Thursday, April 11

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Senior Studio Productions

Alumni Art Gallery Opening Reception

4:30-6:30 p.m., Wien Faculty Center

Embark on a visual journey through time at the opening reception of Joel Janowitz ’67 and Jenna Weiss ’07 | Connect40, an exhibition showcasing the compelling paintings of two artists who graduated from Brandeis forty years apart.  Light refreshments will be provided.

About the artists: Cambridge-based artist Joel Janowitz ’67 has had more than 30 solo exhibitions, and his work is in numerous public collections, including the Whitney Museum of American Art and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Jenna Weiss ’07, PB’08, is an artist and museum professional based in Brooklyn, New York. Currently associate director of public programs at the Jewish Museum, she is an alumna of Asylum Arts, the Schusterman Foundation ROI Summit, and the Getty Leadership Institute.

Sponsored by the Brandeis Alumni Association.

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An Evening of Dance with Evangelina Macias and Daystar Rosalie Jones

6 p.m., Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Goldfarb Library

Evangelina Macias (Amskapi Pikuni, A’aninin), the Helaine B. Allen and Cynthia L. Berenson Postdoctoral Fellow in Indigenous Women, Genders, and Sexualities, presents her dance work, "Niiksokowaiks My Relatives." Grounded in Aamskapi Pikuni and Siksikaitsitapi ways of knowing, this dance work investigates complex mixed familial lineages, dispossession, embodied histories, and relationships to land and the more than human. The presentation features a dance by internationally recognized guest artist Daystar Rosalie Jones (Pembina Chippewa-Cree), artistic director of DAYSTAR: Contemporary Dance-Drama of Indian America, followed by a conversation with Macias and Jones.

Sponsored by the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; the Women’s Studies Research Center; Creativity, the Arts and Social Transformation, Peacebuilding and the Arts; and the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

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Senior Studio Productions

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

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

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Sound and Space in Slosberg

7:30 p.m., Slosberg Music Center

Experience art that synthesizes visual art, sound, and space. Student artists in Professor Erin Gee's "Sound and Space" class will present their interdisciplinary pieces in an open house format throughout the building. Sponsored by the Department of Music.