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‘A Taste of Ghana’ showcases unique talent

On Friday, Nov. 16, the Music Department hosted “A Taste of Ghana,” giving select musicians the opportunity to showcase drum and dance pieces from Asante, Ewe, Ga, and Dagomba Traditions. The event featured 12 pieces,… Read More...

Joan Morgan examines Hip-Hop Evolution through Lauryn Hill

This past Wednesday, award-winning critic Joan Morgan discussed the evolution of feminism and hip hop culture with her latest book, “She Begat This: 20 Years of the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill,” which reflects on hip-hops… Read More...

‘Brand New Music’ seasonal debut

On Friday evening, various graduate students from the music department performed excerpts of their compositions for the Brandeis community in Slosberg Recital Hall. The performers were select members of Brand New Music, a contemporary concert… Read More...

Music exhibit celebrates Leonard Bernstein’s legacy

The Dreitzer Gallery in Spingold Theater will be dedicating a music exhibit for Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday until Nov. 18. Organized by the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia, the exhibit features numerous… Read More...

BPYO values shouldn’t reflect former criminal actions of St. George

The entirety of my summer was spent practicing double bass excerpts for Shostakovich’s 10th Symphony, hoping I would earn a place in the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra (BPYO) under the baton of Benjamin Zander, a… Read More...

Poet-in-Residence Chen Chen reflects through poetry

On Tuesday evening in the Berlin Chapel, new Jacob Ziskind Poet-in-Residence Chen Chen recounted several excerpts from his book, “When I Grow Up I want to be a List of Further Possibilities.” The chapel was… Read More...

‘Crazy Rich Asians’: Addressing Mixed Reactions

Between international and domestic showings, “Crazy Rich Asians” has now grossed an estimated $167 billion since its release date back on Aug. 15, making it one of the highest-grossing films of the summer. The film… Read More...
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