Friday, April 20

LOOK UP, LOOK IN, LOOK AGAIN: A CAST MINI-FESTIVAL 
Time 2 - 3 p.m.
Location Outside Usdan Student Center (by the bus stop). Rain location: Shapiro Campus Center Multipurpose Room
Description Join the Creativity, the Arts and Social Transformation community underneath a sculpture created for the Festival of the Arts. Watch many CAST artists show their talents, and join in important dialogue around self and communal reflection.

ARTIST TALK: SHEILA SOLEIMANI
Time 3 - 4 :30 p.m.
Location Women's Studies Research Center, Epstein Building
Description

Sheida Soleimani gives a talk in conjunction with the exhibition "Stillness: Transformation" in the Farber Library. 

KAOS KIDS
Time 5 p.m.
Location Shapiro Campus Center
Description The student-run Kaos Kids celebrates hip-hop dance, and its semester performance for the Festival of the Arts showcases the Kids as well as other Brandeis and community dance groups.

SENIOR FESTIVAL: LUCID
Time 6:30 p.m.
Location Laurie Theater, Spingold Theater Center
Description “Lucid” by Gabi Nail '18 and Hannah Uher '18 portrays the struggles and strengths of four women living in a post-apocalyptic world. Part of the Senior Festival sponsored by the Theater Arts Department under the guidance of Alicia Hyland. Also showing on Thursday, April 19 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, April 21 at 2 p.m.

FILM SCREENING; EN EL SÉPTIMO DÍA (ON THE SEVENTH DAY)
Time 7:30 p.m.
Location Wasserman Cinematheque, Sachar International Center
Description

A new fiction feature by director Jim McKay (GIRLS TOWN, OUR SONG, EVERYDAY PEOPLE), EN EL SÉPTIMO DÍA (On the Seventh Day) follows a group of undocumented immigrants in Sunset Park, Brooklyn over the course of seven days. Bicycle delivery guys, construction workers, dishwashers, deli workers, and cotton candy vendors all work long hours, six days a week, and then savor their day of rest on Sundays on the soccer fields of Sunset Park. Shot in the neighborhoods of Sunset Park, Park Slope, and Gowanus, EN EL SÉPTIMO DÍA is a humane and humorous window into a world rarely seen. In Spanish, with English subtitles. 

This screening is the kick-off of the 16th annual Boston Latino International Film Festival, to be co-hosted by Brandeis University in fall 2018. Introduced by Sabrina Avilés, director, Boston Latino International Film Festival. Sponsored by the Latino and Latin-American Studies Program, with generous support from Film, Television and Integrated Media. For more information, contact lcbrown@brandeis.edu. Free and open to the public.

SENIOR FESTIVAL: QUEERING THE CAPE
Time 8 p.m.
Location Laurie Theater, Spingold Theater Center
Description "Queering the Cape" by Tres Fimmano '18 portrays a group of queer individuals who find safety and sanctuary in their fictional heroes. Part of the Senior Festival sponsored by the Theater Arts Department under the guidance of Alicia Hyland. Also showing on Thursday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 21 at 3:30 p.m.

BORIS' KITCHEN BIG SHOW
Time 8 p.m.
Location Shapiro Campus Center Theater
Description What’s cooking? Sketch comedy by Brandeis undergraduates. Free to Brandeis students; $5 general admission.

THE ROSENBERGS: AN OPERA
Time 8 p.m.
Location April 12-22 at the Boston Playwrights Theater, 949 Commonwealth Ave., Boston; April 27-29 at the Laurie Theater, Spingold Theater Center
Description Would you die for love? It’s 1953 Cold War USA, and Ethel and Julius Rosenberg have been sentenced to death for espionage. Rather than plead guilty and live, they choose to die in the electric chair. This tragic love story, a hybrid of opera and theater, is adapted from the Rosenbergs’ letters from jail by the Danish theater artists Rhea Leman (libretto) and Joachim Holbek (music). Dmitry Troyanovsky (THA) directs in a co-production with Boston Playwrights’ Theatre made possible by the Brandeis Arts Council. Brandeis performances are free to the Brandeis community and $30/$25 for the general public. Performances at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre are free to the Brandeis and Boston University communities and $30/$25 for the general public.

SENIOR FESTIVAL: FROM PEARLS TO HOOPS
Time 9:30 p.m.
Location Laurie Theater, Spingold Theater Center
Description "From Pearls to Hoops" by Keturah Walker '18 portrays a personal theatrical exploration of intersectionality in theater. Part of the Senior Festival sponsored by the Theater Arts Department under the guidance of Alicia Hyland. Also showing on Wednesday, April 18 at 6:30 p.m and Saturday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m.