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‘Circle Mirror Transformation’ captivates through characters

The Department of Theater Arts’ production of Annie Baker’s “Circle Mirror Transformation” explores the life and relationships of its characters through the unique setting of a theater class. Coming into the first scene of the… Read More...

Adagio exemplifies supportive arts community

While I can’t tell a sashay from a plié, by all accounts, this semester’s show from the Adagio Dance Company, “Take a Chance on Dance,” demonstrated a vibrant, supportive arts community on campus. The 18… 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...

Turns out, ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ requires no forgiveness

Without an ample marketing budget, indie movies often lack a worthy trailer. My heart hurt a little earlier this year when a friend told me the taut, micro-budget “Thoroughbreds” looked bad—but, then again, based on… Read More...

‘Because of the War’ highlights Liberian musicians

The Wasserman Cinematheque may be Brandeis’ best kept secret. A state-of-the-art theater located in the International Business School building of all places, the Wasserman has been home to a few cool events the past few… Read More...

The Cold War horror of ‘Suspiria’

“Suspiria” feels like a relic from a bygone age of horror: faux film grain, close zooms on faces, a campy aesthetic that is somehow still terrifying. It’s an art film, too: dreams with editing as… Read More...

‘Looted Art for Sale’ symposium explores hidden history of paintings

“To strip Jews of their culture, it’s part and parcel with the Holocaust,” said former U.S. Ambassador Stuart Eizenstat, responding to a question about the legacy of art stolen from Jews by Nazis during the… Read More...

‘Noises Off’ delves into character

The Brandeis Undergraduate Theater Collective’s production of Michael Frayn’s “Noises Off” is a hilarious take on the behind-the-scenes drama of theatre. The plot follows the cast and crew of a play called “Nothing On” as… Read More...

Toxic creates stunning showcase

Toxic Majorette Dance Line, Brandeis’ first majorette dance line, celebrated their new status as an independent club with “Pick Your Poison,” a performance which brought together dance and performance groups from across campus to create… 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...
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