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The mad, musical theater spectacle of ‘The Bacchae’

Thebes has been overrun. Their king, Pentheus, has defied Dionysus, mocking his deity and sacred rites. As his revenge, Dionysus drives the city-state mad. The ancient Greek play by Euripides, “The Bacchae,” has been revived,… Read More...

Joker 2019: why you should be excited

As an avid DC comics fan I was initially skeptical of the new “Joker” movie. I will admit that I thought it would just be an attempt to recapture the magic of Heath Ledger’s portrayal… Read More...

Hoot recommends, April 12, 2019

Conan Gray is the up-and-coming pop icon you need to listen to. If his name sounds familiar, you may know him from his old YouTube days or from his most famous single “Idle Town.” Only… Read More...

Senator rescinds proposal to de-charter The Brandeis Hoot

Class of 2019 Senator Kent Dinlenc formally introduced a proposal to de-charter The Brandeis Hoot at the senate meeting held this past Sunday. This proposal was rescinded late on Thursday night, April 11 in a… Read More...

Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Arts preview

The annual Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Arts is fast approaching, running from “Super Sunday” April 7 to Sunday, April 14. The festival features both student and faculty-run groups around campus as well as outside… Read More...

Sweet Nothings: Post Baccalaureate Exhibition 2019

The best part about Brandeis Art (besides the art, of course) is the food. As it turns out, our Studio Arts department possesses a superb cheese plate game. Those attending the opening day of the… Read More...

‘Justice League vs. the Fatal Five’ is effortlessly entertaining

DC Comics’ newest animated movie, “Justice League vs. the Fatal Five,” is a joy to experience for any DC Comics fan. The premise of the movie is equal parts simple and convoluted, just like the… Read More...

Call you when the album’s over

Imagine sitting in a dark, cold room, surrounded by all your deepest fears and darkest thoughts. Now imagine those things set to heavy bass and feathery vocals, and you have Billie Eilish’s debut album, “WHEN… Read More...

Hoot recommends, April 5, 2019

“Terrace House” isn’t your average reality TV show. Instead of screaming and manufactured drama, it’s all real—or, at least, more real than most of what we see on reality TV. Originally a Japanese show and… Read More...

‘Shazam:’ the importance of being earnest

“Shazam” starts off like so many superhero movies: an over-the-top prologue, an average chase sequence—you get the picture. But about 15 minutes in, something changes. After getting kicked out of multiple group homes, Billy Batson… Read More...
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