Singer/Songwriter Workshop This Thursday 11/11

November 9th, 2010 by Amanda Nolan

This Thursday 11/11 (oooh – make a wish!) WLOY is hosting yet another Singer/Songwriter Workshop! This time we are co-sponsoring the event with Spectrum, Loyola’s Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender and Allied Awareness and Support group. There will be coffee, there will be cookies and there will be special performances. Don’t forget to bring your own instruments and signature writing with you to get some tips and tricks. This event will be in the Reading Room from 9 – 11 so make sure to stop by!

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Tourism Tuesday: The Water Taxi

November 9th, 2010 by Alex Fili

Ready to take to the opens seas? Well, in Baltimore, you can at least take the Harbor with the Water Taxi.  It’s the perfect mode of transportation for exploring and sightseeing in Baltimore.

For more than twenty-five years, the Water Taxi has been one of the best guides to Baltimore waterfront. Providing access to dozens of tourism attractions, restaurants, and boutiques, you can take the Taxi to the Aquarium, the Rusty Scupper, Harbor East, Maritime Park, Captain James Landing and more!

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Poll: Who do YOU want to see at Loyolapalooza?

November 8th, 2010 by Amanda Nolan

Every year SGA (the Student Government Association, don’tyaknow) hosts one of the biggest free events on campus – Loyolapalooza. Food is served, games are played, faces are painted and music is heard. This year, we want to hear YOUR input. That’s right – you can have a say in what act comes to Loyolapalooza in the spring of 2011. Comment here with your thoughts and ideas, and your favorite artist just might serenade you in the center of the quad!

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New Releases 11.08.10

November 8th, 2010 by Amanda Nolan

Looking to download some new musical artists? A lot of indie acts have dropped LPs this week! Highlights from this week’s bunch include Ohio rock band The Greenhornes and indie act Justin Kline. Check them out (as well as the others) by reading on…
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Win Free Tix to The Dandy Warhols!

November 8th, 2010 by The Professor

Listen up to win! Only on The SAMANDA Show Monday night 9-11pm on WLOY. Listen in and you’ll be able to win a pair of tickets to see The Dandy Warhols live at Rams Head Live! We don’t know how they’re going to do it – so be ready to call 410-617-5346, or Instant Message from the website or your own IM client to WLOYLive or Tweet them or something. It’s all up to them and YOU. Good Luck!

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Museum Monday: Geppi’s Entertainment Museum

November 8th, 2010 by Alex Fili

Who ever said there couldn’t be a museum about pop culture? At Geppi’s Entertainment Museum, you can take a stroll through memory lane with some of your childhood favorites, everything from comic strips to TV shows, books to feature films.

With almost 6,000 artifacts spanning the last 250 years, in this case comics, cereal boxes, dolls, games, and more, you’re sure to encounter some of the most legendary and generation-shaping characters (Superman, Mickey Mouse, and Barbie to name a few!) In each room, you’ll find both educational and entertaining exhibits to bring your imagination to life.

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Sports Saturday: Baltimore Blast

November 6th, 2010 by Amanda Nolan

Have you been missing the excitement that came from the World Cup? Or do you want an excuse to break out your dusty vuvuzela once more? Well, you have a chance to do just that coming up soon because the 2010-2011 season for the Major Indoor Soccer League is beginning!

Why not kick off your love for indoor soccer by heading to the season starter for Baltimore’s own team: the Baltimore Blast! With some new and exciting prospects added to the team, watch as Baltimore’s premiere team takes on the Chicago Riot on November 19 at 7:35.

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Goo Goo Dolls

November 5th, 2010 by Kate Marshall


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Goo Goo Dolls Interview

November 5th, 2010 by Tim Teeling

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The Goo Goo Dolls rocked Loyola’s campus over Halloween weekend, 10.29.10 to be exact, and luckily I managed to grab a quick interview with the band before the show as they relaxed in McGuire Hall. Half of McGuire was converted into the band’s dressing room, complete with fifty-inch TVs, leather couches, and the overwhelming stench of crab cakes. After adapting to the smell, I sat down at a table with the trio and talked about the new album, the song writing process, and the story behind “Iris”. You can listen to the interview mp3 below!

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We Are Scientists Interview

November 5th, 2010 by Tim Teeling

Last month Ryan Nisley and Taylor DeBoer had the good fortune of talking with Keith Murray of the band We Are Scientists. The band played a show at the Metro Gallery downtown, so the three of us walked across the street and chatted inside the Charles Street theater. Our conversation took us from the release of the band’s most recent album to the concept of rock songs transformed into European soccer chants by football hooligans. You can listen to the interview in the mp3 below!

During the show the band let loose with an in-your-face Brit pop attitude that was all about having fun. Keith and Chris, the bassist, joked between songs and interacted with the crowd to create an intimate atmosphere. If you haven’t heard of We Are Scientists, check out their newest album, Barbara that was released over the summer.

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