- 'Find Your Light:' Festival of the Creative Arts to shine April 23 to 26April 16, 2015
Music, theater, comedy, dance and art will fill the campus for the annual event established by Leonard Bernstein.
- In Senior Theater Festival, the students own the processApril 14, 2015
The festival features eight works, seven of them originals created by students. It runs April 21 to 26.
- Classmates make documentary on remarkable recovery of Tessa Venell '08April 6, 2015
Joshua Louis Simon ‘07 and Jeff Arak ‘07 have made a short film on Venell's recovery after a traumatic brain injury and have plans for more.
- Lincoln and the Jews: A story of mutual respectApril 2, 2015
Professor Jonathan Sarna's new book takes us back in time and reveals how one of the most celebrated presidents of all-time helped make Jews equals in American society.
- GRAMMY Foundation grant to support restoration of Lenny Bruce recordingsMarch 31, 2015
The historic recordings are extremely fragile and would be lost without restoration and reformatting.
- Former U.S. Ambassador Thomas Pickering to speak at commencementMarch 30, 2015
Senior statesman is one of five honorary degree recipients being recognized for achievements in literature, international relations, dance and culinary culture.
- Member of Terezín choir visits for 'Defiant Requiem'March 24, 2015
Edgar Krasa, a member of Rafael Schächter's choir at Terezín concentration camp, visited Brandeis March 23.
- Milford Graves headlining first Brandeis Improv FestivalMarch 23, 2015
The festival will bring together improvisers from all walks of life. It runs from March 27 to 29.
- Brandeis Theater Company presents 'The Way of Water'March 12, 2015
The play chronicles lives in the aftermath of the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. There will be five performances from March 12 to March 15.
- Sarah McCarty '15 and Sofia Retta '15 get down to the details at the Rose Art MuseumMarch 9, 2015
The museum's curatorial interns are overseeing an exhibition at the Farber Library.
- Music lecturer Jason McStoots wins opera GrammyMarch 5, 2015
McStoots was part of an ensemble for the Boston Early Music Festival that won a Grammy for best opera.
- Rose Art Museum receives significant donationMarch 2, 2015
Computer programmer and philanthropist Peter Norton has donated 41 works created by some of today’s leading contemporary artists to the museum.
- Yehudi Wyner elected president of American Academy of Arts and LettersMarch 2, 2015
- Vocalist Fargana Qasimova visits Brandeis during ground-breaking tourFeb. 27, 2015
Qasimova's visit on March 7, through MusicUnitesUS, puts her front and center performing a style of music where women have been historically limited in where and for whom they can perform.
- Project brings black artists to the forefrontFeb. 25, 2015
The ART | BLACKNESS | DIASPORA project is bringing premiere African-American artists to Brandeis.
- Brandeis spirit band amps it upFeb. 23, 2015
With help from Senior Vice President of Students and Enrollment Andrew Flagel and the Brandeis music department, the Brandeis Spirit Band is ready to perform.
- Coding something beautiful Feb. 19, 2015
Joelle Robinson ’18 thrives on the creative process. For Robinson, it’s all about building something from nothing, and making it effective and affecting, whether it’s a computer program or a new play.
- Students make another splash on the fashion sceneFeb. 10, 2015
Careers defined by red carpets and runways await two Brandeis students who have carved a unique niche in the fashion world.
- Spring arrives at the Rose Art MuseumFeb. 10, 2015
New exhibitions for the spring season open Feb. 11, including an examination of Helen Frankenthaler and new pieces recently acquired by the museum.
- Catching up with Sheldon Best '08Jan. 5, 2015
Best's most recent appearance on the stage received critical acclaim. He answered questions on the acting life for BrandeisNOW.
- Senior Studio midyear exhibit shows off student workDec. 17, 2014
More than 40 pieces of art, including paintings, sculptures and videos, by Brandeis seniors are on display in the Dreitzer Gallery until Jan. 12.
- Campus to gather for Messiah SingDec. 5, 2014
The Brandeis tradition will start at 4 p.m. in the Shapiro Campus Center on Dec. 9
- Lucy Kim wins Boston Artadia AwardDec. 1, 2014
Lucy Kim, a lecturer in fine arts, was named one of three winners of a Boston Artadia Award, and honor that comes with an unrestricted $12,000 grant.
- 'Conference of the Birds' is a Persian poem adapted for the stageNov. 17, 2014
The performance by the Brandeis Theater Company, directed by Hafiz Karmali, runs from Nov. 20 to 23.
- Symposium and concert to celebrate Irving Fine's centennialNov. 13, 2014
As part of a yearlong celebration of Irving Fine's centennial, Brandeis will host a symposium and the acclaimed Music from Copland House ensemble will perform an all-Fine program on Nov. 15.
- Brandeis goes global during International Education WeekNov. 12, 2014
Campus will connect with the world for a weeklong celebration of diverse cultures, people, and ideas.
- Errol Morris and director Vanessa Lapa talk 'The Decent One' after screeningNov. 10, 2014
"The Decent One" is narrated by recently discovered letters by Heinrich Himmler, read in German by actors and translated into English subtitles. The letters chronicle Himmler's life, from his childhood to his death in 1945.
- Anita Hill and Mark Bradford pack the RoseOct. 29, 2014
Artist Mark Bradford and Brandeis Professor Anita Hill held a conversation on blackness, art and their life experiences and approaches to their work in front of a standing room only crowd at the Rose Art Museum Oct. 24.
- Lydian String Quartet set to open season, joined by new violistOct. 27, 2014
The Lydian String Quartet opens its 2014-15 season Nov. 8 with a show featuring compositions by Franz Joseph Haydn, Phillip Glass and Elliott Carter.
- New England Philharmonic to premiere David Rakowski symphonyOct. 21, 2014
David Rakowski, the Walter W. Naumburg Professor of Composition at Brandeis, will have his fifth symphony premiered by the New England Philharmonic Orchestra on Oct. 25.
- Rose Art Museum's fall exhibitions in full swingOct. 14, 2014
With the opening of an exhibition of John Altoon's work on Oct. 8, the fall exhibitions at the museum are now fully on display.
- JustArts lets university faculty, staff show off artistic sideOct. 7, 2014
The faculty and staff arts exhibition will hold a grand opening Oct. 8 and be on display through Oct. 26 in the Dreitzer Gallery.
- Theater Company opens season with 'Dead Man's Cell Phone'Oct. 2, 2014
Directed by theater professor Adrianne Krstansky, the production will run from Oct. 9 to 12.
- Study: Emotional reactions to fiction and 'based on a true story' are about the same Sept. 18, 2014
Consumers tend to think they will have a stronger emotional reaction to works based on real events, but recent research by Professor Jane Ebert found reactions were insensitive to whether content was fiction.
- Guiding light: 'Light of Reason' illuminated, Rose opening celebratedSept. 11, 2014
The Brandeis community gathered outside the Rose Art Museum to celebrate Chris Burden's new installation, "Light of Reason," and the Rose's fall opening.
- Aida Yuen Wong to give AHL Foundation LectureSept. 10, 2014
Associate Professor of Asian Art Aida Yuen Wong will deliver a lecture in New York City on costume reform and Korean modernization as part of the AHL Foundation's 2014 public lecture series.
- Celebrate new 'Light of Reason'Sept. 2, 2014
The Rose Art Museum is celebrating its fall opening with a free concert, food trucks, and the official lighting of 'Light of Reason,' an installation by Chris Burden.
- New hirings bolster African diaspora studiesAug. 27, 2014
Two new professors and a fellow are joining Brandeis as part of a plan to expand studies of the African diaspora.
- Vienna Project honors Austrian Holocaust victimsAug. 7, 2014
The ambitious yearlong project, directed by Brandeis resident scholar Karen Frostig, aims to give equal recognition to all victim groups under Nazism.
- Rose Art Museum appoints board of advisorsAug. 6, 2014
The Rose Art Museum has named 15 new members to its board of advisors and reappointed eight former board members, representing another important step in a new era in the museum's history.
- Scholarly collection now freely available digitallyJuly 31, 2014
A small trove of scholarly books is now available in multiple digital formats through the Brandeis University Institutional Repository.
- Sam Hunter, Rose Art Museum's first director, diesJuly 29, 2014
Sam Hunter, whose keen insights into the art of his day allowed him to build the Rose Art Museum’s acclaimed collection of modern and contemporary art, died on July 27 in Princeton, N.J. He was 91.
- Lenny Bruce’s papers are coming to BrandeisJuly 29, 2014
Brandeis has acquired the personal papers of Lenny Bruce, the late comedian and free-speech advocate known for his biting, often obscenity-laced satirical commentary on American society.
- Chasalow, noted composer, educator, named GSAS deanJuly 1, 2014
Eric Chasalow, a renowned composer of both electro-acoustic and traditional music and the Irving Fine Professor of Music, was named dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Brandeis, effective July 1.
- Remembering Eli Wallach's visit to BrandeisJune 26, 2014
The late actor Eli Wallach, who passed away on June 24, participated in a forum at Brandeis in November 2005. His wife, actress Anne Jackson, joined him and Errol Morris moderated the conversation.
- For art’s sake: A peek inside the Brandeis studiosJune 6, 2014
In Brandeis’ community of studio artists, you can watch creativity in motion. Students collaborate, learn from gifted faculty and hone their technical skills. Whether they work in printmaking, sculpture, painting or new media, students find their personal voice in the universal language of art.
- Rose, Tel Aviv Museum of Art promote Israeli video artMay 30, 2014
Brandeis’ Rose Art Museum and the Tel Aviv Museum of Art announced an initiative to support the work of emerging Israeli video artists who have demonstrated considerable promise but have not been the subject of a solo museum exhibition.
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