Theater Thursdays: “Wait for the Sun”

November 8th, 2012 by Kathleen McKeveny

Don’t miss out on the commemoration the 50th Anniversary of the Million Man March on Washington, D.C. with this play written by Baltimore author, Edward “Jerry” Williams. On Wednesday August 28th, 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. told the world that he had a dream. The Living History Group will present an original play dedicated to his dream of freedom and peace in the world. Also, the show will be fundraiser for the Arena Players and the Waxter Senior Center.. Tickets are only $7! Don’t miss out!

To buy tickets, just send the number of tickets reserved (seats are limited!) and a check to: The Living History Group, P.O. Box 31682, Baltimore, Maryland 21207.

When: Tuesday, November 13th at 7:00PM
Where: The Arena Playhouse, 801 McCulloh St. Baltimore, MD

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Theatre Thursday: John Waters and John Travolta visit MICA

November 8th, 2012 by Jordan Hernandez

Legendary actor John Travolta will be at The Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) on November 10, 2012. He will be a guest of John Waters and the two will engage in this on-going series of “Open Conversations”. This will support the continuation of the Maryland Film Festival that takes place every year in May. For more information on this Open Conversation please visit:

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9:30 Club Giveaway of the Week – G. Love & Special Sauce

November 8th, 2012 by Christa Constantine

We’ve got a pair of tickets to see G. Love & Special Sauce at the 9:30 Club next Friday, November 16th – and we want to send you! How can you win? Come by our Coffeehouse event tonight from 9-11pm to enter the raffle, and you could walk away with two passes to the show and a winner’s sense of accomplishment.

Didn’t win? Click here to purchase exclusive WLOY tickets, courtesy of the 9:30 Club!

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Wacky Wednesday: Historic Federal Hill Ghost Tour

November 7th, 2012 by Joelle Hernandez

Scarborough Fair Bed and Breakfast 

801 S. Charles Street

Baltimore, MD 21230

Still in the Halloween spirit? Take a one hour guided tour through Federal Hill with the Historic Federal Hill Ghost Tour. Hear tales of murder, mystery, and legend while learning about the history and technique of ghost hunting. Tours run Saturdays and Sundays through November 17 at 6 and 8:30pm. at the Scarborough Fair Bed and Breakfast.

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New Releases 3 November 2012

November 7th, 2012 by Billy Dries

This week we’ve got some great new music. Gary Clark Jr. released his debut album, and Bat For Lashes, Ty Segall, and A Fine Frenzy are all back with amazing new releases. Also making the chart are Dinosaur Eyelids, and Sky Ferreira, a couple of up and coming artists that have no shortage of tallent. Check back weekly for even more new release

Artist Album Recommended Tracks RIYL
1 Bat For Lashes The Haunted Man 1,3,6  The Beta Band, The Dismemberment Plan
2  Sky Ferreira Ghost EP 4,2,1  Alanis Morisette, Cat Power, Aimee Mann
3  Gary Clark Jr. Blak and Blu 1,3,4,8  Jack White, Trombone Shorty
4  Dinosaur Eyelids  Conflagration 5,2,3  The Black Crowes, The Presidents of the United States of America
5  Ty Segall  Twins  1,5,3  The White Stripes, Pavement
6 A Fine Frenzy  Pines 2,8,4 Fiest, Cat Power, Ellie Goulding

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Top 40 for 11.4.12

November 7th, 2012 by Eric Loose

Check out this week’s Top 40 albums, courtesy of WLOY! Whether it’s the top spot belonging to Flying Lotus or listen to something farther down the list like the brand new Kendrick Lamar album, there’s bound to be a few albums on the list for you to fall in love with while you’re drying off from Sandy and hunkering down for another Nor’easter. Enjoy!  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sports Saturday: 20th Anniversary of Oriole Park at Camden Yards

November 1st, 2012 by Joelle Hernandez

Camden Yards 

333 W Camden St.

Baltimore, MD 21201

Join the Orioles at Camden Yards for their 20th Anniversary now through December 31st! The Orioles are celebrating their home of 20 years with upgrades in the park which include a new roof deck above the center field batter’s eye, the Art of the Game sports gallery, and new dining options. This celebration will be taking place at Camden Yards which is located at 333 W Camden Street in Baltimore, MD.

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2012 Costume Contest!

October 31st, 2012 by The Professor

Costume Contest 2012: post up your halloween costume on the WLOY Facebook page by 5pm tomorrow and win your choice of one pair for any of these shows from WLOY! If your costume really rocks you might get more than one show!

K’NAAN – Friday, November 2 – Ram’s Head Live
GOV’T MULE & moe. – Saturday, November 3 – Fillmore
The Rocket Summer – Monday, November 5 – Fillmore
Theory of a Deadman – Wednesday, November 7 – Filmore
Motion City Soundtrack – Thursday, November 8 – 9:30 Club
Yelawolf – Saturday, November 10 – Fillmore
Joseph Gordon-Levitt – Tuesday, November 13 – Warner Theater

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Wacky Wednesdays- RACE: Are We So Different?

October 31st, 2012 by Kathleen McKeveny

This exhibit explores three themes: the everyday experience of race, the contemporary science that is challenging common ideas about race, and the history of this idea in the United States. Explore your own personal identity through a new lens all day everyday until January 1st.

Try something new and interesting this Wacky Wednesday!

Where: 601 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21230

Visit for more information!

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Tourism Tuesdays: Poe at CENTERSTAGE

October 30th, 2012 by Kathleen McKeveny

Hometown favorite Bruce Nelson stars in this biographical production about the final years of Baltimore’s beloved emblem of oddness, Edgar Alan Poe. Reviews have said, “This new script playfully and poignantly adds up the sum of a life lived.” Don’t miss out on this weeks Tourism Tuesday!

Where: 700 N. Calvert Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

When: October 17, 2012 – November 25, 2012 | 12:00am – 12:00am

For more information, visit

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