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Published: May 2, 2008
Section: Comics

Measure for Measure

Friday-Sunday, May 2-May4, 2008, 8 p.m.


Juliet has a bun in the oven. In this Shakespearean “problem play,” sex out of wedlock is illegal and so Juliet’s fiance Claudio is sentenced to death. Will Claudio avoid the chopping block? Will Juliet be reunited with her lover? And what does a pirate named Ragozine have to do with it? Go see this Free Play Cooperative’s production about humanity’s strengths and flaws and find out.

The House Jacks

Saturday, May 3, 2008, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Levin Ballroom

Rock out to this rock band without instruments. The House Jacks are a rock a cappella group from San Fransico who’ve performed over a 1,000 shows and have released seven cd’s. This event is free for Brandeis students (w/id) and $10 for visitors.

May Day!: Chivalry Isn’t Dead!

Sunday, May 4, 2008, 10 a.m.

Chapels Field

Put away your books and pull on your tights! Join in the fun as the Brandeis Medieval Society hosts a mini-Renaissance Fair to celebrate the start of May. There will be a fencing tournament, fighting, archery, merchants, Henna, the May Pole Dance and much more! Free food and free admission for everyone!