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  • Shepard film

    Josue '01 releases Matthew Shepard documentary

    An Emerson alumna who was close friends with Matthew Shepard—the gay man brutally murdered in Laramie, Wyoming, in 1998 due to his sexual orientation, which sparked nationwide hate crime legislation—is releasing a documentary, Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine, on Friday, February 13, in Los Angeles.

  • Super Bowl 2015

    ELA students work Super Bowl Halftime Show

    A few lucky seniors at Emerson College Los Angeles who formerly worked for the Emerson Channel recently worked as talent escorts for the Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show.

  • A Far Cry

    Grammy-nominated group works with marketing students

    Students in a Marketing Communication class are crafting a marketing plan for a local chamber orchestra that happens to be nominated for a Grammy Award. The awards are being presented this Sunday, February 8.

  • Pelton, Georges

    Pelton hosts Boston poet laureate at home

    Emerson President Lee Pelton held a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception at his Beacon Hill home for newly named Boston poet laureate Danielle Legros Georges ’86.

  • Gianvito

    Gianvito film 'Vapor Trail' at London museum

    The documentary film Vapor Trail (Clark) by Associate Professor John Gianvito of Visual and Media Arts was screened on February 1 at the prestigious Tate Modern Museum in London. It was one of only five films selected to be included in the exhibition “Conflict. Time. Photography.” which explores the legacy of war as rendered by artists through photography.

  • Urbonaite

    Project by Urbonaite ’16 in Berlin film festival

    A film project by Gabriele Urbonaite ’16 is one of only nine worldwide selected for a workshop at the Berlin International Film Festival in Germany, which begins this Thursday, February 5.

  • Blanco

    Richard Blanco, 5th inaugural poet of U.S., visits Emerson

    Emerson students received some sound advice on February 4 from one of poetry’s most accomplished individuals. Richard Blanco, the fifth inaugural poet of the United States, paid the College a visit for a reading of his work and a discussion with students. 

  • Weiss

    Director Glenn Weiss of Peter Pan Live! visits ELA

    An 11-time Emmy Award winner, Weiss came to Emerson College Los Angeles on January 21 to discuss the challenges of directing live television musicals.

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