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  • Wilkinson

    Students behind unique downtown light display

    A creative light display will roam the Downtown Crossing neighborhood just in time for the holiday season this Thursday, December 11, with help from Performing Arts students and faculty.

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    Trip to Bountiful meets with students

    Some of the cast and crew members of The Trip to Bountiful met with Emerson students, faculty, and staff at the Brown Bag Lunch event on December 5 in the Randall Lobby of the Paramount Center.

  • Mehmet

    Grammy nomination for Sanlikol

    Mehmet Ali Sanlikol, a well-respected pianist and faculty member in Performing Arts, has been nominated for a Grammy Award for his composition “Vecd."

  • Cook

    TV pilot workshop highly attended

    With about 100 in attendance at Emerson Los Angeles, Associate Professor Martie Cook hosted a public lecture on how to plan, create, and sell a television pilot.

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    Upright Citizens Brigade vet visits ELA

    Ten Emerson College Los Angeles students recently received a personal lesson in improvisational comedy from Bart Folkerts, a veteran of the Upright Citizens Brigade.

  • Sex trafficking

    Internet hides sex trafficking, experts say

    A panel of experts, including a woman who identifies as a survivor of the sex trafficking industry in Boston, took an in-depth look at the horrors that lurk within the booming underground trade after a screening of Lakshmi in the Paramount Center on December 2.

  • Swerdlin

    Alumni work for Peter Pan Live!

    At least six Emerson alumni are working behind the scenes of Peter Pan Live! — the live television broadcast of the storied theatrical production set to air on NBC on Thursday, December 4.

  • Taylor Markarian

    ELA student forges path outside music journalism

    Taylor Markarian ’15 forges her own path outside of music journalism


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