A professor and two alumni navigate the meaning of manhood in the context of their relationships with their own fathers.
Carrie Rudzinski took a notebook to her senior prom. She took a notebook to a friend’s wedding. She takes a notebook with her everywhere.
Senior Chris Gillespie is exploring the unconventional interplay between music and comedy by refining his own version of B-sides: unseen sketches.
Tristan Sharps does not display his visual art in galleries. He does not screen his films in theaters, direct plays on a stage, or build installation pieces for museums. Sharps inhabits abandoned spaces with dynamic multimedia work, resulting in an audience-centered, interactive approach to contemporary art.
After graduating from high school in 2012, Ben Bersers-Lee was itching to get out of his suburban bubble of Lexington, Massachusetts and experience life as a “real human being.” That fall, he moved away from the conventional path of attending college and moving into an Allston apartment, spending two years managing personal finances and cultivating the sound of his indie rock band, The Symptoms.
Among the daily flow of traffic pouring through Boylston and Charles Streets stands a statue of Edgar Allen Poe in mid-stride, manuscripts flying out of his briefcase and fallen leaves circling his frame. The literary icon returned to his birthplace earlier this month to celebrate Boston’s recent designation as the country’s first Literary Cultural District.
Traces is a kaleidoscope of various circus and street performance elements that revolve around one central question: if the world were to end tomorrow, what would you leave behind?
Five months ago, Jon Clayden, the former lead vocalist of the metal band Pitchshifter, joined the faculty at Emerson Los Angeles as the director of post-graduate and professional studies. With experience as a professional musician, music manager, career adviser, teacher, and lecturer, he gave the Berkeley Beacon his views on the entertainment and performance industry.
After nearly six hours of receiving repeated warnings to stay hydrated in Saturday’s 97 degree weather, the crowds at Boston Calling were instructed to evacuate City Hall Plaza to avoid an unwanted type of hydration: an incoming thunderstorm.
Lenny Alcid practiced unwrapping the plastic on ten brand-new decks of cards before turning to his boss for approval, nervous to hear whether his attempt at a perfect crescent cut was up to the standard of magician David Blaine.
“She doesn’t perform with a lot of other people. It’s just her and her guitar,” said Donahue. “You would think it wouldn’t be enough, just seeing this blonde girl on a huge stage. But her voice tells a whole story. She doesn’t need a whole lot of instruments.”
Emerson Stage premieres its annual modern dance festival, X Dance, at the Greene Theater tonight. The show features the work of student choreographers Kaitlyn Frank, Gabriel Nesser, Olivia Moriarty, Cassie Schauble, and Cassie Samuels, accompanied by 26 dancers from a broad range of majors.
Mudrick balances sass on camera with a critical, professional eye off-camera, exhibiting dedication to both his role as a cast member and also as a critic of himself and the show.
The Beacon's in-house selections for Oscar gold.
Emerson Shakespeare Society presents the under appreciated Shakespeare play Cymbeline.
Spencer Cold, a freshman at Emerson College, is a co-founder of a proposed website with a multimedia streaming service.
Emerson celebrates Martin Luther King Day with a week of events, including a reading with students and faculty.
Junior Darian Carpenter glams up his life as drag alter ego Anya B. Heinz.
Fashion Society Hosts the annual Emerson's Next Top Model.
ArtsEmerson brings diversity with their latest production, Step Afrika!
ArtsEmerson presented a unique opportunity for students to have lunch with the baritones of Baritones Unbound.
"The best part of performing is interacting with the audience and seeing the words hit home."