Abigail Lee

Journalist

United States

Abigail Lee is a freelance arts and culture journalist. She is skilled in a wide variety of journalistic writing and looking to contribute to engaging news coverage.

Contact: [email protected]

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Digboston
04/21/2022
Queer Theatre Project Puts Modern Spin On "Twelfth Night"

The 's production of "Twelfth Night" transfers Elizabethan class dynamics to a modern corporate setting. And moreso, the all-volunteer Queer Theatre Project theater company, formed in 2021, is adding a contemporary twist to the Shakespearean play by making it genderqueer and turning the characters into the employees.

The Berkeley Beacon
04/03/2022
'This is not an isolated concern': 2B Alley sees tuition increase protest

Dozens of Emerson students gathered in the 2 Boylston Place alleyway on Friday afternoon to protest the upcoming 2 percent tuition increase. In response to a rise in tuition and room and board charges for the upcoming academic year, announced by the college on March 17, Emersonians organized the tuition protest through a social media...

The Berkeley Beacon
03/17/2022
Emerson professor releases debut feature "Come On In"

Emerson Business of Creative Enterprises professor Daniel Callahan's debut feature film, Come On In, was released Feb. 8. Come On In is a psychological thriller that delves into the inner workings of the mind. Callahan, who wrote, directed, and acted in the film, conceived the project while completing a masters' degree in film and media...

Digboston
03/16/2022
"WE REALLY LIKE WEIRD." BUFF RETURNS TO THE BRATTLE

The Boston Underground Film Festival is returning in-person for the first time since 2019, a decision that remained up in the air until just recently. "It was around January [when] I was like, is this happening? Or is it not? " said Nicole McControversy, Director of Programming at BUFF.

The Berkeley Beacon
02/17/2022
Faculty and staff unions make headway in contract negotiations

On both coasts, unions at the college are making progress in their respective contract negotiations. The Emerson Los Angeles part-time faculty union secured an agreement with the college Feb. 4-ending an eight-month bargaining process that required federal mediation. Emerson's Staff Union is currently in the midst of its own negotiations for a new collective bargaining...

Digboston
02/22/2022
THE CHINATOWN PROJECT AND BOSTON'S BENEVOLENT VOLUNTEER FOOD INFLUENCERS

While Chinatown can be a place to explore for great cuisine, many outsiders have fleeting interactions with business owners and employees. In an effort to alter that perception, the volunteers behind the Chinatown Project started a digital archive during the pandemic that highlights the community's rich culture and history.

The Berkeley Beacon
02/10/2022
Museum of Fine Arts Boston hosts first Lunar New Year celebration since 2020

The Museum of Fine Arts Boston brought back their Lunar New Year celebration with a COVID-cautious approach. The annual tradition at the institution was reinstated Feb. 5 in a reduced manner to ensure social distancing. Long-time partner Wah Lum Kung Fu & Tai Chi Academy, typically one of several performing groups, presented a Chinese lion...

The Berkeley Beacon
11/18/2021
Wu sworn in as mayor, pushes widespread reform

Michelle Wu was sworn in as mayor Tuesday, ushering in a new era for the city of Boston as the former city councilor became the city's first woman and person of color elected to serve in the corner office. "Boston was founded on a revolutionary promise that things don't have to be as they always...