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Holidays

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  • Holiday tradition

    Holiday tradition
    Some families make it their holiday tradition to bake cookies together. Others have eggnog and sing carols while decorating the tree. But the Harris family of Burbank prefers dancing in "The Nutcracker" ballet with the Red Chair Production Company....
  • Holiday travel on the rebound

    DOWNTOWN — Thousands of area residents renewed travel regimens this Memorial Day weekend, pouring onto highways and into airports as the nation officially ushered in the summer travel season. Be it falling gas prices, enticing hotel and car rental...
  • On the road again

    On the road again
    Southern California resident Billy Ernst and his wife Stefani spent the Fourth of July weekend in the San Francisco area. After a weekend of wine tasting and playing tourist with family members, they said they were sad to see the weekend end while...
  • Show support for Muslim friends

    Wednesday marked the first day of Ramadan. During this month, observing Muslims around the world fast by abstaining from food and drink from sunrise to sunset. Fasting in Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islamic faith along with belief in the oneness...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...