WLOY Star Search!

April 14th, 2014 by Joe Lomuti

article-2218955-158AC532000005DC-75_634x467WLOY has searched Loyola high–low, under–over, in–around, and have found them! The talents for this year’s WLOY Star Search competition have been chosen! There will be dance. There will be song. And there will be drama. Check out the list of acts below:

 

 

 

Grant Kahl
Branna Maher & Diego Galindo
Cecilia & Tessa Sugarman
Symone Harris
Ryan Glass
Sam Chemali
Matthew Dunbar
Kevin Tenorio & Ren Macalalag
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Megan Ferguson
Chris Furino & Patricia Bryan
Dionysian Jelly
Amanda Fleck & Xavier Taylor

From this list WLOY will nominate the “Brightest Star” of the search– the most worthy star who will take home awesome prizes and merch! And if you are not a competitor you can still be named the “Victor of Chance”, as we will be raffling gift cards to local Baltimore eateries including: Evergreen Cafe, Cafe Hon, Charmery Ice Cream, and Roland Park Bagels. Also, WLOY will be showcasing a new performer, CT band Disable Time. Check them out on youtube!

All these festivities will commence April 24th, in McGuire Hall @ 8:30pm. Come by, support your friends, and win some prizes!



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Food Fridays: 13th Floor

April 18th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

0063-272x172What: 13th Floor

Where: Belvedere

The 13th Floor is an elegant and unique setting for a night out on the town or a private catered event. The surroundings are a lavish and luxurious return to the sophistication of the The Belvedere’s early history, yet the feeling is contemporary and stylish. The extraordinary views overlooking the city create a feeling of bring above the day-to-day: a time to unwind, to talk, and to connect.

Visit their website here!



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Theater Thursdays: The Ten Tenors

April 17th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

00844_show_portrait_largeWhat: The Ten Tenors

Where: Lyric Opera House

When: April 26th, 2014

The Ten Tenors have captivated audiences around the world with the groups trademark, ‘Opera without the Boring Bits.’ They boast a massive fanbase, from Japan to South America. Formed nearly two decades ago, these former opera students have come the distance from their first full show in 1998. Not just releasing 5 DVDs and 10 Albums but collecting 2million views on YouTube for their rendition of Bohemian Rhapsody. Come out and see these tenors!

For more information visit the website here.

 



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Honfest 2014: Mark Hopkins

April 16th, 2014 by Rachel

By: Kat O’Brien

Unknown Every year, Baltimoreans turn out to celebrate their “Baltimore-ness” in Hampden with food, toilet bowl races and, of course music. This year, WLOY has it’s own stage where local artists will be playing ALL day! It is sure to be a fantastic time. One such talented local artist is Mark Hopkins. A self described “small-town funky white kid”, Mark Hopkins plays soulfully and dulectly. He has released several albums in the past and has recently come out with a new single titled “Miss Coincidence”. If you know what’s good for you, check out his website! It’s sure to please! Be sure to come out June 14th. Check out the full lineup and schedule for the 2014 WLOY Stage at Honfest HERE.



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Wacky Wednesdays: Star Wars Toy Museum

April 16th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

returnofthejedi1 What: Star Wars Toy Museum
Where: Online (but, Maryland)

Contrary to the usual museum, the Star Wars Toy Museum is an online museum! The founder of this museum is located right here in Maryland but on the website you can view all the collectible Star Wars Toys and see them all set up different scenes. Its a great way to connect to other Star Wars lovers!

Visit the museum here.



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Double Dose Gets Intimate with Nina Davuluri, Miss America

April 15th, 2014 by Joe Lomuti

nina-340x440This past week WLOY’s own Jordan and Joelle Hernandez, hosts of our radio show Double Dose of Entertainment, had the opportunity to sit down with Loyola’s keynote speaker Nina Davuluri for an exclusive interview. Double Dose lead the discussion, directing Miss America to speak briefly on her experiences with the prestigious competition and her sentiments of the Miss America organization in context of ethnic diversity.



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Tourism Tuesdays: Segs in the City

April 15th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

IMG_086941What: Segway tours

Where: Fells Point

Touring a city takes a lot of walking but with these Segway’s theres no chance to get tired! You will be able to see more than you ever could and you will have more fun doing it. For only $60 dollars you will be able to see all of Fell’s Point and all of the inner harbor. You will get a full 90 minutes of this city safari and learn so much about Baltimore!

Make your reservations today!

 



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Juice Bruins & Lilrickism Recap

April 14th, 2014 by Joe Lomuti

MCs Juice Bruins & Lilrickism lead the WLOY Coffee House music event this past thursday, April 10th. As native Baltimore musicians, these performers put on a awesome show for Loyola students. Be sure to look out for upcoming WLOY late night events coming up soon, especially the WLOY Star search talent show on April, 24th @ 8:30pm!



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Review: Thus Owls – Turning Rocks

April 14th, 2014 by Margaret Jokoh

Thus-Owls_Turning-Rocks_coverThus Owls

Turning Rocks 

Grade: A-

The husband and wife duo, “Thus Owls” recently released their album Turning Rocks. Though Thus Owls consist of other people in the band, it is mostly centered around Erika and Simon Angell. Turning Rocks relies on heavy drum beats, synths and distortion in an effort to make you feel like you are traveling to another world. Read the rest of this entry »



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Museum Mondays: Cylburn Arboretum

April 14th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

800px-Cylburn_Carriage_HouseWhat: Nature Museum

Where: The Carriage House

When: Saturdays 12pm-3pm and Sunday 1pm-4pm

The Cylburn Nature Museum, located in the garage of the Carriage House, displays natural history exhibits of Maryland birds, bird eggs from the late 19th century, butterflies and moths, rocks and minerals, fossils and seashells, games, and habitat dioramas. Many items are available to touch.

The Nature Museum displays one of the finest and most comprehensive collections of Birds of Maryland*, with over 250 mounted specimens, nests and eggs. There are also butterflies, fossils, seashells, skulls, rocks, and a small hands-on exploration area and library.

Visit the website here!



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