Theatre Thursdays: Loyola Nevergreens Fall Comedy SHow

October 24th, 2013 by Rachel

1391635_3545802459091_259414043_nWhat: Your peers being hilarious and what not

When: Friday, October 25th, 8pm

Where: Blackbox Theatre

The Loyola University Nevergreens will be having their first performance of the new school year THIS FRIDAY! As in tomorrow! Looking for a few laughs, to blow off some steam, and have an awesome Friday Night? Then you have to go to Nevergreen Fall Comedy Show. You really don’t have a choice. Our very own WLOY family member, Kathleen McKeveny, will be appearing in the performance, as well as many other Loyola students. So be sure to check out this awesome event and support your peers by laughing at their jokes.

Tickets are $8 and more info is available on facebook.

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Jersey Boys: Opening Night Tickets!

October 23rd, 2013 by The Professor


WLOY, your ticket machine, has another amazing offer for you! Opening night at the Hippodrome for the return of JERSEY BOYS!  We will have 4 pairs of seats to this show on opening night Tuesday November 12th.  This limited engagement runs through November 24, so if you don’t win, it’s ok, you can still get your tickets by clicking on the image.

More than 62,000 theatergoers cheered when JERSEY BOYS made its sell-out premiere at the Hippodrome Theatre in 2011. Worldwide, more than 14 million people have seen JERSEY BOYS. And now, the show about Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons that makes critics and audiences cheer is “Working Its Way Back” to Baltimore! Read the rest of this entry »

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Wacky Wednesdays: Chip Kidd comes to MICA

October 23rd, 2013 by Rachel

SpotlightOn_ChipKidd_960x650What: Chip Kidd, Man of Letters: Lecture

When: October 28th at 7pm

Where: Brown Center, 1301 W Mt. Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD

Chip Kidd, acclaimed and accomplished author, will be giving a presentation and conversation for the Illustration department. Chip Kidd has written two novels and has a hand in graphic design and graphic comics, even publishing a Batman episode with DC. The New York based author has revolutionized the packaging of books so much that he’s made it into an art of its’ own. He will be sharing his experiences and values with his audience and the event is open to the public.

The event is free and more information about the event and Chip Kidd can be found on MICA’s website.

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New This Week At WLOY

October 22nd, 2013 by Billy Dries

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Tourism Tuesdays: Enoch Pratt Free Library

October 22nd, 2013 by Rachel

eprattlbWhere: Central Library, 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD

When: Hours vary depending on location

The Enoch Pratt Free Library- Central Library- is the designated State Library for Maryland. Representing one of the oldest free libraries in the United States, the Enoch Pratt Library serves Baltimore and the surrounding area with more than 20 locations. Various events take place at the branches monthly, including readings, classes, free films and seminars. The library is a staple of Baltimore and has deep rooted traditions and history with the city. Because it’s a free library, they fulfill the reading needs of thousands of Baltimoreans, as well as providing free internet access at most locations. Enoch Pratt just opened an eLibrary, including eBooks and Audiobooks, so there are even more ways to read and get what you need!

Check them out online for locations and hours, in addition to events and happens at the Central Library online.

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Museum Mondays: Amaranthine Museum- Treasure Hunt

October 21st, 2013 by Rachel

amaranthine museumWhat: Free Fall Treasure Hunt

When: October 20th and October 27th, 12:30-2:30pm

Where: 2010 Clipper Park Road, Baltimore, MD

As a part of Free Fall in Baltimore, visitors of the Amaranthine Museum will be provoked to look deep within the Labyrinth paintings for tiny details included in their treasure hunt. By searching the paintings and looking to match them with their correct title, you will be in a race to match all the pieces in hopes of taking home a prize. This hunt is a fun, interactive way to get yourself involved with the paintings included in the exhibit. You will be given the opportunity to look at the paintings in a new way in order to successfully complete your treasure hunt!

More information is available online as well as regular museum hours and more! You can also find them on facebook!

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Review: This is… – Icona Pop

October 19th, 2013 by Margaret Jokoh


This is…

Icona Pop

Grade: B-

Swedish duo, Icona Pop released their second studio album, This is…, September 24, 2013. Known for their hit, “I love it” the album is young, fresh and fun. It’s a fast car, top down, party album. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sports Saturdays: A Weekend of Women’s Volleyball

October 19th, 2013 by Justin Thomas

9290135-1What: Lafayette vs. Loyola; Lehigh vs. Loyola

When: Friday November 1st, 7:00PM; Saturday November 2nd, 4:00PM

The Loyola Women’s Volleyball Team will be hosting a weekend of conference volleyball to kick off the month of November. The Hounds kicked off a long month of conference games in the Patriot League with a very respectable 1-2 record, slowly working their way back into contention.

The last month of the season presents a lot of opportunities for home match-ups at Reitz Arena. The Hounds currently find themselves in the middle of the pack in the Patriot League, with a chance for a couple of statement matches at home.

First, on Friday November 1st, they will play host to the Lafayette Leopards, who currently occupy the basement of the Patriot League for women’s volleyball. The Hounds then have an opportunity to make a big statement in a home match against the American Eagles, who are at the top of the conference with an almost flawless record on the season.

Start off your November right by coming out and supporting the Hounds at Reitz Arena!

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Review: Sistrionix – Deap Vally

October 18th, 2013 by Margaret Jokoh


Deap-Vally-Sistrionix-2013-1200x1200Deap Vally


Grade: C+


Who would’ve thought the rock duo, Deap Vally would meet each other in a crochet class in California! Lindsey Troy on guitar and vocals, and Julie Edwards on drums and vocals released their debut album, Sistrionix, early this year. With comparisons to the White Stripes, Joan Jett and Janis Joplin, the two has taken the music world by storm. Read the rest of this entry »

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RadioEdu Week 04

October 18th, 2013 by Jonathan Prozzi

Concepts: Introduction to Effects, Project Planning, Homework Help Newscast

This week we learned about effects and how engineers and producers use them to enhance their production. We began with an introduction to Reverb and a discussion about natural echo and room size. As an experiment I had the students list times when they were in different size rooms and to describe the sound. We determined that the sound in the school auditorium would be different than the sound in a bathroom, and this was the perfect transition into talking about Reverb.

As RadioEdu is project-based, I had the students load a guitar and vocal sample onto an empty audio track and then add Reverb to the effects rack. The students learned about wet and dry mixes, and this drew an analogy to cooking. Once confident with the ‘flavor’ of Reverb, the students brainstormed a project to demonstrate its use.

Proof of Concept:

The students created a story about a caveman where the dialogue would have Reverb on it, as the lines were spoken inside a cave. They determined that they didn’t want the Reverb on the narrator’s voice, but only the dialogue. This was an example of Project Planning in action, as the students were thinking about how to integrate effects into their productions, but also noticed that they would need to determine a method to isolate the parts that they wanted impacted.

Evolving from their interview practice in the previous weeks, the students developed and recorded an introductory ‘homework help’ show where they would create weekly segments detailing math questions and strategies of the week, as well as study tips, vocab words, etc.

(TBA Caveman Story Pre-Edit)

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