As the Frank Ocean song went silent and the house lights dimmed, a voiceover began to play. “This is a story about alcohol ... about church ... about race ... about oceans ... about returning and leaving ... this is a story about you.” According to its program, “Collision” was “a collaborative, artistic effort to enact social change through personal narrative.” Director Kesi Kmt ’16 said that the cast rehearsed for about three weeks before presenting “Collision.” Kmt, along with Sophie Warren ’18, Ashani Peterkins ’16, Sarah McCarty ’16 and Shakeria Hicks, who does not attend Brandeis, wrote the show’s script.
“Felix at the Rose” Joyce Pensato’s “Felix at the Rose” is a giant wall mural that dominates the space alongside the Foster Stairwell.
‘Rose Art Video 07’ Nira Pereg’s Rose Art Video 07 is a collaboration with the Israel Museum of Jerusalem.
This week, justArts spoke with Ayelet Schrek ’17, the director for the Undergraduate Theater Collective’s production of The Love of the Nightingale, about the upcoming show. JustArts: What motivated you to join the production of Nightingale? Ayelet Schrek: When I saw For Colored Girls last semester—I’ve directed before—and when I saw For Colored Girls I realized that I needed to direct this semester.
War has been a part of society since humanity’s earliest days. Tribes warred with one another before countries took their place and continued the fighting.
‘Trainwreck’ Summer 2015 was an exciting couple of months in the film industry.
Camp is a funny place. Young staff members act as authority figures, taking care of young campers while still creating their own memorable summer moments.
There are few, if any, places where the name of a founding father prompts a crowd to rush to its feet.
“Worth It” Each year, artists compete to have one of their songs crowned the official “Song of the Summer.” This year, in my opinion, there was no decisive winner of this prestigious title.
“JAPN 135A: Screening National Images: Japanese Film and Anime in Global Context” Cosplay is the practice of dressing up as a character from a movie, book or video game, especially one from anime or manga. This practice was recently featured in a Buzzfeed video by The Try Guys, who cosplayed for their first time in order to learn about the practice. Cosplay’s appearance on Buzzfeed, a popular news and entertainment website, demonstrates how the community interested in Japanese anime and manga has gained popularity in recent years. Now, Brandeis students will have the opportunity to study anime, along with other kind of postwar Japanese films and tv. “JAPN 135A: Screening National Images: Japanese Film and Anime in Global Context” is a course that spans many disciplines. Taught by Prof.