School of the Arts

School of the Arts News

  • Adam Ezra

    Local Artists Love WERS Live Music Week

    It’s Live Music Week at Emerson’s FM radio station and local musicians will be hauling their equipment in and out of the studios all week.

  • Shields with Emerson Writer-in-Residence Christine Casson

    Students Debate the Need for Fiction with Author David Shields

    On October 13 the fiction–writer–turned–essayist read from the book as part of Emerson’s Department of Writing, Literature, and Publishing Reading Series.

  • Jim Shepard

    Embrace the Unexpected

    On October 12, Writing, Literature and Publishing (WLP) students were invited to a Q&A session at Emerson’s Paramount Center with renowned author Jim Shepard.

  • Ted Cutler, Jonathan Miller, Rocco Landesman, Anita Walker, & Jackie Liebergott

    NEA Chairman Visits Paramount Center

    National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Rocco Landesman toured the Paramount Center and participated in a panel discussion led by the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) at the Paramount Mainstage.

  • IMAGINE That: Tim Riley Presents John Lennon Biopic Nowhere Boy

    John Lennon would have been 70 this Saturday, October 9. It’s been 30 years since he was killed in New York City at the age of 40, but his prolific body of work still appeals to wide audiences today.

  • Steve Himmer

    A Hermit Who Decorates?

    Do you know what a decorative hermit is? Steve Himmer does. The author and Writing, Literature and Publishing Lecturer became an expert on the subject while doing research for his debut novel, The Bee-Loud Glade.

  • Bruce Conner Artwork

    The Ghost of Bruce Conner

    Internationally recognized for his work as a filmmaker, sculptor, photographer, artist, and musician, American artist Bruce Conner is considered one of the founding fathers of the independent film movement.

  • Pop Up Play at ArtEmerson Grand Opening

    ArtsEmerson Opening Weekend Full of Fun and Surprises

    The inaugural season of ArtsEmerson: The World on Stage kicked off September 23 with an array of events ranging from film and theater to music and tours.



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