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  • Tim Wise at Emerson College!

    Apr2220136:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Tufte Performance and Production Center
    Semel Theater, 3rd Floor

    This event is not open to the public.

    Sponsored by Multicultural Student Affairs with Office of Diversity & Inclusion, Student Life

    For more information please contact:
    Diversity Inclusion

    The Offices of Multicultural Student Affairs & GLBTQ Resources, Diversity & Inclusion, and Student Life invite you to a special event featuring Tim Wise!

    Tim Wise is among the most prominent anti-racist writers and educators in the United States. He has been called "One of the most brilliant, articulate and courageous critics of white privilege in the nation," by best-selling author and professor Michael Eric Dyson, of Georgetown University. Wise was named one of "25 Visionaries Who are Changing Your World," by Utne Reader in 2010. Visit for more information.

    Join us for Tim's lecture, followed by a Q&A and reception.

  • Performance of Frank Higgins' Gunplay

    Apr2220136:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Tufte Performance and Production Center
    Greene Theater

    Sponsored by President's Office with Performing Arts Department

    For more information please contact:
    Carole McFall

    On Monday, April 22, at 6:30 p.m., Emerson College will stage a reading of Gunplay, a play by Frank Higgins that explores the complexity of America's relationship to guns. The performance, directed by Senior Distinguished Producer-in-Residence Benny Sato Ambush, includes a multicultural, interracial cast of Emerson students, Emerson Performing Arts Department alumni, and faculty actors as well as professional actors from the Boston region. Following the reading, Ambush will lead a moderated discussion.

    Through dramatic vignettes that are historical, humorous, informative, and poignant, Gunplay's kaleidoscope of views explores the mystique and power of guns in the United States. The play represents many points of view about guns and gun violence without taking sides and does not support any particular perspective; instead, it encourages audiences to form their own conclusions.

    The 14-member cast of Gunplay includes local professional actors Diego Arciniegas, Miranda Craigwell, Cliff Odle, Bob Pemberton, and Michael Tow; Associate Professor of Acting Kathleen Donohue and Assistant Performing Arts Professor Christina Marin; Emerson College Performing Arts students Rose Fieschko, BA '13, Stefan Martin, Alexander Neher, BA '14, Theresa Nguyen, BFA '13, Marc Pierre, BFA '13, and Noelle Vinas, BA '13; and alumna Cheyenne Postell, BA '10.

    The reading is part of Emerson College President Lee Pelton's commitment to holding conversations about gun violence on campus.

    The event is free and open to the public and seating is first come, first served.

  • Your Movies: Your Mag's 2nd Annual Film Fest

    Apr2220137:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    216 Tremont
    Bill Bordy

    Sponsored by Your Magazine

    For more information please contact:
    Olivia Jacobini

     Hey everyone! We loved seeing the films you all made at last year's YM Film Fest, so we're doin' it again! This year, we'd love to showcase both your films AND art! We will have space available to showcase printed art in a "gallery" type of viewing.

    This event is FREE for everyone! Come out to support your filmmaker friends, see some awesome movies, grab some freshly popped popcorn (from a popcorn machine, seriously.) and other delicious treats, and celebrate the end of the semester!

    **Please use this google doc for submissions**
    All films and artwork must be submitted by APRIL 14 at 11:59pm!

    Artwork submissions: Please submit a digital version through the google doc and put a printed version in our Your Magazine organization mailbox, lower level in PROW.

    The top three filmmakers will be awarded prizes after a popular vote w/ a secret ballot!

    Any questions? Please contact or

  • Advanced screening: MUD with producer Aaron Ryder ('94)

    Apr2220137:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Paramount Center
    Bright Family Screening Room

    This event is not open to the public.

    Sponsored by Department of Visual and Media Arts with Office of Development and Alumni Relations

    For more information please contact:
    Anna Feder

    A pair of inquisitive adolescents encounter a charismatic drifter with an incredible story in this drama from Take Shelter writer/director Jeff Nichols. Mississippi adolescents Ellis (Tye Sheridan) and Neckbone (Jacob Lofland) are exploring along the mighty Mississippi when they stumble upon a small island inhabited by Mud (Matthew McConaughey), a desperado who claims to be on the run from brutal bounty hunters after killing a man in Texas. According to Mud, his true love Juniper (Reese Witherspoon) is awaiting his arrival in town, and together they plan to make a daring escape. Fascinated, the two boys agree to help Mud slip past his pursuers, despite the potential dangers of doing so. Sam Shepard, Sarah Paulson, and Michael Shannon co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

    This film premiered at Cannes in 2012 and has yet to be screened in Boston!