Throw Back Thursday Album Review: “Move Along” – The All-American Rejects

October 22nd, 2015 by Allison Langley

MoveAlong

The All- American Rejects album “Move Along” was an album that gave the group honorable popularity. Their pop album topped the charts leading with their singles “Dirty Little Secret”, “Move Along”, and “It Ends Tonight”. Their album touched on the topics of cheating on your significant other and also how when you are faced with tough situations in your life you have to face them and “Move along”.

The album started off with the lead singer finding out that his girlfriend has a “Dirty Little Secret”. He soon finds out that his girlfriends’ secret is that she is cheating on him but he is so in love with her that he offers to look past her cheating because he wants them to stay together. The album has a nice flow to it, with the lead singer finding out his girlfriend is cheating leading to the singer move on with his life. But at the end of the album the singer goes back to his girlfriend begging for her to come back. Read the rest of this entry »



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WLOY Takes on CBI

October 22nd, 2015 by Allison Langley

CBI

Its that time of year again! This Thursday through Saturday (Oct. 22-24) WLOY will be taking 6 lucky staffers to attend the College Broadcaster, Inc. (CBI) convention in Minneapolis. WLOY has been attending this conference for over 10 years!

CBI focuses on media groups within high school and colleges. They aim to educate students and advisers on the different and important elements of this industry. The conference focuses heavily on student participation involving training sessions, and a Q & A on technology.

This year Clinton Forry is the keynote speaker. Forry is an experienced broadcaster, writer, and producer; he will be contributing some very interesting material and topics to CBI this year!

WLOY will also there be to take a home a trophy (cheers!) for our promotional video! Very Exciting! On top of that, listen in on Friday to hear WLOY live from Minneapolis with possible band interviews!



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Theater Thursday: The Sound of Music

October 22nd, 2015 by Allison Langley

Soundofmusic What: The Sound of Music

When: December 8th- 10th

Where: Hippodrome Theatre

Baltimore is truly alive with the sound of music! Come December 8th through the 10th you will be able to experience the amazing show that is The Sound of Music! It is a heart-warming tale about a nun turned nanny finding true love. Written by Rodgers and Hammerstein and directed by Jack O’Brien, it is a truly amazing and captivating musical. You may know a couple of the songs such as “My Favourite Things” and “Do-Re-Mi”. The Sound of Music will be an amazing show with tunes you can quietly hum or sing along to under your breath!

As you have some time make sure to get your tickets in advance! Do not miss out on this fabulous show!

Click here for more information on tickets!



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Wacky Wednesday: MICA Haunted House

October 21st, 2015 by Allison Langley

MICA Haunted House What: Mica Haunted House 2015: Fever Dream

Where: The Gateway: 1601 W Mount Royal Avenue

When: October 22-24

Since it is October, here is another Haunted House! MICA is hosting their 8th annual haunted to house, guaranteed to be the spookiest and horrifying! It is being described as a warped dreamscape…ooo…very artsy. In true MICA fashion it is highly detailed and done to a T. Immerse yourself into your worst nightmare as you walk through 20 different rooms in this elaborate maze!

Minimum age is 12! There will be strobe lights and fog machines in this maze! It runs October 22, 10pm-1230am; October 23, 830pm-12am; October 24, 7pm-930pm. $10 for tickets and $5 for MICA students and faculty. –Get them quickly! They run out fast!

Check out more photos and information here!



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Tourism Tuesday: Maryland Zoo

October 20th, 2015 by Allison Langley

MDZOOWhat: Maryland Zoo

Where: Baltimore, MD

When: 10-4pm Daily

If you are visiting Baltimore I see no reason why you shouldn’t visit The Maryland Zoo. The Maryland Zoo hosts a wide variety of animals from penguins to elephants! After you have viewed some very cool mammals grab a bite at The Whistle Stop Grille, The Natural Selections, Railway Express, or just a simple refreshment station. All very yummy! There are so many things to explore: enjoy a Penguin Encounter from 11am to 2pm, or try the Family Scavenger Hunt. The Maryland Zoo is keen on conservation of the planets animals; donations are always appreciated!
If you are in town this weekend check out ZooBoo! There will be trick-or-treating, costume contests and much more! Don’t miss out on all the fun The Maryland Zoo offers and come on by the next time you’re in Charm City!



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Charm City Devils Interview!

October 20th, 2015 by Allison Langley

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Tune in this wednesday to “It’s a Hard Rock Life”! Yes! 10/21, at 2pm “It’s a Hard Rock Life” will be joined by John Allen, lead singer for National Act, and Baltimore’s own, Charm City Devils. John has been actively involved in the music business since his days in the mid 80’s as the drummer for Child’s Play, a Hard Rock/Glam Metal band from East Baltimore. Charm City Devils has released three studio albums, and have attained mainstream rock charts success. Their single, “Unstoppable”, was used by the WWE as the official theme for the No Way Out 2012 Pay Per View. John, will be there to discuss the beginnings of Charm City Devils, influences, song writing, his view of the Baltimore Rock scene, and more! Do not miss out on this live and interesting interview!



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Halloween 2015 Glow-in-the-dark WLOY Shirt!

October 20th, 2015 by The Professor

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They’re here!

The first of the new WLOY Limited Edition Artist Series shirts! Only 100 made in every edition. These are designed by WLOY alumnus David Gregory, also killer guitarist in Nightsbridge and creator of amazing show posters all over town. Shirts are $20 each, glow-in-the-dark, and will never be made again. Get yours while you can via our Thursday night events (8-10pm) our Live at Boulder tables (Fridays 12-2pm), at the station or via Paypal. Wear yours to our outdoor showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show on Thursday 10/29 and win prizes!


Choose Your Size






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WLOY Open Mic Night 10/22

October 19th, 2015 by Allison Langley

Open Mic Night Logo

Calling one and all! WLOY is hosting another awesome open mic night! Bring any talent you have! Try out some slam-poetry, entertain us with knock-knock joke, and belt your absolutely favorite tune! WLOY will be there to support you and to encourage you to share!

Sooth your vocal chords with some FREE coffee (de-cafe and café of course) and FREE delicious and delectable snacks. Don’t forget to check out our awesome merchandise! Take home a big mug WLOY mug to sip your favorite fall drinks in!

Bring your friends; bring your family; bring your tap dancing dog and jam out this Thursday with WLOY! We would love to hear and see you there!



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Museum Monday: The Art of the Ancient World

October 19th, 2015 by Allison Langley

ArtAncient What: The Art of the Ancient World

Where: The Walters Art Museum

When: October 25, 1pm-2pm

Come by The Walters Art Museum next this weekend and check out a super cool new exhibit: The Art of the Ancient World! Not only learn about how the people of the ancient world lived and behaved but see how their art corresponds to war, politics and day to day activities.

The Walters Art Museum is unique in that they truly host art from ancient times to the 20th century. They touch on many time periods and historical groups. It is safe to say you can gain a wealth of knowledge about several time periods through visiting this museum!

The best part about this tour is that its free! Just walk in learn some new and interesting history! Click here for more information!



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September DJ Of the Month

October 13th, 2015 by Rachel

Legends of Rock Congrats to DJ Matt of Legends of Rock, Tuesday 4-6pm, for winning DJ of the Month for September! A well deserved win. Matt’s show highlights classic rock at it’s best and playing all the greats. Matt has been on the air since his sophomore year here at Loyola! Matt is also a lover and support of local music, often attending the WLOY CoffeeHouse and Late Night Concerts. Listen to Matt’s show every Tuesday from 4-6pm for some rock history and music that will put you in a good mood. Be sure to tune in, and stay up-to-date on wloy.org for more updates from Matt, including an album review and a concert review, here on wloy.org!

Also, Follow us on Snapchat! He will be taking over the WLOY Snapchat next week (October 20th) for his show!



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