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Christmas Music (genre)

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  • Theatre Downtown adds additional ‘Christmas Carol’ performance

     
    Theatre Downtown has extended the run of “A Christmas Carol” by a day, adding a performance at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21. As always, preshow caroling begins a half hour prior to curtain. Tickets are $18; $15 for students and seniors. Walk-ups...
  • Des Plaines family brings light to dark days

     
    When a flurry of “For Sale” signs were replaced with foreclosure notices on several homes in his Des Plaines neighborhood last year, Jim Gajewski said …...
  • Home for the Holidays: the backstory

     
    “Home for the Holidays” was written in 1954 by a Jewish, middle-aged former newspaper reporter and a 20-something pianist and arranger who were employed at the time by Perry Como. Como was looking for a new Christmas song and asked Al Stillman...
  • Gurnee teen uses holiday lights to help Lake County’s hungry

     
    For Adam Germann, the ultimate holiday experience started with a beer commercial. Three years ago, a Miller Light advertisement with synchronized Christmas lights and music …...
  • Culture Watch: What to listen to, read and watch

     
    CDs: The year’s best Christmas music “Puer Natus Est: Tudor Music for Advent & Christmas” (Harmonia Mundi). Stile Antico — an ensemble of young British singers, pure of voice, their texture thick and sweet as pudding — here make Thomas......
  • Music Mom: My Favorite Christmas Songs

     
    Well, I feel like I am relatively in the Christmas spirit this year, but thus far my house has yet to follow suit. So far, …...
  • The Christmas Song: the first carol to cross the color line

     
    Mel Torme, the Chicago-born, Jewish jazz singer, wrote “The Christmas Song”  in 1946 based on some impressionistic images by lyricist Robert Wells: Chestnuts roasting…Jack Frost nipping…Yuletide carols…Folks dressed up like....
  • Brand X Files: Festivus today. Sufjan does 'Up on the House Top.' DJ Pauly D's new show.

     
    It's Festivus: If you opt to celebrate the fictional "Seinfeld"-based holiday this season, today's the day. Air your grievances and find a Festivus poll! [ABC News] 'Familyre' Christmas songs: The folk label Sounds Familyre has released a free...
  • The Gorillaz record new album 'The Fall' on Apple iPad, offer it free to fan club

     
    The Gorillaz recorded an new record, The Fall, on an Apple iPad. The new album, which is a total of 15 songs, was made with 20 apps all available on the iTunes App Store....
  • Caroling Tradition Continues

     
    The Timothy Christian High School Fine Arts Committee, along with some faculty members, spread some holiday cheer Thursday evening, December 17, as they went caroling …...
  • Trout Fishing in America give enertaining, interactive concert

     
    Trout Fishing in America's family holiday show at Sellersville Theater Saturday was fun, musical, interatcive, full of wacky puns and humor - everything you would expect from the Trout Fishing duo. But there was no holiday music, a fact that...
  • Kids can create a puppet play from Christmas carols

     
    Mock Turtle Marionettes of Bethlehem will join with the Lehigh University Music Department for a new children's program that combines puppetry and caroling at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ice House on Sand Island in Bethlehem. "Just in time for Christmas,"...