Perhaps most notably, though, it's the newness of it all that make the college award's show a success: the Woodie Awards spotlight up-and-coming performers, meaning it's more likely that those watching won't be as familiar with the artists and/or songs featured throughout the night.
This might be the last year I'm a student at Boston University, but it's the first year that I (A) had a legal sip of beer and (B) had my face broadcast on over 750 college campuses. So bring it on, Mayans! I'm ready for the apocalypse of 2012.
Stories of AIDS literally came to me in a dream. I remember jumping out of bed and emptying dozens of ideas onto the page -- a performance piece about AIDS... music...t elling the human story through music... wait, what if there was film? I was so excited I didn't go back to sleep.