course of three… Read More...

Coasting toward Honey Cutt’s new album

Chums hosted a pair of musical acts last week, and among them was a performance by Floridian-turned-Bostonian artist Kaley Honeycutt. Previously releasing under the title Baby!, her band changed its name to Honey Cutt in… Read More...

Recognizing the sport of art making

When I was a kid, I had a very clear idea of what I wanted to do with my life. I wanted to be an artist, a painter and an animator. I wanted to create… Read More...

New semester, new Rose Art Museum

The Thursday before break, Feb. 13, was a big day for the Rose Art Museum. The building opened its doors to the public for the first time this semester for a catered opening celebration.The Rose… Read More...

Overlooked sculptures: ‘The Wand of Inquiry’

Brandeis University is loaded with all kinds of public art. We’ve got busts, we’ve got plaques, we’ve got strange nightmare monoliths, and they are all beautiful. That said, some of these installations are more beautiful… Read More...

A case for the Dawn Redwood, Brandeis’ only sequoia tree

When we think about “art on campus,” most people tend to imagine objects made of paint, canvas and wood and placed in either the Rose Art Museum or Dreitzer Gallery in Spingold Theater. The multitude… Read More...

The Stein’s new menu

What a treat! The holidays were kind to The Stein this year. Everybody’s second favorite dining option (the first being UberEats) has received a menu design makeover with some fresh and perplexing options to spice… Read More...

The ambitious paintings of the senior midyear exhibition

Brandeis University might not have the most rigorous fine arts program in all of New England, but our student painters possess more than enough skill and creativity to stand out in a gallery. Any skeptics… Read More...

The mysterious case of the delicious Stein pizza

It probably doesn’t need to be said, but Brandeis dining has a quality control problem. Sometimes SubConnection gives you a nicely portioned buffalo chicken sandwich, and sometimes it gives you a puddle of sauce with… Read More...
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