The Berkeley Beacon

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Catch a Fire lacks the spark needed to ignite

Under apartheid in South Africa, three million white Afrikaners dominated over the 25 million...

Students raise funds at Darfur benefit show

"The situation in Uganda and Darfur is very critical. There's not enough going on and it needs to...

Beacon quick picks

by Bryan o'tooleStephen King, Lisey's Story, available Oct. 24First Michael Jordan, then Jay-Z....

No flag-waving for new Eastwood war movie

Every few years, an unforgettable war epic emerges in the entertainment industry and captivates...

You can#039;t deep-six Stephen Kellogg and band

On stage, the band from Northampton, Mass. cracks jokes with the audience, telling stories about...

High Fidelity hits a sad low with musical

Fans may hope for music that draws from Elvis Costello, dialogue borrowed from its namesakes and...

Emerson student#039;s video hits MTV affiliate

Undeterred, he created a DVD called "Waitlist Purgatory" and sent it straight to the film...

Local bands bring the rock back to Boston

In case you were wondering, it's not.Emerson alumni (class of 2002) Foster Hoyt (vocals and...

This sexy Shortbus really wants you to get it on

No kidding: the film's opening montage involves autofellatio, voyeurism, hardcore bondage,...

Beacon Quick Picks

by Kathleen BarthJon Stewart and The Daily Show, America (The Book): Teacher's Edition; Available...

New Scorsese film is unjustifiably grotesque

Judging by the advertisements, The Departed promises a return to the grimey, gritty days of...

MFA: F is for free

Students filed in, plopped down on the dewy grass and sat with their legs crossed, all in...

A whirlwind of success

Tabar, a 2006 Emerson alumnus, and the Tsunamis packed the Wallingford, Conn. American Legion to...

Beacon Quick Picks

by lynda seumoJohn Grisham, The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town; Available...

Elvis-infused musical ain#039;t nothing but a hound dog

Elvis Presley's 1950's-era hits are crooned to 1950's-era teenyboppers by a man who looks, sings...