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13th annual 24-Hour Musical stuns and charms with ‘Seussical the Musical’

Anything’s possible, as Dr. Seuss reminds us in “Seussical the Musical.” And he’s right—anything really is possible. Creating a full-length musical in just 24 hours … Read More...

Brandeis in Siena fuses studio art and art history into an unforgettable summer

Most students’ idea of a fun way to spend their summers is not going to summer school. The students in the Fine Arts Department’s Brandeis in Siena summer program, held at the Si… Read More...

Summer movie recap: a quality paradox

Now that Labor Day is in the rear-view mirror, it’s time we talk about the 2017 summer movie season. The 2017 summer box office is a bit of a paradox. You’ve probably heard by now t… Read More...

‘Despacito’ leaves impact on summer charts and Latin music

Ask someone what the “song of the summer” is and you’re bound to hear a variety of answers. You might get “I’m The One” or “Wild Thoughts,” both by DJ Khaled. They co… Read More...

The National explores relationships in gloomy, but complex “Sleep Well Beast”

One of my main criteria for art is whether or not it produces a reaction. Did it actually make me feel something? Most things don’t. It takes a truly special work of art to pierce my g… Read More...

Riley Sager’s ‘Final Girls’ pleases with thrills and drama

Quincy Carpenter doesn’t like being called a Final Girl. Sure, she was the sole survivor of the Pine Cottage Murders that killed her five best friends, but that’s ten years beh… Read More...

Rose starts semester with diverse and vibrant works

A new semester means a new schedule of classes, but for the Rose Art Museum, it means a new lineup of exhibitions. On Thursday, Sept. 7, the Rose opened its sparkling glass doors for a … Read More...

Free arts events in Boston this weekend

Admittedly, the Brandeis arts scene seems a bit slow at the beginning of the semester. The Fall Activities Fair took place this past Sunday, Sept. 3, which means clubs are now in the … Read More...

‘Halt and Catch Fire:’ The best show nobody watched

AMC’s “Halt and Catch Fire” is a show that deserved better. Averaging 337,000 viewers last season (compared to the 16.5 million for this season’s “Game of Thrones” f… Read More...

American Horror Story: Cult premiere is bizarre, underwhelming and something new

The FX anthology series American Horror Story (AHS) is back, but not better than ever. The last AHS episode to air was “Chapter 10” of Season 6 Roanoke November 16, 2016, so it ha… Read More...

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