The Jamaica Plain resident said his poem, “Bioluminescence,” is about an environmental spectacle of beauty and intrigue. He said he was inspired by an article about the Waitomo Caves in New Zealand, which are renowned for their glowworms.
When Andrew W.K. comes to town, he always brings the party. The performer’s stop in Boston last month was supposed to be a night of his punk party anthems and signature floppy-haired head banging.
Bickerstaff applied to Emerson as a transfer with the first 10 pages of the screenplay, at the time a work-in-progress that got him accepted to the college. He finished the script, now over 100 pages long, right after his graduation.
“I have a sort of darkly comedic view of the world,” Clarke said. “Things spiral out of control and there are always people who always try to keep it all together. Those are the characters I write about.”
The timer beeps and the poets drop their pens. The distinct odor of Corn Nuts and anticipation lingers in the air. Looking around, the writers wonder: Who will establish order? All students in attendance of Poem’s first ever official meeting would soon learn that in the world of flash poetry, creativity trumps conventionality.
Shooting a movie on celluloid requires time and care. When using celluloid, watching a day's shot requires waiting for the film to be processed.
Rivera's life is chronicled in "No Le Digas A Nadie (Don't Tell Anyone"), a documentary about her struggle as an undocumented immigrant in the United States.
Try not to overthink your playlist—just follow your musical instincts.
Chasen Parker's upcoming short film, “E”, is loosely based on the Enron scandals of 2001, which caused thousands of employees at the American energy company to lose their jobs.
Nearly 120 students sat and stood in the small gazebo, with most bearing purple and yellow glowstick rings atop their heads and around their necks.
Here are some recommended bookstores, movie theaters, and museums, as chosen by Beacon staff.
This year has seen a profusion of creative and socially just declarations and celebrations.
Great poems do not sugarcoat. They have no obligation to comfort the reader; they present crises exactly as they appear to the poet.
“Natalia had the idea to do a show about resident advisors, so she called me,” Reid, 31, said in a phone interview. “I will just say there are some more shocking elements from the pilot that were inspired by things I actually had to deal with, and I did not deal with them as gracefully as the RAs in the show do.”
The Bright Lights series screened “Stumped,” a documentary short about Will Lautzenheiser that covered his illness, his rehabilitation, and his hopes for the future.