Food Fridays:The Helmand

November 15th, 2013 by Samantha Chemali


What: The Helmand

Where: Afghani Cuisine

Love Afghani cuisine? Featured in Baltimore’s City Paper Dining Hall of Fame is The Helmand, an Afghani restaurant. Located just around the corner on 806 North Charles Street, get ready for an exotic experience with flavors from all around the Middle East. It’s the perfect balance of delicate and bold flavors.

Check them out online to make reservations!

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What Albums Are We Listening To This Week?

November 14th, 2013 by Billy Dries

Beach_House_-_BloomKait Connaughton – Beach House – Bloom

By no means is Bloom a new release, but it is by far one of my most listened to albums in recent memory. Boasting the emerging ethereal/dream pop genre, Baltimore’s very own Beach House transcend the musical experience via their use of synthesized instruments and deep, emotion-fueled, whispering female vocals. Pick up this album and change your music listening experience; you won’t regret it.

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Theatre Thursday: Elf the Musical

November 14th, 2013 by Samantha Chemali

UnknownWhat: Elf the Musical

Where: Lyric Opera House

When: November 22-23, 7:30-7:00

ELF is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. Buddy is raised unaware that he is actually a human, until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father and discover his true identity. Faced with the harsh reality that his father is on the naughty list and his step-brother doesn’t even believe in Santa, Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.

To get more information on tickets visit the webpage here! 

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CBI Playback!

November 13th, 2013 by Joe Lomuti

1415570_10151720615504149_1267144940_oIf you haven’t already heard, WLOY had recently returned from The National Student Electronic Media Convention in San Anonio, TX and we didn’t come home empty handed! WLOY was took the trophy in categories: Best Community Involvement for Word on the Street and Best Feature for our original production What Happens Next. Five representatives of WLOY lead by The Professor himself, trekked to the lone star state this past weekend. Now, they share with you an account of their experiences: Read the rest of this entry »

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WLOY Presents: Singer Song-writer Workshop with Caleb Stine

November 13th, 2013 by Joe Lomuti

caleb-stineHe’s back! Baltimore’s folk child Caleb Stine is returning to Loyola for another episode of WLOY’s Coffee House series. Stine is a well exercised musician and performer who has made a name for himself among the Baltimore music scene. Armed with his guitar and lyrics, his music captivates, holding a weight of intention and authenticity. Never heard of Caleb? Well check out his music, and make sure to come by the 3rd Floor Reading Room, this Thursday November 14 at 9pm

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Wacky Wednesday: African Americans in Comics, Pop Culture and Beyond

November 13th, 2013 by Samantha Chemali


What: Comic Exhibit

When: Until March 1st, 2014

Where: Geppis Entertainment Museum 

Love comics? Be sure to check out this exhibit on works by or influenced by African Americans. Showcasing contributions of companies such as Dark Horse Comics, DC Comics and Marvel Comics and featuring the work of both mainstream and outside mainstream Black creators this exhibit is a sure hit for any comic lover!

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NFL Division Breakdown

November 12th, 2013 by Justin Thomas

NFL-Season-Opening-ScheduleThis NFL season is shaping up to be one of those “down-to-the-wire” style seasons. Basically, if you were to ask any expert as to who will win each division they would answer with something to the tune of “who knows!”

With the hope of putting some things into perspective for the second half of the NFL season, I figured I’d give you my division-by-division breakdown. Keep in mind these are all just opinions and speculation. Take none of it to heart! Read the rest of this entry »

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Tourism Tuesday: The War of 1812

November 12th, 2013 by Samantha Chemali

1812 CommemorationWhat: Maryland during the War of 1812

Where: Maryland Historical Society

When: June 10th 2012 – December 31st, 2014

If you live in Baltimore what better way to know your state then learning about the War of 1812? In Full Glory Reflected is Maryland’s largest display devoted to the War of 1812 and its era in honor of it’s bicentennial anniversary. The exhibition fills an entire gallery floor with a fascinating array of artifacts and documents, many donated by the Defenders of Baltimore themselves. Visitors explore life in the early-19th century as they follow Baltimore’s evolution from a small, scenic village to a bustling boomtown. By the time you leave you will have a better understanding of how the War of 1812 has been and will be commemorated.

For more information on this historical experience visit the website !

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White Christmas Opening Night Tickets!

November 11th, 2013 by The Professor


WLOY has more tickets for you!  The Hippodrome has a limited run December 3-8th of this classic holiday film, turned musical.  WLOY has opening night tickets for you to win, and 4 chances to do it.  Attend our live shows Thursday November 14 (Caleb Stine) or 21st (Claire Anthony) to enter and win, or stop by our table in front of Boulder Gardens Cafe 12-2pm Friday the 15th and 22nd to enter the weekly raffle.

Can’t make it to opening night? It’s ok, you can always buy your tickets here.
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Museum Mondays: Mummies of the Whole World

November 11th, 2013 by Samantha Chemali


What: Mummy Exhibition

Where: Maryland Science Center

When: November 5th 2013 to January 19th, 2014

Inside every mummy is a story waiting to be told. Head on down to the Maryland Science Center to view the wide, compelling collection from Asia, Oceania, South America, Europe and Ancient Egypt dating back 6,500 years! This amazing collection bridges the gap between the past and the present across seven countries. Explore how mummies are created, where they come from and who they were.

On Mummy Mondays you can see it from the discounted price at $15. During normal hours you can use your student ID and pay only $22! Visit the website here for more information!

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