Monthly Archives: February 2012

Why Los Angeles Exploded

After the riot. A scene from the Emerson Stage production of Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992. Photo by Erik Jacobs.

by Christine Bernard In response to the recent production of Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, Emerson’s Institute of Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies and Emerson Peace and Social Justice are today holding a panel discussion entitled “Why Los Angeles Exploded: Perspectives on…

Remembrances of the LA Riots

by Jason Allen-Forrest I remember watching the video of Rodney King being beaten – it played continuously on the news. I remember my stomach knotting in anger and disgust. I remember the palpable feeling of unease that over took the…

A Look Back at X Dance

As we approach the Thursday night opening of Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, which will run for five performances through Sunday, we wanted to take a moment to look back at our most recent show, X Dance. Dancing for a full…

A Guy Named Moose

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By Lindsay Eberly What’s the common denominator between a guy named Moose, an auto shop in Brockton and a dozen TVs? That would a Mr. Ron DeMarco, props master extraordinaire in general and currently Props Master on Emerson Stage’s Twilight:…

Costuming Twilight

Costumes in Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992

by Christine Bernard Countdown to Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992: 8 days! With so much excitement in the air, we couldn’t help but take a tour of the Emerson costume shop and get a little sneak peek of the upcoming show’s…

It’s Opening Night

We are excited for tonight’s opening of our annual student-choreographed dance concert, X Dance! The first performance will be held tonight at the Greene Theater at 8:00 pm. There will be four more performances Friday–Sunday. See our earlier posts for…

Dancing Our Relationship with Politics

Choreographer, Wynn Harrison, discusses her the inspiration and concept behind her piece in X Dance, which examines our  relationship with the U.S. political system. Wynn is a Broadcast Journalism major concentrating in political science at Emerson College. You can see…