Top 40 for 11.25.12

November 28th, 2012 by Eric Loose

There’s a few new, exciting additions to our Top 40 Albums this week! The Deftones’ Koi No Yokan has been making an impression on many listeners, and Mogwai’s album A Wrenched Virile Lore (put together by all-around music genius Tim Hecker) makes its debut in our top 10. Perhaps no jump is as significant as Andy Stott though, whose Luxury Problems earns a second spot place on the list this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Wacky Wednesday: Tour of Federal Hill!

November 28th, 2012 by Kathleen McKeveny

Join us for this fun and tasty tour of Federal Hill! Tickets must be purchased in advance. Visit 7 local businesses, starting with a shop or gallery, and then 6 restaurants and taverns for food, drink, and fun. Meet at 6 pm at Shofer’s Furniture, 930 S. Charles Street. Pick up your tickets there! Come as part of a group, or on your own!

Where: Federal Hill Main St.
42 E. Cross St.
Baltimore, MD

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Theater Thursdays: Million Dollar Quartet

November 28th, 2012 by Kathleen McKeveny

Million Dollar Quartet is the Tony Award winning Broadway musical, inspired by the electrifying true story of the collaboration of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins. This show brings to life the greatest jam session of all time that gave birth to classics like Blue Suede Shoes, Great Balls of Fire, Walk the Line, and Folsom Prison Blues, among others. Don’t miss out on this week’s Theater Thursday event!

When: November 27, 2012- December 2, 2012

Hippodrome Theater at THe France-Merrick Performing Arts Center
12 N. Eutaw St.
Baltimore, MD

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Tourism Tuesday: Homewood by Candlelight

November 27th, 2012 by Kathleen McKeveny

Decorated for the holidays with garlands and boxwood by the Homeland Garden Club, Homewood exudes a festive spirit that is best witnessed at the museum’s annual Homewood by Candlelight open house. The reception hall will be more than festive with live music by harpist Lynn Goodfellow, not to mention that refreshments will be served in the wine cellar! Don’t miss out on this week’s Tourism Tuesday!

When: Monday, December 3rd, 2012. 5pm- 7pm

Where: Homewood Museum
Johns Hopkins University
3400 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD

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40th Annual Mayor’s Christmas Parade!

November 27th, 2012 by The Professor

Join us Sunday December 2nd at 1pm for the 40th Annual Mayor’s Christmas Parade. WLOY is parading for the 3rd year and we’ve got some new surprises for this year! Not only do we have the usual candy canes and tons more snowballs, but we’ve got new t-shirts, stuffed toys and more. It’s going to be another great one. Last year we blew through 1000 candy canes before reaching 36th street so this year we have 2000!

The parade begins at 1pm at the intersection of Falls & Cold Spring moving south down Falls to 36th Street where it turns East and continues to Chestnut. Rest assured the roadside will be packed. Get there early and have a blast! See you Sunday!!!

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Thursday: Late Night Concert with SwampCandy

November 26th, 2012 by Christa Constantine

Head over to McGuire Hall this Thursday at 9 p.m. for a FREE Late Night concert featuring Swampcandy, an old school stomp and boogie band from Annapolis, Md. While at the event, enter a FREE raffle for your chance to win tickets to see Nada Surf or X & the Reverend Horton Heat. This is WLOY’s LAST Late Night concert of the semester, so you don’t want to miss it!

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9:30 Club Giveaway of the Week – Nada Surf

November 26th, 2012 by Christa Constantine

Now that we’ve stuffed ourselves with tryptophan, it’s time for another 9:30 Club spotlight. This week’s giveaway is NADA SURF! The show is next Tuesday, December 11th at the 9:30 Club in Washington D.C. Wanna come away with a free pair? Come by our Late Night Concert this Thursday and enter for FREE for a chance to win!

Come up short? No worries! We’ve got an EXCLUSIVE ticket purchase link right here!

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Sports Saturdays: Loyola Women’s Basketball Takes On Towson

November 18th, 2012 by Kathleen McKeveny

Don’t miss out on this Baltimore-area throw down! Loyola has home court advantage for only the second time this season, be there to support your fellow Greyhounds! if not, you can enjoy live stats, video and audio online.

Where: Reitz Arena, Loyola University Maryland
4501 North Charles St.
Baltimore, MD

When: Sunday, Nov, 25, 2012
2:00 p.m.

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Food Fridays: Baltimore Dine Around

November 18th, 2012 by Kathleen McKeveny

The Baltimore Dine Around is a completely customizable Food Tour that brings together history, architecture, culture and cuisine in Fells Point, Federal Hill, Little Italy, or Mt. Vernon. Each tour is approximately 3 hours but all other aspects are up to you! Make a reservation today to enjoy an in-depth perspective of the history, culture, architecture and of course, FOOD in the neighborhood of your choice!

For more information please call Baltimore Food Tours at, 202-683-8847!

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Theater Thursdays: Baltimore Improv Comedy Show!

November 18th, 2012 by Kathleen McKeveny

Come laugh away all those unforgiving Thanksgiving pounds with the Baltimore Improv Group! Watch as these troupes create hilarious scenes while interacting with the audience. Come take part in this night of laughter by yourself or with family and friends!

When: November 24th, 2012

Where: Strand Theater Company
1823 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD

For more information about this show please visit their website.

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