Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 by Rachel
When: October 28th at 7pm
Where: Brown Center, 1301 W Mt. Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD
Chip Kidd, acclaimed and accomplished author, will be giving a presentation and conversation for the Illustration department. Chip Kidd has written two novels and has a hand in graphic design and graphic comics, even publishing a Batman episode with DC. The New York based author has revolutionized the packaging of books so much that he’s made it into an art of its’ own. He will be sharing his experiences and values with his audience and the event is open to the public.
The event is free and more information about the event and Chip Kidd can be found on MICA’s website.
Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 by Rachel
1002 Light Street, Baltimore, 21230
When: Monday -Thursday 11am-10am, Friday – Saturday 10am- 11pm, Sunday 9:30am-10pm
Crossaints + Donuts = CRONUTS. This magical combination of flavors began in New York City and has made it’s way down to our city and we are very excited about it. Regi’s stated on Facebook that “We’ve got CRONUTS. A homemade croissant donut stuffed with fresh strawberry & vanilla pudding. WHOA!” If you have a sweet tooth and love donuts and/or croissants, then you should try a cronut. Head down to Regi’s and get yours!
Visit Regi’s website for a full menu and daily specials that you can have in addition to your scrumptious cronut.
Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 by Rachel
When: Every Saturday in October at 7PM
Where: Mount Vernon, 1 Chase Street, Baltimore, MD
If you attend this infamous ghost walk, you are in for a little fright. The Mount Vernon GhostWalk can provide all you are, and are not, looking for regarding the history of Mount Vernon. With hidden spirits around every corner, it may just give you the scare you’ve been needing. In the cultural center of the city, you will be made aware of those who have checked into Belvedere, and those who never got to check out. You will walk past the beautiful homes of the area and the locals who still keep tabs on their former residences. With a slight scare and a lot of history, the tour will not disappoint.
Tickets are available online for $13 and the tours typically lasts one hour.
Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 by Rachel
When: October 18th, 8pm
Where: Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric
140 W. Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore MD 21201
Whether you read and liked, or completely avoided “Fifty Shades of Grey” by E.L. James, you will love the musical parody that is SPANK! A Fifty Shades Parody. The inventive take on the “romance” novel written in response to the Twilight series will be sure to keep you laughing the whole way through. Don’t miss the one night only, comical hit!
Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 by Rachel
When: October 9th, 8-11PM
Where: 15 E. Centre Street, Baltimore, MD
Looking to share a few laughs with friends over a plate full of barbecue? Well have I got the event for you. B.I.G. LAUGHS will be performing Improv comedy at the Midtown BBQ & Brew next Wednesday. Who doesn’t want to enjoy delicious barbecue and laugh till you cry on a Wednesday night? And if you feel so inclined as to tell a few jokes yourself, there will be an open mic immediately after the improv event. So don’t pass up your opportunity to laugh and to spread laughter.
Entry is free! And their menu is long and tempting. Check out all the details on their website!
Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 by Rachel
When: October 4th – October 6th
Where: Fell’s Point
It’s nearly time for the 47th Annual Fell’s Point Fun Festival. This Baltimorean right of passage offers great food, live musical performances and other various attractions for all ages and kinds. The historic location of Fell’s Point provides a cultural experience for all festival attendants while creating a welcoming and lively setting for Fun Festival. The delicious local food vendors and fantastic entertainment will draw you in, but the charm and allure of Fell’s Point will keep you there. You won’t be able to resist it!
Visit the Fun Festival website for information regarding the history, food and entertainment.
Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 by Rachel
Do you like Adventure? Does the thought of a little danger get you excited?
rock climbing and rope coursing!
Visit Terrapin Adventures for more information.
Wednesday, August 28th, 2013 by The Professor
We’re rolling back into Hampden for the 2013 Hampdenfest! Unfortunately our eating machine Alex Fili has graduated and can’t interrupt her dental studies to join us for a threepeat in the Bread Pudding Eating Contest. We are seeking a worthy successor now…
As always Hampdenfest brings music, dancing, eating, drinking, toilet bowl races, and Hampden Idol. WLOY will be at Roland & 36th Street.
And Loyola shuttles to get students on site. This is a great way to explore a new community for all you first year students! Pickup behind Boulder at 10am, 1pm and 4pm with drop off and pickup at 36th & Keswick by the festival. Last return from Hampden at 7pm. That’s a FREE shuttle 🙂
Click the image for the full band and event list – it’s a blast!
Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 by Chris Furino
Baltimore Convention Center | 1 W. Pratt Street
Baltimore’s annual gathering of comic-book lovers will be returning to the Baltimore Convention Center from September 7th to September 8th and this year is expected to be the best one yet! This convention is featuring various, world-renowned Comic Book artists and collectors alike. For fun, the convention will be holding it’s fifth annual costume contest, with some really awesome prizes. Plus, the convention will be featuring the annual Harvey Awards, which recognize greatness in the comic-book field. Guests can also purchase a $40 ticket for a session with Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes, also known as Jay and Silent Bob, featuring a Q&A and a viewing of their latest movie. Two day, general admission tickets are $40.00, and specials and VIP packages are upwards of $200. You still have time, so start constructing your best Spiderman or Thor costume, and head on down to Baltimore Comic Con!
For more information, check out Baltimore Comic Con’s website!
Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 by Chris Furino
912 S. Ann Street
I know everybody dreamt of being a swashbuckling pirate sailing the mighty seas as a young child. Urban Pirates allows people of all ages to strap on their sea legs, or maybe a peg leg, and live out this dream. Visitors can climb aboard the Fearless in Fells Point to take on Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and hopefully find some treasure along the way. People of all ages can feel what it’s like to be a man or woman of the sea. Urban Pirates offers Family Adventure cruises sailing 7 days a week, Adult “Bring Your Own Grog” cruises Thursday through Saturday nights, and even free story time Wednesdays and Fridays at 9am. This pirate cruise can even serve as the perfect venue for an upcoming birthday party for scallywags of all ages. For the Family Adventure Cruise, tickets are $10 for children 2 and under and $20 for all guests 3 and older. Tickets are $25 for the Adult “Bring Your Own Grog” cruise. Tickets tend to sell out one to two weeks in advance so be sure to purchase them well in advance!
For more information, or reservations call (410)327-8378 or visit the Urban Pirate’s website.