- Aston Magna festival brings classic music with unique twistsJune 15, 2015
The annual music festival will hold four concerts at Brandeis this summer.
- Brandeis arts faculty spread talents well beyond campusJune 9, 2015
Arts faculty members are more than expert teachers: They are active participants in their fields.
- Kathryn Graddy: Putting a value on stolen artMay 27, 2015
Boston's latest case of missing art begs the question: does stolen artwork gain value once it's found? Brandeis International Business School professor and art auction expert Kathryn Graddy sits down with BrandeisNOW to help answer that question.
- Brandeis Magazine’s Spring issue has sprungMay 27, 2015
Pick up the current issue to read about Brandeis-educated curators who are shaking up the museum world. Meet Nadia Hashimi ’00, who writes novels that explore Afghanistan. Take a peek at how Brian Donahue ’82, MA’93, PhD’95, constructed a “slow-wood” house. And, in a Q&A with politics professor Jytte Klausen, learn what experts are discovering about domestic jihadism.
- Ballerina Suzanne Farrell tells creative arts graduates: 'The arts are hospitals for our souls'May 17, 2015
After receiving an honorary degree from Brandeis, Farrell delivered a speech during the creative arts diploma ceremony on Sunday.
- Arts and Sciences honors four faculty membersMay 14, 2015
Eva Bellin, Isaac Krauss, Jennifer Cleary and Jané Kondev have all been honored by the School of Arts and Sciences with annually given faculty awards.
- Chris Burden, 'One of the greatest American artists of his generation'May 11, 2015
The creator of 'Light of Reason,' a permanent installation outside the Rose Art Museum, died May 10 at 69.
- Center for Jewish Film's Festival brings unique screenings to Boston areaApril 30, 2015
From April 30 to May 15, the festival will hold screenings and discussions around the city.
- Sarna unveils his new book on Lincoln's interactions with JewsApril 30, 2015
Jonathan Sarna examines President Lincoln's relationships with Jewish people with co-author Benjamin Shapell in their book, "Lincoln and the Jews: A History."
- Brandeis community celebrates Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative ArtsApril 27, 2015
A look back in photos at the 2015 festival, themed "Find Your Light."
- '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.
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