Night Visions: Imagine Dragons’ Big Debut

December 7th, 2012 by Kathleen McKeveny

These Las Vegas rockers’ debut is high energy, with each track both as unique and catchy as the next. Its clean production and innovative percussion provide for an extraordinary desire to sing-a-long with these upbeat tracks. Each song has multiple explosive moments, which speaks to the recent shift towards dance-influenced music. But all the while, Imagine Dragons maintains their rocker image without getting lost in the allure of over-production or synthesizing. Read the rest of this entry »

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WLOY and Word on the Street Highlighted

December 6th, 2012 by The Professor

Nothing like some bonus press for the work we do. After a mention in the Baltimore Sun and front page coverage in the great DC street paper Street Sense, we follow it up with a piece in Loyola Magazine. It’s always good to let the rest of the world know we do more than just spin some records now and then!

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Theater Thursday: Santa on Harford Road

December 6th, 2012 by Kathleen McKeveny

Get ready for a jam-packed day with Santa, all along Harford Road! Take in a performance from area students at Mid Atlantic Center for the Performing Arts

(show times at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:30 p.m., call for reservations at 443-438-4525).

11:00 a.m. -Enjoy holiday crafts at the Hamilton Gallery
1:30 p.m. Visit the Last Chance Holiday Craft Show at Faith Community Church.
OR find Santa at the Red Canoe; the Arcadian Rhythms will be there to lead a sing-along.
At 4:30 p.m., Santa’s House at 4500 Harford Road will be open for visitors. Come tell Santa your holiday wishes!

When: Saturday, December 8 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Harford Road, Baltimore, MD

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Wacky Wednesday: Holiday Craft in Center Plaza

December 5th, 2012 by Kathleen McKeveny

Featuring 30 vendors, crafts will range from hand-crafted ornaments, jewelry and gift cards, to winter outerwear, gifts for the home and much more! Free hot beverages for shoppers as they browse!
The market will also feature local food vendors, who will be selling warm snacks & both lunch and dinner specials!

Discover unique holiday gifts created by local artists, and take care of your holiday shopping!

For more information, please visit

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Tourism Tuesday: Home for the Holidays Bus Tour

December 4th, 2012 by Kathleen McKeveny

Get into the old-fashioned holiday spirit and visit five of Baltimore’s premiere historic sites decorated in their holiday finest! This all day excursion tackle five sites all share a common history – the development of the B&O Railroad. Visit the B&O Railroad Museum, a rare look inside the Maryland Club, Evergreen Museum, Homewood House and Mount Clare. Ticket includes admission, lunch, refreshments, and transportation. Prepaid reservations required. Space is limited, so be sure to reserve early! Don’t miss out on this Tourism Tuesday!

For more information or to make reservations, call 410-752-2462, ext 221 or visit

When: Tuesday, December 11 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Where: Mount Clare Museum House, 1500 Washington Boulevard

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Join WLOY for A Muppet Christmas Carol

December 4th, 2012 by Joelle Hernandez

Come out to WLOY’s late night event this week and get into the holiday spirit! Watch A Muppet Christmas Carol on Thursday, December 4, 2012 in the Reading Room of the Andrew White Students’ Center from 9-11pm. There will be holiday treats as well as a chance to win tickets to see the band “of Montreal” on December 14 at the 9:30 club!

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December DJs of the Month: Chelsey and Jess

December 3rd, 2012 by Christa Constantine

Congratulations to Chelsey Puglisi and Jess Dohman of Fun Fixins for achieving the title of December DJs of the Month! Chelsey and Jess are two of WLOY’s sophomore rookie DJs, but any listener would think they were veterans. Tune in on Thursdays from 12-1pm for a midday selection of alt rock and small talk from this charismatic duo.

It’s the end of the semester, but January will still have a new set of DJs of the Month! Who will it be? Head over to Facebook to vote!

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Museum Monday: “The Wounded Drummer Boy”

December 2nd, 2012 by Kathleen McKeveny

This extensive exhibition brings together works of art, such as Eastman Johnson’s Study for “The Wounded Drummer Boy” from the Brooklyn Museum, and objects of material culture, such as weaponry, musical instruments, and clothing, to tell the stories of the war, from the soldiers who fought in its battles to the home front. Come join us this Museum Monday!

Where: Washington County Museum of Fine Arts
401 Museum Drive City Park
Hagerstown, MD

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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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