Brothers Past Interview

February 18th, 2011 by Kate Marshall

Philadelphia natives, Brothers Past, have a hard time fitting into one genre. Their strength is their seamless mixture of electronica and rock that paves the way for future types of music. Their latest album, This Feeling’s Called Goodbye, was nominated for “Album of the Year” at the 2009 Jammy Awards.

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Margaret Cho Interview

February 18th, 2011 by Kate Marshall

Margaret Cho, stand up comic since the age of 16, received the Victory Fund Leadership Award in 2008 and the Best Comedy Award at the 2007 Asian Excellence Awards. She has now taken her comedic brilliance to music.  Her album of comedy songs, Cho Dependent, was released this past August.  She worked with great artists like Tegan and Sara, Ben Lee and Fiona Apple.  She also took Cho Dependent on tour this fall combining her stand up with her new music. WLOY has been fortunate to catch Margaret for 2 interviews, the first when she performed at Loyola in 2003 and the second just before her show in Baltimore in 2008.

2/14/03 Interview by Kristen Hanschlager ’03

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Food Friday: Bel Air Downtown Alliance

February 18th, 2011 by mjwilliams2

Sweet tooth or not, the Bel Air Reckord Armory is the place for you to be on March 5, 2011. The Bel Air Downtown Alliance are preparing to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their annual “Chocolate & Candy Festival.” 2011 also marks the tenth year of the Downtown Alliance, so make sure you come out to help celebrate a decade of deliciousness and dedication. There will be vendors from all over Maryland providing Bel Air with homemade treats, both for sampling as well as purchase.

Admission to the event is only $5, and for children under the age of 6 it is completely FREE. Just what a parents need. So come on out and treat yourself to some sweets. The Reckord Armory is located at 13 North Main Street, Bel Air, MD 21014. If you have any questions you can visit the Bel Air Downtown Alliance website.

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Jessica Lea Mayfield – Tell Me

February 17th, 2011 by Taylor DeBoer

The Ohio folk singer/songwriter, Jessica Lea Mayfield has combined the likes of country singers Gillian Welch and Lucinda Williams with the new neo-folk country sound of The Avett Brothers and Bright Eyes’ I’m Wide Awake It’s Morning, on her new LP, Tell Me. With a soft, but powerful voice and lofty love songs, Mayfield is on the verge of breaking into a trendy indie country scene, especially with her support of the Avett Brothers on their current tour. From the steady thump of bass-lines to the vintage screech of 70s organ, Tell Me has a relentless cry toward “what music used to be”, something the Avetts missed on their most recent LP. Read the rest of this entry »

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Theater Thursday: Les Miserables

February 17th, 2011 by mjwilliams2

For all you theater junkies and revolution enthusiasts living in Baltimore, Les Misérables is finally coming to Charm City. The brand new 25th anniversary production, brought to us by Cameron Mackintosh, promises a fresh interpretation of the legendary play that has roamed the world over since its French debut in 1980 and its English debut in 1985. Les Misérables, based on Victor Hugo’s classic 1862 novel of the same name, tells the gripping tale of the endurance of love and life amongst the horrors of the French Revolution. As the third longest-running show in Broadway history, there is little chance that you will leave disappointed. Read the rest of this entry »

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New Releases 2.14.11

February 16th, 2011 by Amanda Nolan

For this week’s new releases, there’s a bit of variety. The highlights of the bunch include The Low Anthem’s (above) newest effort, Smart Flesh, which is perfect for Iron & Wine enthusiasts. It would also be worthwhile to check out the latest from band Dom, titled Sun Bronzed Greek Gods. Check out more after the jump. Read the rest of this entry »

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No. 12 Greyhounds Women’s Lacrosse Team Prepares for UVA

February 16th, 2011 by Jake Hagelin

The Loyola University women’s lacrosse team has been honored as the 12th ranked team going into the 2011 season.  The Greyhounds will be led by seniors Grace Gavin, who was named 2011 preseason Big East offensive player of the year, Cara Filippelli, and Abby Rehfuss who were named to the 2011 preseason All-Big East team.  Other notable seniors– Meg Decker, Kellye Gallagher, Helen McCutcheon, Johanna Gibson, Mary Heneberry, Caroline Hager, Kelly Quinlan, and Meg Steffe will also help the Greyhounds this upcoming spring.  With a very vigorous schedule, the Greyhounds will have their hands full.  They will play eight teams that are ranked in nations top 20 Team Poll this spring.  The Greyhounds are in The Big East which is a very challenging conference, and it will certainly be a task for the Greyhounds. Read the rest of this entry »

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Thursday’s Coffeehouse features Harlem Renaissance theme

February 16th, 2011 by Amanda Nolan

This Thursday February 17 WLOY is hosting another Late Night Coffeehouse. In light of February being Black History Month, this week’s theme is Harlem Renaissance and we’re co-sponsoring it with the Student Government Association. This Coffeehouse will be multi-format: there will be spoken word, poetry, open mic and more. As always, the Late Night Coffeehouse will be held in the Reading Room at 9PM, so bring your friends and stop by!

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Wacky Wednesday: Amazing Glaze

February 16th, 2011 by WLOY Staff

Want to exercise your artistic bones and flex those creativity muscles? Head over to Amazing Glaze the premier place to paint pottery in Baltimore.

Amazing Glaze boasts over 400 pre-made pottery pieces and over 100 paint colors. Do some math and that equals a world of opportunity to create the best mug, plate or other random object you’ve ever seen. Read the rest of this entry »

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Fools and Horses Press Release

February 15th, 2011 by Isabella Varvaro


BALTIMORE, MD (February 8, 2011)-

WLOY, the non-profit, student-run radio station at Loyola University Maryland, will be hosting an event for aspiring songwriters Thursday, March 3rd on the Loyola University campus. Performing at this event will be a Baltimore based band, Fools and Horses. WLOY staff invites Loyola students and off-campus listeners to attend an intimate concert with the band, discuss song writing, the music industry, and even perform themselves. This is a unique opportunity to interact with a local band that has toured world wide. Guests are welcome to bring their instruments and songs to perform and discuss as part of this event. WLOY works to provide quality music 24/7, to showcase unique student and faculty-hosted shows, and to provide music for on-campus events.

Fools and Horses, voted the best band of Baltimore by the readers of the City Paper for three straight years, plays an ageless sound with youthful energy. This group features four young men whose music is often compared to Coldplay’s and Foo Fighters. They have toured The United States and Europe sharing stages with Bon Jovi, the Gin Blossoms, and Sister Hazel.The Band’s show at WLOY’s Rock For Life 2010 event in support of the American Cancer Society was a high light.With great attendance of their shows in past WLOY invites everyone to join us at 9:00 P.M. in Loyola’s College Center Reading Room on March 3rd.

WLOY is Loyola University Maryland’s campus radio station.The student-run radio station has been operating 365 days a year since March, 2003..  WLOY offers a variety of live shows of different genres. Shows are hosted by students and community members, weekend programs including What Happens Next? designed for Baltimore City school children. WLOY has received local and national awards for its programming and community outreach. For more information regarding WLOY’s shows or fundraising efforts, please email or call 410-617-5349.

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