Friday, April 12

brass band performing outdoors

MAD Band

MAD Band

2 p.m., Shapiro Campus Center Terrace

A lively brass band performance by the student-run MAD Band. Featuring Elena Amado ’25, Ben Blinder ’24, Jonah Botkin ’26, Alexander Cheetham ’24, Eric Cooper ’25, Tanner Eustace ’24, Lucy Fay ’24, and many more!

Open Rehearsal of Yoni Battat: Fragments

4-6 p.m., Slosberg Music Center

Musicians and non-musicians alike are invited to observe Yoni Battat and the ensemble’s creative preparation for the Saturday night performance of “Fragments.” After the rehearsal, Yoni will stay to answer questions.

Senior Studio Productions

6 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 9 p.m. | Spingold Theater Center, Laurie Theater

Graduating theater arts students Lucie Blau, Felicity Hyams, Noah Leikind, Nico Miller, and Yijia Yu present their thesis project work. Performances on April 11, 12, 13, and 14. Visit the Theater Arts website for information about each performance. Sponsored by the Department of Theater Arts.

Rise in Radiance Showcase and Launch Party

6 p.m. | Mandel Center for the Humanities Forum

Rise in Radiance is a celebration and a powerful way to uplift artists, photographers, poets and other creatives of color. Learn about a new BIPOC literary magazine from creators Kenyatta David '24 and Mina Rowland '25. Performances, conversations, and food make visible creatives of color on campus. Student performers and artists include Shelley Polanco '24, Mirabell Rowland '25, Zaire Simmonds '26, Richard Impert '24, Kenyatta David '25, and Mina Rowland '25. Open to Brandeis students only. Register here.

Roots Music Ensemble

8 p.m., Slosberg Music Center

Enjoy music from roots traditions, including blues, country, swing, bluegrass, and Appalachian folk. Taylor Ackley, director. Sponsored by the Department of Music.