Happy College Radio Day 2014!

October 3rd, 2014 by The Professor

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It’s the day that we all celebrate college radio (even more than usual) with special shows, memories from alumni, shoutouts and more. Tune in all day for special shows, ticket giveaways and much more! Win a pair of tickets to I Love Lucy at the Hippodrome by listening in today!

Let us know what you think about college radio with the #CollegeRadioDay tag on Instagram and Twitter.



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Food Friday: Golden West Cafe

October 3rd, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja

useuseuseWhat: Golden West Cafe

Where: 1105 W. 36th Street

Hipsters unite at this new-wave Mexican restaurant in Hampden. Golden West has an assortment of sandwiches, salads, and Mexican foods that are also vegetarian and Vegan friendly! Golden West also uses local producers to create their mouthwatering pieces such as their Tilapia Tacos and Warm Apple, Brie, and Pesto Sandwich. If you are looking for something for breakfast, well, they have that, too! The inside is covered in cool-as-anything decor, so you’re entertained and full of delicious foods.

Check out more on their website!



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Theater Thursday: The Charles Theatre

October 2nd, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja

concessions-600x399What: The Charles Theatre

Where:  1711 N. Charles Street

The movie theaters are a great place to get to see new films as soon as they come out. The Charles Theatre plays everything from indie flicks to foreign films. This theater features Cinema Revival, which allows visitors to enjoy some classic films in Charles Street’s most interesting historic building. If you aren’t an oldies type, (but how could you not be) then you can enjoy some new indie flicks!

Find out more on their website!



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Blind Man Leading – Coffeehouse 10/2/14

October 1st, 2014 by The Professor

Blind Man Leading (with Rae & Kat) hanging at WLOY

Blind Man Leading (with Rae & Kat)

The boys are back in town. By boys we mean Baltimore’s very own Blind Man Leading. Vocals/Guitarist Dave Wentz, Bass player Tyler Wheeler, and Drummer Paul Mercer will be coming this Thursday, October 2nd for the free WLOY Coffeehouse Series. Don’t know what to expect? BML creates melodic, expressive songs that feature bright chords and upbeat, jazz-influenced rhythms. Last year they made an unforgettable Coffeehouse performance performing songs from their newly released EP Swords. Stop by, 9-11pm at the 3rd Floor Reading Room in the student College Center. Read the rest of this entry »



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Top 30 – September 2014

October 1st, 2014 by Lauren Puleo

Top 30 for September, 2014

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We have some solid albums in this month’s Top 30 from artists such as Graveyard Club, Alt-J, Banks, and many more! Whether you’re into indie alternative rock, synth pop, or hip-hop, there’s something here for you.

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Royals Flush A’s in Extra Innings

October 1st, 2014 by Justin Thomas

Wild Card Game - Oakland Athletics v Kansas City RoyalsIt took them 4 hours and 45 minutes and 12 innings, but the Kansas City Royals used their smallball skills to beat the moneyball Oakland A’s, 9-8.

This is the Royals’ first trip to the postseason since 1985, when they won the franchise’s only World Series title. They returned to postseason baseball and certainly put on quite a show for all of the baseball fans, eager for even more great games in this postseason.

It didn’t look too promising for the Royals in the 6th inning, when they suddenly found themselves down 7-3 with the momentum tilting fully towards Oakland.

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Wacky Wednesdays: Monster Mania

October 1st, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja

MMC_26_HOME_Lastlast.fw_r1_c2What: Monster Mania

Where: Hunt Valley Inn

When: October 3-5

Ghost and Ghouls are waiting for you at Monster Mania. Get prepared for Halloween at this festival that features a few actors from The Walking DeadChildren of the Corn, and Nightmare on Elm Street I!  You can get autographs from creepy creatures and your most favorite heroes and villains. This is an event every Halloween enthusiast needs to attend.

To find out more on this event, check out their website!



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Chet Faker – A Golden Show

September 30th, 2014 by Leandra Caprini-Rosica

photo Chet Faker Live

Show Date: 9/10/14

Rating: 9/10

“You gotta know, I’m feeling love…” the repeated lyrics from Chet Fakers single, ‘Gold’, accurately describe how I feel about the Melbourne, Australia native and his self-produced music making it onto the charts. The relaxed twenty-three year old, Nicholas James Murphy, goes by the stage name of Chet Faker. As there is already an Australian musician by the name of Nick Murphy, he created this stage name in an ode to inspiring jazz musician Chet Baker. Faker took on the name when he uploaded his first cover of Blackstreet’s “No Diggity” in 2011.
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Tourism Tuesdays: Rawlings Conservatory

September 30th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja

87326170What: Rawlings Conservatory

Where: 3100 Swann Dr

Flowers and Plants and Trees! Oh my! So many natural beauties surround and fill this beautiful building. Want to get a peek of nature at its finest? You should come here and check out the seasonal blooms they have growing!

Find out more info from their website!



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Chessie Jam is Jamin’ Out This Weekend

September 29th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja

logoCalling all kids and grown ups that are young at heart! Chessie Jam is coming to Pier Six in Baltimore! On Saturday October 4, the children’s music festival, Chessie Jam, will be hosting kid friendly music and fun activities. There will be free face painting from 12:00-2:00pm, an instrument petting zoo, a photo-booth, a moon-bounce, tie-dying, a storybook village, and much more! These fun things are paired with even more fun music. The featured bands include the winners of “Best Musical Album for Children,” Milkshake, and even Yo Gabba Gabba’s Biz Markie!

Join WLOY and participate in a live recording of our award winning program, “What Happens Next?” Running since 2009, this children’s program has helped promote better reading, writing, and communication skills as well as help expand imaginations. We provide the beginning of the story, but our participates figure out “what happens next!” WLOY will be promoting this program as well as working with kids to write and record their stories at Chessie Jam! Come out and enjoy some music and fun this Saturday!

Learn more about this great event on their website!



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