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‘Circles’: Mac Miller’s last album won’t come around again

The late Mac Miller’s final and posthumously produced album “Circles” was released this past month to a mix of surprise, delight and melancholy. According to one of Mac’s family members, “Circles” was meant to be… Read More...

Nearly Theatre: not quite a review of the Huntington’s ‘Sweat’

Last Friday I had the privilege of seeing the final dress rehearsal of the Huntington Theatre Company’s production of “Sweat” by playwright Lynn Nottage. I must preface this by admitting that the show wasn’t finished… Read More...

Young Thug’s ‘So Much Fun’ really is so much fun

Though Young Thug may have over a dozen mixtapes in his discography, “So Much Fun” is the effervescent Atlanta-based rapper’s debut studio album, as well as his most commercially successful project so far. Originally released… Read More...

I’m crazy for ‘Manic’

Genre-defying and sonically cohesive, Halsey’s “Manic” is the strongest album released in months. Halsey uses these 16 tracks to tell a story of an insecure girl navigating the world, and she’s not afraid to show… Read More...

A case for the Dawn Redwood, Brandeis’ only sequoia tree

When we think about “art on campus,” most people tend to imagine objects made of paint, canvas and wood and placed in either the Rose Art Museum or Dreitzer Gallery in Spingold Theater. The multitude… Read More...

‘Idle’ games: accessible and decently entertaining

The problem with video games these days is that they just take too much time and effort (not to mention money). That’s why 2019 saw the rise of “idle” games, a new subgenre of role-playing… Read More...

‘The Gentlemen’ review: unique, but not special

A unique storytelling gimmick is a tricky thing for a film to rely on, as it can either enhance the impact and appeal of a narrative, or it can distract and drain it. While not… Read More...

Koslofsky’s Corner: On the worthless dribble of ‘Jojo Rabbit’

“An anti-hate satire.” That’s the label writer/director Taika Waititi stuck onto his latest feature, the damn-near insufferable “Jojo Rabbit.” Have you ever longed to spend two hours inside the head of a cute ten-year-old Nazi?… Read More...

‘Sex Education’ season 2 review: finally, a show about sex the whole family can enjoy—in seperate rooms

School’s back in session and, despite years of sexual repression, you’ve finally learned how to masturbate. You’re masturbating in the bathroom, masturbating in the shower, masturbating in the woods and masturbating in the car. That’s… Read More...

Univ. honors world-renowned composer, conductor, pianist and teacher Henri Lazarof

Brandeis will honor alumnus Henri Lazarof MFA ’59 with the Henri Lazarof Living Legacy at Brandeis University. As part of the legacy, the university will house the Henri Lazarof Archives, host the Henri Lazarof Concert… Read More...
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