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Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

The Robert J. Orchard Stage, one of ArtsEmerson’s venues

‘We need to change our story’: A look into ArtsEmerson’s 2022-23 season

By Sophia Pargas, Living Arts Editor
September 8, 2022

ArtsEmerson will display seven in-person and two virtual performances this upcoming academic year, all of which seek to elevate minority voices and emphasize the diversity of Boston artists.   “As...

AAADT in Revelations April 28. Photo by Robert Torres.

Motions of emotions: Alvin Ailey’s Boston return

By Karissa Schaefer, Staff Writer, Living Arts
May 4, 2022

I grew up dancing in recitals and competitions, yet over the course of two decades, I have never been to a professional dance show—until now, and I was not disappointed in the slightest.  Alvin Ailey...

45 Boston Ballet performers danced to Duke Ellington’s “Waltz of the Flowers,” outside the Boston Opera House, wearing street clothes as costumes.

Boston Ballet films performance outside Opera House for virtual season

By Lucia Thorne, Assistant Lifestyle Editor
November 9, 2020

Dancers of the Boston Ballet rejoiced Monday afternoon as they danced on Avenue de Lafayette for their first in-person performance since the pandemic spread through the country in March. This filmed performance...

The Hip-Hop Society holds open dance sessions every Tuesday from 8 to 11 p.m. in the multipurpose room. • Maia Sperber / Beacon Staff

The Hip-Hop society dances onto Boston Cypher scene

By Damica Rodriguez
February 21, 2019

A clunky concert speaker blasted music from an aux cord in the multipurpose room of the Piano Row residence hall on Tuesday night. About 10-15 people from Emerson and the Greater Boston area scattered...

Patrick Kearns is an RHA Executive Board Member and helped plan the prom event taking place on Saturday. Photo: Hardik Pahwa / Berkeley Beacon

College students to dress up for prom

By Belen Dumont, News Editor
April 9, 2018

As the semester reaches an end, the college plans to give all students another chance at prom. The throwback will include food, drinks, music featuring student-DJ Jon Bain, a photo booth, and a Nintendo...

The Silent Disco finished Autism Awareness Week, with students wearing individual headphones with adjustable volumes. Photo by Emily Mason.

Silent Disco caps off Autism Acceptance Week

By Emily Mason
April 9, 2018

Shaggy carpets, inflatable chairs, and blue string lights filled the Cabaret for a silent disco hosted on Friday night. Emerson students danced, sang, and ate—all while listening to music through...

Annie Krivit and her band will open for (Sandy) Alex G on March 15. Photo courtesy of Annie Krivit

Student band brings funk and fun to Emerson stage

By Owen Elphick
March 1, 2018

Last semester, junior performing arts major Annie Krivit watched sophomore Claire Foley’s band Ultra Chapelle open for Frankie Cosmos at a free concert hosted by WECB Live. “I was like, ‘I...

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