Monday, April 16

Happy Patriots' Day! Enjoy the exhibitions and public artworks on view around campus.

FEATURED EVENT | AFRO FLOW YOGA: LET IT GO
Time 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Location Merrick Theater, Spingold Theater Center
Description Experience a unique hybrid of yoga, dance and live percussion. Afro Flow Yoga, voted Boston's best yoga class by Improper Bostonian readers, promotes healing, balance and peace through the practices of yoga, dance, and the cultural values of the African diaspora, in a compassionate, nonjudgmental and safe environment.

Open to all levels of ability but space is limited. Yoga mats provided, or bring your own. Register here. 

Co-sponsored by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; the Brandeis Counseling Center; and the Division of Student Life and Success.

OPEN REHEARSAL: LYDIAN STRING QUARTET
Time 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location Slosberg Music Center
Description Sit in on the Lydian String Quartet rehearsal for their concert on Saturday, April 21. Depending on what they are working on at the time, you may hear Beethoven’s String Quartet in F major, Op. 8, No. 1 (inspired by the tomb scene from “Romeo and Juliet”); Janacek’s String Quartet No. 2, “Intimate Letters” (inspired by the composer’s unrequited romance); and the world premiere commission for the quartet by Saad Haddad, whose work explores Western art music and Middle Eastern music tradition. Open to the public; no registration required.

PANEL: SCIENCE-ART COLLABORATION ON CLIMATE CHANGE
Time 3 - 4 p.m.
Location Shapiro Campus Center, Multipurpose Room
Description Aida Wong (Fine Arts and East Asian Studies) will describe the problems that climate change has created for the island nation of Tuvalu and her efforts to use art to communicate those problems. Physics major Steven Tarr '18 will discuss how he created a 3D-printed model of Tuvalu to show the complex effects of climate change, such as changes in salinity. After the presentations, stay for a guided discussion and brainstorming session for collaborative projects. Moderator: Vivekanand Pandey Vimal, PhD '17, postdoc in neuroscience.