OK so I didn’t think Shaky Knees (May 13-15 – Atlanta, Georgia) was gonna be that much different than the other fests that I’ve been to. However, I had only been to Warped Tour (6 year club, all throughout high school) and the Fest (all punk rock in Gainesville, check out Julie’s review here), so my weekend experience in Atlanta was quite interesting.… Read More
Day 2 of Coachella was noticeably hotter, but less dust and wind. My day began with Moon Taxi, Strangers You Know, and James Bay, but after that I started seeing bands that pertain more to WVUM‘s sound.
On the outdoor theater stage I was able to see one of the breakthrough artists of the festival: Rhye.… Read More
Miami Museum Month takes place in May and is part of the same series that features Shop Miami in March and Miami Spice in August and September. Over 25 participating museums all across Miami Dade County offer two for one admission and selected universal membership benefits throughout the month.… Read More
Slap n Tickle, cohosting with Cyborgs, took over Bardot Tuesday night for a very special WVUM showcase featuring current station member KUNAL, station grad Uchi, and Santiago Caballero. Slap n Tickle happens at Bardot every Tuesday, featuring deep and tech house and live DJs.… Read More
This week I brought you Jen Sandler, Lecturer at UMass Amherst, and Director of the UMass Alliance for Community Transformation. I stumbled upon Jen’s work a few years back and instantly felt like I was given the language to articulate how I understood the world and my role as an agent of social change.… Read More
Wanee Festival in Live Oak, Florida is a one-of-a-kind chillout stay-up-all-night experience. I’ve gone for the past two years and again found nothing but love, relaxation, and great music during this years’, April 13th through April 16th.
Here’s a few thoughts and observations I had while wandering through the campsites, festival grounds, and seas of oak trees and hammocks:… Read More
On April 16th, I had the pleasure of spending a night at the Arsht Center. Getting dressed up to go out to the Symphony wasn’t a pastime I ever thought I would experience in this day and age, but I’m so glad I did.… Read More
We all have moments in our lives that speak to us, that move us in a unexpected ways. This is how i felt during the an address given at the Society for Community Research and Action conference in Lowell, MA in June 2015.… Read More
Tonight’s show featured an explanation of how hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, works from a scientific perspective. We considered the rock-splitting processes involved in commercial fracking, with a particular emphasis on the the costs and benefits of this mode of energy production. … Read More