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Code Orange’s ‘Love is Love/Return to Dust’ lacks creativity

Code Orange (formerly Code Orange Kids) is a band that wants to be taken seriously. It has toured relentlessly over the two years since the release of its first album ...

Founder of Office of Arts directs ‘Far From Heaven’

Scott Edminston, founder and former director of the Brandeis Office of Arts, has found a new home at Northeastern University. Edminston is now the first professor of the practice and ...

New Flyleaf album conveys hope and and revival

Flyleaf’s new album “Between the Stars” came out Sept. 16, with fans waiting a good three years before new songs were finally released online and even still, the songs and ...

Professors create open discussion about new Rose Museum installment

On Sept. 17, Professors Chris Abrams and Gordon Fellman stood near the platforms of the “Light of Reason” lampposts as people set up stools to circle around them. Abrams was ...

Brandeis professor publishes book about contemporary Iranian art

Last Monday, Dr. Talinn Grigor, associate professor in the Department of Fine Arts at Brandeis, published her latest book, “Contemporary Iranian Art: From the Street to the Studio.” The book, ...

Rose Art Museum grants to support 2015 exhibition and new curator of academic projects

The Rose Art Museum at Brandeis has received two grants, each worth $100,000, from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, marking the ...

Four new exhibits open at the Rose

The Rose Art Museum has finally opened its fabulous collection of art this fall. The major exhibits feature artists like Mark Bradford, Magnus Plessen and Alex Hubbard, as well as ...

24-Hour Musical celebrates its 10th anniversary with ‘Grease’

Last Sunday, Sept. 7, marked the 10th anniversary of the 24-Hour Musical at Brandeis. Co-sponsored by Hillel Theatre Group and Tympanium Euphorium, this year’s production was of the beloved 1971 ...

Rose’s ‘Light’ illuminates campus

On Sept. 10., the Rose Art Museum kicked off its opening ceremony with the installation of “Light of Reason,” a sculpture created by Boston native and iconic artist Chris Burden. ...

Brandeis alum’s video goes viral

On Sept. 8, Paul Gale Comedy uploaded the video “Why Starbucks Spells Your Name Wrong” to YouTube. In the four days after, the video received over 5 million views. In ...

Brandeis Special Collections Spotlight features valuable collection of 19th-century playbooks

This month, the Special Collections Spotlight has chosen to feature a brilliant and historic collection of 19th-century playbooks, which feature comedies, dramas and tragedies. It even includes an adaptation of ...

New Cinemax show breaks boundaries

Coked-up surgeons, rampant disease and eccentric and outdated surgical methods from the turn-of-the-century are highlighted in “The Knick,” Cinemax’s new series. Steven Soderbergh is a visionary, and Clive Owen is transcendent. ...

U2’s new album is groundbreaking but no masterpiece

In addition to massive hits like “Beautiful Day” and “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For,” Irish pop-rock band U2 has become known for its attempt to catch the ...

Lewis’ third album deserves to be heard

“The Voyager,” Jenny Lewis’s third album, has a strong, beachy, Californian sound. The generally relaxed, light sound of the album starkly contrasts with the themes of the songs, which mainly ...

Brandeis alum’s play about Israeli-Palestinian friendship performed at New York City International Fringe Festival

Last August, Brandeis alum Meron Langsner ’04 had his play, “Over Here,” performed at the New York City International Fringe Festival. This festival is the largest performing arts festival in ...