Friday, April 15

Marcelo Ment

GRAFFITI DEMONSTRATION
Time 3 p.m.
Location Between Science Complex and Chapels Field
Description Brazilian graffiti artist Marcelo Ment gives a public demonstration of his work, which can be seen in major publications, exhibitions, logos and on the walls of Rio de Janeiro. Sponsored by the Louis D. Brandeis 100: Then and Now Centennial, the Latin American and Latino Studies Program, and Afro-American and African Studies Department.

PAINTED MEGAPHONES
Time 4 p.m. 
Location Outside Shapiro Campus Center 
Description Gather outside the Shapiro Campus Center to construct and paint colorful megaphones.  As the icon of Saturday's Moving voice collaborative performance, these megaphones will be instruments that everyone may use to join in the multi-layered sonic experience.

KAOS KIDS
Time 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Location Shapiro Campus Center Atrium
Description Kaos Kids celebrates hip-hop dance, and their semester performance for the Festival of the Arts showcases the Kids as well as other Brandeis and community groups. 

BARTER STATION
Time 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Location Light of Reason, Rose Art Museum
Description

JJ PEET, a New York-based ceramacist, sculptor and video artist and the 2016 Ruth Ann and Nathan Perlmutter Artist in Residence, brings his project BARTER_STATION to Light of Reason. PEET invites participants to barter for one of his handmade PROXY_Cups in exchange for their assistance or participation in the realization of an artwork to be displayed in Rosebud, the Rose Art Museum's satellite gallery in Waltham.

ARTIST TALK: DAN WELDEN
Time 6 p.m. 
Location Goldman Schwartz 115
Description Master printer Dan Welden talks about the collaborative process of making prints with artists such as Elaine and Willem De Kooning, Dan Flavin, Lynda Benglis, Eric Fishl, Jack Youngerman and others. Made possible by the Brandeis Arts Council.

SHOES ON, SHOES OFF
Time 8 p.m. - 10 p.m..
Location Spingold Theater Center Mainstage
Description Renowned choreographer Susan Dibble (THA) creates a world in which a shoe salesman and his clients are swept away by the purpose and energy of the shoes they try on. Featuring Andrew Child '19, Susan Dibble, Alex Jacobs MFA ’11, Josh Rubenstein ‘19, Hannah Mogavero ‘16, Sara Kenney ‘18, Sarai Warsoff ’16, Joy Liebman ‘16, Caley Chase ’16, Sam Rose Laney ’16, Kelyn Zhang ’19, Lilia Shrayfer ’18, Richard (Zhi) Li ’18, and guest dancers Nicole Pierce, Susannah Millonzi, Sarah Hickler and Ryan Winkles. Made possible by the Brandeis Arts Council.

BORIS' KITCHEN
Time 8 p.m.
Location Shapiro Campus Center
Description Boris' Kitchen is Brandeis’ student-run sketch comedy group. “Imagine Second City and SNL got together and had a child, raised it well, and now it's in college, and it's rebelling. Rebelling hard.” Jason Kasman ‘16 and Dennis Hermida ‘16, co-presidents. Tickets: $3, available at Brandeis Tickets.

FAFALI: MUSIC AND DANCE FROM GHANA
Time 8 p.m.
Location Slosberg Music Center
Description
Experience the irresistible rhythms of Fafali, the Ghanaian drum and dance ensemble of the Brandeis Music Department. The ensemble performs music, song, and dance of the Ewe and Ashanti peoples of Ghana, West Africa. Featuring Ghanaian guest artists Attah Poku, Patricia Afriyie, and Koblavi Victor. Ben Paulding, director.

PLAYBACK THEATER: BECAUSE EVERYONE HAS A STORY
Time 8 p.m.
Location Cholmondeley's Coffee House, Usen Castle, Tower B
Description

Share your stories, cast your actors and watch as your own personal narrative comes to life in a safe, open space where we honor each other. Amanda Ehrman '18, conductor and director; Leah Nadelman '18, stage manager; with Sindy Sura '19, Kelyn Zhang '19, Yair Koas '19, Shaquan McDowell '18, and Eli Kengmana '19.

GETTING WEIRD: A NIGHT OF ABSURDISM
Time 8:30 p.m.
Location Mandel Center for the Humanities Atrium
Description

Two absurdist one-acts raise challenging questions about theater and society at large. Directed by Dylan Hoffman '18 and Mira Kessler '16, "The Lesson" by Eugene Ionesco (featuring Emily Galloway '18, Emma Cyr '19 and Remony Pearlman '19) and "The Lover" by Harold Pinter (featuring Talia Bornstein '19 and Daniel Souza '19) explore issues that resonate with our contemporary culture, including privacy, technology and free speech. Made possible by the Office of the Arts.

BAMCO PRESENTS
Time 9 p.m.
Location Cholmondeley's Coffee House, Usen Castle, Tower B
Description

BAMCO (Brandeis Association for Music/Concert Organizing) presents Boston-based Bugs and Rats; and Bedtime, Kids (from Providence).