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Library exhibit honors activist Lenny Bruce

The best comedy is often ephemeral, expertly managing to capture and crystallize a certain point of view from an exact moment in time. But as the years go on, we often lose that cultural and sociopolitical context that allows us Read More...

‘Myths and Ms.’ reading invited audience feedback

A table reading of “Myths and Ms.” gave Women’s Studies Research Center Resident Scholar Rosie Rosenzweig the chance to hear her characters come to life and the opportunity to receive vital feedback from a thoughtful audience on Sunday, March 5.Read More...

Post-Baccalaureate exhibition abstract and innovative

A new selection of thought-provoking pieces by Brandeis artists is now on display in the Dreitzer Gallery of Spingold Theater. The Post-Baccalaureate Program in Studio Art, which “provides students the space to grow as artists and develop a portfolio for Read More...

Brandeis Chamber Singers tour Italy over break

While most Brandeis students were catching up on homework, applying for internships and lounging around during February break, 25 students from Brandeis Chamber Singers toured Italy. The group not only traveled to Italy, but also performed in the Pope’s own Read More...

‘Legion’ packs more than the average superhero TV show

TV is usually described as a writer’s medium. Often, it is the visual components of shows—the cinematography, set design, art direction—that are the least interesting parts. What’s usually compelling is the story, the characters and the plot—but we don’t primarily … Read More...

‘Formosa’ offers singing, dancing, acting and food

As my first cultural show at Brandeis, “Formosa” sure set the bar high—really high. The Taiwanese Student Association’s (TSA) annual show, “Formosa,” displayed a variety of talent with two singers, a Chinese folk dance, a modern dance, a lion dance … Read More...

Morris reveals the genius behind his drug-centered series ‘Hamilton’s Pharmacopeia’

There was truly not a more suitable way to spend the eve of Valentine’s Day than to join the 60 or so people in attendance for a screening of an episode of “Hamilton’s Pharmacopeia” in the Wasserman Cinematheque. Although venturing … Read More...

‘Quickies’ performs a diversity of plays to a full house

Students presented their own original work at “Quickies,” Brandeis Ensemble Theater’s showcase of 10-minute plays written, produced and directed by students.

The first act consisted of five plays, followed by seven more in the second act.

The SCC Theater was … Read More...

‘The Life of Pablo’: a year in review

“This album has been out for more than a year.” “There’s nothing new to say about TLOP.” “A record can’t have parts that are bad on purpose and still be great.” “Aside from “Ultralight Beams,” this is easily one of … Read More...

Rose spring exhibits take provocative approach

This semester at the Rose, you won’t necessarily find the type of exhibitions to which you’re accustomed. As Kristin Parker, interim director of the Rose remarked before faculty and press members at the museum’s semester opening, the spring 2017 exhibitions … Read More...

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