WLOY Talent Search

February 21st, 2014 by Joe Lomuti

Are You A Star

Within all great scholars, like the true face beneath the guise, lie humble heroes awaiting a moment to proclaim their latent identity. Well, now is your moment my friend–WLOY is your stage! It is time to unveil yourself to a world which longs to uncover the savants among us! Do you have a special talent? From song and dance to puppeteering, we’re takin’ anyone who can wow our socks off. If you’ve got what it takes, WLOY is currently open to your submission. Please contact Leslie Weis at laweis@loyola.edu. Your submission should include the following information:

Name
Email
Talent
(Number of people if group talent)

***Candidates must be available for an audition on March 24th and for the talent show on April 24th***

THE TALENTS HAVE BEEN CHOSEN!! And boy do we have a line up for you! Come and check them out at the show April 24th!

Need some ideas? Check out the hidden talents of a few of WLOYs very own staff!



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Food Fridays: The Gathering

February 21st, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

5940176_origWhat: Food truck festival

Where: Gameday Warehouse, 1400 Warner Street, Baltimore, MD 21230

What is a Gathering? A Gathering is a festival held around town to benefit a local cause and showcase Baltimore’s fabulous food trucks. Come stimulate your senses with Baltimore’s Best Restaurants on Wheels with gourmet dishes, amazing live music and an incredible bar making it a night to remember. This family friendly happy hour will not only feature Baltimore’s best food trucks but live music. Come out tonight for a great night!

Tickets are on sale now and available at the door! For more information click here.



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Top 30 Albums of 2.16.14

February 20th, 2014 by Billy Dries

blood-orange-band-Sutphin-Boulevard-kleine-wundertuete1-1Check out our favorite 30 albums of this week, and check back every week for our updated charts, and discover the new music thats spinning in the WLOY studio.

 

 

 

 
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What Are We Listening To This Week?

February 20th, 2014 by Billy Dries

maxresdefaultRachel Stoczko – Hey OceanIf I Were A Ship – 

This super fun song, that’s a single track off their 2013 album IS, is the epitome of Hey Ocean!. The Vancouver based band is fun loving and they provide feel good music that just makes you want to dance. In January they released an animated video to accompany “If I Were A Ship” and it’s basically the most adorable an animated music video can get. Give them a listen, dance along and fall in love, like I have.
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Theatre Thursdays: Michael Jackson the Immortal

February 20th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

03319_show_portrait_largeWhat: Cirque du Soleil – Michael Jackson The Immortal

Where: Baltimore Arena

When: March 18th-19th 2014

Get ready for a Thriller of a show! A riveting fusion of visuals, dance, music and fantasy that immerses audiences in Michael’s creative world and literally turns his signature moves upside down, Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour unfolds Michael Jackson’s artistry before the eyes of the audience. Aimed at lifelong fans as well as those experiencing Michael’s creative genius for the first time, the show captures the essence, soul and inspiration of the King of Pop, celebrating a legacy that continues to transcend generations.\

For ticketing information visit the website here!



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Top 20 Tracks Of The Week

February 19th, 2014 by Billy Dries

mac-demarco.jpg?w=580This week we still have Mac DeMarco topping our chart, but there are a few new additions. A new song by Austin, Texas band Pure X is so dreamy and surfy that you’d never believe that those kids grew up hundreds of miles from the closest beach. Also on our chart is a huge pop track from ceo, and a new track by WOODS. Check back every week for even more great new tracks. 
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Wacky Wednesday: Noah’s Arc

February 19th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

ArkBeams4What: The rebuilding of Noah’s Arc

God’s Ark of Safety Church in Maryland has given us one of the most interesting religious attractions in the country. The church is constructing a rebuilding of Noah’s Ark. Supposedly this is inspired by a dream that the church’s pastor had and is a huge 450 feet long, 75 feet wide and 45 feet tall structure.

To learn more visit the website here!

 

 



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Eliza and Johnny Doering Interview

February 18th, 2014 by Rachel

Eliza and Johnny 2Eliza and Johnny stopped by WLOY on Thursday, January 30th, for an interview on Kat and Rae in the Morning and a coffeehouse that evening. Kat and I were graced with an in studio performance, which included their songs Blue and Down By The Sea. The siblings are members of local band, Eliza Doering and the Penny Black. Kat and I got some insight to their start as a band and what they’re working on now. Their fun in studio performance, along with their full interview can be found below.

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Tourism Tuesdays: Fort McHenry

February 18th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

20060809101028What: Fort McHenry

Where: For McHenry

This star-shaped brick fort is famous for its role in the War of 1812. The national monument, which staved off a British invasion, later inspired Francis Scott Key to pen a poem, “Defence of Fort McHenry” — the words of which later served as the lyrics to his “Star-Spangled Banner.”

To see this historical landmark visit the website for more information.



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WLOY Late Night Concert: Wendel Patrick 2/20/14

February 17th, 2014 by Joe Lomuti

1484729_10152192884327265_583046015_n-300x300I believe it is safe to say Wendel Patrick is a man of science. Now, this does not imply his musicianship is anything less than artful, or the music less soulful, or the sound at all mechanical. Rather, it is that Wendel’s moment of  catharsis lives within an arrangement of mathematical precision. Like a mad-scientist in his laboratory, he is an alchemist of sound, meticulously blending consonance and dissonance as if they were volatile fluids finding solace in embrace. This Thursday night Wendel Patrick will be headlining WLOYs Late Night Concert Event, rockin’ the house with tracks from his recent four album release. If you hadn’t yet put the clues together, Wendel Patrick is Loyola own former professor of music, Kevin Gift! Haven’t heard any of his music? Well, get experienced. Show starts 9pm, be sure to bring your hazmat suit.



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