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Brandeis welcomes new director to the Rose

This past summer, Brandeis welcomed Luis A. Croquer to campus as the new Henry and Lois Foster Director of the Rose Art Museum. Croquer, originally from El Salvador, brings both international experience and an impressive… Read More...

Marvel’s ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ exceeds expectations

Jonah: So, “Thor: Ragnarok.” It’s pretty good. It’s easily the best of the solo “Thor” movies, but that’s a pretty low bar to surpass. If I had to rank it within the rest of the… Read More...

BAMCO presents off campus bands DAP The Contract and Diaspøra in lively Chum’s concert

I haven’t really been a fan of the big live music concerts that we’ve had here on campus. In my last two and a half years here, we have yet to have an act deserving… Read More...

‘The Florida Project,’ beautifully made with an enchanting story

Sean Baker’s films find stories in the unconventional, in the lives of people living on the fringes. His first film, “Tangerine,” shot entirely on iPhone, followed a day in the lives of two transgender prostitutes… Read More...

Brandeis alum Alicia Ostriker shares her poetry with community

I haven’t given poetry much consideration since grade school. I gave in to the stereotypes, thinking the medium was too flowery, insubstantial and abstract for me to ever understand. But poet Alicia Ostriker ’59, who… Read More...

Rose fall opening celebration welcomes two more exhibitions

The Rose Art Museum hosted its Fall Opening Celebration to commemorate a new season of art exhibitions, on Saturday, Oct. 14. The event, free and open to the entire community, featured food trucks, a beer… Read More...

The brilliance behind FX comedy series ‘Better Things’

Last fall, two new high-profile comedies premiered on FX. One was “Atlanta,” a mold-breaking comedy series by actor/rapper/wunderkind Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino), that became acclaimed by both audiences and critics pretty much right out… Read More...

Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival proves that jazz is still thriving

I’d begun to think that jazz was dead. That had seemed to be the cultural opinion, too. One of last year’s Oscar contenders, “La La Land,” had the death of the genre as a major… Read More...

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ raises the bar with scare factor and high intensity

Horror movies rarely scare me. They used to, but it’s been awhile since a scary movie has given me that feeling of creeping terror that made me squirm or jump out of my seat. But… Read More...

Capitol Steps’ performance falls short of a ‘comedy nerd’s’ expectations

Political comedy group “The Capitol Steps” came to Brandeis to perform on Thursday, Sept. 29. The troupe, consisting of former Senate staffers turned comedians, sang a variety of parody songs aimed at making fun of… Read More...
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