WLOY Movie Night presents The Dark Side of Oz

December 8th, 2010 by Amanda Nolan

This Thursday Dec 10 WLOY is hosting its last Coffeehouse movie night of the year! Come to the Reading Room at 9pm to watch The Wizard of Oz like you’ve never seen before!

We’re showing The Dark Side of Oz, which refers to the auditory pairing of 1973 Pink Floyd album Dark Side of the Moon with the visual portion of the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz. Once paired at the end of the MGM lion’s third roar, the album and the film appear to correspond with one another, creating one overall “trippy” experience!

It’s your last chance to relax before the onslaught of finals, so come and let WLOY provide the popcorn and the entertainment.

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Mayor’s Christmas Parade ’10

December 8th, 2010 by Kate Marshall

Lilrickism sharing his rhymes at the WLOY Coffee House

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For the first time this year, WLOY was asked to participate in the Mayor’s Christmas Parade! Full of Christmas cheer, reindeer, and flamingos (in true Hampden fashion) our float rolled down the streets handing out over 600 candy canes to the surrounding crowds! Check out the float we constructed and definitely make sure to go next year.

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John Lennon 1940 – 1980

December 8th, 2010 by Amanda Nolan

Today is the 30th anniversary of John Lennon’s death. We remember him for not only his prolific career with the Beatles, but also his impressive solo career that followed. There are so many words that one can say about John Lennon; in short, he is an inspiration for the young and the old, and his influence has stretched across many generations. A peacemaker, political activist, and voice of a generation, Lennon will be forever remembered for changing music.

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Wacky Wednesday: Baltimore Clayworks

December 8th, 2010 by Alex Fili

Ready to get your hands dirty?

With a variety of programs involving hands-on classes, short workshops, lectures and gallery talks, Baltimore Clayworks provides us with very intimate and enhanced access to the world of ceramic art.

Clayworks also offers informal educational programs during open studio time, where individuals can work with artists, students, and interns as well as gaining inspiration from the works of residents and national artists alike. You can also check out the exhibits on display in support of local artists. Children, families, friends, all are welcome to a good time here.

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Tourism Tuesday: Top of the World Observation Level

December 7th, 2010 by Alex Fili

It’s always a good thing to explore the individual parts of a city, but sometimes its best to just stand back and view the city as a whole. The Top of the World Observation Level on the 27th floor of the World Trade Center in the Inner Harbor allows us all this exhilarating experience.

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Museum Monday: “Out of This World”

December 6th, 2010 by Alex Fili

With the holiday season around us, there is sure to be a bit more baking going around town. You put so much work into those baked goods, sometimes it feels like you’re making your great and artful masterpiece, don’t you?  While he didn’t bake his art, 20th century artist and baker Eugene Von Bruenchenhein would likely agree.

Baker by trade and self-taught Wisconsin artist, Bruenchenhein made his first paintings on box panels he brought home from the bakery. While not particularly successful during his lifetime, he still produced thousands of paintings, sculptures and photographs. Now, 27 years after his death, the American Visionary Art Museum, along with two other museums, is celebrating the centenary of his Bruenchenhein’s birth by having a solo exhibit of his works.

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Top 20 12.3.10

December 3rd, 2010 by Tim Teeling

The Naked and Famous take the number one spot yet again on WLOY’s Top 20 Countdown. Cee Lo Green is still hanging on along with Kings of Leon, Matt & Kim, and The Gaslight Anthem. A notable new addition this week at number two is 30 Seconds to Mars featuring Kanye West with Hurricane 2.0. Tune in next week to see a special edition of the Top 20 for the end of the semester! Nolan and Tim are sure to have something up their sleeves!

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Game Summary: Loyola Men’s Basketball, 52, St. Peter’s, 55

December 2nd, 2010 by Anthony Santiago

The Loyola Greyhounds fall to 3-3 losing to the St. Peter’s Peacocks, 55-52, at Reitz Arena.

The Greyhounds are now 2-2 for at home, with an 0-1 record on the road.

Against the Peacocks, Dylon Cormier, guard, was the only player in double digits with 11 points. Jamal Barney followed with 9 points and 6 rebounds. Robert Olson led the team in rebounds with 7.

It wasn’t enough to go up against the Peacocks. St. Peter’s had two players in double digits: Ryan Bacon, 10 points, and Jeron Belin, 16 points. Jeron Belin also led the team with 6 rebounds.
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Theater Thursday: Single Carrot Theatre

December 2nd, 2010 by Alex Fili

“The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution.” – Paul Cezanne

Are you ready for the revolution? The Single Carrot Theatre works to embrace such concepts of singularity, innovation, and fresh outlooks. Constantly supporting up-and-coming artists, performing diverse and important works, taking new looks on the classics, and enabling a truly unforgettable theater experience, it is no surprise it was ranked “Best Theatre Company” by the City Paper Best of Baltimore 2009.

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Karyn Oliver At Singer-Songwriter Coffeehouse on Thursday!

December 1st, 2010 by Amanda Nolan

Finals are creeping up on all students here at Loyola, but WLOY is here to help you de-stress during such a tumultuous time! Tomorrow, Thursday December 2, WLOY will be hosting yet another Singer-Songwriter Coffeehouse at 9pm in the Reading Room! This Coffeehouse is featuring a prominent singer-songwriter in the Baltimore area Karyn Oliver, who is also a WLOY DJ as host of The Mobtown Couch which airs every Thursday from 11AM – noon! So, gather your friends and come by the Coffeehouse to relax a bit before such a stressful time, all while listening to some great music.

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