The Berkeley Beacon

Monday, December 18, 2017

Frogacs does monster mashups

In the eyes of the Internet generation, a "mashup" is defined as a work which recombines and...

Emerson enters in dialogue with historic martyrs

Anne Frank died at Bergen-Belsen, a Nazi concentration camp, in early March, 1945. She was 15...

IFF Birth

The Independent Film Festival of Boston is like a child prodigy. Only five years since its birth,...

Vonnegut in Retrospect: Son reads at Brattle

Although he is no longer with us, author Kurt Vonnegut's words still echo through this...

NewFest solves Rubik#039;s Cube

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

Tag this: Three perspectives from street level

The East Gallery of the ICA seems in conflict with itself, its pristine white walls juxtaposed...

Pierce#039;s film signals no Stop to failed Iraq flicks

Told from three returning soldiers' points of view, Stop-Loss hones in on the lives of what we...

Young performers save film from The Ruins

Nominated for the adaptation of his own novel, A Simple Plan, Scott Smith's newest script is...

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...

Malkmus paves new way

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

Sweets from Sweden

A song on Jens Lekman's 2007 release Night Falls Over Kortedala entitled "Your Arms Around Me"...

Eccentric amp; eclectic Eels

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

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...

No need for ambulance

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

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...