Show Spotlight

Rob Lytle Live on Mobtown Couch @ 11am Today!

Thursday, September 9th, 2010 by The Professor

Nationally touring recording artist Rob Lytle has one of the most distinctive and engaging voices on the folk/acoustic scene, and a charismatic ability to deliver songs with an unaffected honesty and passion. He is best known as one of the mainstays of the Boston singer songwriter resurgence of the 90’s, and for his songs “Cry For The Working Man” and “That’s My Head That’s Talking” both of which have received worldwide airplay and praise. Check out Rob live in the studio with Karyn Oliver on today’s Mobtown Couch from 11-Noon!

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Super Power Up! Civilization Interview Tonight 9-11p

Thursday, September 9th, 2010 by The Professor

Ever wonder what goes into creating the music from your favorite video games?  Join Player One tonight on Super Power Up! — from 9PM to 11PM here on WLOY — for an interview with Geoff Knorr and Michael Curran, the composer and lead audio director for the upcoming Civilization V!  Geoff and Michael talk about the process of conceptualizing, designing, performing, and editing the music and other audio from Civilization V, as well as the evolution of the music and audio from earlier Civilization games.  In addition to the interview, several tracks from the Civilization V soundtrack will also be aired!  Tune in to WLOY, and enjoy!

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Vote for WLOY in Pepsi Grant Competition!

Monday, August 2nd, 2010 by The Professor

Pepsi Refresh Project WLOY What Happens Next

We found out this morning that we’re officially in the running for a $50,000 grant that will allow us to expand the What Happens Next program into at least 5 more schools!

We’ll be able to print materials, provide enhanced teacher training, and build 5 in-school studios for at least 5 Baltimore City Public Schools if we win! Only the top 10 vote totals win grants, so we need your help! You can go vote here and please tell everyone you’ve ever met about it!

This is an awesome opportunity for us to expand our program and make a real impact on the kids in Baltimore City Public Schools. Every vote counts and we only have until the end of August!!!



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Both Feet In: JR

Sunday, August 1st, 2010 by The Professor

JR (Originally aired Aug. 1, 2010)

After more than 20 years of living on he streets, JR speaks to us from his home. He gives this advice to you: “Get all the education you can, soak it up…. do it for yourself, not for anybody else…” and talks about how he survived sleeping in the alleyways for so long. He also plays a few notes on his guitar, as music “soothes the soul.”


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Both Feet In: Tony

Sunday, July 4th, 2010 by The Professor

Tony (Originally aired July 4, 2010)

Having spent years in the Philadelphia and Baltimore shelter systems, Tony talks about why it’s hard being homeless and employed, how the criminal justice system plays a large part in homelessness, and his gratitude for the former Baltimore City Mayor Sheila Dixon.


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Celebrate the 4th of July with WLOY!

Friday, July 2nd, 2010 by The Professor

Light fuse, get away!

Join Nick Centanni on WLOY 12-2PM and 6-8PM for 2 separate beachfront broadcasts of the Moldy Oldie Show this July 4!

Nick will have a mix of upbeat summer songs, Independence Day facts, jokes, and of course periodic visits from campus royalty via the ‘gold campus royalty phone.’ Nick will be up to his usual tricks so you won’t know what to expect next.

There will also be a special Independence Day wishes from some familiar voices in the 8PM hour. This is high octane radio so make it a date and don’t be late! The fun begins July 4 at Noon all right here on WLOY 1620!

WARNING: This show should only be used under adult supervision. Keep out of reach of children. For outdoor use only. Do not hold in hand. Remember to place this show on the ground, light fuse and get away. Never attempt to relight this show should it malfunction or misfire. Keep others at a safe distance. This show is flammable, misuse may result in injury or fire.

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Both Feet In: Donald Whitehead

Sunday, June 20th, 2010 by The Professor

Donald Whitehead (Originally aired June 20, 2010)

Donald shares with us his life story, ranging from enlisting in the US Navy, to sleeping on the streets of Cincinnati. He shares with us the turning points that led to him serving as the Executive Director of the National Coalition for the Homeless, and what brought him to Baltimore.


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Both Feet In: History of Homelessness in the United States

Sunday, June 13th, 2010 by The Professor

The History of Homelessness in the United States with Donald Whitehead (Originally aired June 6 and June 13, 2010)

Donald Whitehead, the Assistant Director of Beans and Bread, a day-resource center located in Baltimore City, discusses the history of homelessness in the United States, including contributing forces such as the lack of affordable housing, limited access to healthcare and criminalization of homelessness. He also discusses current and potential solutions to the current epidemic of homelessness in this country.

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Both Feet In: Joe

Sunday, May 9th, 2010 by The Professor

Joe (Originally aired May 2 and May 9, 2010)

Joe tells his story of life as a merchant marine traveling the world to places like Haiti and Russia, experiencing the death of his wife from lung cancer, how he came to live in a tent beside the highway, and what made him reach out for help for the first time. Joe begins the show by sharing his definition of HOME

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Both Feet In: Tina

Sunday, April 11th, 2010 by The Professor

Tina (Originally aired April 11, 2010)

Tina went from living with her parents, to seeking treatment for drug addiction and mental illness, spending nights in the shelters, and lives in her own home today. She shares her story.


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