Review: Let’s Be Still – Head and the Heart

October 15th, 2013 by Billy Dries

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Let’s Be Still

Letter Grade: B+

 

Reviewed By: Margaret Jokoh

October 15, 2013, The Head and The Heart released their sophomore album, Let’s Be Still. The album is comforting and soothing with the influence of meaningful lyrics. For those who are new listeners to the band, it has a mix of folk, indie and country, reminiscent of Mumford and Sons and Passenger. You can tell that every song is carefully thought out; though many songs are very simple, when it boils down to it, this is what makes the band truly genius. They show you that a band does not need the complexities of instruments and voices to not only make a great song, but a great album. Read the rest of this entry »



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Tourism Tuesdays: 32nd Street Farmers Market

October 15th, 2013 by Rachel

lWhat: Farmers Market 

When: Saturdays, 7am-Noon Yearlong

Where: 32nd Street and Barclay Street

Looking for some fresh, local produce from people you can trust, and may even call you neighbor? Then head on down to the 32nd Street Farmers Market every Saturday all year long! Apples, melons and pears are in season in October as are many vegetables including, but not limited to, broccoli, eggplant, cucumbers and pumpkins! The 32nd Street Farmers Market is a great way to get delicious produce year round while supporting local farmers and getting to know your city a little better. So stop by the market for all your seasonal produce needs.

See their website for all the produce in season and more information, including how you can get involved.



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WLOY Will Rock You!

October 14th, 2013 by The Professor

We had 4 pairs of tickets to Opening Night of the US premiere of WE WILL ROCK YOU at the Hippodrome. We gave you 3 weeks to enter the raffle, and then we picked the winners. Here they are, look upon them with much jealousy 🙂

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You can still buy tickets to the show, if you hurry! It’s a short run and going to sell out! It’s going to be an incredible show – members of our staff saw it in London and loved it! Besides, it’s all Queen songs so it has to be good.



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Review: Days Are Gone – Haim

October 14th, 2013 by Billy Dries

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Days Are Gone

Letter Grade:

(There are no A+’s at Loyola)

 

Reviewed By: Margaret Jokoh

On September 27, 2013, sisters Danielle, Este and Alana of Haim released their debut album, Days are Gone. The album has a very elective sound, with it ranging from classic hip hop beats to funky guitar riffs. This is represented in songs like, “My Song 5” and “Running If you call my name.” Without fail, the sisters continue to portray their classic sound with synthesizers, dope drum beats and their hypnotizing melodic voices. Read the rest of this entry »



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Museum Mondays: 13th Annual Baltimore’s Great Architecture Lecture Series at Homewood

October 14th, 2013 by Rachel

homewoodWhat: Lecture series and site visit on the resurrection of Baltimore’s monuments in the early 19th century

Where: Homewood Museum, 3400 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD

When: October 21, 26 & 28 

Homewood Museum, operated by JHU, is hosting a lecture series with topics about the turn of the 19th century in Baltimore, and is set at Homewood due to the Carroll Family’s former residence there over three decades.  The lectures will focus namely on the Washington Monument and the city’s Battle Monument, and the series will include a site visit on October 26th. These lectures and visit will be culturally rich and plan to enlighten the community and beyond about the history present within our city. Tickets for non-members start at $12 per event and more pricing is available online.

Check the event out online for all the details.



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Sports Saturdays: Inaugural Baltimore Basketball Classic 2013

October 12th, 2013 by Rachel

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Who: Wizards VS. Knicks

When: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 7:00PM

Where: Baltimore Arena (formerly 1st Mariner)

 

October 17th, the Washington Wizards will take on the New York Knicks at the Baltimore Arena in the 1st Baltimore Basketball Classic! This basketball classic began in tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Baltimore Bullets and B’More is pleased to bring professional basketball back into the city. This marks the Wizards first game in Baltimore since 1999 and the team brings along Carmelo Anthony, a Towson Catholic high school graduate. Both teams look forward to facing off on neutral ground this October, and you won’t want to miss the 1st Basketball Classic Baltimore has ever offered.

Tickets start at $8, and can be bought through Ticketmaster.



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What’s Wrong With Eli?

October 11th, 2013 by Justin Thomas

Carolina Panthers v New York GiantsEli Manning is a two-time Super Bowl MVP, with two rings under his belt and the title of leader of the comeback kids that are the New York Giants. But as his brother Peyton is looking like he’s going to have a record-breaking season at quarterback, Eli is also breaking records, just not the kind you’d want to break.

Through the first six weeks of the NFL season, Eli has led the Giants to a dismal 0-6 record, the Giants’ worst start since 1976 when the team started the season 0-9. There are a lot of pieces that factor into the poor play of the Giants this year, but Eli has to be at the top of the list.
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RadioEdu Week 03

October 11th, 2013 by Jonathan Prozzi

Concepts: Conducting Interviews, Project Planning for Interviews

Continuing on last week’s lesson, we decided that the best way to become comfortable conducting and giving an interview is to practice! Since last week focused on creating questions beforehand and conducting an interview with scripted questions, I put the students on the spot and had them conduct completely improvised interviews.

Wednesday morning we discussed different questions that would be good to ask during an interview, and how the interviewer needs to write questions that are appropriate for the interviewee. For example, we came up with questions that would be good to ask a fellow student and then examined how questions for a teacher or parent interview would differ. As practice, I had the students draft five questions to ask each other in mock interviews, and then they took turns conducting interviews. This was excellent practice for being on both ends of the interview.

In the afternoon session, M’s interview skills had already greatly progressed and she was confident enough to interview Mrs. Jackson, her music teacher. Prior to the interview we discussed the pros and cons of pre-written questions versus improvised content, and that many radio interviews are conducted with a mixture of both approaches. She then drafted a series of appropriate ‘guide questions’ for a teacher interview, and was able to conduct the interview with Mrs. Jackson, who was able to provide excellent pointers for questions for future interviews.


M First Interview

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Food Fridays: Papermoon Diner

October 11th, 2013 by Rachel

md-baltimore-paper-moon-dinerWhat: A visual dining experience you will never forget 

Where: 227 West 29th Street, Baltimore, MD 

When: Sunday-Thursday: 7am to Midnight, Friday-Saturday: 7am-2am

The Papermoon Diner is more than a place to grab some great food. It is a work of art. In every direction, an interesting, slightly creepy or thought provoking object can be found on the walls. They offer a wide variety of foods and will never deny you french toast at 1am. They offer a small army of milkshakes from the classic vanilla or chocolate all the way to a Kaptain Krunch Milkshake! They also offer 16 varieties of omelets, an extensive quesadilla menu and reasonable prices. Their funky flavor doesn’t stop at the menu, it is at the core of the restaurant and in every piece of your dining experience. If you’re looking to enjoy a meal that you will never forget in a setting you will never forget, then you should consider the Papermoon Diner at the top of your list.

Visit their website for a full menu and more information.



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Theatre Thursdays: WPOC Girls With Guitars

October 10th, 2013 by Rachel

wpoc-presents-girls-guitars-53What: Four talented artists performing on one stage

Where: The Hippodrome at France-Merrick Performing Arts Center

When: October 27th, 7pm

ONE NIGHT ONLY. Baltimore’s WPOC  93.1 presents Jennifer Nettles (of Sugarland), Sheryl Crow, Kellie Pickler and Cassadee Pope for an evening of music, laughter and awareness. $5 of every ticket sold will benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation in Maryland, which supports breast cancer patients and continues to research cancer as they fight for a cure. Tickets begin at $35 and VIP tickets with a pre-show reception beginning at 5:30pm are also available.  The artists are excited to share their music and lives with the people of Baltimore in an effort to come together and beat breast cancer.

Check out the ticketing website for info on the event and more ticketing information.



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