September 24th, 2013 by Rachel
When: Saturday, October 19th 12:00pm- 4:00pm
Interesting in partying with the bears at the Maryland Zoo? Well then OktoBEARfest may be for you! On October 19th, you can spend the day wining and dining alongside the lions, tigers and bears, oh my! Not 21+ yet? No worries, the event is open for all ages, and tickets are cheaper if you don’t plan on drinking. There will be live polka music, plenty of local food vendors and you get to spend the day wondering the zoo.
Tickets for non-drinkers start at $12 and tickets for 21+ (who plan on drinking) start at $20.
Check out the Maryland Zoo online for more ticketing information and details on the days events!
September 23rd, 2013 by The Professor
We Will Rock You is coming to the US and making it’s debut in Baltimore! The ‘rock theatrical’, built around 24 of Queen’s biggest hits, will launch its national tour in Baltimore, MD, at the Hippodrome Theatre, October 15-20, 2013. Tickets are on sale now and are available at the Hippodrome Theatre Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at 410-547-SEAT or 800- 551-SEAT, and online at Broadwayacrossamerica.com/Baltimore. For groups of 10 or more, please contact 410-703-2401.
This hilarious, multi-award-winning and record-breaking phenomenon is created by celebrated British comedian and writer Ben Elton (TV’s “Mr. Bean” and “The Young Ones”), and boasts a fantastic score of Queen’s biggest songs including “Another One Bites The Dust”, “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”, “We Are The Champions”, “Bohemian Rhapsody” and, of course, “We Will Rock You.”
Queen’s Brian May and Roger Taylor are musical supervisors to the show, taking an active role in casting the singer/actors and musicians for every production worldwide.
Did we forget to mention WLOY HAS TICKETS FOR YOU TO WIN? Yes we do! Come to our events Thursday October 3rd and 10th or visit our table in front of Boulder every Friday 12-2pm through October 11th to get in the running for your pair to OPENING NIGHT. You’re too late to win free tickets but hurry and you might still get tickets during the VERY limited run at the Hippodrome!
September 23rd, 2013 by Rachel
What: Free entrance to the wonderfully cultured museums of Baltimore
When: The month of October
For the past eight years the museums of Baltimore have been participating in Free Fall in celebration of National Art and History Month. Throughout the month, many museums, musical performance arenas and theaters across the city offer various free events, free entry on particular days of the week and awesome exhibitions! Don’t miss out on this chance to become aware of the culture in Baltimore for free! All are welcome, but certain events offer limited space, so keep your eyes out for special events and ticketing!
Check out Free Fall Baltimore for more information on events and what museums are participating!
September 21st, 2013 by Rachel
What: Red Sox @ Orioles
When: Saturday September 28th, 7:05PM start time
Next Saturday the Orioles will host the Boston Red Sox at Orioles Park in Camden Yards. The game takes place at the tail end of Fan Appreciation Week, so fans at the game will have multiple chances to take home exciting prizes and experiences. The 2013 regular baseball season is winding down; if you haven’t gotten to an O’s game yet, here is your chance! Tickets start as low as $18, but don’t forget to bring some cash for a hot dog and a coke!
For ticketing information and availability visit the Orioles Website.
September 20th, 2013 by Rachel
5911 York Road
Monday – Thursday: 10am – 8pm
Friday: 10am – 9pm
Saturday: 9am – 9pm
Sunday: 9am -7pm
Sofi’s Crepes is the greatest way to enjoy a bit of France without flying across “the pond.” With great prices, multiple locations and delicious sweet and savory crepes, what’s not to love? The closest Sofi’s is conveniently located on York Road at Belvedere Square. But they have locations across Baltimore. Whether you prefer yours smothered in Nutella or bursting with bacon, turkey and cheese, Sofi’s has the crepe you crave!
Check out their website for all the delectable flavors they offer!
September 19th, 2013 by Rachel
Where: Ikaros Restaurant
4091 Eastern Ave & Ponca St.
Baltimore, MD 21224
When: November 9th or November 23rd
It’s a murder. It’s a mystery… It’s a dinner? At Ikaros Restaurant, a local Greek eatery, you can experience all three. For just $60, you can become immersed in a world of enigma! With only two dates left, and tickets selling quickly, you should jump on the offer while it lasts. The available show dates are November 9th and November 23rd. The dinner and show start at 7pm; you don’t want to miss a minute and risk losing details that will help you solving this murder.
Visit their website for all the details!
September 18th, 2013 by Rachel
Do you like Adventure? Does the thought of a little danger get you excited?
rock climbing and rope coursing!
Visit Terrapin Adventures for more information.
September 18th, 2013 by Courtney Kozieja
Hampdenfest is filled with fun, food, music, and toilet bowl races. Yes, I said toilet bowl races. People race their toilets to victory… it’s a must see! WLOY raffled off tickets for shows and entertained Hampdenfest goers with our awesome music. If you missed it, don’t worry, we documented the fun for you.
September 6th, 2013 by Joe Lomuti
ATTENTION! CALLING ALL RETURNING DJs! WLOY will be holding a welcome back meeting this Sunday 9/9 @ 7pm in the Avila Lounge.
To ensure the meeting progresses with ease, WLOY asks you to prepare the following upon attendance:
1) check your schedule and provide us with potential two hour time slots for your show. Please have multiple slots in mind.
2) compose a document containing your show name, a brief bio, and a sample playlist with about 10 songs.
Thank you all, we are looking forward to seeing you on Sunday!
August 30th, 2013 by The Professor
The complete list of Finalists has been released for the 2013 National Student Electronic Media Awards. Every Finalist gets a trophy to bring home. You may have seen a few of these in the WLOY trophy cabinet!
The winners of each category will be announced at the 2013 National Student Electronic Media Convention on Saturday November 2, in San Antonio. But here’s a list of the categories in which WLOY is already definitely taking home finalist trophies:
BEST PODCAST – Both Feet In (Mary Beth episode)
BEST REGULARLY SCHEDULED PROGRAM – Both Feet In (James C episode)
BEST REGULARLY SCHEDULED PROGRAM – What Happens Next? (Episode 118)
BEST FEATURE – What Happens Next? (Episode 112)
BEST COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT – Word on the Street newspaper
Yes, that is a guaranteed 5 (FIVE) national awards our student productions are bringing home this fall. Great work everyone! So proud that we are getting national recognition (again!) for these important programs!