Friday, April 12

BRANDEIS NOVEL SYMPOSIUM 2019: THE GRAPHIC NOVEL
Time  1-7 pm
Location  Brandeis Library and Mandel Center for the Humanities
Description Participants in the 2019 Brandeis Novel Symposium will address two texts: Alison Bechdel’s memoir "Fun Home" and Sonny Liew’s "The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye," whose fictional protagonist engages with Singapore’s historical independence struggles. For more information, visit bns2019.wordpress.com.

 

SCRAM JAM
Time  6-9 pm
Location Rose Art Museum
Description All are welcome for a night of live music, dance, and art. Mingle outside the Rose at Light of Reason and enjoy the beer garden and food trucks, then head inside the museum to see the exhibition “Howardena Pindell: What Remains To Be Seen.” Hosted by the Student Committee for the Rose Art Museum.

 

 

LUDOVICO ENSEMBLE
Time  8 pm
Location Slosberg Music Center
Description Premieres of works by graduate students in Brandeis' renowned composition program , performed by the Boston-based Ludovico Ensemble, whose recording of Marti Epstein’s “Hypnagogia” was named one of the best classical albums of 2015 by the Boston Globe.

 

THE BACCHAE
Time 8 pm
Location Mainstage Theater, Spingold Theater Center
Description This new translation from ancient Greek by Joel P. Christensen ’01 (Classics) tells the story of Dionysus, who travels to Thebes to clear his mother’s name. His arrival upends the ordered city-state of Thebes by introducing to Theban women the frenzied worship of a new god. With vibrant original songs and choreography, this production takes a contemporary look at religious ecstasy, political authority and the psychology of mass violence. Scenic design by Cameron Anderson. Directed by Dmitry Troyanovsky. Presented by the Department of Theater Arts. Tickets: $20/$15/$5 at Brandeis Tickets. (Repeats on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.)

  

BORIS' KITCHEN BIG SHOW
Time 8 pm
Location Shapiro Campus Center Theater
Description Get into the kitchen for some laughs with Brandeis’ student-run sketch comedy group. Donations for charity accepted at the door.