Massive Ideas threw the inaugural Fractal Beach from March 11th-13th at Historic Virginia Key Park.
Fractal Beach was an intimate affair, as it took no longer than a minute to reach the stage area from the campsites. Despite some first-year hiccups related to the cancelation of late-night sets, good vibes prevailed throughout the weekend.… Read More
Campus has been buzzing during all of spring break as the everyone prepared for the GOP Debate that took place on Thursday, March 10th. While CNN and other news channels covered politics, UM students milled about, trying to get their faces on TV, volunteering for with the media, or speaking out in the rallies for Black Lives Matter, Fight for 15 and for clean energy.… Read More
By Nick Sirio
Nick tells us about his spring break experience – conquering two South Florida festivals, Okeechobee Festival, just south of Orlando, and Fractal Beach on Virginia Key in Miami.
(Incendia Stage at Fractal Beach [above] and the Nag Champayons at the Moksha Stage of Okeechobee [below])
UM’s spring break was sandwiched by two new Florida music festivals.… Read More
Last August, the University of Miami welcomed its 6th President, President Julio Frenk. And now, 8 months into his tenure, WVUM welcomed President Frenk into our studio! During our special Monday night episode of RadioActive, hosted by Natalie Kivell, we heard from President Frenk on his vision for the future of UM based on his 100 days of listening.… Read More
These days, music festivals are a dime a dozen. In just its first year, Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival separated itself from the pack.
Boasting a diverse lineup and plenty of fun activities, Okeechobee was one for the books. The festival had something to offer for every music fan, and that was certainly reflected in the crowd.… Read More
During my coverage of the big names at Aura Fest I stumbled across a funk-rock band from Tennessee whose set made me forget that I was supposed to be taking photos and instead had me wondering what year I was in. … Read More
Saturday night before playing for an ecstatic crowd at the Aura Music and Arts Festival, Grammy award-winning bassist and leader of Snarky Puppy, Michael League sat down with me to discuss the future of the band, his new label, Ground Up Music, and why its vital for musicians to be supported by their fans.… Read More
Note: WVUM is a diverse organization that welcomes students of all political affiliations, and does not endorse any political candidate.
When he took the stage at 7:00 PM Tuesday evening, Bernie Sanders couldn’t have known that about four hours later he’d be declared the winner of the Michigan Democratic primary in a stunning upset over Hillary Clinton.… Read More
The Aura Music and Arts Festival was probably the best introduction to the well-known Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park that this festival newbie could ask for.
The Place: As someone who spends a lot of time outdoors in South Florida’s Everglades, the humidity and mosquito-lacking woods of Live Oak gave me a whole new appreciation for Florida’s great outdoors.… Read More
RadioActive Sundays at 6pm.
Missed the live show this time around? Not a problem! Here is the RadioActive podcast from Sunday March 6th with our guest Lauren Munro who discussed the ins and outs of fat activism, weight stigma and body diversity.… Read More