Pygmalion Q&A: Adrian Matejka

Adrian Matejka is a musical storyteller. As a Pulitzer Prize finalist, he sings his stories on paper, creating a world for others to see through poetry.He does not require a band or backup vocals to support his...

UIUC Gets Experimental

Buzz's Maddy Marsan sat down with Dennis Reyes, a graduate student in the School of Music, to discuss his work in yesterday's Transient Images concert. The end product of electroacoustic music is not about p...

Editor’s Note — Feb. 7, 2013

Photo by Zach Dalzell. Welcome to the Interview Issue! This entire issue is filled with — you guessed it — interviews. Besides being a cool concept for a magazine, we also thought it would be a great way fo...
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Workin’ at the tattoo shop

This is the first in a three-part series of articles about tattoo culture in Champaign-Urbana. Marisa Gwidt is a guest writer for buzz. A horde of Illinois high school girls packed the front lobby, chatting ...

Garfield’s Garden

Sweaty dudes. Loud music. People packed in like sardines. Ahh... house shows. House shows are a staple of any D.I.Y. punk scene, and Champaign-Urbana is no exception. But who in the world would put in all the t...

One-on-one with Kathy Davis

Unusual, cheap eats on campus are hard to find beyond the expected Indian and Thai restaurants that dot Green Street, especially if you’re vegetarian or vegetarian-inclined. Kathy Davis, manager of the cheerful...

Not the Jewish Christmas

Hanukkah and Christmas are both in December. Yom Kippur and Halloween were both in October; the Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day were both in February. Just because two holidays are in the same month do...