The Berkeley Beacon

Monday, February 8, 2016

Leno returns: Emerson alum answers queries

While on the road promoting his new show, The Jay Leno Show, late night talk show host and...

Jay Leno packs Majestic in kick-off to promotional tour

The late night personality, whose famed monologues on "The Tonight Show" were beamed live into...

Pixar director Pete Docter proves that Up is not full of hot air

The appearance of a floating house attached to thousands of colorful balloons is worth the price...

quot;Matterquot; trumps quot;Mindquot; in Vanderwarker#039;s imperfect Pantheon exhibit

The great thing about a free exhibit is that even if half of it is less-than-stunning, it still...

Buraka Som Sistema brings big beats to Harper#039;s Ferry May 1

Does the word "kuduro" mean anything to you? No? Me neither, but the Portuguese, progressive...

No disabilities evident in joyful, challenging GIMP at the ICA

The words "gimp" and "dance" might seem like a contradiction in terms, but choreographer Heidi...

MIT welcomes suburban rockin#039; Ben Folds on April 25

Ben Folds, the bespectacled troubadour of a generation of awkward suburbanites, will be...

Rian Johnson#039;s Brothers Blooms then wilts, leaving its third act high and dry

In his hip, seductive directorial debut, 2005's iBrick/i, Rian Johnson took a traditional noir...

Spring has come and so has the 2009 Independent Film Festival of Boston

After a long, wet winter, the people of Boston deserve some sunshine. But if you can afford to...

Godspell is in the center of the Emerson ring, just like a circus

Director Chris Brindley said it was a coincidence that his Musical Theater Society production of...

The Soloist, though well-acted, eventually drowns itself in Oscar bait

iThe Soloist/i, the latest film from Golden Globe-nominated director Joe Wright, is an amalgam of...

Barbie takes a trip to ancient Troy and asks for her money back

An array of plastic doll limbs hangs on hooks over the desolate setting of a war camp. The scene...

Paris 36 overloads on the sugar and forgets all about its characters in the process

Just like escargot, iParis 36/i is very French and hard to swallow. Instead of reviving French...

Game Developers Conference shines bright light on video games

Last month, me and about 17,000 other people in the games industry flocked to downtown San...

Fast-talking, quick-witted banter makes for a strong Speech

"Oh, we're back in school," said one adult immediately upon entering the Lyric theater. As this...