March 24th, 2015 by Rachel
Where: 3rd Floor Reading Room
Who: You and all your friends
What: A great, relaxing way to spend a Thursday night, bring your homework and a mug for some coffee if you’re into good music
Tiny Rhymes is a band based in Buffalo, NY and they play stringed instruments that speak to your heart. Their soft, indie folk tunes create magic and their talent is superior to others you’ve heard before. Marian is a Baltimorean who is a singer/songwriter with an affinity for folk. She creates songs with intricate guitar work and focuses on the details. Marian is working on her second album, Spirit House, and hopefully we will get a taste of what’s to come this Thursday!
March 24th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes
What: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Where: Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
When: Showtimes Available Online
The Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall has a fantastic array of shows coming up for you and your friends or family to enjoy! Just a few of the upcoming performances include David Sedaris, Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony, and On Safari. You’re certain to enjoy whatever show you come to see at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Not only does the Hall offer an excellent range of shows, all with talent and prestige, but the Hall itself is a beautiful place to enjoy a show! With a modern 2,443 seat theatre, the building, itself, is demonstrates some of Charm City’s finest architecture and unusual structure. If you don’t have time to stay for a show, just a trip to see the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall will be well worth your while! Find out more here!
March 22nd, 2015 by Lauren Keyes
What: Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair
Where: Baltimore Museum of Art
When: March 28th//11:00 am- 6:00 pm and March 29th// 12:00- 6:00 pm
The Baltimore Contemporary Arts Museum and its Print, Drawing, and Photograph Society are bringing to you a showcase of works from some of the country’s most unique and talented contemporary artists for you to admire, enjoy, an be inspired by! (Maybe you’ll even go home with a print of your own!) The exhibit will include limited editions, multi-part portfolios, single prints, and much more, introducing you to a variety of works by known and emerging artists alike. The fair is an opportunity to speak with publishers, printers, and BMA curators about the artwork, the printing process, and other techniques as well! All proceeds from the fair go towards expanding BMA’s contemporary collections! There is a series of events over the course of the fair, all of which will teach you even more about the world of contemporary art. Find out more about the fair and the many special events here!
March 21st, 2015 by Justin Thomas
According to brackets submitted on ESPN.com, more people picked ISU to go all the way to the Final Four than picked them to lose to 14-seed UAB in the first game.
The major upset win speaks for itself, and obviously it was an emotional win for the UAB players.
“For us, it was just huge,” UAB junior Robert Brown said. “We come here, not just to play games, but to actually make some noise and to win some games. To be able to do that and win for Birmingham, win for Coach [Jerod] Haase, it’s a great feeling.”
Brown led all scorers in the upset win with 21 points.
However, the win means so much more for UAB than just advancing. For them, it was a deep feeling of achievement and euphoria that this program, its students and its fan base desperately needed. Read the rest of this entry »
March 20th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes
What: Soup & Serenity
Where: Kadampa Meditation Center Maryland
When: Wednesdays// 12:15-1:30 pm
We’ve all found ourselves needing a moment to stop what we’re doing, put everything down, and just breathe. Sometimes, it’s not easy to find the time for that, and even if we do, allowing ourselves to relax and distracting ourselves from all of our stresses can be nearly impossible. If you’re feeling that way right now, drop everything, and sign up for Soup & Serenity! The Kadampa Meditation Center holds a half an hour guided meditation class every Wednesday, followed by homemade soup, salad, and bread, served in the World Peace Café. It will give you a midweek break that will make the next couple of work days seem much less frustrating, and you’ll learn how to relax your mind when it just wants to keep running! Plus, who doesn’t love some hot soup? Namasté! Get your tickets here!
March 19th, 2015 by Justin Thomas
The Tewaaraton Award annually goes to the top men’s lacrosse player in the country, and now two Greyhounds are on watch for it.
Herreweyers joins his fellow attackman, Nikko Pontrello, on watch for the prestigious award. Herreweyers currently sits at No. 3 in the country in terms of goals with 29, and at No. 5 in the country for goals per game with an average of 3.63 per game.
The junior from Ontario has recorded five hat tricks so far this season, and has been named the Corvias Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week twice.
Herreweyers, Pontrello and the Hounds will try to shake off a tough loss to Georgetown when they face Lafayette on the road this Saturday.
March 19th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes
What: No Bulls**t Audition Techniques
Where: Single Carrot Theatre
When: March 28th//12:00- 5:00 pm
Too many talented actors and actresses never get their big break. That’s why Single Carrot Theatre is here to help! If you’re an aspiring movie star, you’ve auditioned for countless roles, but that perfect role hasn’t come your way, try a session of No Bulls**t Audition Techniques at Single Carrot Theatre! Professional actors and directors will guide you through all the steps and tricks to having perfect audition technique, giving you tips on everything from what to wear, how to stand, and other do’s and don’ts! If you’re interested in the musical component of the auditioning process, Single Carrot Theatre offers one as part of the workshop, too! Don’t miss this opportunity! Your next step to stardom starts right here!
March 18th, 2015 by Justin Thomas
Every year people make their brackets, and every year people end up being shocked by results as they fail to remain sitting down amidst all the action.
Although the tournament is practically impossible to completely predict, we here at WLOY “Sports Talk” broke the bracket down game-by-game to create a bracket of our own.
To follow along with how well we’re doing, follow the link to check out our picks for our bracket!
Happy March Madness, everyone! Enjoy all the great games this tournament has to offer every year.
March 17th, 2015 by Rachel
THIS THURSDAY, from 8-10PM in McGuire Hall, Thurshes and Nalani & Sarina will be joining us for another FREE concert in our Late Night Series! Nalani & Sarina are the most muscially talented twins this side of the Mississippi. The dynamic duo hails from the great state of New Jersey and Thurshes reigns in Baltimore and they’re BOTH coming to Loyola to share their music with us! This event is bound to be amazing, I mean, any group who flawlessly covers “I Wanna Be Sedated” has to be worth a listen… And who doesn’t love supporting Local Baltimore Music? Be sure to stop by, take a listen and enjoy your Thursday evening in the best way imaginable.
March 17th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes
What: Baltimore Bike Party
Where: St. Mary’s Park Baltimore, Maryland 21201
When: March 27th// 6:30 pm
Who doesn’t love a good bike ride? Whether your the next Lance Armstrong (circa 1993), an aspiring cyclist, or you would still prefer to use your training wheels, the Baltimore Bike Party is a great party! The only rule is that everyone rides together! There is a different-themed bike ride held on the last Friday of every month, making it new and exciting each and every time! This month, the theme is Lions, Tigers, and Bikes, Oh My! So gather all of your fur, scales, fangs, and tails, hop on your bike, and enjoy the ride! Find out more here!