Theater Thursday: Hairspray

June 28th, 2012 by Chris Sweeney

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily, until July 1
Toby’s Dinner Theatre
5625 O’Donnell Street , Baltimore , MD 21224

Toby’s Dinner Theatre is featuring a daily performance of Hairspray: The Broadway Musical. Enjoy a meal along with this musical interpretation of John Waters’ 1988 film. You can explore Baltimore not only literally, by visiting Toby’s Dinner Theatre, but also figuratively, by experiencing the musical, set in Baltimore in 1962 and based on a film by a local icon.

For more information, visit Toby’s on the web or call 410-649-1660



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Moe Interview

June 28th, 2012 by The Professor

Interviewed by Phil Leverrier ’07.

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Wacky Wednesday: Summer Socials at West Shore Park

June 27th, 2012 by Chris Sweeney

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 27, 5pm-8pm
400-500 blocks of Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

Come to Baltimore’s West Shore Park on Friday, July 27 for a family-friendly gathering full of music, food, drink, and more. Enjoy the summer weather with music from Beach Bumz Band. Fill up at the food trucks or visit the beer & wine garden. There’s a kid-friendly play area as well. The event is free to attend.

For more information, visit waterfrontpartnership.org or e-mail beth@waterfrontpartnership.org



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Gigamesh Tickets – Enter to Win with WLOY!

June 25th, 2012 by Christa Constantine

Want to go see Gigamesh at Baltimore Soundstage on July 11th? You’re in luck! WLOY is giving away two sets of tickets to go see the show, and all you have to do is listen to 1620AM on the radio, on wloy.org, on iTunes radio, or TuneIn Radio App to win! Doors open at 8pm, and the show starts at 9pm.

Stay tuned to WLOY all summer long for more ticket giveaways – don’t miss your chance to win!



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Local Music Spotlight Show 2

June 22nd, 2012 by The Professor

Today’s playlist:

1. Woody Lissauer – Roses – Woody Lissauer
2. Midway Fair – Fairest of Them All – The Distance of the Moon at Daybreak
3. Midway Fair Interview
4. Sahffi – Waiting for Me – Turning Tides
5. GoatFish – Keep Your Head – The Gift of the Nymph
6. GoatFish Interview
7. Ella’s Umbrella – Perfect Enough – Colors in Our Sky
8. Teporah – Love Isn’t Enough – Bar Tunes
9. Teporah Interview
10. QueenEarth – MsMarvelous (Feat. Ama Chandra) – QueenEarth at Reservoir Hill Festival
11. QueenEarth Interview
12. Midway Fair – Blue Eyes – The Distance of the Moon at Daybreak

Tune in every Friday at 3pm to hear great local bands!



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Food Friday: Blue Water Berry Festival

June 22nd, 2012 by Chris Sweeney

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11-3 Saturday, June 23
Herring Run Park
3900 Bel Air Rd

Blue Water Baltimore will host a Berry Festival this Saturday, June 23rd. The festival’s main event is a berry dessert competition, and contestants are required to use berries and fruits native to Maryland. There will be food and from local vendors Big Bad Wolf and Souper Freaks food truck and drinks from New Belgium Brewery, Whole Foods, and Honest Tea. Local musicians Brooks Long and Funk Friday are scheduled to perform. Come out and enjoy live music, good food, and handmade items from local craftmakers.

For more information, visit bluewaterbaltimore.org



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Wacky Wednesday: Baltimore Science Fiction Society

June 20th, 2012 by Chris Sweeney

Saturdays 8:30pm
3310 E. Baltimore Street

The Baltimore Science Fiction Society holds a general meeting on the second Saturday of each month. Meetings are free and open to the public. Includes general science fiction discussion as well as planning for the annual Balticon, a science fiction convention in Baltimore. Socializing before and after the meeting. More informal, social meetings occur at 8:00pm on the fourth Saturday of every month.

For more information, check out http://www.bsfs.org/



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Tourism Tuesday: Star-Spangled Trails

June 19th, 2012 by The Professor

With the great spring weather, why not take a walk around Baltimore’s Star-Spangled Trails.  Explore this system of guided and self-guided walking trails to encounter inspiring stories of our nation’s heritage, set in the unique landscape of the Chesapeake’s largest city. Learn more by visiting www.nps.gov/balt, exploring information about the individual trails, or by picking up trail brochures at the Baltimore Visitor Center.  Baltimore not only has a great history, but it’s expanding trail systems and greenways make everything from a lunchtime stroll to a full day hike easy and fun.



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WLOY Interview Archives

June 19th, 2012 by The Professor

We’re almost done loading up all of our past interviews. Keep an eye on this spot for more updates as there are still more to come. Of course, we’re always adding new ones all the time when bands stop by and hang out. Check out the full archives!



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Silopanna 2012 Is Coming!

June 19th, 2012 by The Professor

It’s another great summer for music in Baltimore! Finally, after a couple of months of waiting, the lineup has been announced and we know where WLOY is going to be on August 11, 2012! We’ll be reporting from the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds from 11am to 11pm where we’ll be seeing:

CAKE
Citizen Cope
G. Love & Special Sauce
Robert Randolph & the Family Band
J. Roddy Walston & the Business
Jimmie’s Chicken Shack
Audra Mae
Yuna
Joe Pug
Pasadena
The Grilled Lincolns
jarflys
Sweet Leda
Swampcandy
Tobias Russell
Pressing Strings
Stiletto
Sun Club Band
School of Rock

And, some lucky listeners will be going for free! Stay tuned for our giveaways for Silopanna!

Lost? The Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds are at 1450 Generals Highway, Crownsville MD 21032.

Need more info? Jump to the Silopanna Music Festival website.



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