The Berkeley Beacon

Thursday, October 8, 2015


Alumni curated festival showcases films shot in retro formats

Emerson alums curate film festival that celebrates the low quality formats in which film can be presented.

Navigating "lost-at-sea" movies

Beacon columnist Jasper Yeo talks about the recent trend of "lost-at-sea" movies such as this year's All Is Lost, starring Robert Redford.

The bard meets the boogeyman

Emerson Shakespeare Society hosted a screening of the 1973 horror film Theater of Blood, starring Vincent Price.

The lost world of horror master Richard Laymon

Columnist Blake Campbell gets in the Halloween spirit as he writes about a long underrated horror writer, Richard Laymon.


Changing the channel: Panelists praise new media's potential

Members of Emerson's Board of Overseers spoke about the rapid technological changes taking place in the film and tv industry.


Killin' it: Comedian goes dark in Murder Fantasy

Senior Jamie Loftus performs a 30 minute stand-up routine for her honors thesis.

Playing Gay In Hollywood illuminates queer film history

EAGLE sponsors this Bright Lights event, which examines the depiction of gay characters in film from 1930 to 1970.


Baritones and bologna: Lunch with singing stars

ArtsEmerson presented a unique opportunity for students to have lunch with the baritones of Baritones Unbound.


Looney tunes

Wax on Felt hosted their annual Halloween show this past Tuesday, Oct. 22.

Girl Talk and the power of sampling music

Music columnist Nina Corcoran discusses the successes of music samples creating new fans.


Alum Julian Higgins stresses importance of storytelling

Emerson alum Julian Higgins returns to Emerson College to showcase three of his short films.


Live for the applause: Dragtoberfest 2013 glams up Cabaret

Dragtoberfest provided a colorful show in the Cabaret this past Friday night.


Emerson Comedy Workshop goes for giggles

Emerson Comedy Workshop provides lot of laughter during their first show of the semester.

Defying Gravity: Cuarón's space flick dazzles

Film columnist Jasper Yeo reviews the new sci-fi film Gravity.

Tuning up: WECB features catchy fall shows

Dillon Riley samples WECB's fall programs.