Tourism Tuesday: Home for the Holidays Bus Tour

December 4th, 2012 by Kathleen McKeveny

Get into the old-fashioned holiday spirit and visit five of Baltimore’s premiere historic sites decorated in their holiday finest! This all day excursion tackle five sites all share a common history – the development of the B&O Railroad. Visit the B&O Railroad Museum, a rare look inside the Maryland Club, Evergreen Museum, Homewood House and Mount Clare. Ticket includes admission, lunch, refreshments, and transportation. Prepaid reservations required. Space is limited, so be sure to reserve early! Don’t miss out on this Tourism Tuesday!

For more information or to make reservations, call 410-752-2462, ext 221 or visit

When: Tuesday, December 11 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Where: Mount Clare Museum House, 1500 Washington Boulevard

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Join WLOY for A Muppet Christmas Carol

December 4th, 2012 by Joelle Hernandez

Come out to WLOY’s late night event this week and get into the holiday spirit! Watch A Muppet Christmas Carol on Thursday, December 4, 2012 in the Reading Room of the Andrew White Students’ Center from 9-11pm. There will be holiday treats as well as a chance to win tickets to see the band “of Montreal” on December 14 at the 9:30 club!

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December DJs of the Month: Chelsey and Jess

December 3rd, 2012 by Christa Constantine

Congratulations to Chelsey Puglisi and Jess Dohman of Fun Fixins¬†for achieving the title of December DJs of the Month! Chelsey and Jess are two of WLOY’s sophomore rookie DJs, but any listener would think they were veterans. Tune in on Thursdays from 12-1pm for a midday selection of alt rock and small talk from this charismatic duo.

It’s the end of the semester, but January will still have a new set of DJs of the Month! Who will it be? Head over to Facebook to vote!

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Museum Monday: “The Wounded Drummer Boy”

December 2nd, 2012 by Kathleen McKeveny

This extensive exhibition brings together works of art, such as Eastman Johnson’s Study for “The Wounded Drummer Boy” from the Brooklyn Museum, and objects of material culture, such as weaponry, musical instruments, and clothing, to tell the stories of the war, from the soldiers who fought in its battles to the home front. Come join us this Museum Monday!

Where: Washington County Museum of Fine Arts
401 Museum Drive City Park
Hagerstown, MD

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Top 40 for 11.25.12

November 28th, 2012 by Eric Loose

There’s a few new, exciting additions to our Top 40 Albums this week! The Deftones’ Koi No Yokan has been making an impression on many listeners, and Mogwai’s album A Wrenched Virile Lore (put together by all-around music genius Tim Hecker) makes its debut in our top 10. Perhaps no jump is as significant as Andy Stott though, whose Luxury Problems earns a second spot place on the list this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Wacky Wednesday: Tour of Federal Hill!

November 28th, 2012 by Kathleen McKeveny

Join us for this fun and tasty tour of Federal Hill! Tickets must be purchased in advance. Visit 7 local businesses, starting with a shop or gallery, and then 6 restaurants and taverns for food, drink, and fun. Meet at 6 pm at Shofer’s Furniture, 930 S. Charles Street. Pick up your tickets there! Come as part of a group, or on your own!

Where: Federal Hill Main St.
42 E. Cross St.
Baltimore, MD

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Theater Thursdays: Million Dollar Quartet

November 28th, 2012 by Kathleen McKeveny

Million Dollar Quartet is the Tony Award winning Broadway musical, inspired by the electrifying true story of the collaboration of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins. This show brings to life the greatest jam session of all time that gave birth to classics like Blue Suede Shoes, Great Balls of Fire, Walk the Line, and Folsom Prison Blues, among others. Don’t miss out on this week’s Theater Thursday event!

When: November 27, 2012- December 2, 2012

Hippodrome Theater at THe France-Merrick Performing Arts Center
12 N. Eutaw St.
Baltimore, MD

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Tourism Tuesday: Homewood by Candlelight

November 27th, 2012 by Kathleen McKeveny

Decorated for the holidays with garlands and boxwood by the Homeland Garden Club, Homewood exudes a festive spirit that is best witnessed at the museum’s annual Homewood by Candlelight open house. The reception hall will be more than festive with live music by harpist Lynn Goodfellow, not to mention that refreshments will be served in the wine cellar! Don’t miss out on this week’s Tourism Tuesday!

When: Monday, December 3rd, 2012. 5pm- 7pm

Where: Homewood Museum
Johns Hopkins University
3400 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD

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40th Annual Mayor’s Christmas Parade!

November 27th, 2012 by The Professor

Join us Sunday December 2nd at 1pm for the 40th Annual Mayor’s Christmas Parade. WLOY is parading for the 3rd year and we’ve got some new surprises for this year! Not only do we have the usual candy canes and tons more snowballs, but we’ve got new t-shirts, stuffed toys and more. It’s going to be another great one. Last year we blew through 1000 candy canes before reaching 36th street so this year we have 2000!

The parade begins at 1pm at the intersection of Falls & Cold Spring moving south down Falls to 36th Street where it turns East and continues to Chestnut. Rest assured the roadside will be packed. Get there early and have a blast! See you Sunday!!!

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Thursday: Late Night Concert with SwampCandy

November 26th, 2012 by Christa Constantine

Head over to McGuire Hall this Thursday at 9 p.m. for a FREE Late Night concert featuring Swampcandy, an old school stomp and boogie band from Annapolis, Md. While at the event, enter a FREE raffle for your chance to win tickets to see Nada Surf or X & the Reverend Horton Heat. This is WLOY’s LAST Late Night concert of the semester, so you don’t want to miss it!

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