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‘Dido’ hits the right notes

GRAPHIC BY Leah Lefkowitz/The Hoot

The first performance of Henry Purcell’s definitive work, the opera “Dido and Aeneas,” occurred in 1689 at a London girl’s school. Th… Read More...

YouTube offers music-philes aural nirvana

Imagine being a music lover ten years ago.

Seeking out recorded live performances by your favorite artists must have been nerve-wracking. Searching vainly for out-of-print vid… Read More...

‘Funnyhouse’ built on unstable foundation

Let there be no doubt about it: “Funnyhouse of a Negro” is the most spectacular production I have ever seen on the Brandeis campus.

The acting was very strong. The actors seemed … Read More...

Who dat rocking at the Super Bowl?

The Who has always been a band with a particular place in my heart. I was still in middle school when my aunt bought me a copy of “Tommy” from a New Haven record store, and the combin… Read More...

ICE at ’Deis: Graduate compositions impress

avant garde: ICE performed modern pieces composed by Brandeis grad students
ILLUSTRATION BY Ariel Wittenberg/The Hoot

“This time in your career, you don’t get a chance to wr… Read More...

Things that go BMOP in the night

If you attended a performance of the Boston Symphony Orchestra last fall, chances are pretty good that you heard one or more of Beethoven’s symphonies. The BSO, widely recogniz… Read More...

Musical Evolutions

You never really appreciate what you have until it’s taken away from you. This may be something of a cliche, but it still rings true for me, and it describes my relationship wi… Read More...

Culture X forum for intercultural artistic expressions

Let’s be honest. The past month hasn’t been good for intercultural relations at Brandeis.

The challenge to the Racial Minority Union Senate position went to the Uni… Read More...

Cello recital showcases many styles of Alterman

“Student recital” is a term that carries an air of sloppiness and unprofessionalism. My immediate mental image of the word “recital” is a bunch of elem… Read More...

Chili Peppers’ guitarist shreds into new territory

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John Frusciante has always seemed badly out-of-place in the Red Hot Chili Peppers. As the band’s guitarist and backup vocalist, he is responsible for a string of increasi… Read More...

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