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In the world of Cabaret, escapism delights and reality hurts
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In the world of Cabaret, escapism delights and reality hurts

The program for Cabaret, a Baruch College student musical produced by the Jewish studies center and the fine and performing arts department promises the exploration of “contemporary themes in another era,” as social and political issues similar to those of 2018 would be presented. This expectation, as set forth by directors Ruthie Ostrow and Zeynep…

Gloria: A Life includes audience participation
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Gloria: A Life includes audience participation

Gloria: A Life, written by Tony Award-nominee Emily Mann, is based on the life of women’s rights movement leader Gloria Steinem, with the unconventional play receiving mostly positive reviews since the production opened on Oct. 18 at the Daryl Roth Theatre. The play is unconventional because the audience is encouraged to participate and have a…

The 1975 blends elements of different time periods on new LP
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The 1975 blends elements of different time periods on new LP

English pop rock band The 1975 is a millennial group named after a year from the ’70s with a Gen Z fanbase, painting an already confusing timeline, but they makes this complex identity work effortlessly on their latest release, A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships. The album dances through music’s many eras, borrowing the vocoder…

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Arturo Ui’s Nazi parable feels horribly familiar

German playwright Bertolt Brecht is known for his development of the epic theater form, a didactic type of drama, wherein actors speak out their moral arguments to the audience. The form does not tend to mean theater of a wide narrative and thematic scope, yet Brecht accomplished it anyway with his Shakespearean gangster play, The…

Freshman hopes to create new club for student musicians
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Freshman hopes to create new club for student musicians

A freshman wants to change the musical landscape of Baruch College with a new club for student musicians. Being a musician herself, Feba George pitched Lexington Music as a club for students who currently play or want to play an instrument and want to practice their music improvisation skills, learn more about other instruments or…

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