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A surprising delight at Chorus and Chamber Choir concert

Between a cappella concerts, open mic nights and the one kid from your dorm who can do a less than stellar rendition of “Wonderwall,” Brandeis bombards you with vocal music. The Brandeis University Chorus and Chamber Choir concert showcased trained … Read More...

“Trio Da Kali” makes global musical connections

The beautiful thing about attending Brandeis is that a concert given by Trio Da Kali was packed, every seat in Slosberg full of students, professors and Waltham natives. This fact is exemplary because Trio Da Kali is not an ordinary … Read More...

Spring at The Rose provides thought-provoking art

Gleaming silver greets the museum-goer of The Rose this semester in its upper gallery. Made of several metallic bridges, this is “Chris Burden: Master Builder.” Burden is an interesting artist who is increasingly connected to The Rose. He is the … Read More...

Sex, drugs, and classical music

Sex, drugs and classical music are three terms not often used together. Yet Amazon emblazons all three across their promo for their new video pilot, “Mozart in the Jungle,” making for a surprisingly stellar show.

“Mozart in the Jungle” hinges … Read More...

‘Portraits of Purpose’ an inspiring exhibition

It seemed fitting that I visited “Portraits of Purpose” by photojournalist Don West, while the “Introduction to Jazz Improvisation” class met in the recital hall of Slosberg Music Center. As I circled the room, the sounds of soulful jazz piano … Read More...

Downton Abbey adopts relevant themes

Shouted expletives, wild cheering and forlorn gasps directed at Sunday evening television are typically reserved for football. But not this past week. During this Sunday’s dramatic “Downton Abbey,” viewers across the nation rooted for their favorite resident of Downton Abbey, … Read More...

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