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Blood Orange presents a powerful meditation of life on the margins

With alias Blood Orange, Dev Hynes plays the orchestra. Blood Orange is funky R&B—think Prince with the vocals of Michael Jackson. The music project mixes a diverse range of influences to create sonic explorations of… Read More...

Give me air conditioning or give me death

It has been so hot these past few weeks. I’m miserable. You’re miserable. The unfortunate souls sitting next to me in class that see me arrive drenched in sweat are miserable. It’s hot, and, unfortunately,… Read More...

A new season begins at the Rose

On Friday, Sept. 7, the Rose opened its new slate of fall exhibitions: “Tuesday Smillie: To Build Another World,” a collection of the trans-feminist activists’ work, and “Passage,” a retrospective of the Rose’s sizeable collection.… Read More...

The best (and worst) of summer movies

Noah: You know what, Jonah, I think it was actually a good summer for movies. I think I tend to go see more arthouse/independent stuff, and I feel pretty satisfied with what I saw. There… Read More...

“Joe Pera Talks With You” regrows your soul

Late night programming block Adult Swim has built its brand on off-color, caustic comedy, but earlier this summer, something completely different premiered: the sincere, meditative, and caring “Joe Pera Talks With You.” It’s an incredible… Read More...

‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ is packed with emotions, yet parts of the plot remain uncertain

Noah: Last week we both went and saw “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” and I have to say we were both kind of floored by it. Just a little bit of set-up: It’s the third… Read More...

Storytelling open-mic night presents students’ fascinating stories on misreading

“Everybody has stories that they don’t know they have within them,” said Brandeis English Professor David Sherman, who organized Tuesday’s Storytelling Open-Mic night with the English Undergraduate Departmental Representatives (UDR). “Giving each other space or… Read More...

New Star Wars Battlefront II disappoints and fails to bring the fun

I love “Star Wars.” No matter how pretentious I pretend to be, I’ll always have a special place in my heart for Jedis and lightsabers. As a kid, I loved playing the video game “Star… Read More...

A look at Brandeis Fine Arts professor Joe Wardwell’s piece in the MASS MoCA

“How much can a piece hold before it bursts apart?” Joe Wardwell asks, standing in front of his massive work of art. Wardwell’s piece, “Hello America: 40 Hits from the 50 States,” now on display… Read More...

Syrian artists blend music and painting in live performance, ‘Home Within’

Ghostly figures appear on the projector screen, their arms stretched up to the sky. A spotlight fades in on the center, highlighting the lone clarinetist who begins to play a slow, haunting melody. The image… Read More...
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