Some musicians scrape together a meager fanbase by covering Top 40 songs on YouTube. Some try to propel themselves quickly to fame on shows like American Idol. And some just give up. Jake Sorgen is none of these — he prefers constant hard work.
Layered and experimental, Jake Sorgen’s new album Sudden Myth offers an intriguing flavor of folk.
Some say the music industry is sinking, but those determined to salvage it will gather in Boston this weekend for the Rethink Music Conference. The Beacon will be on their tails, following the event with persistent online coverage.
Next week, Independent Film Festival Boston is launching its 10th annual event. For the second year in a row, the Beacon will be there to cover it with film reviews, festival updates, and interviews with filmmakers.
New Orleans is bursting with thespians, so it’s not surprising that this year Emerson’s Shakespearean Jazz Show has been invited to perform at The Shakespeare Festival at Tulane University from July 19 to 22.
I have the privilege of seeing movies for free and relish being able to work at what I love, but the labor has taken a toll: I haven’t been to the movies in 46 days.
The Uplink, which aired at 9 p.m. on Tuesday each month of this semester, is Emerson Independent Video’s only tech news show produced by and for geeks.
The Cabin in the Woods has quite a few tricks up its sleeve that deviate from what’s become a formula film genre. However, to give us those tricks the film has to wallow too long in the very formula it’s trying to break out of, and the resulting twists never rise above gimmickry.
When someone refers to Martin Scorsese as “Marty,” you know you’re in the company of a mogul. Ellen Kuras, Oscar-nominated and Emmy award-winning director, freely calls her friend Mr. Scorsese “Marty,” and has earned the right to do so.
Intruders explores the power of a child’s imagination through horror and psychodrama -- although the concept appears to have been overly ambitious for director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo. Viewers will leave theaters frustrated, and a little bored, too.
Fifty-three people filed into the Charles Beard Room in the Little Building April 4 to hear Nick Flynn’s sarcastic wit and to offer the writer a hodgepodge of questions.
Olivia James Moravec, a senior studying journalism and marketing communications, realized that addiction had taken over her life came on a not-so-sober morning, when trying to piece together the night before.
Presented by Rareworks last Saturday and Sunday in the Piano Row Multipurpose Room, Under Milk Wood, written by famed poet Dylan Thomas, is about the denizens of a fictional Welsh town, Llareggub.
Vaudeville may be dead, but this weekend it will rise from the grave to haunt the Little Building’s Cabaret.
Madonna took the stage during the Superbowl halftime show in a gold Aztec-like outfit and reconfirmed her title as a pop queen. So why is it she’s letting American culture unravel off her finger with the release of her 16th album, MDNA?