The Berkeley Beacon

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Malkmus paves new way

After releasing five studio albums with Pavement, one of the most influential independent rock...

NewFest solves Rubik#039;s Cube

Originally entitled The Caveman Cometh, The Rubik's Cube is a dark comedy in the spirit of Monty...

Behind the Pen: Interview with Cube playwright Kimberly Barrante

Each year at NewFest, the winner of the 2008 Rod Parker Playwrighting Award gets the chance to...

Kill the Ant exterminates human judgement

SHHHHHHHHHHH-the sound of TV static emulated by a human voice emits from somewhere in the house....

Rivera#039;s Tectonics leaves heads in the Clouds

In Jose Rivera's Cloud Tectonics, the newest show to hit Emerson Stage, a massive, almost...

Eccentric amp; eclectic Eels

The Eels are not a band known for their legacy. For most, mentioning the Eels does not conjure...

Blackjack and immaturity add up to only 21

Imagine a group of attractive twenty-somethings flying to Las Vegas every weekend with millions...

These phallic drawings are Superbad to the bone

Everyone loves to look at penises. Why this is so is a fair question, but it remains a fact that...

New Simon Pegg flick hits the ground running

For those expecting another Hot Fuzz or Shaun of the Dead, be forewarned: Run Fatboy Run doesn't...

No need for ambulance

Ambulance LTD's transformative sound is hard to explain. Some of their tracks hinge on the...

The Beacon evaluates the foyers of MFA amp; ICA

The hallway that plays home to the Museum of Fine Art's cafeacute; has turned into the most...

Gus Van Sant evokes adolescence and sincerity in Paranoid Park

Gus Van Sant-the director of such hazy, slow-paced films as Gerry, Last Days and the Palme d'Or...

Nine Inch Nails CD measures up

Following in the footsteps of Radiohead and their Internet-available album In Rainbows, Nine Inch...

A very BUFF slate

Although not as high profile as the festivals at Cannes or Sundance, the ninth annual Boston...

Oscar-winning foreign film investigates morality

The Counterfeiters, this year's Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Language Film, is a true...