Theater Thursdays: Chaplin’s Back!

January 30th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

Screen shot 2014-01-28 at 12.15.56 PMWhat: Chaplin –  The Idle Class and The Kid 

Where: The Meyerhoff 

When: January 30th, 31st, and February 1st

2014 marks the centennial of the appearance of the Little Tramp on the silver screen. To celebrate, the BSO presents a pairing of classic 1920’s Charlie Chaplin films. One of his final short subjects, The Idle Class, features Chaplin in a dual role. And Charlie adopts the five-year-old Jackie Coogan in his first feature, The Kid. A film with a smile. And perhaps a tear. Jack Everly conducts the music from Chaplin’s films, written nearly 50 years after their release.

For pricing information visit the website here.

 



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Top 20 Tracks of 1.26.14

January 29th, 2014 by Billy Dries

51u2vUoG6CL._SL500_AA280_Check out this week’s Top 20 tracks. There are a bunch of familiar names, but if you look closely you’ll find new music from Dum Dum Girls, Broken Bells, and Thumpers. 

Check back every week for new releases, and a constantly updated list of current tracks that we love at WLOY.
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Wacky Wednesdays:4th Annual Chili Cook-Off

January 29th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

chili-22What: Chili Cook-Off

When: March 9th, 2014

Where: Church of the Resurrection 

Have a love for chili? Come to this annual Chili cook-off, eat good food and raise money! 15 local congregations will compete at the Church of the Resurrection in Ellicott City to see whose chili recipe can raise the most money for Bridges to Housing Stability, an organization that helps families on the verge of homelessness. Each congregation will provide samples of their unique recipe and guests will vote on their favorites by placing cash and checks in tip jars.

For more information check out this link here!



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Tourism Tuesday: Woman of Two Worlds

January 28th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

XX.5.78 Madame Jerome (Elizabeth Patterson) Bonaparte (1785-1879What: Woman of Two Worlds: Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte and Her Quest for an Imperial Legacy

Where: The Maryland Historical Society

When: Now through June 9th, 2o14

The Maryland Historical Society presents “Woman of Two Worlds:” Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte and Her Quest for an Imperial Legacy, an exhibition that brings 1812 Baltimore vividly to life. On view from June 9, 2013 – June 9, 2014, the “Woman of Two Worlds:” Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte and Her Quest for an Imperial Legacy exhibit marks the first time the Maryland Historical Society has featured a exhibition exclusively devoted to a historical female figure. The exhibition includes silver, porcelain, paintings, textiles, jewelry, manuscripts and furniture associated with Elizabeth and her descendants. Of particular note are a collection of extraordinary French porcelain purchased by Elizabeth in Paris around 1815, forty examples of silver used by Elizabeth and her descendents, Elizabeth’s pearl and garnet tiara and other jewelry, and one of her “scandalous” dresses in the French-style. In total, more than 100 objects will be on view in the exhibition. In addition, one of the jewels of the show is a portrait of Elizabeth by Gilbert Stuart that remains in private hands. The breathtaking painting will be on loan to the MdHS for the duration of the exhibition.

For more information visit the website here!



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WLOY Coffeehouse Presents: Eliza Doering and The Penny Black

January 27th, 2014 by Margaret Jokoh

penny_black_1Come hangout and watch 4 piece Pop-Folk-Rock-Blues band, Eliza Doering and The Penny Black, from the Boston and Baltimore area. Come and enjoy good music and snacks this Thursday night! Check them out here.

When: Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014

Where: Reading Room

Time:9-11 pm



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Museum Mondays: Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower

January 27th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

bromoseltzertowerWhat: Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower

When: Every Saturday

Where: Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower

The Emerson Bromo-Seltzer Tower has been a Baltimore landmark since its construction in 1911 and was the tallest building in Baltimore at the time. This historic structure was modeled after the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy. Since then it has turned in to a state of the art studio space for visual and literary artists. Every saturday these artists open their studios to visitors. Every 3rd Saturday of the month they have free live music, drinks and good vibes!

For more information on hours, check out their website here.



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Food Fridays: Petit Louis

January 24th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

slideshow-image-7Bonjour mes amis! Looking for a taste of Paris here in Baltimore? Visit Petit Louis right down the road on Roland Avenue. Imported French wine, charcuterie, fromage, popular French dishes like soupe á l’oignon gratinée and confit de canard, and decadent desserts are plenty at this quaint Parisien bistro. Not familiar with wine pairings? A connoisseur of vin will help your table make a selection. Better yet, treat yourself to their Sunday three-course prix fixe brunch beginning at 10:30am. To take a look at their menu and upcoming events, visit the Petit Louis website here. Profitez-en!

Hours of operation:

Lunch: Tues – Fri 11:30am – 2pm
Dinner: Nightly from 5pm
Sunday Brunch: 10:30am – 2pm



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Top 20 Tracks 1.19.14

January 23rd, 2014 by Billy Dries

Tons of great new music this week at WLOY. From a new Disclosure remix to a new Mac DeMarco single, this week’s Top 20 really runs the gamut of current music.
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Theater Thursday: Alton Brown Live!

January 23rd, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

lg_altonbrown-lgWhat: Alton Brown Live! The Edible Inevitable Tour

Where: Lyric Opera House

When: February 22nd, 2014 

With his upcoming tour, Alton Brown brings his brand of quirky humor and culinary-science antics to the stage. The ninety-minute show is a unique blend of stand up comedy, food experimentation, talk show antics, multimedia lecture, and, for the first time…live music. Audience interaction is strictly enforced throughout the evening, though if you’re called upon as a culinary assistant you’ll definitely want to take the lab coat Brown offers, as things tend to get messy. Brown has worked his weird magic on live audiences across the nation for over a decade but this is the first time he’s actually hit the road with a live tour. The entire family will have a blast, especially as you sing along with Brown’s soon to be hits “Airport Shrimp Blues” and “TV Cookin Ain’t Like No Other Cookin”.

To buy tickets visit the website here for more information!



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What Were We Listening To On Our Snow Day?

January 22nd, 2014 by Billy Dries

91wv3NjQs5L._SL1500_Rachel Stoczko- The Staves – Dead & Born & Grown & Live – 

The singing sister trio graces our ears with beautiful harmonies and sweet lyrics that are sure to make a lasting impression. Their vocals shine on every track and the folky sound is great on every song. This re-release of their debut album features 6 live tracks for your listening pleasure.
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