On Saturday night, the South Asian Students Association (SASA) hosted MELA, its annual culture and charity show, in Levin Ballroom. The curtains opened to reveal a beautiful, sparkling backdrop which revealed the theme of the night: “Masakali: Dare to Fly.” Masakali is a Hindi word that means to soar and fly without limitations. This overarching theme successfully encompassed the show; the performers dared to fly and they soared.
Abraham Troen ’14 spoke to students about his experience developing his film “Finding Home.”
On Friday night, comedian Colin Jost traded his seat behind “Saturday Night Live’s” “Weekend Update” desk for the main stage of the Spingold Theater Center as part of the University’s annual family weekend.
Last weekend, the Undergraduate Theatre Collective presented Noel Coward’s play “Blithe Spirit,” which was directed by Marek Haar ’20 and produced by Becca Lozinsky ’20.
Author Paul Hockenos reviewed the art, punk and music culture of historical and modern-day Berlin.
Five alumni and the 1988 to 1989 men’s tennis team were inducted to the Joseph M. Linsey Athletic Hall of Fame.
The annual Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts, held from April 27 to 30, was home to exhibits and performances from more than 300 Brandeis students and alumni, and was free and open to the public.
Most theater productions take place on a traditional stage in an enclosed theater, but for its production of “Alice in Wonderland,” the Brandeis Ensemble Theater decided to take a different approach.