Thursday, October 20th, 2016 by Alexandra Wertman
What: Movie night!
When: Wednesdays at 9pm, Fridays at 10pm, & Saturdays at 11am
Where: Charles Theatre (1711 N. Charles St., Baltimore, Md 21210)
Looking for something to do this weekend? Tired of watching Netflix in your dorm room? Every Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday The Charles Theatre will be showing a variety of anime movies- so stop in and check one out! Even if anime isn’t usually your first choice feature, showings at the Charles are a perfect chance to try something a little different. Features include films from studio Ghibli as well as many other various titles. The Anime night schedule is available here and features the dates and films playing up until December 31st. So check out the website, pick the flick that best suits you, and enjoy a fun night out at this historic Baltimorean venue.
Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 by Cara Hullings
What: Emo Night
Where: The Ottobar
When: Friday October 14th, 9pm-2am
Break out the black clothes, converse, and thick eye liner! Friday the 14th, The Ottobar is hosting its second Emo Night Bawltimore for everyone to come out and relive the guilty pleasures of the 2000’s. Presented by Emo Night LA, these seasoned veterans will be playing all your favorite emo and pop punk hits. Go relearn the words to Dashboard Confessional and My Chemical Romance so you can scream the songs and bust a move on the downstairs level of The Ottobar. Added bonus: here will be surprise appearances from some special DJs. Emo remixes? Yes please!
This is an event for people 18 and older, but those under 21 must pay a $2 surcharge. Get tickets ($11 for 21 and over) here or buy them at the door on the 14th. And don’t forget to get yourself some black hair dye while you’re at it!
Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 by Cara Hullings
What: Violent Femmes
Where: Rams Head Live!
When: Friday September 30th, 7pm
For over thirty years, The Violent Femmes have been creating and playing music together on and off. Now, fresh off their first full album in fifteen years they’re hitting the road together once again, with a Baltimore stop at Rams Head Live. This Friday, come out to Rams Head and witness this history-making band rock the stage. The band will be playing their dozens of old iconic hits like “Blister in the Sun” (my favorite), as well as the new hits off the album WE CAN DO ANYTHING. This is a show you’ll definitely regret missing, so quickly buy your tickets here before they sell out!
Thursday, September 15th, 2016 by Cara Hullings
Where: The Baltimore Soundstage
When: Saturday, September 17th
School is back in session, which means WLOY is back at The Soundstage. Come join us there this weekend to see the alternative hip-hop artist Watsky. With spoken poetry as well as catchy rap songs, Watsky is a very unique artist who owns the stage like no one else can. Listen to his amazing music and watch some of his spoken word here.
Priced at only $20 these tickets are cheap and might even save you enough money to buy a tour tee after you fall in love with his music. Doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 8pm, so make sure you get there and claim a great spot. Get your tickets here for a discounted price.
Thursday, April 21st, 2016 by Allison Langley
Where: Baltimore Soundstage
When: April 23
Head down to Soundstage, a WLOY favorite, and see Emancipator!
Emancipator displays “etheric melodies, immaculately smooth samples, and addictive drum beats” (emancipatormusic.com), all Emancipator does is give off great vibes for the audience and listeners to enjoy. They incorporate violins–this, very much so, adding to the all around live performance. Give a listen to their newest album Seven Seas! Check this up and coming band while they are in Charm City!
Give em’ a listen here or check out tickets for the show here!
Thursday, April 14th, 2016 by Allison Langley
What: Disney’s Beauty and The Beast
Where: Hippodrome Theater
When: May 10-15
It’s a tale as old as time… True as it can be… Beauty and The Beast…
You all know you know this song. Do not hide it. You love it.
Luckily for you The Beauty and The Beast musical is coming to Baltimore May 10-15 in the Hippodrome Theater!
Humm along as the french princess, Belle and the beastly prince, Beast find true love in an unexpected romance and as the Beast turns into a loving… (no spoilers here) The musical will feature all of the tracks from the classic Disney cartoon we all love and know. Smile along as Belle sings of her favorite books, or as teapot hosts the best dinner party you have ever seen!
Ever as the same… The Beauty and the Beast! You will not want to miss out on this classic! Click here for all of the information on the show and ticket sales!
Thursday, April 7th, 2016 by Allison Langley
What: Something Rotten!
Where: Hippodrome Theater
When: April 18-23
Come on by to the Hippodrome Theater April 18 through the 23rd to see the excellent musical, Something Rotten! ! A 2015 Tony Award winner you will not be disappointed with.
It takes us back to the 16th Century as two playwrights try to take on the great Shakespeare! There of course some ups and downs along the way but thats what makes this musical all the better!
Music is by the very talented Wayne and Karey Kirkpatrick and choreography by Casey Nicolaw! Safe to say you are in store for an amazing performance and evening.
Check out tickets here and other information!
Thursday, March 31st, 2016 by Allison Langley
What: Dance Theatre of Harlem
Where: Murphy Fine Arts Center
When: April 2
I have always wanted to be a ballerina. But… sadly I am not. Luckily for me, I can admire the ballet by sitting observantly from the audience in the Murphy Fine Arts Cente on April 2!
The Dance Theatre of Harlem will be coming to Charm City to show off their amazing talents. Now, you’re probably expecting to sit through a classical ballet, but if you know anything about the Dance Theatre of Harlem they are anything but that. They are modern and innovative with their moves while being on pointe.
Check out the ballet in a whole new way on April 2 at 8pm! Click here for tickets and other information about the Dance Theatre of Harlem!
Thursday, March 17th, 2016 by Allison Langley
What: Carly Rae Jepsen
Where: Baltimore Soundstage
When: March 20
Call me maybe? Later? On March 20th? Wait don’t! Becausssseee Carly Rae Jepsen is going to the Baltimore Soundstage on March 20th!
Check out this Canadian pop star (woot) that you are definitely, most certainly, familiar with. She is known for “Call Me Maybe” (the song that took over the world) and ” Good time”, also check out her super fun song “I Really Like You (Bleachers remix)”.
You will certainly have so much at this concert while you jam out with Carlu Rae Jepsen! Click here for tickets and more information!
Thursday, March 10th, 2016 by Allison Langley
What: Sleeping Beauty Ballet
Where: Modell Performing Arts Center
When: Open March 19
Delight in the captivating moves of the ballet! Didn’t take me up on the Museum Monday for your cultural event? It is not too late to get your culture fix on March 19 at the Modell Performing Arts Center to see The Sleeping Beauty!
We all know the story of a prince who comes to save the beautiful Princess Aurora by giving true loves kiss. Magical. Come see this portrayed through the very artistic ballet. You will be tranced by the graceful movements accompanied by an incredible score!
Don’t miss out on seeing this performance on March 19! Click here for ticket information!