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Holidays

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  • From the Back Pew: Reaching out through remodeling

    From the Back Pew: Reaching out through remodeling
    Anytime a parish or church begins the process of remodeling its facilities, it piques my interest. What will the architect come up with? What will the new facilities look like? And most importantly, how will these new buildings help the church or parish...
  • Wacky mix of Nativity and the piano man

    It's time to break out the spiked eggnog again. The Troubadour Theater Company's intensely wacky improvisers, found regularly at Garry Marshall's Falcon Theatre in Burbank, are back with their annual Christmas show. "The First Jo-el" combines the giant...
  • Small Wonders: Indulging in delicious routines

    Small Wonders: Indulging in delicious routines
    I cheated. I admit it here before all seven of you readers. I cheated. Sure, my wife is disappointed. But she doesn't understand the seduction, the raw power this craving has over me, the mysterious carnal desire deep within my being. I couldn't hold...
  • A holiday feeling

    A holiday feeling
    The Towne Singers hope to create all the joyous feelings shared during the holiday season through song for their audience at their upcoming concert. Highlights include an arrangement of "Angels We Have Heard on High" and a rollicking rendition of "Up on...
  • Wide-eyed on Black Friday

    The Glendale Galleria teemed with shoppers at the dawn of Black Friday, some from as far away as Mexico, in search of early-bird deals. When the mall officially opened at 5 a.m., caffeinated, sleepy-eyed shoppers continued their quest to finish their...
  • A Word, Please: Keeping up with the possessives

    A Word, Please: Keeping up with the possessives
    Everyone knows that the holidays are a great time to show your good will to man. But they're also a great time to show your backside. From spiked eggnog to shameless re-gifting to caroling "the Lord is come" to your neighbors the Feinbergs, the holidays...
  • Small Wonders: A classical take on Christmas

    Small Wonders: A classical take on Christmas
    Christmas. It's the most wonderful time of the year; with scary ghost stories and tales of the glories of Christmases long, long ago. I don't have any scary stories to tell, unless you count the year my brother and I got caught snooping for presents in...
  • Fire and ice

    Fire and ice
    "The Nutcracker" is often the usual Christmas classic, but locals know another story: "The Snow Queen." California Contemporary Ballet will perform Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale of good prevailing over evil Dec. 17 to 19. The story tells of two...
  • From the Back Pew: Christmas activities abound locally

    If you've watched Classic Arts Showcase (locally, it airs on KCET late nights) for any length of time, you've probably caught its mission statement, which tells viewers that it is the program's hope that by providing video clips of the arts, it "may tempt...
  • In Theory: Dealing with the holiday hustle

    The busiest weeks of the year are approaching, as people hustle and bustle to get ready for the holiday season. Then there is Lobsang Tenzin Negi, a former Buddhist monk who presides over a Buddhist monastery in Atlanta. He teaches a form of meditation...
  • Holiday songs get a jazzy remake

    Holiday songs get a jazzy remake
    Familiar Christmas songs and tunes about unrequited love were on the program in a holiday performance offered by the Glendale Renaissance Orchestra earlier this month at the Alex Theatre. The sponsors of the concert, the New West Symphony and Glendale...
  • Small Wonders: Stocking stuffers for the modern family

    I open this Christmas morning with a fable: "Long ago there lived a nobleman who fell upon hard times after the untimely death of his wife. He was distraught, having no means to provide a dowry for his stunningly beautiful daughters. A certain kind and...