Category: Arts

Bites and open mics at Center Stage
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Bites and open mics at Center Stage

The Emerson Poetry Project used to meet weekly in any space they could find: classrooms, the dining hall, the Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common. This year though, Vice President Myles Taylor said the organization is meeting every Monday at 8 p.m. at Center Stage, a new performance space attached to the dining center. “Poetry shows...

Alumni win big at Creative Arts Emmys
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Alumni win big at Creative Arts Emmys

Art director Joe Celli ‘91 said he makes a concerted effort not to get his hopes up at awards shows, since he has lost more than he has won. But over the weekend, Celli won his fifth Creative Arts Emmy Award for his work on NBC’s Hairspray Live!, something the performing arts graduate said he...

Alum pens a mixed-breed read for children
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Alum pens a mixed-breed read for children

Isabel Thottam ‘13 was first published in the seventh grade when Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul selected one of her poems. Now, the visual and media arts graduate is targeting an even younger audience. She is releasing her first book, The Labradoodle Who Lost His Doodle, this fall. The illustrated children’s book follows a...

Q&A: Claire Alexandra Doyle ‘00
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Q&A: Claire Alexandra Doyle ‘00

As a visual and media arts major, and a typical Emerson student, Claire Alexandra Doyle ‘00  explored many different opportunities. She produced and hosted an Emerson Independent Video show, was a segment producer for the EVVY Awards, and tried her hand at costume design. But it wasn’t until a class with Mary Ellen Adams, professor...