Food Fridays: Little Italy and Jonestown Food Tours

November 22nd, 2013 by Samantha Chemali

itapicWhat: Little Italy and Jonestown Food Tours

When: Thursdays-Saturdays between 3:00 and 6:30 pm. Check calendar for public tours, and call 202-683-8847 for private tours 

Where: Meets near Jonestown (exact meeting location will be provided upon ticket purchase)

Take a walk with through Little Italy! An area rich with history and authentic Italian culture and cuisine. Meet the residents, shop owners and restaurateurs, and hear stories that make this neighborhood so culturally significant. You will enjoy different Italian specialties that have been passed down from generation to generation, and see important gathering spots as well as centers for sports and religion.

For $53 dollars you can be a part of this tour! Visit their website for more information.

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What Are We Listening To This Week?

November 21st, 2013 by Billy Dries

Kelly Burchard – The NeighbourhoodI Love You

 While their album came out earlier this year, The Neighbourbood’s I Love You is just now making its way into my Top 25 Most Played iTunes playlist. Their motley crew of electric, hip-hop and indie rock sound is something that is hard not to like. All the tracks on I Love You flow into each other so smoothly, and while this isn’t necessarily the album that makes you want to get up and dance, it is definitely worth a listen to, if you haven’t already.

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Theatre Thursday: The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses Second Quest

November 21st, 2013 by Samantha Chemali

131122_Zelda_328x253_R1final.328.254What: The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses Second Quest

Where: The Meryerhoff

When: Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Do you love video games? Journey back to the land of Hyrule with Second Quest, the next chapter in the acclaimed world tour, The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses, featuring new music and visuals from highly requested titles Skyward SwordSpirit Tracks, and Link’s Awakening, while preserving perennial classics Ocarina of Time, The Wind Waker, Twilight Princess,and A Link to the Past in the groundbreaking four-movement symphony that took the world by storm in Goddesses’ first season. With over a half-hour of new content, Second Quest is not only a feast for the eyes and ears, but the definitive Zelda experience, a magical event you won’t want to miss!

There are still tickets left! For ticketing information visit the website here

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November 20th, 2013 by Joe Lomuti

56633bcd-cbf4-460c-9be2-9f7140276cd3Here at WLOY, we like to “keep it fresh” in everything we do. We hope to provide you with only the freshest new music, entertain you with a fresh line-up of live acts, and of course, cultivate the freshest batch of homegrown fruits the Loyola college experience has to offer. In our unrelenting quest for freshness, WLOY wishes to bring you brand new gear for the upcoming winter season. I’m not going to spoil it all, but were talking fresh sweatshirts, mugs, bags, and even tighty whites. So, help us help you by taking this brief survey. Your input matters.

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WLOY Coffee House Presents: Singer Song-writer Workshop with Claire Anthony

November 20th, 2013 by Joe Lomuti

Claire+Anthony+IMG_6259Last week we were graced with the enchanting sounds of Caleb Stine, but WLOY isn’t going to stop there! This Thursday, WLOY Coffee House Series hosts Claire Anthony, a young Baltimore singer song-writer. Claire’s soothing sound perfectly captures the ambiance of a cozy coffee house amidst a chilly November evening. However, although Claire will be performing her songs she also encourages all to share their own material. This is both a performance for the music lover, and workshop for those novice artists. It is a great opportunity to get feedback and improve your own material. So bring your guitar, or your rhymes, or maybe only your ears. Either way, the event begins Thursday evening, 9pm, in the third floor reading room. In the mean time, check out some of Claire’s music.  

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The 5th L Interview

November 20th, 2013 by Rachel

the 5th lYou may be asking yourself, who is The 5th L? Well, they are a popular, local group that performs spoken word. Your next question might be, what is spoken word? Kat and I will leave that one to the experts. The 5th L came into the station a few weeks ago and gave us the full experience of what it means to be spoken word artists, how art and creativity can help kids growing up in the inner city, and even a performance. The group is comprised of the ever talented David “Native Son” Ross and Femi “The DriFish” Lawal (Pictured above, along with their children, Kat and Rae). The two hilarious and inspiring artists took us into their world and gave us a tour of their lifestyle, writing process and inspirations. Take a listen to the whole interview and get inside the heads of two insane, powerful artists, as well as enjoying an exclusive performance.

Here is the full interview from Kat and Rae’s time with the dynamic duo!



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Review: Tunnel Vision – Little Daylight

November 20th, 2013 by Margaret Jokoh

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Little Daylight

Grade: B+

Indie pop band Little Daylight, released their EP “Tunnel Vision.” The New York based artist’s EP is a easy listen- combining synthesizers, grandeur drums and light vocals. Read the rest of this entry »

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Wacky Wednesday: The Holiday Express

November 20th, 2013 by Samantha Chemali

germanosWhat: The Holiday Express

When: November 24th, 2013

Where: Germano’s Trattoria 

Want to enjoy both a great dinner and a show? Board the Holiday Express and travel from Thanksgiving to Hanukkah and all the way to the North Pole just in time for Christmas, singing holiday favorites and ushering in a festive holiday season with singer/songwriter Todd Harrison Twining and friends. They will be featuring songs from classic Holiday films both old and new, such as White Christmas, The Polar Express, Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer, and the Little Drummer Boy. This cabaret dinner will begin at 6PM.

 Buy your tickets now on their website to make sure you get a seat!

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Blood Orange Releases Sophomore Album “Cupid Deluxe”

November 19th, 2013 by Billy Dries

Blood Orange - Cover

Blood OrangeCupid Deluxe

Letter Grade: A

Today Dev Hynes aka Blood Orange released his sophomore album, Cupid Deluxe, world wide via Domino Records. Opening with the lead singles, “Chamkay” and “You’re Not Good Enough”, the album draws you in and sets you up to be blown away by the third track “Uncle Ace”, possibly the pinnacle of Dev Hynes’ young song writing career.
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Tourism Tuesday: Passages through the Fire: Jews and the Civil War

November 19th, 2013 by Samantha Chemali

Passages-500x450What: Passages through Fire: Jews and the Civil War

When: Now until February 18th, 2014 

Where: The Jewish Museum of Maryland

Come explore a Civil War you have never experienced before! It tells the story of events of national importance, through the lens of one small group in the American populous. It looks at the ways in which the Civil War was a crucible for American Jewish identity, and how it laid the groundwork for their integration and Americanization on a large scale. It focuses not only on the battlefield, but on the difficult choices made by non-combatants throughout the struggle. The exhibition also looks at the role the conflict played in establishing a framework for the full participation of Jews in American life – militarily, politically, economically and socially – and how it set the stage for massive Jewish immigration decades later.

For more information check out their website!

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