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Smino’s ‘Blkswn’ offers something for every music lover

If you’re already a fan of Chris Smith Jr., better known as Smino, then I’m sure his debut album “Blkswn” has surpassed your highest expectations. If you have never heard of Smino, put down this paper, and open up your … Read More...

WSRC features art of Helène Aylon, contemporary Jewish feminist artist

The Women’s Studies Research Center Kniznick Gallery is now displaying the final installment of Helène Aylon’s 20-year series.

Commissioned by Shula Reinharz Ph.D.’77 founder of the center, Aylon’s “Afterword: For the Children” is comprised of several wall installations and four Read More...

‘Mirrors’ presents bizarre plot and innovative directorial decisions

“Mirrors,” directed by Otis Fuqua ’19, is a wholly satisfying one-act play staged by the Brandeis Players. I was pleasantly surprised by the dynamic, experimental visuals and the cohesive, twisting narrative.

On the surface, it is the story of Fred Read More...

Annual ‘Vagina Monologues’ fills every seat

We may claim to live in progressive times, but sexism is still prevalent. A white woman earns 75 cents for every dollar a white man earns; a black woman 66 cents and a Hispanic woman 54 cents. Young girls are Read More...

‘We the Art. We the Vibez.’ unites talented artists

Students braved the frigid weather Friday night, March 10, to come together for art, music and community at Chum’s for “We the Art. We the Vibez.” The event highlighted musicians and visual artists from the Brandeis community and beyond—inviting two Read More...

JSA shares culture through traditional snacks

The International Cultural Center smelled of chocolate and strawberries due to an event for the Japanese Student Association’s (JSA) celebration known as Japan Week. Wednesday, March 15 marked day three of Japan Week, also known as Snack Night.

There were … Read More...

‘Big Little Lies’ explores important themes in depth

“Big Little Lies,” an hour-long drama currently in its fourth episode on HBO, has an incredible cast. Led by Reese Witherspoon, who plays an idle, troublemaking mom, the show also features Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern and Zoë Kravitz, Read More...

Despite shortcomings, ‘Leveling Up’ hits several of the right buttons

There are not many plays, or even movies for that matter, about video games and the people who play them. Perhaps this is because it is a relatively new medium, or because it is difficult to portray the pastime accurately Read More...

Rose’s Wiki Edit-a-Thon spotlights female artists

Community members gathered in the Rose’s Lois Foster Gallery to create and improve the Wikipedia pages of underrepresented female artists on Friday, March 10.

The Rose Art Museum joined forces with Art+Feminism to host the Wiki edit-a-thon.

Accompanying one of Read More...

Poet Neil Hilborn finds humor even in the sadness

Laughter and smiles filled Slosberg Recital Hall last Saturday night, March 11 as Neil Hilborn took the mic and recited poems from his book, “Our Numbered Days.”

His poems focus on relationships, heartbreak and the difficulties of having obsessive compulsive Read More...

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