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Thursday, December 13, 2012

Weekend on the Radio: Sugar Plumb Fairy Edition

It's beginning to look a lot like something here at Weekend on the Radio Headquarters.  This week, "Smilin'" Sam Gallant dances with the Rat King in The Nutcracker, checks out Thurston Moore's new project at the Ottobar, and purchases some last minute gifts at The City Paper's Last Minute Gift Show.  I'm hoping he gets me some figgy pudding.

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  • The Nutcracker, Hippodrome, check website for details 

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Thursday, December 6, 2012

Weekend on the Radio Recap: O Tannenbaum Edition

The Christmas season technically starts the day after Thanksgiving, but it doesn't start in Charm City until our beloved Washington Monument gets lit.  Fortunately, it's going down tonight, so break out the egg nog and figgy pudding.  Afterwards, be sure to stop by your local McDonald's for a Royale with Cheese, or Le Big Mac.

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Thursday, November 29, 2012

Weekend on the Radio: Million Dollar Quartet Edition

Elvis' birthday isn't for another month, but The King is taking over Charm City this weekend.  Elvis impersonators from all over the world are invading Luithuanian Hall for Night of 100 Elvises, and The King, The Killer, The Man in Black and The King of Rockabilly are gathering in the Hippodrome to jam in front of the faithful.  Let's shake, rattle and roll, Peggy Sue.

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Friday, 11/30:
  • J. Roddy Walston & The Business, The Ottobar, 9 p.m. 
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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Weekend on the Radio: Guts and Glory Edition

This week, Anthony Bourdain comes to the Hippodrome to lay weapons grade snark on Charm City's foodie population.  20 bucks says he will mention The Wire.  He likes that show.

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Thursday, November 8, 2012

Weekend on the Radio: Ba-Ba-Barbarino Edition

You thought bad weather and flooded streets would stop Weekend on the Radio HQ from telling you the inner-workings of Charm City activity?  You clearly don't know us very well.  This week *adopts Oprah voice* WE'VE GOT JOHN TRAVOLTTTAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!

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Thursday, November 1, 2012

Weekend on the Radio: Riding the Storm Out

If you are reading this, you have survived Hurricane Sandy!  What better way to celebrate than to check out some of the charming happenings in Charm City this weekend.  Lots of funny business going on this weekend, and it's shockingly apolitical.

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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Weekend on the Radio's Annual Spooky Spectacuar

Halloween falls on a Wednesday this year (boooo!), so we here at Weekend on the Radio Headquarters are celebrating the spooky stuff a week early. The live Price is Right sounds particularly terrifying; those Showcase Showdowns are brutal!

All Weekend Long:

  • Zooboo, Maryland Zoo, check website for details

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Thursday, October 11, 2012

Weekend on The Radio Recap

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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Weekend on the Radio Returms

Weekend on the Radio is bigger, badder, and ready to tackle the fall.  Here's what's going down this weekend in the City of Charm.

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Saturday, 10/4:
  • Dogfest 2012, Baltimore Humane Society, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Mute Math, Ram's Head Live, 8 p.m.


Thursday, September 13, 2012

Weekend on the Radio Recap: E-Street Shuffle Edition

Bruce Springsteen, Weezer, Dan Deacon, Bon Iver, and Monte Montgomery are all playing around the Baltimore area this weekend.  There is no excuse! Get out of the house and support live music.  Seriously, why are you still reading this? Vamos!

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Thursday, September 6, 2012

Weekend on the Radio Recap: Last Blast Edition

This week is the final First Thursday concert of the season, so come on down to Mount Vernon and say hi, as The Nighthawks, The Tom Principato Band and the 44s take the stage.  Thanks for another great season, and we'll see you crazy cats and kittens next year.

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Thursday, August 23, 2012

Weekend on the Radio Recap: Fried Butter Edition

Yes, friends it's that time of year again.  We here at Weekend on the Radio savor the final hazy days of summer by shoving whatever we can into a deep fat fryer.  That's right Baltimore, it's time for the Maryland State Fair, the only place where it is socially acceptable to wash down a gargantuan turkey leg with a deep-fried Ding Dong.  Personally, I'm holding out for a deep-fried Chocodile.  That would be boss.

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Thursday, August 9, 2012

Weekend on the Radio: Pop-punk edition

This week we relive our middle school years with the Queers and Agent Orange at the Recher, turn public property into art at The Walters, and watch tough punk rock girls bash into each other at The DuBurns Arena

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Thursday, July 26, 2012

Weekend on the Radio: Astro Boy Edition

This week, we dress up like Cowboy Bebop at Otakon, check out the hot-rods at the Hamilton Street Festival and celebrate Baltimore's gastronomic achievements for Baltimore Restaurant Week

All Weekend Long

  • Otakon, Baltimore Convention Center, check website for details
  • Baltimore Restaurant Week, various restaurants around Baltimore, check website for details
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Friday, 7/27:
  • Orioles vs. Oakland Athletics, Camden Yards, 7 p.m. 
  • The BSO presents the music of Led Zeppelin, Pier 6, 6:30 p.m.
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Thursday, July 19, 2012

Weekend on the Radio: Batton Down the Hatches edition

This week, we brace ourselves for Charm City's biggest street festival, revel in the poetry of The Bard in an outdoor setting, try to avoid folding chairs at Impact Wrestling and take our significant others out for some dancing, Brazillian style

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Thursday, July 12, 2012

Weekend on the Radio: 7/12

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    Friday, July 6, 2012

    Weekend on the Radio Recap

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    Thursday, June 28, 2012

    Weekend on the Radio: Deaf, Dumb and Blind Edition

    This week, we head down to the Towson Farmer's Market to enjoy the summer produce, hear, see, feel and touch the machines at the Baltimore Pinball Museum, and try not to get the Zelda theme stuck in our heads at the Bit Gen Gamer Festival.

    All Weekend Long:

    Thursday, 6/28
    • Towson Farmer's Market, downtown Towson, 11 a.m. to 3 p m

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    Saturday, 6/30:
    • Bit-Gen Gamer Festival, Sonar, 4 p.m.
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    Thursday, June 21, 2012

    Weekend on the Radio Recap

    This week, Baltimore and DC food trucks collide, The Columbia Arts Festival celebrates its 25rh anniversary.  Earth Wind and Fire take us to Boogie Wonderland, and Aziz Ansari invades the Meyerhoff with some dangerously delicious comedy stylings.

    All Weekend Long:

    Thursday, 6/21:
    • Earth, Wind and Fire, Pier 6, 7 p.m. 
    Friday, 6/22:
    • Aziz Ansari, Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 7:30 p.m.
    •   Steven Wright, Warner Theater, 8:00 p.m.
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    Thursday, June 7, 2012

    Weekend on the Radio Recap: Bouffant Hair Edition

    This week we celebrate Baltimore's tall-haired stereotypes at HonFest, take in an equine-based spectical at Apassionata, celebrate the season at First Thursday and pump up the jams at Starscape.  Remember Baltimore, the rhythm is a dancer.

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    Friday, 6/8:
    • Manitoba; The Biters, Ottobar, 8 p.m. 
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    Thursday, May 31, 2012

    Weekend on the Radio Recap: Fake Plastic Trees Edition

    This week, we hang out with Bacchus at Oregon Ridge's Great Grapes festival, enjoy the calm before the storm of Senior Week, bid for a piece of Sowebo history at the Sowebo Poster Auction, take in some smooth jazz at Merriweather Post and marvel at Thom Yorke's herky-jerky movements at the Verizon Center.

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    Thursday, May 24, 2012

    Weekend on the Radio Recap: Summer Lovin' Edition

    This week, we celebrate the love between Henry Rollins and Glenn Danzig, drink beer with the lions at the zoo, celebrate the rich life of Mr. Potato Head and follow it up with a little Napalm Death/

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    Thursday, May 10, 2012

    Weekend on the Radio Recap: Charm City Ink Edition

    This week, we take mom to sample some bizarre foods with Andrew Zimmern at The Hippodrome, get some sick ink at the Baltimore Tattoo Arts Convention, and go rockken with Dokken at the M3 Rock Festival.  Remember, the bigger the hair, the closer to God.

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    Thursday, April 26, 2012

    Weekend on the Radio Recap: Sensitive Rapper Edition

    This week, Sam and Erik get in touch with their sensitive sides with Kid Cudi at Tigerfest and the Sweetlife Festival, check out some crafts at the Sugarloaf Craft festival, and march for the animals in Druid Hill Park.

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    Thursday, April 19, 2012

    Weekend on the Radio: Swashbuckling Edition

    This week, Sam and Erik put on their finest skull and crossbones for Privateer Day, enjoy the springtime festivities at the JHU Spring Fair, and take their ladies to see Die Fledermaus.

    All Weekend Long

    • JHU Spring Fair, Johns Hopkins Homewood Campus, 12 to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday
    • Norm MacDonald, Baltimore Comedy Factory, check website for details
    • Die Fledermaus, Towson University: Steven's Hall Theatre, 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday

    Thursday, 4/19:

    Friday, 4/20:

    • Poly Speed Dating, Ottobar (upstairs), 6 p.m.
    • Baltimore Armored Ball, Ottobar (downstairs) 9 p.m.

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    Thursday, April 12, 2012

    Weekend on the Radio: Down the Rabbit Hole Edition

    This week, Sam and Erik try not to be late for the Creative Alliance's Wonderland Ball, enjoy the sights and smells of Spring at the Walters' Art Blooms exhibit, and check out exploding pens at the DC Spy Museum. Erik refuses to drink Heineken, studio edicts be damned!

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    Thursday, April 5, 2012

    Weekend on the Radio: No Joy in Mudville Edition

    This week, Baltimore descends upon Camden Yards for Opening Day, the Jewish Museum of Maryland hosts Iron Chef, Kosher Edition, Ram's Head Live brings Tragedy and their penchant for spiked medallions to Baltimore, and there are a whole lot of brunches going on.

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    Thursday, March 29, 2012

    Weekend on the Radio Recap: Green Jello Edition

    This week, Sam and Erik check out some PG rated puppets at the Creative Alliance, price some wedding dresses at the American Visionary Art Museum, wallow in the hilarious smugness of Bill Maher at The Hippodrome and buy some fresh halibut at the Baltimore Farmer's market.

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    Thursday, March 22, 2012

    Weekend on the Radio Recap: Baklava Edition

    This week, Sam and Erik sample the Mediterranian fare during Baltimore Greek Week, check out some used books at the Smith College Book Sale, ride an elephant at the circus, and go to the Hippodrome to see what Joan Rivers face is really made of.

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    Thursday, March 15, 2012

    Weekend on the Radio Recap: Yo Adrian! edition

    This week, WTMD celebrates the sweet science, learns how to arrange stones in intriguing patterns, and finally decides to do something about the extra poundange, albiet in an expo setting.

    Friday, 3/16:

    • Knockout Fitness presents: Unleashed, DuBurns Arena, 7 p.m.

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    Thursday, March 8, 2012

    Weekend on the Radio: Polyester Suit Edition

    Weekend on the Radio returns from it's fund-drive induced hiatus with amphibians, a creepy, kooky, mysteriously spooky family, and a tap-dancing extravaganza! Just watch the hair!

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    Sunday, 3/11:

    • Baltimore St. Patrick's Day Parade, Mt. Vernon, 1:15 p.m.

    Thursday, February 16, 2012

    Weekend on the Radio: Shakespeare n' Pancakes Edition

    This week, we celebrate The Bard's entire canon, bring the pain with some Roller Girls, celebrate the life and music of Nina Simone, and enjoy some freshly tapped maple syrup.

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    Thursday, February 9, 2012

    Weekend on the Radio Recap: Spiked Punch Edition

    This week, Baltimore celebrates the Motor City, helps the Sultan of Swat blow out his birthday candles, and recreates the awkward slow dances of it's high school years. Just leave some room for the holy ghost, ok?

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    Sunday, 2/12:

    • Sight and the Mind with Uri Hanson, 2720 Sisson St., 2 p.m.

    Thursday, February 2, 2012

    Weekend on the Radio: Unseasonably Warm Edition

    This week, we celebrate tradition in the Russian countryside, enjoy Princess Leia's self-deprecating anecdotes, and Kevin Smith takes questions from the View-Askew Universe

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    Sunday, 2/5:

    • Poetry in Baltimore presents: Julie Fisher, Betty Warner, Shivon Brannigan, Mina's Gallery, 4 p.m.

    Thursday, January 26, 2012

    Weekend on the Radio Recap: Hypothermia for a Cause Edition

    This week, we remember an icon of The Jazz Age, celebrate the year of the dragon, and plunge into a freezing cold lake for kicks.

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    Thursday, 1/26:

    Friday, 1/27:

    • Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam, Verizon Center, check website for details
    • School of Rock Presents: A Tribute to Classic Punk, Ottobar, 6 p.m.

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    Thursday, January 19, 2012

    Weekend on the Radio Recap: Championship Edition

    This week, we celebrate Baltimore's other major bird, celebrate filmmakers both local and French, and have breakfast with some polar bears. Word of warning, don't try to steal their hotcakes, it won't end well.

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    Thursday, 1/18:

    • Charles Theatre Revival Series: Weekend, The Charles, 9 p.m.

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    Thursday, January 12, 2012

    Weekend on the Radio (I Have a Dream Edition)

    This week, we show off our purple pride, gorge at high quality eateries, sample some exotic coffee and celebrate the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King.

    All Weekend Long:

    PURPLE PASSION: The best places to watch the game

    Thursday, 1/12:

    Friday, 1/13:

    • Sticky Buns Burlesque presents: Gourmet Risque, Ottobar, 8 p.m.

    • G. Love and Special Sauce, Ram's Head Live, 8 p.m.

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    Thursday, January 5, 2012

    Weekend on the Radio: Holiday Recovery Edition

    Weekend on the Radio has arisen from it's long winter's nap! This week, tribute bands ascend on Ram's Head Live, thirteen people are murdered in a Victorian mansion (with hilarious results!), and the Mobtown Ballroom starts a zoot suit riot. Feel free to throw back a bottle of beer, responsibly of course.

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