Madison currently serves as co-editor for the Arts & Culture beat at the Herald. She is concentrating in Hispanic Studies and Public Policy, and enjoys watching NCIS (along with the occasional episode of That Seventies’ Show when NCIS gets too scary). Madison loves fishing and drinking hot chocolate, though usually not at the same time. When she’s not at The Herald, Madison is playing club tennis or still struggling with the January 6, 2002 Times Sunday crossword.

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Australian electronic-pop band Empire of the Sun released its newest LP, which explores the evolution of relationships and the natural world.

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Ethereal pop duo explores relationships in new LP

November 2, 2016 0 comments

Dreamy electrotronic group Empire of the Sun evokes sentimental recollections of summer love and the natural world in “Two Vines,” released Oct. 28.

Eric Axelman ’12.5 is set to release his debut album Friday. An eclectic mix of rap and hip-hop, “Too Much,” received contributions from various members of the Brown and local Providence communities.

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Alum explores intersection of rap, hip hop in album

October 27, 2016 0 comments

Eric Axelman ’12.5 aims to revolutionize the way the public consumes music in his debut solo album “Too Much,” to be released Friday.

Student cover band Banana put on a show for crowds Saturday at Gigs on the Grass with varied setlist including “Valerie” and “No Diggity.”

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‘Banana’ makes fruitful addition to campus music scene

October 20, 2016 0 comments

Student cover band Banana ripened this past weekend at “Gigs on the Grass.”

The Nitro Cart serves up innovative java

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The Nitro Cart serves up innovative java

October 6, 2016 0 comments

The Nitro Cart fuels natives’ caffeine addictions with an artisanal, nitrogen-infused cup of joe.

Beatles fans flock to the Avon to see Ron Howard’s documentary, “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week — The Touring Years.” Interspersed with clips of the lads from interviews, rehearsals and life on the road, the film chronicles the height of Beatlemania while capturing the band’s youthful camaraderie and cheeky personality.

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‘Eight Days a Week’ brings Beatlemania to Thayer St.

September 29, 2016 0 comments

Ron Howard’s documentary “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week — The Touring Years” chronicles The Beatles’ rise to stardom in the late 1950s.

Pikachu, Charizard make virtual journey to Brown

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Pikachu, Charizard make virtual journey to Brown

September 22, 2016 0 comments

As a free mobile app, Pokémon Go became extraordinarily popular immediately following its release.

Customers line up to sample the ice cream from Mike’s Ice, a food truck launched in July often found on the corner of Waterman and Thayer.

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Mike’s Ice serves up ice cream with a cause

September 21, 2016 0 comments

Food truck Mike’s Ice rolls through Providence feeding college students’ sugar cravings and promoting awareness of veterans’ struggles.

The Avon theatre is currently screening “Indigation.” The film features Logan Lerman as Marcus Messner, an atheist college student.

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‘Indignation’ evokes questions of identity

September 15, 2016 0 comments

“Indignation,” the film adaptation of the Philip Roth novel, explores protagonist Marcus Messner’s emotional suffocation in rebelling against conformity.

Pasta Beach offers various dishes with unique, unorthodox ingredients. Pictured above, the panzanella salad incorporates a tuna element, somewhat atypical of a classic version of this dish.

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Pasta Beach combines Italian cuisine, American summer

September 8, 2016 0 comments

Nestled between the many home goods stores, bistros and coffee shops in Wayland Square lies the neighborhood’s newest resident: Pasta Beach.

Raising $110,000 for the Rhode Island Community Food Bank, festival-goers attended the Eat Drink RI: Truck Stop last spring, enjoying the atmosphere and delicious samples from various mobile restaurants.

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Eat Drink RI Festival: Truck Stop benefits small businesses, food bank

April 28, 2016 0 comments

16 food trucks will come together Friday at the Eat Drink RI Festival: Truck Stop as part of the fifth annual Eat Drink RI event.

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