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Brandeis-Wellesley Orchestra performs timeless pieces

Photo by Adam Lamper

Photo by Adam Lamper


Saturday, Nov. 19, marked the beginning of the unofficial end-of-semester concert series at Slosberg, with the always well-anticipated performance of the Brandeis-Wellesley Orchestra. Composed, as the name suggests, by students from both Brandeis University and Wellesley … Read More...

Tove Lo’s ‘Lady Wood’ gives voice to modern feminism

Swedish singer-songwriter Tove Lo, born Ebba Tove Elsa Nilsson, made her debut on the pop music scene in early 2014 with her chart-topping sleeper hit, “Habits (Stay High).” Since then, she has released a few new singles that have managed … Read More...

Lydian String Quartet premieres Brandeis professor’s latest piece

Of all art events that occur on campus throughout the year, few are as well-anticipated by students and members of neighboring communities alike as performances by Brandeis’ own Lydian String Quartet. This past Saturday, Slosberg Music Center saw its fair … Read More...

‘Die ganze Welt’ nicely integrates into American theater

Often the true essence of a play becomes “lost in translation” as it is adapted to new cultures and exposed to new audiences. However, Theresia Walser and Karl-Heinz Ott’s performance of “The Whole World” (originally “Die ganze Welt”)—as translated into … Read More...

“Blair Witch” poorly attempts to replicate the vital essence of horror

The second sequel to Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez’s cult classic “The Blair Witch Project,” the aptly-titled remake “Blair Witch” recently hit theaters as yet another Halloween-time butchery of a classic horror story.

1999’s “The Blair Witch Project” remains one … Read More...

At Home At The Zoo sets new, gold standard for Brandeis theater

This past weekend saw a reasonable share of excitement on campus, as did students and other playgoers alike as they walked down the hamburger-bun-lined walkway to Merrick Theater to witness “At Home At The Zoo.” Written by (and dedicated to) … Read More...

Gaga releases first taste of upcoming electro-pop-rock fusion album

Known worldwide for her “glamorously gaudy” stage persona, singer-turned-actress Lady Gaga has under her belt an extensive repertoire of groundbreaking feats in the world of performance, from electropop to jazz to acting and just about everything in between. Following her … Read More...

24-Hour Musical shows there is more to performance than quality

As perhaps the most anticipated event for first-years, transfer students and returning students alike, Brandeis’ annual 24-Hour Musical remains one of the university’s most fun-filled performances for its 12th year running. As many students had predicted, although it was not … Read More...

Glass Animals’ new album a masterpiece of multimedia artistry

Back again to the indie scene with their sophomore album “How to Be a Human Being”  is Oxford native band, Glass Animals. Formed at the end of the same wave of “indietronica” popularity that brought the public hits from bands Read More...

The pop singles that electrified the summer of 2016

“Cheap Thrills” by Sia

Certainly no stranger to the world of songwriting, 40-year-old singer, Sia Furler, has yet again made her mark in the world of pop music with her latest single “Cheap Thrills.” With its catchy hook “Baby I … Read More...

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